October 19, 2009
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A reminder that News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and
Web feature stories.
Master Calendar of Events
St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
Inauguration Event Reminders
These Events Are
Open to All/No Tickets Needed/Please Come!!
Wednesday, October 21
The Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes
"What Dare We Expect?"
A Contemporary Issues Forum/Katherine Fraser Mackay Endowed Lecture
Eben Holden Center
Friday, October 23
"Music for an Inauguration"
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, Organist-in-residence
Inauguration Seminar Series: Civil Rights and Social Justice
St. Lawrence’s Contemporary Issues Forum in 2009-2010 focuses on the theme of Civil Rights and Social Justice. We have invited faculty, students and alumni to team up for panel discussions on topics that contribute to exploration of our theme.
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Science and Justice
The Cosmology of Jug Band
The Underground, Noble Center for the Arts
Community Partners: SLU and North Country Correctional Facilities
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Gender Studies, Sexuality and the Law
Planning for Peace and Justice
These Events Require Free Tickets
Tickets to SLU's Got Talent! and to the Nik and the Nice Guys concert are available now at:
Sullivan Student Center Information Desk
Student Center Desk Hours
Friday, October 23
SLU’s Got Talent! A Showcase of Student Performances
Free ticket required, available at the Sullivan Student Center Information Desk
Saturday, October 24
Nik and the Nice Guys Concert
Leithead Field House
Nik and the Nice Guys, a world-famous, high-energy rock and roll band featuring 11 multi-talented musicians/performers, was formed at St. Lawrence in the 1970s and still owned and managed by St. Lawrence alumni.
Free ticket required and available at the Sullivan Student Center Information Desk
|Adirondack Semester Reunion
Over 60 alumni, faculty and friends attended a reunion celebrating the 10th anniversary of St. Lawrence's Adirondack Semester program. The event was held near the site of the program in late September.
|West African Textiles On Exhibition At SLU Gallery
A collection of textiles from West Africa, a gift from alumni, will be on exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from October 28 through December 16. The gallery will also host a number of events in conjunction with the exhibition, "From Weave to Web: West African Textiles from the collection of Christopher D. Roy and Nora Leonard Roy."
|SLU Gallery Exhibiting Works By Nigerian Artist
An exhibition titled "(Of) Lines and Lives: Drawings by Victor Ekpuk" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from October 27 through December 12.
|St. Lawrence's Brush Art Gallery Deaccessioning Works
St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, which maintains a permanent collection of works numbering over 7,000, plans to deaccession about 150 paintings and sculptures. Plans are under way for the works to be auctioned October 30, by North Country auctioneer Kip Blanchard.
|Students, Parents Donate to Cancer Research
Over 200 people participated in a five-kilometer run/walk on Family Weekend, resulting in a donation of $2,300 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists.
| Chemistry Honor Society Inducts Three Students
Chymist, the University's chemistry honorary society, recently inducted three new members, all in the Class of 2010.
|St. Lawrence in the News
Dean of Student Life Joe Tolliver is quoted in a story in a special Diversity in Academe supplement of The Chronicle of Higher Education, dated October 16. The story is about how colleges are managing diversity programs in difficult economic times and includes a photograph of Tolliver.
The First-Year Program's Eaton College ("Thoreau Lives!") and the Adirondack Semester were mentioned in a blog post on the American Feast's Sustainable Food Blog October 9; the post was about college students learning to appreciate made-from-scratch local foods.
|Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz is the author of a blog post on the Web site for the PBS program "Nightly Business Report." In the post, dated October 16, Horwitz examines the role of the Federal Reserve.
For more Laurentians in the News
Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
8:00 p.m. Writers Series Reading by Scott Russell Sanders Sykes Common Room
4:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. Potsdam State
6:30 PM Women's Field Hockey vs. Middlebury
7:30 PM Contemporary Issues Forum/Mackay Lecture: Rev. Peter Gomes of Harvard , Eben Holden
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sr. Class Dinner with the Board of Trustees
Noon in the Chapel Organ Recital
Noon - 5:00 PM Make a Difference Day
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Inauguration Seminar Series: Science and Justice, The Cosmology of the Jug Band, Community Partners: SLU and North Country Correctional Facilities
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Inauguration Seminar Series: Gender Studies, Sexuality and the Law; Planning for Peace and Justice; Access and Equity in Higher Education
4:00 PM Coed Swimming vs. Clarkson
7:00 PM Women's Ice Hockey vs. Boston University
9:00 PM SLU's Got Talent!! , Gulick Theatre
11:00 AM Installation Ceremony for President William L. Fox, available via Web cast in Winston Room to those who do not have tickets
12:15 PM All-Campus reception following Installation Ceremony
3:00 PM Women's Ice Hockey vs. UNH
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM "The Age of Stupid" global climate change movie
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.
Current video, Chelsea asks "Where in the world are St. Lawrence students?" She hasn't lost her friends and classmates, she's discovering the many places in the world they have studied! Listen to a few study abroad stories, in Part 2 of a two-part series. 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.
Podcasts: A new podcast is posted: Physics Professor, Aileen O'Donoghue Talks About Her First Book "The Sky Is Not A Ceiling"
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
John Gursky '07, Assistant Director of Admissions
What's next? by Rachel Berman '10, who will document her search for post-graduation plans.
The Weave, 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.
Projet Blog en France (SLU Blog from France), a blog by the students in our France Program.
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