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News Digest
September 8, 2009
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

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

Campus News
Jillian Reich '11 Conducts Breakthrough Research For Internship
Jillian Reich '11, of Mendon, VT, participated in a 10-week internship with the U.S. Department of Energy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, during the summer.
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Anne Dunham '10 Named 'Student Of Impact' On Web Site
Anne K. Dunham '10, of Starksboro, VT, is featured on a Web site for an educational program on relationship violence, as a "Student of Impact."
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New Faculty and Staff Bios are posted on line to help us all get to know our new colleagues. Please take a look at the biographies of the great faculty, academic support staff and administrators who joined St. Lawrence between August 2008 and August 2009.
Jessica Willis Author Of Chapter In New Text
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Jessica Willis is the author of a chapter in the new text Relating to Environments: A New Look at Umwelt, published by Information Age Publishing, Inc.
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First 'Noon In The Chapel' Recital At SLU Sept. 25
The first in a series of free "noon in the chapel" recitals will be held on Friday, September 25, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The recitals are open to the public and those attending are encouraged to bring a lunch to enjoy along with the performances.
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Alumni In the News
Two St. Lawrence alumni have published new novels. Lorrie Moore '78 and Steve Amick '86 have earned national attention and positive acclaim from the national media.
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Master Calendar Highlights
September 8: 12:00 PM and 4:00 p.m.Time Management Seminar sponsored by Academic Advising
September 9: 8:00 PM: Writers Series: Francine Prose
September 11: 4:00 PM: Men's Soccer vs. Rochester, Volleyball vs. Oswego State; 6:00 p.m., Volleyball vs. Hamilton, 9:00 PM: Singer/songwriter Jason Levasseur
September 12: 2:00 PM: Men's Soccer vs Geneseo
Saints Sports
It was a great weekend for St. Lawrence soccer, as both teams swept their games en route to wining the Lotto Tournament. The women soccer team defeated Norwich 3-0 and Castleton State 6-0 at Clarkson, while men's soccer downed Keene St. 3-1 and SUNY Potsdam 6-0 at MacAllaster Field. Volleyball also won its tournament, winning all of its matches en route to claiming the Hartwick Invitational title. The Saints went 12-3 over four matches, defeating RIT, Union, Oswego and CCNY. Both men's and women's cross country teams claimed first place at the Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic. Field hockey opened its season with a split, losing 2-0 to Utica and beating Oneonta 3-2 in overtime. Football had a rough start to its campaign, losing 48-0 to a tough Ithaca team. For More
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 interviews students who are members of Laurentian families, including the Nuffers, five sisters and cousins at SLU this year; and one student who is the 23rd member of his family to attend St. Lawrence! Go directly to Chelsea's video.
Chelsea takes you on a campus tour--but it's a campus tour of the spaces and places that are off the beaten path, yet among our most popular and beautiful


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!

Natalie Cainaru '13, from Buffalo, NY
Haley Bowman'10, from Kansas City, MO
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.

New blog: "
Golden Thoughts" is a blog by and for visitors to Thailand, our newest international program at Payap University in Chiangmai.. Among the features: a series of self-study lessons intended for students and other travelers expecting to live, study, or work in Thailand. The first lesson introduces the Thai language’s basic building blocks, using the numbers one through ten to illustrate the main points, while also highlighting unexpected parallels in the English language. Along the way, you will also learn little bits about Thai culture.


We're on Facebook!

Join the 3,121 fans of SLU on Facebook and sign up for RSS Feeds:

1. Go to
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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.

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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