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News Digest
July 24, 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
Keep your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson Hall of Science photo album, newly updated, and visit the many related news stories on our Web site about the sciences. St. Lawrence received a challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation last fall to help fund science facilities construction. In order to meet the challenge, the University must raise just over $4.1 million in new gifts and pledges for the project by April 1, 2007. The University broke ground in May 2005 for the $36.9 million, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable design for biology, chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience and psychology.
Alumni News
Michele Amidon '94, of Portland, Maine, a former U.S. Women's National Team player who has spent the last eight seasons of her professional career as the highly successful head coach of the Bowdoin College women's ice hockey team, has been named USA Hockey's first-ever director of Women's Hockey Operations. Read more
On June 15, 2006, the United Nations Association of the USA Council of Organizations awarded its prestigious Eleanore Schnurr Award to Virginia Hazzard '40. The award, presented annually, honors an individual for a long and exceptional commitment to the goals and work of the United Nations. Read more

New on the Web
The Owen D. Young Library has created a new digital collection of St. Lawrence University bookplates, featuring 19 special plates created for our special collections.
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News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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