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News Digest
June 5, 2006
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Campus Events
The biggest, most successful Reunion ever brought over 1,100 alumni to campus to celebrate their class anniversaries, their special affinity connections, and the University's Sesquicentennial year. Highlights included the rededication of Hale Chapel in Atwood Hall, thanks to a generous donation from the Wheeler family; seminars related to University history, traditions and culture; gatherings of past and present Alumni Council members, graduates of the Theology School, and Laurentian Singers; and a State of the University Address by President Daniel Sullivan. Check out our Reunion Photo Album!

Campus News
The Johnson Hall of Science construction site changes almost minute-by-minute. Take a look at photos provided by Project Shepherd T. Budd on May 30. Read more
Alumni in the News
Elinor R. Tatum, of New York, has been elected to a six-year term on the Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University, beginning July 1. Tatum, a 1993 graduate of St. Lawrence, is the publisher and editor-in-chief of /The Amsterdam News/, the oldest continuously published black newspaper in New York City. The newspaper is also the nation's oldest continuously minority-owned newspaper. Read more
David J. Miller '81, executive director of Audubon New York has been presented with the National Audubon Society's highest award for excellence, the Charles H. Callison Award, at a national meeting in Vail, Colorado, in May. Read more
St. Lawrence in the News
National attention (including Time magazine and People magazine) for Viggo Mortensen '80's speech at Commencement May 21, advocating an activist life. The Associated Press carried the story on on its state, national and international wires. The story appeared in or on USAToday.com, the York Dispatch (PA), the Toronto Star, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Philadelphia Daily News, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Lexington Herald-Leader (KY), San Bernadino Sun, Los Angeles Daily News, WSTM-TV (Syracuse), WCAX-TV (Vermont), the Post-Standard (Syracuse), the Houston Chronicle, Staten Island Advance, Newsday/ (New York), the Canton (OH) Repository, the Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Lawrence (KS) Journal-World, Worcester (MA) Telegram, San Jose Mercury News, Montana Standard (Butte), Buffalo News, Bismarck Tribune, Lowell (MA)Sun, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Hilton Head Island Packet, Forbes.com, KRON (San Francisco), KVVU (Las Vegas), Ventura County (CA) Star, Victoria (BC) Advocate and Time and People magazines.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Michael Schuckers was quoted in a May 29 story in MarketWatch, on the increasing use of biometrics in everyday life.
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We're still collecting 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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