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News Digest
April 10, 2006

News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.
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Campus News
A gift to St. Lawrence University from Richard D. Church, of Norwood, has been established and will support an annual lecture on neuroscience. The first Richard D. Church Lecture will take place in the fall of 2006. Read more

Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell '79 has been appointed to the Eastern region advisory council for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE), which will hold its inaugural meeting in Hartford, CT, in May of 2006.
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Campus Events
"Health Effects and Route of Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)" is the topic of a lecture by David Carpenter, a professor at the Environmental Health and Toxicology Division of the School of Public Health at SUNY Albany, on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall (Room 218) at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge. Read more
Students in chemistry and geology recently attended national conferences to present the results of their original research.
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A spring 2006 course with a travel component brought four St. Lawrence students and their professor to a region that's a flashpoint in recent headlines: the border between the United States and Mexico.
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Fifth- and sixth-graders from St. Mary's School in Canton enjoyed a private performance on campus recently, from students in a community-based learning class called Children's Theatre in the Schools.
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The SLU Athletics department celebrated National Student Athlete Day last week, with a luncheon involving coaches and athletes selected by the coaches as exemplary team members. The students have achieved excellence in academic and athletics while making significant contributions to the community. Members of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee helped host the event. SAAC members pictured are Emilie McRoberts '06 (Ottawa , ON) Student Athletics Advisory Committee Assistant Chair – Athletic Training; Mike Wieneke '07 (Plattsburgh, NY) SAAC Assistant Chair – Crew; Nick Little '06 (Kenmore, NY) – SAAC Chair - Football. Read more.

Sesquicentennial News:

Charter Day Report

Charter Day, the official 150th Birthday of SLU, was April 3, 2006 and over 1,200 Laurentians celebrated on campus and around the country! This number surpasses the largest Reunion gathering ever. View on-campus and nationwide event photos and listen to President Sullivan's recorded message to guests at events.

Thanks to Adam Casler '06, Steve Peraza '06 and Katie Gay '06, and the Laurentian Parlor Singers, led by Barry Torres and program shaped by Wendy Berner'06's research, for their participation in the campus Charter day celebration.

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

What else happened in April through SLU history?

1861: First Theological School graduation, with five students, including A.B. Hervey, who later became a president of St. Lawrence.
1988: Wrestling wins the national championship, and men’s hockey plays in the national championship game in Lake Placid.
1992: Giancarlo Esposito speaks at St. Lawrence University for the Spike Lee Film Festival.

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