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News Digest
April 30, 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
J. M. McDonald Foundation awards grant to St. Lawrence for science facilities
St. Lawrence University has been awarded a $135,000 grant by the J.M. McDonald Foundation, for the Johnson Hall of Science. For more
2007 University Fellows announced, 24 students awarded summer research grants through program
Twenty-four students have been selected as 2007 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner. For more
Peter Ladd authors new counseling reference book on relationships and conflict resolution
University Press of America has published a new book by St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Education Peter D. Ladd, titled Relationships and Patterns of Conflict Resolution: A Reference Book for Couples Counseling. For more
Three retirees honored by St. Lawrence
Three employees of St. Lawrence University were honored at a recent campus gathering, marking their upcoming retirements. For more
Celebrating 50 years at St. Lawrence: Custodian Carl Hull
Carl Hull was honored at a recent campus event for his 50th year of working at St. Lawrence University. For more
Nine employees honored for 25 years of service
Employees marking 25 years at St. Lawrence University were honored recently at the annual Employee Recognition Reception. For more
SLU students participate in conference with playwright August Wilson
Four St. Lawrence students recently participated in a conference honoring playwright August Wilson, giving a presentation that arose from the class August Wilson and the Blues, taught by Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Andrea Nouryeh and Visiting Instructor of Music Timothy Mangin. For more
Obiora Udechukwu's art exhibited at SUNY Potsdam
"Bag of Wisdom: Igbo Knowledge and the Art of Obiora Udechukwu," an exhibition of work by Udechukwu, Dana Professor of Fine Arts, is in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Gallery through May 23.For more
Athletics News
Men's and women's crew posted strong showings at the Liberty League Championships, hosted by the Saints on the St. Lawrence River. The men's lacrosse team routed Clarkson and Skidmore to defend its Liberty League title. The Saints will host RPI in a playoff game Friday. The St. Lawrence women's tennis team closed out the regular season on an 11-game win streak after topping Union College, 9-0. The win moves the Saints to 15-2 on the season as they wait for the NCAA to hand out its tournament bids later today. More Athletics News

Web Site Updates

Podcasts Update: Visit our Podcasts page to download a new episode: a feature story by North Country Public Radio on last week's North Country Symposium keynote: "Workplace Intelligence to Build a Better Economy." You can subscribe to our automatic RSS feed, or download each podcast episode at your convenience.

North Country Symposium: President Daniel F. Sullivan's two sets of remarks at the annual North Country Symposium are on-line for your review. President Sullivan talked about the Coming Home Initiative and the University's interest in a cooperative sports event and marketing program with the Associated Colleges and the Olympic Regional Economic Development Authority.

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.

Student Blogs: Here at SLU we had a touching Chapel service with prayers for the families and the victims of the killings [at Virginia Tech]. We should also learn to pray for the killer, because forgiveness is a virtue that we should all strive for. Adam Kyamatare 's recent blog entry. Visit our Blogs to read more from Adam and our student bloggers.

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