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News Digest
January 15, 2007

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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
Lomax'07, O'Donoghue and Miller conduct astronomy research at Arecibo
Jamie Lomax '07, of North Creek, NY, accompanied Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Physics Lab Coordinator Jeffrey Miller to the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to conduct research using the facility's 1,000-foot radio telescope. For more

Campus Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration to Open Spring Semester at SLU
St. Lawrence University will remember The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. at ceremonies on Monday, January 22, at 5 p.m. in Gunnison Chapel. This event opens the spring semester at St. Lawrence, with classes beginning that day.
Writers Series continues with novelist Thaddeus Rutkowski
Novelist Thaddeus Rutkowski will speak and read from recent works in the first event of the St. Lawrence University Writers Series for the year, on Thursday, January 25, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Recital of French masterworks for organ planned
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will perform works by French masters of the organ in a recital on Saturday, January 27, at 8 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Alumni News
Doreen Tobin'74 wins association's award for outstanding performance
Doreen M. Tobin '74, MEd '75, interim vice president for student affairs at East Stroudsburg University, has received the Ted K. Miller Achievement of Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). The award "recognizes outstanding accomplishments in advancing standards of practice and quality assurance in educational programs and services in higher education, with the goal of enhancing student learning." For more
Dale Allen '83 creates multi-media performance celebrating women
Since 2005, Dale Allen '83 has been "guiding women to their strengths as leaders," through a multi-media performance piece called "In Our Right Minds: A Celebration of Women, the Sacred Feminine and the Right Brain." For more
St. Lawrence in the News
O'Donoghue featured in national radio interview on science and faith
Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue was featured in a lengthy interview about science, especially astronomy, and faith on the January 7 edition of Provoke Radio. Provoke's mission is to engage listeners in "a reflection of important contemporary issues from the perspective of your own faith."
Exoo quoted in Christian Science Monitor
Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo is quoted in a January 5 story in The Christian Science Monitor, on the likelihood of a woman or member of a minority group being elected president of the U.S. in 2008. More Laurentians in the News
Athletics News
Hockey teams have big weekend, track and field starts strong
The men's hockey team completed a sweep of its Cornell/Colgate competition this weekend to secure #2 spot in the ECACHL standings. The women's hockey team swept Yale and Brown, the men's and women's track and field teams had strong starts to their seasons. Check out all the Athletics news.

SLU-Clarkson Greek chapters team up to benefit community
Kappa Delta Sigma sorority will team up within the "Puck Run" with Clarkson's fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon, in a fundraiser for the Canton-Potsdam hospital. Both organizations take turns running the full distance from Cheel Arena at Clarkson to Appleton Arena to finally drop the puck for the start of the game on the St. Lawrence home ice on January 23rd.

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