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News Digest
February 4, 2008

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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
SLU Announces Contemporary Issues Forum, First Event with NY Times Editor On War Coverage
New York Times Deputy Foreign Editor Ethan Bronner will give a talk titled "War and Terror: How the New York Times Covers Today's Big Stories in the Middle East" on Thursday, February 14, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theatre at St. Lawrence University. The talk, part of the University's new Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public free of charge.
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Kadine Hamilton '08 Awarded Grant To Participate In Conference
Kadine Hamilton '08, of Bronx, NY, is one of 53 students throughout the nation awarded a APS/NIDDK Minority Travel Fellowship from the American Physiological Society, to attend the Experimental Biology 2008 conference from April 5-9 in San Diego, CA.
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Dennis Lock '08 And Richard Torres '09 Present Research At Conference
St. Lawrence mathematics majors Dennis Lock '08 and Richard Torres '09 recently presented results of their research at the National American Mathematics Society-Mathematics Association of America meeting in San Diego, CA.
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Students Complete Volunteer Work In Jamaica
Ten St. Lawrence University students, with Director of the Center for Diversity and Social Justice Margaret Kent Bass, traveled to the Jamaica community of Mount Vernon in January, working with the Global Volunteers organization to assist the community in re-building infrastructure there.
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Mike Bobbie '08 Exhibits Senior Project In Brush Gallery
"Awaiting Creation," a senior-year project by fine arts and environmental studies major Mike Bobbie '08, of Higganum, CT, was recently on exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery on campus.
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Sing Out with the Gospel Choir!
The St. Lawrence University Gospel Choir is accepting new members and is especially interested in welcoming members from the community.For more
St. Lawrence in the News
On January 31, the Virginia edition of the Washington Post carried a feature story about Kenya native Trustee Kenneth Okoth '01 and the Red Rose School project he founded in Kenya.
Dana Professor of Biology David Hornung appeared in an episode of "The Nature of Things," the science program on CBC-TV in Canada. The program is carrying a series about the five senses; Hornung was featured in the episode, which aired January 24, on the senses of taste and smell.
A feature story about the spring semester program in France appeared in the Quebec City paper Le Soleil January 18, complete with a photo of the group. The semester begins with an immersion program in Quebec, before continuing in Rouen.
The Newsblaze Web site recently carried a story about Sean Kane '05, serving in Iraq with the 10th Mountain Division's 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment. Kane's family, in Lake Placid, NY, assisted the unit in raising money and donations of school supplies for the children of Kirkuk.
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Saints Athletics
The men's and women's nordic skiing teams finished eighth overall at the UVM Carnival, while the alpine skiing teams also placed well at UVM. Women's hockey took three points from rival Clarkson, winning 3-1 Friday and tying 2-2 Sunday. Men's hockey tied Niagara 4-4 Saturday. Men's basketball went 1-1 and women's basketball was 0-2 against Hamilton and Hobart/William Smith.
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