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News Digest
October 1, 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 Photo Album shares a beautiful and busy weekend at St. Lawrence
Families from all over the country visited campus this weekend, enjoying beautiful weather and a great variety of campus events and programs. Check out our on-line photo album. For More
SLU supports new information resource for prospective students: UCAN
St. Lawrence University is among the hundreds of institutions supporting U-CAN, a national initiative aimed at providing comprehensive public information to help prospective students judge the quality of colleges and universities. For more

National academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa inducts five seniors
Lisa Romas, Elizabeth Boyd, Stephanie Walter, Isaac Noyes and Brittany Sweet were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society on Saturday, Sept. 29. Three fellow seniors, Sarah Tersegno, Charlotta Chung and Ariel Riezenman were elected as well and will be inducted in April. For more

Congratulations to the Biology honor society new members
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary society, recently held inductions. The St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta Beta Beta was established in 1942. The society formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. For more
Congratulations to the Psychology honor society new members
Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society, recently held inductions. To be eligible for the honor, students must have an overall average of at least 3.2 and a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence). For more
Mat Kearney in concert October 5 at SLU
Singer-songwriter Mat Kearney, whose songs have appeared on the soundtracks of television shows "Grey's Anatomy," "Laguna Beach," "The Hills," "Bones," "One Tree Hill" and "The Closer," will perform at St. Lawrence University on Friday, October 5, in Leithead Field House. For more
Professor Alvah to speak about her book
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries at St. Lawrence University will celebrate Assistant Professor and Margaret Vilas Chair of History Donna Alvah's book Unofficial Ambassadors: American Military Families Overseas and the Cold War, 1946-1965 at an event on Friday, October 5, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. Alvah will speak at the event, which is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Higher Education Night October 2
A panel of representatives from selective colleges will participate in a discussion session on Tuesday, October 2, from 5:15 to 6 p.m. in Room 124 of the Augsbury Physical Education Center at St. Lawrence University, immediately prior to the Higher Education Night event, which is in Leithead Field House beginning at 6 p.m. For more
St. Lawrence In the News
Assistant Professor of Sociology Robert Torres and Director of the Language Resource Center Jenna Torres are quoted and pictured (in the University's Dana Dining Center) in an online story for Newsweek about vegans that was posted September 26.

An interview with Dana Professor of  Economics Steven Horwitz, about how high school students can better prepare for college-level work, aired on the September 22 edition of "College Connection," a program produced by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education that runs on 12 public radio stations throughout Oklahoma. Horwitz's recent piece in Education Week, on the same topic, was cited on the "Great College Advice" Web site on September 8; the site is a project of Montgomery Educational Consulting.
More Laurentians in the News

Saints Athletics
Men's and women's Cross Country continued the domination of Liberty League competition, with the men winning their 13th straight league title and the women their 6th. Football lost a tough 31-24 game against Rochester. Men's Golf placed second at the Liberty League Tournament and Volleyball went 3-0 in a tournament at Oswego.

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Web Site Updates and Features

President Sullivan communicated an update on St. Lawrence's campus security and safety measures. His memo is posted to his Web site.

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. We have a new podcast episode available, Associate Professor of Philosophy Laura Rediehs shares "Why I Teach."

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