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News Digest
September 25, 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
St. Lawrence University will host the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) on its campus Friday through Sunday, October 6 through 8. The conference theme is "The Asian Subject: Negotiating Identity"; participants will discuss issues including globalization, westernization, immigration, ethnicity, religion and nationalism. For more
Seven former St. Lawrence University athletes and the University’s first director of women’s athletics will be inducted into the St. Lawrence University Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies Saturday, Sept. 30. The induction luncheon will be held at noon on Sept. 30 in Eben Holden Center and is open to the public. Reservations must be made by contacting Cheryl Kennedy at 315-229-5418. For more.
The Arashi Daiko ensemble of Montreal will present a taiko ("storm drums") performance at St. Lawrence University on Friday, October 6, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theater, in conjunction with the New York Conference of Asian Studies being held at the University October 6 though 8. The performance is open to the public, free of charge. For more
"Heavenly Friends," an exhibition featuring artists from Asia and the United States, will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, October 5, through Wednesday, November 1. The exhibition is held in conjunction with the New York Conference of Asian Studies, being held on campus October 6 through 8.For more
"Off Kilter: An Installation" by artist Barb Madsen will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, October 5, through Wednesday, November 1. A slide lecture and discussion with Madsen will be held on Monday, October 23, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center; it is open to the public, free of charge.For more
A panel of representatives from selective colleges will participate in a discussion session on Tuesday, October 3, from 5:15 to 6 p.m. in the Augsbury Physical Education Center at St. Lawrence University, immediately prior to the Higher Education Night event, which is in Leithead Field House beginning at 6 p.m.
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The Alexander String Quartet, St. Lawrence University's quartet-in-residence, will be on campus Tuesday through Thursday, October 3 through 5, with performances and discussions centering on Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. For more
The avant garde jazz group Trio X will perform at St. Lawrence University on Monday, October 2, at 8 p.m. in the Winston Room of the Student Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.For more

Student News
The Third Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been awarded to three students whose projects for the 2005-2006 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."For more

St. Lawrence in the News
Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo was a guest on the New Hampshire Public Radio program "The Front Porch" on September 18, discussing the media and democracy.
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Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Emily R. Knox '03 are co-authors of article published in the July 2006 issue of Astronomical Journal.
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New on the Web!
A Year in the Life: Keep up with five St. Lawrence students as they blog about their year at St. Lawrence. Blog authors include: Andrew Alvarez '08, Adam Kyamatare'09, Michaela Stewart '08, Jessica Sullivan '08 and Lora Wu '07.

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