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News Digest
October 9, 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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Reminder to Seniors: Senior Class Dinner with the Board of Trustees, Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m. Burkman Gymnasium

A great chance for members of the Class of 2007 to meet the trustees, connect with leaders of the University, and discuss career or graduate school options. RSVP to sjjohnson@stlawu.edu by the end of the day, Monday, October 9th.

Campus News
Keep your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson Hall of Science photo album, updated October 9, 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.
A fireworks display on Friday, October 13, hosted by St. Lawrence University, will celebrate the 2006-2007 academic year during trustee weekend.
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"The Geology of Maui: A Personal Journey" is the title of a talk to be given by St. Lawrence University Class of 1978 graduate Gerald Ross on Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. in Bloomer Auditorium, Brown Hall.
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The Shenandoah Shakespeare company will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar and Cyrano de Bergerac at St. Lawrence University, October 23 through 29. Tickets for all performances may be purchased for $3, at the information desk in the Student Center and Brewer Bookstore.
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Twenty-three new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology honorary, Psi Chi.
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St. Lawrence in the News
A feature story in the September 29 edition of The Washington Post profiled Joseph Lekuton '91, M'94, a former teacher in the Washington area who is now a member of the Kenyan Parliament. The story included information about his education at St. Lawrence.


St. Lawrence University's Center for Teaching and Learning is included in a new Educause E-Book, Learning Spaces.
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New on the Web!
The Flash movie (Imagine Yourself at St. Lawrence University) on the main Web homepage has been updated. Check out the new profiles of faculty and students who tell their stories.

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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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