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News Digest
June 1, 2009
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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 by linking to our Master Calendar of Events.
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

Employees: Plan to attend:

JUNE 2, 2009
11 am - 2 pm
Winston Room, Student Center

Campus News
Reunion Remembrances
Check out photos from the 2009 all-class reunion, May 28-31 at St. Lawrence. Read President Sullivan's sermon at Sunday's Service of Remembrance.
Photo Album
President Sullivan's Sermon
Saranac Lake Spanish Teacher Awarded Fellowship By St. Lawrence
Trisha A. Wickwire, a high school Spanish teacher at Saranac Lake Central School, has been awarded a fellowship by
St. Lawrence University that will allow her to study in Peru during the summer.
For more

Summer Internship Fellowships Awarded To 28 Students
The American Council on Education, NBC, Weitzman Science Institute, Dartmouth Medical School and the New York Rangers are among the diverse placements for St. Lawrence summer internships. Twenty-eight students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2009, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services office.
For more
St. Lawrence In the News
The Chronicle of Higher Education published a letter to the editor from President Daniel Sullivan in its May 29 issue, headlined "Monitor Net Tuition, Not Sticker Price." The letter outlined President Sullivan's thoughts on an interview The Chronicle had published online with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Associate Professor of Biology Karl McKnight is quoted in an article titled "Garden of Earthly Delights," about foraging for mushrooms in the Adirondacks, in Adirondack Life magazine's "2009 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors." McKnight is a former director of the University's Adirondack Semester.
For more Laurentians in the News
Saints Sports Highlights
The Saints women's crew team competed in the NCAA Rowing Championships this weekend in Camden, NJ and the varsity eight boat finished second in the Division III Petite Final. The JV boat was third in the third Final race. The men's team won the Liberty League Novice Crew of the Year award. Willi Steinrotter has been named head alpine coach for the St. Lawrence program.
For more Saints news

Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders

SLU Media Room
: We've collected up and created a central location for all St. Lawrence videos! Now you can visit our Media Room to see Student Views Videos by Chelsea Nuffer '10, the SLU helicopter video and any other videos we create over the next months.


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.
Listen to a new podcast: The Writer's Series reading with David Shields.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

*Admissions Counselor John Gursky is blogging. Read more from John
*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.

*Projet Blog en France details life in Rouen for our students in residence there.
* SLU blog desde Espana has some new entries from Spring semester. Check it out!

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 three 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.


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.

The Spring issue of the St. Lawrence magazine is entitled The Chronicle of a Legacy, and features highlights of the ways
St. Lawrence has grown and been strengthened in the years 1996-2009. As a special web-only feature, view our photo album: A Photographic Tribute to the Sullivan Legacy.

We're on Facebook!

Join the 2,796 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.

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!

360 Virtual Tours!
We've photographed 15 spaces throughout campus to show each in a 360-degree panoramic view.

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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