Lawrence University students are among the thousands from around
the nation this year turning away from more familiar notions of
spring break in favor of lending a hand in the Gulf Coast region
devastated by Hurricane Katrina, staffing a soup kitchen in inner
city Philadelphia, studying peace-making techniques to combat middle
school bullying, and touring Eastern Europe with American music
and students traveled to the Bahamas, Curaçao and Senegal during
January, for study associated with University courses. Read
and Student News
The women's hockey
team swept a weekend quarterfinal series from Yale to earn the
right to host the ECAC Hockey League semi-finals and finals for the
first time, March 11-12. The men's hockey
team moves on to its league quarterfinals with two OT wins against
Taylor '08 of Rutland, VT (Rutland High School), won
the 500 meters league title as the St. Lawrence women's track
team finished eighth at the ECAC Championships.
Professor of Fine
Arts Amy Hauber, along with students Kerry Walter '06, Bangor,
NY (Franklin Academy) and James Forbes '07, Upper Arlington, OH (The
Wellington School), participated in the 2006 New York State Snow Sculpting
Championship, held in Cooperstown, New York, February 16 through 19.
Hauber, Walter and Forbes, also known as "Team Ham Shank,"
created a piece called "Where's the Ham Shank?," inspired
by the change of plans during the competition. Read
essay by Professor of English
Sidney Sondergard and Will Collins '05 will be published in an issue
of the journal Studies in the Humanities later in 2006.
and author Allan Slutsky will be in residence at St. Lawrence University
March 9 through 11, for its annual guitar weekend, featuring a number
of events and presentations hosted by the music
and photographer Dave Anderson will give a multimedia presentation,
"Alaska: The Last Frontier...Images of the Amazing Wilderness
of Alaska and First Ascents in the Alaska Range, the Chugach Range
and Greyskull Valley," on Monday, March 13, at 8 p.m. in Room
123 of the Griffiths Arts Center at St. Lawrence University. The event
is open to the public, free of charge. Read
Barkawi, a lecturer in international security at the Centre of International
Studies, University of Cambridge, will give a lecture titled "Globalization
and War" on Thursday, March 9, at 4:30 p.m. in Herring-Cole at
St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of
third annual gospel music workshop and concert, featuring Grammy and
Stellar Award-nominated Chicago Mass Choir member William R. Hamilton,
will take place Thursday through Saturday, March 9 through 11, at
St. Lawrence University. Read
in the News
native Kate Michael '06 was profiled on the Pittsburgh Penguins'
Web site February 16.
In the News
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! Charter Day, April 3,
2006. Events on campus and around the world. Stay tuned!
Bring a birthday card to the event
nearest you...write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday
and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday
in 2056. Cards will be saved for 50 years!
March in SLU History
1962 Plans to relocate Canton College
to a new campus across the Grasse River unveiled; St. Lawrence acquires
all buildings from Piskor Hall south.
1973 Writer Tom Wolfe comes to campus for the Steinman
1990 St. Lawrence becomes the first college to
have both its men’s and women’s ice hockey teams in
the NCAA Final Four in the same year.
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