November 13, 2006
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your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson
Hall of Science photo album 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 new photo album was updated November 11, 2006.
|Enjoy a St. Lawrence literary experience whenever you choose! Starting this month, our regular Poetry for Peace
will be edited to a 15-20 minute version and podcast for listeners to enjoy where ever you are. Listen to original poetry and works by literary icons, in many languages, with English translations. The podcast is being delivered via an RSS feed, as well as a downloadable audio file. You can subscribe to the podcast for generic podcast receivers, subscribe to the podcast for Apple's iTunes or download the episodes directly. The Poetry for Peace podcasts are a collaborative project among Associate Professor Marina Llorente, University Communications Intern Megan Bernier '07 and staffs in the Web services and University Communications departments. Read more about podcasts and enjoy the first edition.
men's soccer team defeated Middlebury 2-1 in the first round of the
NCAA Division III Tournament Saturday, but lost to regional host
New York University, 2-0, in the second round. For more on the soccer team's weekend.
And catch up on all Saints athletics by visiting the Saints homepage.
Lawrence University has been awarded a three-year, $30,000 Choices
Program grant by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
for the academic years 2006-07 through 2008-09. With assistance from the grant, the University has launched a comprehensive program called "Saints Making Educated Choices." A collaborative effort of the intercollegiate athletics and recreation department, the student life division, St. Lawrence's Wellness Initiative and several student organizations, it is a campus-wide initiative to educate and influence students to avoid high-risk alcohol use and abuse.
Lawrence senior Christian Ehrhardt of Manhasset, NY, not only knows how to respond
to emergencies ranging from fires to terrorist bombings, he's teaching
local authorities how to do it as well.
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F. Brush Art Gallery Director Catherine Tedford was the juror for
the Gibson Gallery's annual student "Art Attack" exhibition
at SUNY Potsdam.
House Executive Director Peter Wisbey '86 has been appointed to the
New York State Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission by Governor
George Pataki. The commission, formed in February, will work in conjunction
with a similar federal commission to commemorate, in 2009, the 200th
anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
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Enjoy St. Lawrence's Poetry for Peace events while on your commute, while you jog, at your computer. St. Lawrence's first podcasts are now available.
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