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News Digest
March 26, 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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St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
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Campus News
Johnson Hall of Science construction is in its final weeks.
From the outside looking in, the Johnson Hall of Science hasn't changed much in recent weeks but the insider's view is a very different and very exciting scene! Visit our new Construction Update page and see the progress as the detailing and installations move forward on schedule. The building will be completed by May and faculty will move over the summer to welcome students by fall semester.
Campus Events
Spring Theatre Production opens next week
Spinning Into Butter
, by Rebecca Gilman, will be presented Wednesday through Saturday, April 4 through 7, in Gulick Theatre at St. Lawrence University. The production is directed by Ann Marie G. Halstead. For more
St. Lawrence in the News
Piskor Professor of English Peter J. Bailey was quoted in a March 18 story in the Reading, PA, Eagle about the film version of the John Updike book Rabbit, Run, which was filmed in Reading. Bailey's most recent book is an analysis of Updike's character Rabbit Angstrom. Read the story

Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue published a "Viewpoint" article in the March-April Adirondack Explorer called "Keep us in the Dark" about sensible lighting and the APO.

More Laurentians in the News

Athletics News
Men's hockey saw its season end with a 4-1 loss to Boston College in the first round of the NCAA playoffs in Manchester, NH Saturday. Spring sports teams spent the break in training or playing early season contests in the southern US, and now return to begin their regular seasons.
For more, visit the Athletics news site

What's new on the Web Site?

Spring Break Blogs added to campus blogs, study abroad blogs and international news blogs
Two groups of St. Lawrence students spent their Spring Break volunteering for others. One group built a house for Habitat for Humanity and a second group volunteered with a shelter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Both groups posted blog reports on the St. Lawrence Web site. Check out the Spring Break blogs!

While you're on the blog site, read blogs about campus life from Caroline Dow BishopBen von ReynMary Jane Sweetland and Lora Wu and blogs from study abroad from Andrew Alvarez, Michaela Stewart and Jessica Sullivan. And visit The Weave, a blog site from students in the Global News Analysis course who are writing about under-reported international news stories.

Podcasts Update: The Faces Behind the Masks
Senior Podcast Producer Meg Bernier'07 traveled to Lake Placid with the women's ice hockey team to experience the Frozen Four, and she interview team members, Coach Flanagan and President Sullivan for a special podcast feature she's titled "The Faces Behind the Masks" Visit our Podcasts page to download this Special Feature story. You can subscribe to our automatic RSS feed, or download each podcast episode at your convenience.

St. Lawrence Magazine on-line
Each issue of the quarterly St. Lawrence magazine also is posted on line. The Winter issue, Carrying Academic Innovation to New Heights, has these feature stories available to read:
The St. Lawrence of the Future
Focusing Academic Vision
The Intersection of Serving and Learning
The Many Dimensions of Communication
Understanding the Global in Global Study



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News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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