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News Digest
March 12, 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
Faculty named to endowed positions in several departments
Six St. Lawrence University faculty members were recently appointed to named and endowed positions within their academic departments. For more

Krumhansl'06 visits campus to talk about her experiences at Woods Hole
It's not uncommon for recent graduates to feel all at sea, but for Kira Krumhansl '06, of Amherst, NH, that's been a very good thing. She visited campus recently to talk about her work at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. For more
Unser'08 and Schulenberg collaborate on prints, proceeds from sale to benefit Guatemalan organization
Last summer, Alexa Unser '08, a fine arts major from Bozeman, MT, and Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg benefited from a St. Lawrence Center for International and Intercultural Studies grant to travel to Guatemala and volunteer for an organization Safe Passage. When they returned, they collaborated on a series of 10 prints about their experiences, and are making the prints available for sale, with all proceeds going to Safe Passage. There are 10 images, and the prints are for sale individually ($95) or as a suite of all ten prints in a hand-made portfolio case wrapped in Guatemala cloth ($1,000). For more information, contact Melissa Schulenberg or Alexa Unser.
Read an essay by Alexa about her experiences and See the prints
Athletics News
The women's hockey team upset No. 4 New Hampshire in a rout, 6-2, in the NCAA Quarterfinals to advance to the Frozen Four for the fourth straight year. The Saints will be the host team of the event in Lake Placid, NY, March 15-18.

Come to a send-off pep rally on Wednesday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. at Appleton Arena. University Communications is reprinting the Go Saints posters and will bring a supply to the Student Center by Tuesday morning, or you can pick up your sign in Vilas 201.

Men's hockey continued their strong season and reinforced their NCAA credentials by sweeping Colgate 6-1 and 5-1 in the ECAC Quarterfinals. The Saints play Quinnipiac in the semifinals Friday, March 16, in Albany. The men's lacrosse team opened its season with an impressive 7-5 victory over defending national champion Cortland. Two Saint Lawrence track athletes participated in the shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships, with Alyssa Pirinelli '10 placing third and Geoff Grambo '08 placed 12th. For more, visit the Athletics news site

What's new on the Web Site?

Podcasts Update: New Design and New Features!

We've switched software and have a great new home page for St. Lawrence Podcasts. Plus, the SLU Podcasts program has several new episodes to enjoy, including the special North Country edition of Poetry for Peace, an essay by Professor of Psychology Alan Searleman on "Why I Teach" and a feature story "A Tale of Two Zamboni Drivers" from North Country Public Radio. Visit our Podcasts page and subscribe to our automatic RSS feed, or download each episode at your convenience.





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