January 22, 2007
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Spring Semester opens with service honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A service to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be held on Monday,
January 22, at St. Lawrence University, the first day that classes
begin for the spring 2007 semester. The service, with the theme "Where
Is the Dream Today?," will be at 5 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
|Nathan Farb photographs will open Brush Gallery spring schedule
"Summer of Love:
A Photographer's Journal," an exhibition of early works by famed
Adirondack photographer Nathan Farb, will be on exhibition in the
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from January
25 through March 14. A slide lecture and discussion with Farb will
be held on Tuesday, February 20, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths
Arts Center; it is open to the public, free of charge.
|Pianist performance planned for February 2
Russian pianist Gleb
Ivanov will perform in the Hutchison Keyboard Concert at St. Lawrence
University on Friday, February 2, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theatre. The
event is open to the public, free of charge.
|Lecture on spirituality and healing February 5
Ginny Luedeman, a member
of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will give a speech
called "Plain Talk About How Spirituality Heals" on Monday,
February 5, at 8 p.m. in Gilbert Recital Hall, Griffiths Arts Center,
at St. Lawrence University. The event, co-sponsored by the University
chaplain's office and the First Church of Christ Scientist in Potsdam,
is open to the public and free of charge.
The Newell Center for Arts Technology opens its doors this week.
NCAT occupies portions of two floors of the Noble Center, and will include electronic classroom, lab, and project studio spaces. Also housed in the Center are staff offices and a student-run HelpDesk.
The NCAT is an independent unit under Academic Affairs; NCAT staff work closely with faculty and staff from the departments of Fine Arts, Music, Performance & Communication Arts, the Film Studies program, and the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery to explore the intersections among digital technologies and the arts. Fostering interdisciplinary and collaborative opportunities is a core part of the NCAT's mission.
Take a quick interactive tour of the new NCAT space, view construction photos in the photo gallery, subscribe to the construction blog and view the current issue of the newsletter, NCATnews.
NCAT will host a digital sandbox most Friday afternoons from 3-5. Staff and students will showcase different activities that will take place in the NCAT, and give visitors a chance to tinker. Drop by this Friday afternoon (1/26) between 3 and 5 for an informal tour of the gorgeous new facility and find out more about it.
|Music ensembles welcome community participation
Membership in several of St. Lawrence University's music
ensembles is open to the community.
Two alumni, fine arts and chemistry majors, respectively, earn promotions at international finance firm
Donna Winston '85 and Gregory Ferrero '84 have both earned promotions
recently at Goldman Sachs.
Basketball runs unbeaten streak to 14 games
The St. Lawrence women's basketball team claimed victories over Clarkson,
Vassar and Rensselaer this past week, running its record to 15-1
on the season. The Saints are the only undefeated
team left in the Liberty League. Check out all the Athletics
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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