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News Digest
October 23, 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
Keep 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.
Campus Events- Science
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.
For more
Campus Events- Arts
"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.

New on the Web!
The 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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