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News Digest
September 17, 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
Family Weekend scheduled for Sept 28-30
Family Weekend will be celebrated September 28 through 30 at St. Lawrence University, with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events planned for students and their families.For more
Higher Education Night is October 2
Nearly 100 colleges, universities and institutions will be represented at Higher Education Night, to be held Tuesday, October 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Leithead Field House, Augsbury Physical Education Center, at St. Lawrence University.
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Robin Lock and Julia Palmateer'07 win award
Burry Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Robin Lock and Julia Palmateer '07 won the the 2007 Statistics In Sports poster competition at the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings in Salt Lake City, Utah. The project, titled "Assessing Ratings Methods for College Hockey Teams," was part of Palmateer's senior research.
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Hall of Fame Inductees announced
Two outstanding individual athletes, Wendy Hall Speth '95 and Gale Knull '72 and the 1982 football team, one of just two football teams in St. Lawrence history to go undefeated in the regular season, will be inducted into the St. Lawrence University Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies Sept. 29th.
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SLU Advocates co-sponsor "Kristin's Story"
"Kristin's Story," presented by Andrea Cooper about her daughter Kristin, will be at St. Lawrence University on Monday, September 24, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theatre. It is open to the public, free of charge. For more
St. Lawrence In the News
St. Lawrence was included in a September 12 story in the New York Times, on colleges that notify parents when students experience medical issues including alcohol poisoning.

The Buildings and Grounds news blog on the Web site of The Chronicle of Higher Education September 13 included an item about St. Lawrence's student-published "Green Guide" and voluntary environmental audits conducted on residence hall rooms.
More Laurentians in the News
Saints Sports
The field hockey team extended its season-opening win streak to five games with lopsided wins over Susquehanna and Oberlin. Women's soccer won two games last week, 2-1 over Oswego and 5-0 over Elmira, while the men's soccer squad tied RIT and beat Elmira. Football suffered a tough defeat at Alfred, but returns to Canton for its home opener this Saturday against Susquehanna. Men's cross country won the NYU Re-Regional race in New York City, led by senior Erik Donohoe who finished second overall, only one second away from first place. The women's cross country team was fifth at NYU.
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Web Site Updates and Features

18 gorgeous photos for your desktop! We've provided 18 St. Lawrence campus scenes in six resolution options for you to download to your desktop. Share the St. Lawrence pride and display a new photo every month for the next year and a half, or keep your favorite front and center to remind you of alma mater.

SLU Live! Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video, our podcasts, our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cam.

Speaking of blogs, six student bloggers are back at their keyboards, sharing their day-to-day lives at St. Lawrence. Visit our bloggers and read such entries as this from Mary Jane Sweetland, in Spain: I feel very at home with my host family, though it is difficult at times adjusting to a new culture. The eating schedule is very different- that´s probably the first thing you notice.  We wake up, and eat breakfast and then my family doesn´t eat lunch (which is usually the biggest meal of the day) until Jesus comes home from work around 3:30 in the afternoon. Lunch is usually at least three courses.  We eat a lot of potatoes, pork, and eggs.  Most of the food is really good- I have to say my favorite dish is the tortilla espanola, which is similar to a thick omelet with potatoes and onions.  Very delicious!  Andrea even taught me how to make them! Read more...

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