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News Digest
September 18, 2006

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Science Construction Update
Keep your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson Hall of Science photo album, updated September 16, 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 will open the $36.9 million, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable design for biology, chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience and psychology in fall 2007.
The Reverend William G. Sinkford, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), will give a talk at St. Lawrence University on "Universalism and Race" on Monday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Eben Holden. The event is open to the public, free of charge; it continues exploration of St. Lawrence's Universalist heritage, begun during the Sesquicentennial celebration. For more
Family Weekend will be celebrated September 29 through October 1 at St. Lawrence University, with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events planned for students and their families. For more
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries will celebrate the publication of Corridos in Migrant Memory, a new book by St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Global Studies Martha I. Chew Sánchez, on Friday, September 29, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. Chew Sánchez will speak at the event, which is open to the public, free of charge. For more
The Slick of '76: A Musical Catastrophe, by Barry Keating and David Schechter, will be performed in Gulick Theater at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday and Thursday, September 27 and 28, at 8 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday, September 29 and 30, at 10 p.m. Free tickets, required for admission, are available at the Gulick Theater box office September 25 through 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. For information, call 315-229-5748. For more
Three St. Lawrence graduates, all of whom were students in a translation workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White, have had work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. For more
St. Lawrence in the News
An article on a five-year study of moose mortality written by Katherine ("Kat") Bagley '07 was published in the September/October issue of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department magazine, Wildlife Journal. Katherine, a resident of Manchester, NH, is a public affairs intern with the department, as well as an English (writing) and biology major at St. Lawrence.

Associate Professor of Global Studies John M. Collins is quoted in a September 11 story in the Tampa Tribune on how the events of September 11, 2001, changed the language.
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