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News Digest
November 19, 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
Canada's Role In NORAD Topic For Professor Jockel's New Book
In the 30 years since its creation, the focus of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has shifted from the threat of Soviet bombers to ballistic missiles to terrorist-highjacked aircraft. A new book by St. Lawrence University Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph T. Jockel '74 looks at Canada's role in the bi-national command.
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Local Boys Share Lead Role In SLU's 'Amahl And The Night Visitors'
Potsdam resident Graham Garland and Colton resident Michael Fulton - both age 12 - share the leading role in St. Lawrence University's production of Gian Carlo Menotti's beloved one-act Christmas opera Amahl and the Night Visitors.
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SLU's Washington Semester Program Honored
St. Lawrence University's Washington Semester program has received special recognition from American University, noting the successful 30 years of the institutions' partnership. For more
Performance By Evette Hornsby-Minor In Online Journal
A performance by Assistant Professor of Gender Studies Evette Hornsby-Minor appears in the online journal Liminalities, Volume 3, Issue 3 (2007). The piece, If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again: An Ethnographic Performance of Black Motherhood, is based on Hornsby-Minor's dissertation and is a film by Rachel Ramist. For more
Sue Cypert Presents Workshop At Conference
Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Special Assistant to the President for Equity Programs Sue Cypert presented a workshop at the College and University Performance Conference held in October in Arlington, Virginia.
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St. Lawrence in the News
Vice President for Administrative Operations Thomas Coakley and his wife, Nellie, are among the interview subjects in the book Boom! by former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, and have participated in filming a documentary scheduled to air on the History Channel in conjunction with the book. Brokaw mentioned the Coakleys, both veterans of the Vietnam War who met at Walter Reed Army Hospital, in recent interviews on MSNBC with Tim Russert and CNN with Larry King.

A columnist for The Daily Pennsylvanian, the independent student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania, referenced the November 7 New York Times story on the Adirondack Semester in a November 13 column, and proposed that Pennsylvania consider implementing a similar program near its campus.
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Saints Athletics
Senior Erik Donohoe finished fifth at the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championships, earning all America status. The women's basketball team opened its season with two convincing wins to capture the Stevens Tip-Off Tournament title. The men advanced to the finals of the Babson Tip-Off Tournament before dropping a three-point decision to Connecticut College. Men's hockey tied Brown and lost to Yale at Appleton Arena. Men's squash placed second at the Liberty League Championships at SLU's Robie Squash Center. The women placed third.

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Web Site Updates and Features

This Month in St. Lawrence History: Visit our Tradition page with more on history and tradition!

1901 First home football game, a 0-0 tie with Middlebury.

1928 Forestry program begun with gift of red pine seedlings for Sandbanks area.

1999 Men’s soccer, in the midst of a 60-game unbeaten streak, wins the national championship with the first perfect season (22-0-0) in the history of NCAA soccer.

2002 St. Lawrence hosts NCAA Division III men’s soccer Final Four

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.

Be sure to check out the new Johnson Hall of Science interactive tour, linked from our Johnson Hall Dedication page!

Keep up with our bloggers! Here's an excerpt from Ben Von Reyn's blog: My main event for this weekend was hiking up Mt. Arab to see the sunrise on Sunday morning.  At 4am, a group of my more adventurous friends left campus in two cars to drive to Mt. Arab.
Fortunately, the drive is only 45 minutes or so, so we arrived at the base of the mountain with more than enough time to arrive at the top before the sunrise
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