December 4, 2006
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Science Construction Update: The exterior is almost done and construction crews will move inside for the final stages of completing the Johnson
Hall of Science. View the 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
December 2, 2006.
Divine Miss M" (Bette Midler), folk-pop singer-songwriter Sarah
McLachlan, country artist Brad Paisley and Bonu Gibson & New
Orleans Hot Jazz will all be helping out St. Lawrence University
this holiday season. They are among the musicians who have released
new recordings of the song "I'll Be Home For Christmas," for
which partial royalties are paid to St. Lawrence.
music from the "new" and "old" worlds will be performed
in concerts by the St. Lawrence University Early Music Singers on Saturday,
December 16, at 8 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus and Sunday,
December 17, at 2 p.m. in the Old Meetinghouse Museum in DeKalb, at
696 East DeKalb Road. Both are open to the public, free of charge.
of Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit will
be at St. Lawrence University Wednesday through Saturday, December
6 through 9, at 8 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theater, Griffiths
Hayes '04 is one of 12 George J. Mitchell Scholars for 2008 named
by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance. Awarded annually, the prestigious and extremely competitive scholarships
allow Americans to pursue a year of post-graduate study at
any university on the island of Ireland. Brendan completed a double major in history and biology and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa his senior year.
The Saints women's hockey team had big wins this weekend over Yale
and Brown and forward Chelsea Grills '07 became the tenth player
in St. Lawrence University women’s hockey history to reach
the 100 point mark. Read
more about Saints athletics.
What's new on the Web Site?
Each month, a new collection of student, faculty and alumni profiles is posted to these thematic Web sites and in several other locations on our site: In
an ideal location, St. Lawrence
is a diverse liberal arts learning
community of inspiring faculty, serious students and accomplished
graduates, guided by tradition and focused on the future. Check out the stories of Laurentians; we've archived over 300 stories from 2005-2006 and we'll keep on pace for this year as well!
|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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