March 24, 2008
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Piskor Lecture April 8, On Latin American Poetry, Ecology
St. Lawrence University Professor of Professor of Modern Languages
and Literatures Steven F. White will deliver the
Frank P. Piskor
Faculty Lecture, "Trees and Rivers: Poetry and Ecology in Latin
America," on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m.
in Room 123 of the
Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
Mothers & Daughters' Filmmaker To Speak At St. Lawrence
and director Julia Pascal, who has taught courses in St. Lawrence
University's program of study in London, will give a talk at the
University on Wednesday, April 2, at 8 p.m. in Herring Cole, on "Jewish Mothers and Daughters." The event, made possible by the Rabbi Seymour
Siegel Memorial Lecture Endowment, is part of the Contemporary Issues
Forum at St. Lawrence and is open to the public, free of charge.
|SLU Prof's Book On Animal
Rights To Be Celebrated
The Friends of Owen D. Young and
Launders Libraries at St. Lawrence University will celebrate the
publication of Making a Killing: The Political Economy of Animal
Rights, by Assistant Professor of Sociology Robert J. Torres,
on Friday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen
D. Young Library. Torres will speak at the event, which is open to
free of charge.
Adiele In St. Lawrence Writers Series
Faith Adiele, who starred
in the PBS documentary "My Journey Home," about her life,
writings and trip to Nigeria, will be
at St. Lawrence University
on Monday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence
Hall. Adiele will speak and read from her work at the event, part
of the Writers Series, which is open to the public, free of charge.
| 'Porn Debate' Scheduled
At St. Lawrence
An event titled "The XXX Porn
Debate," with adult film actor Ron Jeremy and Craig Gross, who
runs an online community for people who feel they've become addicted
to pornography, will be at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday,
April 9, at 9 p.m. in Burkman Gymnasium. Tickets go on sale to the
public on Wednesday, April 2,
at the information desk in the Student
Center and the Brewer Bookstore. All tickets are $3; tickets will
be made available for sale to St. Lawrence students prior to April
Lawrence in the News
University Chaplain Kathleen Buckley and the "Build Your Own
Beliefs" program that she initiated at St. Lawrence were
included in a March 16 feature story in the Hartford (CT) Courant,
about Americans seeking spirituality outside of traditional organized
in the News
baseball team posted a 5-5 record on its spring trip, including a
4-3 win over Liberty League rival Union.
Softball went 3-9 down
south, while the women's lacrosse team won three straight after
an opening loss. Men's lacrosse lost its first two games, 17-10
to Bowdoin and 11-10 to defending national champ Salisbury. Women's
tennis was 2-1 and men's tennis 1-2 in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
While you're checking athletics news, enjoy the re-designed Athletics Web site! More
Site Updates and Features
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. Check out the March/April profiles throughout the web site.
SLU Traditions and Fun Facts: In March 1962, plans to relocate SUNY Canton to a new campus across the Grasse River were unveiled;
St. Lawrence acquired all buildings from Piskor Hall south. If you were here in 2005-2006, you participated in St. Lawrence University's 150th anniversary celebration. We've maintained the Sesquicentennial Web site as our Tradition site, and it has features such as This Month in SLU History, Campus Traditions, Then & Now Photo galleries, and Fun Facts. Check it out and become an expert on SLU!
Blogging from campus with Jessica Sullivan'08: My plans for next year are finally becoming somewhat more concrete. (Notice my hesitancy to make a definite statement...) I, along with several of my close friends, have advanced to the final stage of Teach for America. That means I will have an in-person interview and teaching session the Wednesday after spring break. I will find out on April 18th (coincidentally, the same day I present my senior research project) whether or not TFA will offer me a position for the coming fall. Keep your fingers crossed! ... Read
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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.
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