October 23, 2006
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your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson
Hall of Science photo album, updated October 21, 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 team of three faculty members
and two students from St. Lawrence University are among the researchers
studying the environmental impact of a Formerly Used Defense Site
(FUDS) in a remote area of Alaska called, fittingly enough, St. Lawrence
Island. For more
St. Lawrence University's Newell Center For Arts Technology (NCAT)
is featured in a symposium poster session, virtually speaking. The arts are a priority goal for the new campaign, Momentum St. Lawrence.
For more about the "virtual" symposium.
The first annual Richard D. Church Lecture in Neuroscience at St.
Lawrence University will be given by Dartmouth School of Medicine
Professor of Physiology James C. Leiter on Thursday, November 9,
at 8 p.m. in Eben Holden.
"Hokes Medical Arts: Prints
and Drawings from the Hokes Archives" will be on exhibition
in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from
November 9 through December 15. For more
|"Extraordinary Bodies: Photographs
from the Mütter Museum," will be on exhibition in the
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from November
9 through December 15. Max Aguilera-Hellweg, one of the photographers
whose work is included in the exhibition, will give a talk on Tuesday,
November 14, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center;
it is open to the public, free of charge. For more
|Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
will offer a free lunchtime recital, featuring music for Halloween,
on Friday, October 27, from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. in St. Lawrence University's
Gunnison Memorial Chapel. All are welcome. For more
|Poet and essayist Thomas Lynch will
speak and read from recent works in an appearance at St. Lawrence
University on Friday, November 10, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of
Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the University's Writers
Series, is open to the public, free of charge. For more
|Campus Events-Community Service
St. Lawrence University's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Delta Delta
Delta sorority will hose a "haunted house" for area children
at the ATO house, 13 University Avenue, Canton, on Friday, October
27, from 5 to 8 p.m. For more
|Student News: Ten St. Lawrence students recently
took an afternoon fishing trip with 10 "buddies" from St.
Lawrence Central School, in a volunteer program assisted by Keith
Curley '03, with Trout Unlimited. For more
|The men's soccer team advances to the Liberty League Conference Tournament as #3 seed, women's hockey sweeps Clarkson in back-to-back games this weekend. For more Saints action, visit the Athletics site.
on the Web!
Momentum St. Lawrence Campaign site is your central resource
for all news and information about St. Lawrence's newly announced
$200 million fundraising effort. Visit the site to review campaign
objectives, to read speeches from President Sullivan and Campaign
Chair Shel Johnson '68, to see photos from the weekend's kick-off
celebration, to review special information from the faculty-staff
campaign committee, to watch the introductory video and so much more. How are you energizing Momentum??
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