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News Digest
April 16, 2007


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Campus News
St. Lawrence Joins College Presidents' Climate Commitment
St. Lawrence University has joined with over 150 American colleges and universities in committing to "carbon neutrality" in its campus operations, with President Daniel F. Sullivan signing the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.
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Professor Steven White Awarded Fulbright & Piskor Lectureship
St. Lawrence University Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven F. White has been selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialists project and has also been named the 2008 Frank P. Piskor Faculty Lecturer at St. Lawrence. For both projects, White will be studying ecology and literature.
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Students Present Research At Chemistry Conference
Four chemistry students gave poster presentations at the 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition held March 25-29, 2007, in Chicago.
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Prof. Koon's Sci-Fi Works Published
Universe Pathways
, a Greek science-fiction, fantasy and horror magazine, has published Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon's English-language translations of six stories by Cuban and Argentine writers.
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Campus Events
Culture-Biology Conflict Topic For St. Lawrence Lecture
David Barash, professor of psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle, will give a talk at St. Lawrence University called "The Hare and the Tortoise: The Conflict between Culture and Biology in Human Affairs, or When Baboons Drive Hummers." The lecture, on Thursday, April 26, at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Festival of Science celebrates student research projects
The annual Festival of Science, Wednesday, April 18, will feature posters and presentations of student science researchers. The Student Symposium during the annual Festival of Science (FOS) is a successful, valued, and growing opportunity for SLU undergraduates to share the results of their research with the campus community. The event takes place in Eben Holden Center. Visit the Festival Web site to learn about all the projects planned for this year's Festival.
SLU's Chamber Wind Ensemble Presents 'Gentle Breeze'
A performance called "A Gentle Breeze from the Chamber Wind Ensemble" will be presented at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in Gilbert Recital Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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'Dancing With The Organ' Program Offered At SLU
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will offer a free concert of music called "Dancing with the Organ" on Friday, April 20, 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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SLU Writers Series Wraps Up Year With Trudy Lewis
St. Lawrence University Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Trudy Lewis will give the final presentation of this year's Writers Series, on Thursday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU History Prof's Book Celebrated By Libraries Group
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries at St. Lawrence University will celebrate the publication of Assistant Professor of History Michael Kemper's book Herrschaft, Recht and Islam in Daghestan: Von den Khanaten and Gemeindebunden zum gihad-Staat ("Political Rule, Law and Islam in Daghestan: From the Khanates and Community Federations to the Jihad State") on Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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'Celtic Journey' Presented In Concert At St. Lawrence
The St. Lawrence University String Orchestra will present "A Celtic Journey: Music from Ireland and Scotland" on Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. The concert is open to the public, free of charge.
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Athletics News
Senior Jessica Campbell won the Zone II Championship in Novice Equitation on the Flat and will join Dorothy Douglas and Brittan White as Saint representatives at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship Show in May. The No. 12 St. Lawrence University men’s lacrosse team pulled out a hard-earned win against Liberty League foe Hamilton College. Drew Bagnall added 1st team All America to his list of senior honors and was named national Defenseman of the Year by the editors of Inside College Hockey, earning first team All America honors from INCH as well. More Athletics News

Web Site Updates

Podcasts Update: Visit our Podcasts page to download four new episodes on three channels: The April 4 Poetry for Peace, a student profile of Danni Weaver '07, a feature on the Indian classical music concert held last week and a feature on Java House. You can subscribe to our automatic RSS feed, or download each podcast episode at your convenience.

New Reunion Bulletin Board feature: The Class of 1982 is piloting a new feature of the alumni community, my St. Lawrence. The 25th Reunion class is posting planning ideas and messages to one another in an effort to attract a record number of classmates to Reunion this June. Thanks to the class for its participation in the bulletin board feature; we hope to make class bulletin boards available widely.

Seniors: Visit the Commencement site to plan for graduation. You now can register on-line for the Senior Dinner Dance!

Student Blogs: This Saturday the St. Lawrence Coalition on Climate Change held a Step It Up rally, as a part of a larger movement spurred by Bill McKibben. 1424 places held events, SLU included...read more from Loru Wu's blog about Saturday's Step It Up activities. Visit our Blogs.

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