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News Digest
September 14, 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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St. Lawrence In the News
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Campus News
Alexander String Quartet In Concert At St. Lawrence September 16
The Alexander String Quartet, St. Lawrence University's quartet-in-residence, will perform in concert on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Gulick Theatre on campus. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU Student Group Of 'Canton Ambassadors' Offers 'Island Jam'
An afternoon of musical performances, aimed at bringing together area residents and college students, will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 4 to 7:30 at Willow Island Park. The Island Jam is open to everyone, free of charge, and follows events taking place in Canton for the Frederic Remington Arts Festival.
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Amy Atkins '10 Studies At Penland School Of Crafts
Amy Atkins '10, of Westerlo, NY, participated in a course at the prestigious Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC, during the summer. A fine arts/environmental studies major, Atkins took a course studying a variety of cold-glass-working techniques, led by artist Judith Schaetcher. Atkins was awarded a student work-study scholarship to attend.
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Journals Publish Research By Prof. Erlichman, Alumni
Two science journals recently published research co-authored by R. Sheldon '68 and Virginia H. Johnson Associate Professor of Biology Joseph Erlichman and St. Lawrence graduates, all of whom where Erlichman's students when the research was conducted.
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Memorial Service for Charlie Scanlon '10
A memorial service for Charlie Scanlon '10 will be held Saturday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Herring-Cole Grove. Charlie died on June 6, in a hiking accident in Australia. His friends and family will remember Charlie at the outdoor memorial.
St. Lawrence In the News
Dana Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker is the author of a review of Too Much Happiness, a collection of short stories by Alice Munro, in the September 2009 issue of The Literary Review of Canada.
A story in the September 8 New York Times, about tennis player Melanie Oudin's rise, noted that her father, John, graduated from
St. Lawrence (1981) and played lacrosse and soccer.
The Web site, which includes information, advice and news about health, environmental issues, family life and other topics, posted a story on September 3 about St. Lawrence's "go to school green" list, including a photo of the Johnson Hall of Science and links to the University's Web site.
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Master Calendar Highlights
September 15: 4:30 p.m., Poetry for Peace; 7:00 p.m., Volleyball vs. Cazenovia
September 16: 12 noon, Alexander String Quartet matinee; 4:00 p.m., Women's soccer vs. Oswego; 7:30 p.m., Alexander String Quartet
September 18: Augsbury North Country Scholar Visit Day; 4:00 p.m., Men's soccer vs RIT; Men's tennis, SLU Fall Classic
September 19: 9:00 a.m., Men's tennis fall classic; 10 a.m., Workshop on Microphones and Classroom Recording: 10:30 a.m. Memorial Service for Charlie Scanlon'10; 11:00 a.m., Cross Country Hoffman Invitational; 1:00 p.m., Women's Golf; 2:00 p.m., Women's Soccer vs. RIT;
September 20: 8:00 a.m., Women's Golf; 9:00 a.m., Men's Tennis fall classic
Saints Sports
Football bounced back for an impressive 21-17 victory over Norwich on the road Saturday. Women's soccer made it two tournament titles in as many weekends, beating Fredonia 3-0 and tieing Rochester 1-1, taking the Fredonia Tournament crown by goal differential. Men's soccer lost a tough overtime decision to undefeated Rochester Friday, but recovered to down Geneseo 3-2 Saturday, rallying late from a 2-1 deficit. Field hockey swamped Hartwick 4-1 and volleyball placed second at the local Victory Promotions Tournament. Women's golf won the St. Lawrence Invitational, while men's golf placed fifth. Women's tennis had two players win consolation championships, while men's tennis finished 1-2 at the Flower City Tournament.
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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 shares a day in the life of the Sullivan Student Center, which includes coffee, meetings, coffee, studying, coffee, food, music,'s the true heart of campus. Go directly to Chelsea's video.
Last 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!

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 podcast of Writers Series guest France Prose.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Natalie Cainaru '13, from Buffalo, NY
Haley Bowman '10, from Kansas City, MO
Katie Oram '11, from Melvin Village, NH
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.

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.


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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.

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