July 5, 2006
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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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