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News Digest
August 17, 2009
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

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Campus News
National Science Foundation Awards SLU Grant For Electron-Scanning Microscope
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded St. Lawrence University a $381,000 grant to purchase an electron-scanning microscope that will be used for multidisciplinary research, research training and undergraduate education.
For more
Depression Screening Program Wins Award
A national project to improve screening for depression in college students, in which the University's Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center has participated, has won an Innovation in Quality Improvement Award from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
For more
St. Lawrence In the News
Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker is quoted extensively in an article titled "Alice in Borderland," by Charles Foran in the August 13 issue of the Canadian magazine Walrus. In the article, the writer takes a "tour" of places that shaped the life and writing of author Alice Munro, using Thacker and his book, Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives, as guides.
St. Lawrence's "go to school green" list was posted on the SocialYell blog on August 10, as well as SocialYell's Facebook and Twitter pages.
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was cited in ABC News "20/20" co-anchor John Stossel's blog entry August 11 and included in his nationally syndicated newspaper column August 12.
For more Laurentians in the 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 past Student Views Videos by Chelsea Nuffer '10, the SLU helicopter video and any other videos we create over the next months.

This week, Chelsea is taking a quick break between her summer internship and fall semester. We'll welcome her back with a new video very soon!
Last week:
Chelsea talks with President Fox and a whole host of wise Laurentians about "what every St. Lawrence student should know."Go directly to Chelsea's video.


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.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Admissions Interns Jordyn Buzza '11 of Ottawa, Canada, and Alex Showerman '10, from Grantham, NH
First-Year student Natalie Cainaru '13, from Buffalo, NY
Assistant Director of Admissions John Gursky'07

*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.


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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.

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.

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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