November 27, 2006
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and Robbers: Violence in Post-Colonial Angola, about the political
economy of violence, is a new book by St. Lawrence University Associate
Professor of Government and Associate Dean for International and Intercultural Studies Assis Malaquias. For more
K. Dwight, founder of Dwight Asset Management Company, a Burlington,
Vermont-based investment advisory firm, has been elected to a six-year
term on the Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University. His term
will begin July 1, 2007.
| Congratulations to nine
students recently inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society,
the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society.
| The Saints men's squash
team battled through three tight matches to defend its Liberty League
Championship with a 6-3 win over Hamilton.
University Chorus will perform music from a 20th-century Christmas
in concerts on Saturday, December 2, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December
3, at 2 p.m., both in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University.
The concerts are open to the public, free of charge.
|St. Lawrence University's Laurentian
Singers will present "A Victorian Christmas" for their
annual Christmas concert and carol sing-along, on Friday, December
8, at 7 p.m. at the Edwards Opera House and on Saturday, December
9, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus. The campus concert
is open to the public, free of charge. The concert in Edwards is
a fund-raiser for the Edwards Opera House, and tickets are $8, at
85th Annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and 1000 Carols will be
held in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday,
December 13, at 7 and 9 p.m.
What's new on the Web Site?
Poetry Podcasts: 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.
Experience Student Life: Five students are blogging about campus life this semester and the students in the Adirondack
Semester are writing an on-line diary. Meet our bloggers and diarists and experience student life as it happens day by day.
Research and Recollections: "A
Menorah in the Wilderness" by Lawrence Baron and "Standing
at the Opening of the Tent" by Rabbi Susan Talve'75 were
the two lectures offered for this fall's Siegel Memorial Lecture,
topics chosen to honor St. Lawrence University's Sesquicentennial
celebration. Both lecturers reflect on the history and experiences
of Jewish students at St. Lawrence, Professor Baron from a research
perspective and Rabbi Talve from personal testimony. Both lectures
are now posted to the University's Web site.
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