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News Digest
June 30, 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
University's Programs In Kenya Resume With Summerterm, courses in Ireland, Austria and Senegal
St. Lawrence's programs of study have resumed in Kenya, with three Summterterm courses taught there. In addition, faculty have developed Summerterm courses in Ireland, Austria and Senegal, to expand students' options for international education.
For more
Students and Faculty Collaborate on Study about Cooperation
Results of research conducted by a collaborative team of economics students and faculty will be presented at the Economic Science Association (ESA) conference in Pasadena, California, this summer by Kim-Anh Le '09, of Vietnam. For more
Credit-Rating Agencies Upgrade University Bond Rating
The credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's upgraded St. Lawrence University's bond rating in June (2008), and Moody's reaffirmed its rating. Ratings, which reflect the relative financial strength of institutions, help determine their cost of borrowing and are therefore important measures of a university's financial health. For more

Web Site Updates and Features

NEW Summer blogs!

Tsewana Lama'10 is blogging from her internship with Schools Without Borders, and will blog when she returns home to Nepal later this summer, and through her study in China this fall. Read Tsewana's blog Hassan Raza'11 is blogging from his internship at The Chautauqua Institution, where he is part of a three-student team examining the Abrahamic religions. Read Hassan's blog

Visit SLULive! for our podcasts
, as well as features such as the Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video, our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cam. SLU Live!

Have you downloaded your SLU wallpaper?
We have a collection of some of our most beautiful photographic images that can be downloaded to your computer for desktop wallpaper...a wonderful way to remember St. Lawrence every day! Check out the wallpapers!

We're on Facebook!

Network, find friends, announce events on the SLU Facebook page, which has 1,145 fans. Check us out on Facebook (you need a Facebook account of your own to see ours) and become a fan!

News Digest Archive
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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