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News Digest
July 5, 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 William Randolph Hearst Foundation has awarded St. Lawrence University a grant of $500,000 for renovations and improvements to arts facilities in the Noble Center on campus. In recognition, the center's new rehearsal and performance studio will be named the William Randolph Hearst Studio. Read more
Corridos in Migrant Memory, a new book by St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Global Studies Martha I. Chew Sánchez, examines the role of traditional Mexican ballads in shaping the cultural memories and identities of transnational Mexican groups. Read more
Proceeds from the Third Annual Canton-St. Lawrence University Race Weekend, held May 6, resulted in donations of $3,000 to each of the events' charity partners, Habitat for Humanity and the St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House. Read more
Student News
Jonathan K. Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg, NY, has completed a five-week Canadian Parliamentary Internship Program, working in the office of Canadian Parliament. Cardinal, a graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy, is president of the St. Lawrence student government association, the Thelomathesian Society. Read more
Alumni News
On July 10, Russ Czerw '83 will be promoted two ranks to major general. The next day, he will take command of the Army Medical Department Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, which trains all Army enlisted medical personnel. He also will be post commander and Chief of the Army Dental Corps. Read more
Jim Miller '68,of Boca Raton, FL, a professor in the College of Business and Management at Lynn University since 1985, recently received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award for the 2005-2006 academic year. Read more
The Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) Board of Directors has chosen Edward J. Amsler '68 to serve as its chairman. Amsler is vice president of the Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC), a doctor-owned medical malpractice insurer that covers more than 20,000 physicians, dentists and hospitals primarily in New York. He is also an attorney with more than 30 years of experience in representing the interests of physicians and hospitals.
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St. Lawrence In the News
"Science and Citizenship: Habits of Mind for Global Understanding" is the title of an article in Diversity Digest, Volume 9, Number 3, by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant H. Cornwell '79. Read More

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