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News Digest
May 14, 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
Professor Pomponio named a Fulbright Scholar
St. Lawrence University Professor of Anthropology Alice Pomponio has been named a Fulbright Scholar, and will spend the 2007-2008 academic year in Siena, Italy. Her plans include team-teaching with a colleague at the university a graduate course, Ritual, Festivals and Performance: Comparing American and European Approaches; offering several public presentations on topics related to her work; and continuing research on the Palio, a horse race and pageant with medieval roots. In addition, Pomponio plans to teach a new course when she returns to St. Lawrence, on the arts and culture of the Italian Renaissance. For more
Congratulations to all Moving-Up Day award winners
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held April 28, 2007, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel, recognizing student achievement in a variety of fields. For more
Students receive internship fellowships to support pre-professional experiences this summer
Twenty-nine students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2007, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services and Leadership Education office. For more

Campus Events

The Class of 2007 graduates Sunday, May 20
Visit the Commencement Web site for details on the schedule of events for the weekend. Later this week, we'll post details about the class, and we'll have a photo album posted immediately after graduation concludes, Sunday afternoon. Congratulations Class of 2007!

Noble Arts Phase II Open House, Friday, May 18

The campus community is welcome at an Open House celebrating Phase II of the Noble Center arts renovation project.

Friday, May 18, 2007
12:00 p.m.  Open House and Dedication Ceremony Commences

12:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Self Guided Tours and Arts Presentations by Faculty and Students


The First-Year program celebrates 20 years with a national conference on campus, June 6-8.
How can colleges and universities help students make the difficult transition from high school to higher education? It's a question more and more schools are grappling with, but it's one that St. Lawrence University has been successfully dealing with for 20 years.
For more
Athletics News
Men's lacrosse saw its season end in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs, 13-8 to Cortland. The loss ended a 12-game win streak for the Saints, who finished the season at 14-2. Baseball advanced to the Liberty League championship game before falling to Skidmore. More Athletics News

Web Site Updates

Podcasts Update:
Visit our Podcasts page to download four new episodes:

**"Why I Teach"--an essay by Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez

**"How to Prepare for the College Interview" --an essay by John Gursky '07

**A profile of senior Carly Draper '07

**The May 2, and final for the academic year, edition of Poetry for Peace, with poems in many languages, with English translations.

Podcasts are a program of the University Communications and Web Services offices, with production by Meg Bernier'07 and Nora Wolinsky'10, supervised by Matt Scafidi-McGuire (Web programmer) and Lisa Cania. Matt and Lisa extend warmest thanks to Meg and Nora for their outstanding commitment and professionalism this year.

We will post an occasional Podcast this summer, and resume regular production in the fall.

You can subscribe to our automatic RSS feed, or download each podcast episode at your convenience.

NEW! Student Counsel: If you have a high school student in your family, check out our new Student Counsel page, which features over 20 essays by students, faculty and staff on the college search and making the most of college life.

Seniors: Visit the Commencement site to plan for graduation. The Alumni Council especially hopes you'll attend the Last Dana Brunch, Friday, May 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Reunion: Visit the Reunion site to see updates on the schedule, the planned guests, and class Web pages. Reunion is May 31-June 3.

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