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News Digest
February 25, 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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Board of Trustees Actions: President Sullivan communicated a summary of Board of Trustees actions on Saturday, February 23. Planned facilities projects in the arts and sciences, annual capital planned purchases and planned refurbishments throughout campus, and the establishment of the 2008-2009 comprehensive fee are the topics in his communication.

Update on Security Alerts: On Thursday, February 21, Dean Tolliver sent an update on the sexual assault alerts that have been issued since September 2007, and invited the community to a forum today, at 2 p.m., in the Winston Room.

Campus News
SLU's Brush Gallery Exhibiting 'Trees And Rivers' Of Latin America
An exhibition focusing on the relationship of literature, the visual arts and the physical environment in Latin America will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from March 5 through April 13.For more
'Poetry In Piano' Performance March 2 At St. Lawrence
Oni Buchanan will present a "Poetry in Piano" concert at St. Lawrence University on Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m. in Gilbert Recital Hall, Noble University Center. The event, the annual Hutchison Keyboard Concert, is open to the public free of charge.For more
Poet Cornelius Eady To Speak In SLU's Writers Series
Poet Cornelius Eady will speak and read from recent works in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the University's Writers Series, is open to the public, free of charge.For more
Event At SLU Celebrates Physics Prof's Book About Faith
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Science Libraries will hold a celebration for the publication of the book The Sky Is Not A Ceiling: An Astronomer's Spiritual Discovery by St. Lawrence University Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue on Friday, February 29, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. O'Donoghue will speak at the event, which is open to the public, free of charge.For more
Justin Pesony '08 Nominated For National Award, You Can Vote!!
Men's ice hockey goaltender Justin Pesony '08 is one of 10 Division I players in the nation nominated for the Lowe's Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) Award, presented each year "to the outstanding senior NCAA Division I Student Athlete of the Year." Fans' votes help determine the winner.Read and Vote!

Saints Athletics
The men's basketball team swept Vassar and RPI to clinch first place in the Liberty League. The Saints will host the league playoffs Friday and Saturday. The women's basketball team also swept RPI and Vassar and will enter the playoffs at William Smith as the second seed. Women's hockey won by a combined 18-3 over Princeton and Quinnipiac to close out the regular season. The Saints will be the No. 2 seed in the ECAC playoffs and host Yale this weekend. Women's swimming placed ninth out of 17 teams at the New York State Championships, with first-year student Hannah Grims earning provisional NCAA qualifying standards in the 200-yard breaststroke.More Athletics news

Web Site Updates and Features

Blogging from Campus: Keep up with Jessica Sullivan'08 as she blogs from campus: Here's a sample: My senior project is starting to demand a lot of time from me, as I have my first deadline next week. My goal is, by next Wednesday, to have completed and edited 20 pages of strong writing on the history and status quo of the tourism industry in Europe, focusing on the major changes that have occurred within the past century. My next benchmark will be 20 pages of a similar topic but with the focus on tourism on and near Native American lands in the United States. Read more!

We're on Facebook!
Network, find friends, announce events on the new SLU Facebook page, which already has 598 fans. Check us out on Facebook (you need a Facebook account of your own to see ours) and MySpace (with 746 friends on this social networking space).

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.

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.

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News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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