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News Digest
August 24, 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
Welcome Class of 2013!
The 580 members of the Class of 2013 were welcomed to the University community over the weekend, and formally became enrolled at a Matriculation ceremony on Sunday, August 23. The members of the class (53 percent women, 47 percent men) come from 25 U.S. states and represent 16 nationalities. Learn more about the class by viewing their profile (composed July 15); final stats will be made available later in the semester. Mid-week, look for our online Orientation Photo Album and texts of speeches by President Fox, Dean Lehr, Dean Cowdrey and others.

'U.S. News & World Report' Lists St. Lawrence Among Best Colleges
St. Lawrence University has risen two places in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of national liberal arts colleges, just released. St. Lawrence University is Number 56 among the 266 best, most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the nation.
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Research Paper By Adrienne Woodworth '10 Published
A research paper co-authored by Adrienne Woodworth '10, of Burke, NY, has been published in the June 2009 edition of the SIGACCESS Newsletter.
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Community Members Welcome In St. Lawrence Music Ensembles
Membership in several of St. Lawrence University's music ensembles is open to the community.
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New Faculty Members
New faculty members recently gathered for a photo during their orientation sessions.
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St. Lawrence In the News
An article by President William L. Fox, "Mastering the Idea of a Master Plan," appears in the 2008-2009 Presidential Perspectives edition of Best Practices in Higher Education.
St. Lawrence's "go to school green" list is the subject of a story in the July/August issue of University Business magazine, in its "Behind the News" section.
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! Recently:
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!

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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