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News Digest
December 10, 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
Talented Juniors From 15 Schools In Program At St. Lawrence
Juniors from 15 area high schools explored topics ranging from graph theory to international relations in a special program at
St. Lawrence University this fall.For more
SLU Habitat For Humanity Raises Funds For Local Project
The St. Lawrence University chapter of Habitat for Humanity recently presented a check for $2,000 to Raquette Valley Habitat for Humanity, to assist with the group's 2008 building project, in nearby Renssealer Falls. For more
Brush Gallery Director To Be Budapest Artist-In-Residence
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Director Catherine Tedford will be an artist-in-residence in Budapest, Hungary, for two weeks during the University's semester break.For more
Geology Prof, Alum Co-Author Article
Associate Professor of Geology Stephen Robinson and Chris Stevens '04 are the co-authors of an article in the Geological Society of America Special Publications Volume 432, Stratigraphic Analysis Using Ground Penetrating Radar. The article is titled "The Internal Structure of Lacustrine Strandline Deposits, Northern New York."For more
St. Lawrence in the News
Associate Professor of Psychology Pamela Thacher's research on the relationship between "all-nighters" and grades is featured on WebMD, an on-line resource that gets 10 million hits a month. See the WebMD feature. Professor Thacher also was interviewed on WJBC radio in Bloomington, IL, on December 5.
Gilbert Maurer '50 was among individuals profiled in a December 1 story in the Financial Times of London, about "strategic philanthropy." The story included information about the Maurer Professorship of Speech and Rhetoric at St. Lawrence.

For more Laurentians in the News
Saints Athletics
The No. 4 St. Lawrence University women’s hockey team turned to their talented group of juniors to lead the way against Maine on Saturday, as the five members of the Class of 2009 each scored at least one goal as the Saints routed the University of Maine on Saturday afternoon by the score of 9-1. Men's hockey split a series against Ohio State, the men’s and women's track and field teams kicked off the 2007-08 Indoor season; the riding team expanded its regional lead to 27 points with an impressive win in its home show at the Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall. Women's basketball wins while men's basketball dropped its fourth consecutive game. For More Athletics news

Web Site Updates and Features

Two New Podcasts! Enjoy a new Poetry for Peace edition and a new "Why I Teach" essay by Associate Dean for International and Intercultural Studies and Associate Professor of Government Assis Malaquias. Visit our Podcast page.

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!

Student, faculty and alumni profiles: Every other month, we post about 30 new profiles of students, faculty and alumni. We've been posting profiles for over two years and more than 350 profiles are available throughout the Web site. You'll find profiles in such pages as Graduates, Faculty, Students, Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Research Opportunities, and many more.

Keep up with our bloggers! Here's an excerpt from Ben Van Reyn's blog: "As a result of all of these academic obligations, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time in the QRC (the quantitative resource center), otherwise known as a place that has a lot of people who can help me on all this math work, which is nice. Consequently, I figured I’d take a few pictures of this place for everyone to see . Read more...

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