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News Digest
July 7, 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:

Master Calendar of Events
St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
Saints Athletics

Campus News
Alumni Council elects new officers and new members
St. Lawrence's Alumni Executive Council has a new slate of officers, and several new members have joined the Council, which gathered recently for a meeting at the University's Canaras Conference Center.
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Web Site Updates and Features

NEW Summer blogs!

Tsewang 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. Here's an excerpt: Schools Without Borders works with various youth-led organizations in Toronto and around the world. ManifesTO is one of them. This year ManifesTO worked with LuminaTO, Toronto festival of arts and creativity, to put up some exhibitions. Therefore, ManifesTO sent me to Regent Park, which is a diverse community as many immigrants live there. Read Tsewang's blog

Hassan Raza'11 is blogging from his internship at The Chautauqua Institute, where he is part of a three-student team examining the Abrahamic religions. Here's an excerpt: In Pakistan we not only suffer extreme religious fundamentalism but a complex mix of tribalism, retrogressive cultural values, and a decayed criminal justice system. Countering the institutions of hate, violence, and injustice that divide us - we need institutions of peace, music, art and unity like Seeds of Peace and the Chautauqua Institute to celebrate cultures, religions and emphasize human interaction through religious and political dialogue. 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!

NEW Athletics Facilities Tour!
We've updated and enhanced the athletics facilities tour (link takes you to the Athletics home page and then you click on the photo of the tour to open a new window) Enjoy the tour!

We're on Facebook!

Network, find friends, announce events on the SLU Facebook page, which has 1,171 fans. Check us out on Facebook (you need a Facebook account of your own to see ours) and become a fan!

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!

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 400 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 NEW profiles throughout the web site.

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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