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News Digest
October 2, 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 Montreal-based contemporary African dance company Compagnie Danse Nyata-Nyata will perform at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, October 12, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theater. Free tickets are available at Brewer Bookstore, the Student Center, Northern Music in Potsdam and North Country Public Radio in Canton. For more
"Biodiversity Conservation or Poverty Eradication: Africa's Dilemma" is the title of the 2006 C.L.R. James Lecture in African Studies at St. Lawrence University, to be delivered by John Waithaka, a conservation biologist with Parks Canada. His talk is on Thursday, October 12, at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall. For more
A dance and concert performance by Los Inalcanzables will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. in the Winston Room of the St. Lawrence University Student Center. For more
St. Lawrence University students, faculty and staff will participate in "Make a Difference Days" in the Canton community on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14. For more
Seven senior students accepted induction into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society at ceremonies on Saturday, September 30. For more.
Coach Jeff Pier will chair NCAA Ski Committee and will join Team USA in Austria. For more
Alumni News
An anonymous bidder has paid over $1,000 to see his or her name appear at least once in the next published work of fiction by author Lorrie Moore '78. For more

St. Lawrence in the News
A story in the September 26 Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), about how colleges are considering dropping land phone lines because so many students have cell phones, includes quotes from St. Lawrence Manager of Telecommunications Gregory Stahl, who is the state's coordinator for the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education.
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Moms, Dads, siblings, grandparents and a variety of pets visited campus this past weekend for the annual Family Weekend. Check out sights caught by University Photographer Tara Freeman and her student assistant Lindsey Muetterties '08. For More

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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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