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News Digest
December 18, 2006

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This is the last regular News Digest of 2006.
We will resume publication on January 8, 2007. Best wishes and happy new year to all!

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
President Daniel F. Sullivan and Ann H. Sullivan hosted an annual holiday community reception yesterday, December 17. President Sullivan's remarks are posted to the Web site.

Alumni News
Karen G. Duffy '68 and Gary Krolikowski M'77 are the co-authors of McGraw-Hill's Seventh Edition of Annual Editions: Social Psychology, to be released in February of 2007.For more
Maxwell E. Eaton III '04, is the author and illustrator of a children's book, The Adventures of Max and Pinky: Best Buds, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers and due on shelves December 26, 2006.For more
Greg Sutton '99, former All America and captain of the St. Lawrence University men’s soccer team, has signed with Major League Soccer’s newest expansion team, the Toronto FC. Sutton, a goalkeeper from 1995-1999 with the Saints, is making his second appearance in the MLS after being drafted by the Chicago Fire in 1999. For more.
Meredith Potter '04, public affairs coordinator and executive director of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Hall of Fame, has been appointed to the board of the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA).
For more
Five St. Lawrence alumni, all of whom were students in a translation workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White, have had work published in the Cadernos de Tradução, No. XVI, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. The journal also includes a review by Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon. For more
St. Lawrence in the News
The New York Times published a letter to the editor in the December 15 edition from President Daniel F. Sullivan. His letter responds to an article about the cost and value of a liberal arts edition by Jonathan Glater, and an oped by Tom Friedman on learning to learn. President Sullivan said, in part, "Private liberal arts colleges demand the best academically and engage the whole student. It’s the kind of education I want for those tackling tough issues on my behalf: diplomats seeking Middle East peace; doctors treating my illness and me as a person; lawyers advocating and pursuing justice.

"I would also include authors helping me understand the human condition; manufacturers making excellent products and caring about their workers and the environment; and business leaders using the global economy to produce greater wealth and standards of living in sustainable ways.

"Worth it? Yes."
St. Lawrence's "Net Generation" faculty development program is cited in an article about information technology training for faculty in the November 2006 issue of Campus Technology.
The winter 2006/7 issue of the journal Chemical Heritage includes an article on Marie Curie's doctoral thesis; the article cites Radiochemistry and the Discovery of Isotopes by the late Emeritus Professor of Physics Alfred Romer as recommended for further reading on the topic.
St. Lawrence University gets a mention in Nelson DeMille's latest thriller, Wild Fire, part of which is set in "upstate New York." (Check page 335 of the hardcover version.)
For more Laurentians in the News

What's new on the Web Site?

The third edition of St. Lawrence's Poetry for Peace podcast will be available later this week for your enjoyment. This month's poems are read in Spanish and English. Texts and translations are available in our companion Web site. Make poetry and St. Lawrence part of your daily life while on your commute, while you jog, at your computer. Visit our podcasts page. Poetry for Peace podcasts are a collaboration between Associate Professor Marina Llorente, the University Communications office staff and the Web Services office staff. Meg Bernier'07 is your host. The podcast Web site has all editions presented to date.

Stay tuned for several new podcast programs, coming spring semester 2007!

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