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News Digest
April 3, 2006

Today is St. Lawrence's 150th Birthday!

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Campus News
The Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to St. Lawrence University to support personnel and program development initiatives in its Center for Arts Technology. Read more about the grant and about our arts facilities expansion project.

Campus Events
The Fourth Annual North Country Symposium will take place on Monday, April 17, from 6:15 to 9 p.m. in Eben Holden Hall at St. Lawrence University. The central topic of this year's event is "Seizing the Initiative: Applying North Country Symposium Ideas to St. Lawrence County Projects." Read more about the Symposium, and about the Canton Initiative project.
"The Blue Moon, Einstein and Mie" is the title of the 2006 Alfred Romer Lecture at St. Lawrence University, to be given Thursday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218, by Michael A. Paesler, professor of physics at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The event is open to the public, free of charge. Read more
Zen Buddhism master the Reverend Roko Sherry Chayat, abbot of the Zen Center of Syracuse, will give a workshop on Buddhism and meditation on Wednesday, April 5, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Herring-Cole on the St. Lawrence University campus. All are welcome; no meditation experience is necessary. A reception will follow. Read more
Mike Corse, of Canton, is the winner of the 2006 Canton-St. Lawrence University Race Weekend logo design contest. For submitting the winning entry, Corse receives free entry to the race of his choice, $100 in cash and the use of his design on race shirts. Read more

Sesquicentennial News:

Charter Day, April 3, 2006

Campus Celebration

Sesquicentennial Fellows Research Presentation
11:30 a.m.
Gunnison Chapel

Laurentian Singers Sesquicentennial Concert
12:15 p.m.
Gunnison Chapel

Birthday party refreshments follow the concert.
MacAllaster Room, Owen D. Young Library

Dana Theme Dinner: A Menu from our History
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Piskor Lecture
7:30 p.m., Herring-Cole

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! You also can send your birthday wishes to
St. Lawrence and future Laurentians through our Web link.

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