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News Digest
January 12, 2009
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Happy New Year! News Digest resumes publication this week and will be in your Monday e-mail again weekly for the spring semester. A reminder that News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

To stay updated on campus events schedules, check out what's happening at St. Lawrence by linking to our Master Calendar of Events.

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Keep up with news releases and web features from past weeks St. Lawrence News and Features
Be updated on St. Lawrence's national visibility St. Lawrence In the News
Read all about the Saints teams at Saints Athletics

Campus News
'From King To Obama' Theme For Service At St. Lawrence
A service with the theme "From King to Obama: Today's Meaning of the Movement" will be held at St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel on Monday, January 19, at 5 p.m. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
Progressive Christian Worship Services At SLU Moving To 4 P.M.
The weekly Progressive Christian Worship service held on Sundays in Gunnison Memorial Chapel will be held at 4 p.m. each week, beginning Sunday, January 25.
For more
Woodblock Prints From North Korea On Exhibition In SLU's Brush Gallery
An exhibition titled "North Korean Images at Utopia's Edge" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from January 19 through March 12. The exhibition was organized by The Korea Society in New York City.
For more
Pianist/Organist Randall Atcheson To Perform At St. Lawrence
Randall Atcheson will give a piano recital at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, January 22, at 8 p.m. in the Underground, E.J. Noble University Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
St. Lawrence In the News
The January/February 2009 issue of Adirondack Explorer magazine includes an interview that intern Anna Rehm '11 conducted with conservationist Clarence Petty, as well as a feature story about Bernard Conners '51 that is illustrated with a photo of him playing football at St. Lawrence in 1949.
The online publication Inside Higher Ed ran a story January 6 about colleges that are planning special events tying together the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. The story included information about St. Lawrence.
"The Curious Capitalist," a blog on the Web site, mentioned Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, and his writings for the Austrian Economists blog, in a January 1 post.
The Aspen Times in Colorado, home-town paper of Katrina DeVore '10, ran a feature story December 29 about DeVore's experiences in the University's Adirondack Semester.
The Web site "UU World," published by the Unitarian Universalist Church, carried a news story on December 22 about the selection of William L. Fox '75 as the next president of St. Lawrence. The story included information about
the University's history.
More Laurentians in the News
Saints Sports
Men's hockey faced off with arch-rival Clarkson last weekend, and the Saints dominated the Golden Knights, winning 5-1 at Appleton on Saturday and 2-1 at Cheel Arena Sunday in a game televised nationally by ESPNU. Women's hockey split a weekend series with Boston College, winning 4-2 and losing 4-1. Men's basketball defeated Brockport 89-74 Sunday and were 3-1 during the holidays. Women's basketball defeated Hartwick 59-25, but dropped a low-scoring affair to Brockport, 39-36. Junior football player Gerard Bryant was named a first team All-American.
More SLU Sports

Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders


New Podcast: Viebranz Visiting Writer Richard Rubin
doesn't mind looking back over the previous year. But turning the page is even better. Richard Rubin is the author of Confederacy of Silence: A True Tale of the New Old South. He's spending the year teaching creative writing at St. Lawrence University.

(Bloggers are taking a break between semesters.)
Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Shaunie Cadieux '12
writes periodic articles about her life as a first year student, and has started a blog.
Bela Vonnak '09
, a psychology major, is a member of the Saints men's basketball team. Read Bela's blog.
Blake Carbone '09 and Josh Johnson '10
continue to blog for the academic year.  Read more from Blake and Josh.  
Admissions Counselors Bridget Everly and John Gursky are blogging. Read from Bridget and John
Projet Blog en France
SLU blog desde Espana
The Weave, created by Global Studies, is a public intellectual project that brings together a range of perspectives on local, national and global issues and on mainstream and independent media coverage of those issues.

SLU Live!
includes features such as the Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video and new helicopter video, our photo albums, our blogs, and our Web cam.


New Helicopter Video View of the North Country!

St. Lawrence collaborated with several regional institutions to commission a helicopter video of the North Country. Enjoy the video tour that begins with a bird's eye view of our varsity crew team practicing on the St. Lawrence river, then shares the Thousands Islands region, Canton, the St. Lawrence campus, the foothills of the Adirondacks, Canaras and the Upper Saranac Lake region.

Sports Desktop Wallpapers
We now have desktop wallpapers available for your home or office computers of all the winter sports teams, as well as men's and women's hockey. In addition to a stunning image of each sport, the 2008-09 schedules for each team will be right there for you to view. The spring teams will be added in the near future. Go to the homepage of your favorite winter sports teams and download today!

We're on Facebook!

Join the 2,244 fans of SLU on Facebook and sign up for RSS Feeds:

1. Go to
2. In the menu to the right of the St. Lawrence logo, click on Become a Fan
3. To subscribe to one of our RSS feeds for either regional Saints Network events or student blogs, click on the link that says Subscribe to this feed in your RSS Reader associated with the item you're interested in.

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.

St. Lawrence YouTube site
You can watch SLU videos in many ways, including links on our own Web site's SLU Live! page, and now, on an SLU YouTube site.

St. Lawrence is now on LinkedIn! LinkedIn is an online network of more than 25 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. Make connections today!

New 360 Virtual Tours!
We've photographed 14 spaces throughout campus to show each in a 360-degree panoramic view. Check out our 360s!

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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