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News Digest
May 8, 2006




News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

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Campus News
The Men's Lacrosse team beat Rennselaer 12-9 at home on Sunday to win the Liberty League playoff championship and clinch an NCAA Tournament bid. The Saints, who also were the regular-season champions of the Liberty League, will play at Endicott College in the first round of the tournament on Wednesday, May 10.
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Congratulations to Moving-Up Day Award recipients, all of whom are listed on the Web.
The leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted new members following Moving-Up Day ceremonies held on campus April 29. Read more
Three distinguished graduates--The Reverend Richard Gilbert '58, actor, poet, photographer and activist Viggo Mortensen '80, and geologist and educator Barbara Tewksbury '73--and the late President Emeritus Frank P. Piskor will be honored at St. Lawrence University's Sesquicentennial Commencement, to be held on Sunday, May 21. Read more
As part of the celebration of St. Lawrence University's Sesquicentennial, 17 senior students have been engaged in a research seminar, titled "1856," exploring the history and economics of the region and the University at the time of its founding. Results of their research will be presented at two public events on Wednesday, May 10. Read more
St. Lawrence University Dining Services has been honored by the National Association of College and University Food Services for being a national leader in campus dining. Read more
The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and St. Lawrence University will partner to present the 2007 NCAA Women's Frozen Four in Lake Placid, NY. Read more
Four employees retiring from the University were honored at a recent campus reception. Read more
Employees celebrating 25 years of service to St. Lawrence were honored at a recent campus reception. Read more

Student News
Twenty-five students have been selected as 2006 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.For more

Michael R. Wieneke '07 has been elected as a student delegate to the Board of Trustees.
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St. Lawrence in the News
The April 25 edition of the Washington Post included a list of 23 schools, out of the 101 top liberal arts institutions ranked by U.S. News & World Report, that do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; St. Lawrence is included in the list.
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Sesquicentennial News:

May in St. Lawrence University history

1911
The Hill News prints its first issue as the student newspaper.
1913 Frederic Remington’s widow gives his library to St. Lawrence.
1970 Students go on strike in protest of the killing of four students by National Guardsmen at Kent State University.
1989 Women’s lacrosse plays in an NCAA national semi-final game.
2005 Groundbreaking for the Johnson Hall of Science, largest construction project in University’s history. Check here for updated photos of the project and check here for the Web Cam focused on the construction site!

Write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday in 2056. Send your birthday wishes to St. Lawrence and future Laurentians through our Web link.

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