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News Digest
April 2, 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
Cardinal and Chung are named Truman Scholars, St. Lawrence has its first Truman recipients
Jon Cardinal '08 and Charlotta Chung '08 are among the 65 students from 56 U.S. colleges and universities selected for the highly prestigious 2007 Truman Scholars program, elected by 18 independent selection panels on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and likelihood of making a difference. Jon and Charlotta are two of three New York State residents to receive the Truman Scholarship, the third recipient attends Harvard University.
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Honorary degree recipients announced for Commencement 2007
Novelist Jane Hamilton, surgeon Robert Montgomery '82 and educational leader Jeanne Narum will receive honorary degrees and offer remarks at St. Lawrence University's 2007 Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. on Creasy Commencement Commons on campus, or Appleton Arena in the event of inclement weather.Read more about our honorees
Hanson '07 and Burns present research at conference
Brian Hanson '07, of White River Junction, VT, and Visiting Instructor in Geology Diane Burns gave a research presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, held March 12-14, 2007, in Durham, NH.
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Campus Events
Egan will deliver 2007 Piskor lecture
The 2007 Frank P. Piskor Faculty Lecture at St. Lawrence University, "Producing Pathology through the Pedagogy of Purity: Childhood Sexuality and the Social Purity Movement," will be given by Associate Professor of Gender Studies R. Danielle Egan on Monday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Herring-Cole Hall. The event, followed by a reception, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Brush Gallery opens exhibit on the language of comics
"The Language of Comics," an exhibition of original drawings from Jessica Abel's La Perdida and Matt Madden's 99 Ways to Tell A Story: Exercises in Style - both graphic novels - is on exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University through Wednesday, May 2.
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Malaquias plans book discussion
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries at St. Lawrence University will celebrate the publication of Rebels and Robbers: Violence in Post-Colonial Angola, by Associate Professor of Government Assis Malaquias with an event on Friday, April 6, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. Malaquias will speak at the celebration, which is open to the public, free of charge.
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Organ music for Good Friday
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will offer a free concert of music for Good Friday on Friday, April 6, beginning at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Athletics News
Six members of the riding team advanced to the Zone II Championships with strong performance at regionals hosted by St. Lawrence. Men's lacrosse, ranked 13th in the country, won three games by a combined 49-12 last week. Baseball went 2-2 against nationally-ranked RPI over the weekend.
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What's new on the Web Site?

President Sullivan's statement affirming the University's endorsement of a Student Loan Code of Conduct is posted to the Web. Visit the President's page.

Podcasts Update:
Visit our Podcasts page to download a new Student Profile and a new "Why I Teach" essay by Professor Natalia Singer. 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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