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News Digest
October 26, 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
SLU installs William L. Fox as 18th president with a weekend of authentic University and regionally focused events
From Wednesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 25, St. Lawrence University took time to celebrate its culture mission and location, as the occasion of the installation of our 18th president gave us such opportunties.

Our coverage of the Inauguration is a work-in-progress, so keep checking back to the Inauguration Web site and we'll announce when new material is added. For now, enjoy:

Speeches from the Installation Ceremony, including the remarks from President Fox and keynote speaker Senator Susan Collins '75
A photo album from the weekend
A video of student best wishes and engagement with the festivities, by Chelsea Nuffer'10.
Send best wishes to President and Mrs. Fox.

More photo albums and a video of the entire ceremony will be posted soon.
For More

'Food-Motivated Behavior' Examined In St. Lawrence Lecture
"Cannabinoid Regulation of Food-Motivated Behavior: Antagonists, 'Anti-munchies' and Anxiety" is the topic of a talk to be given at St. Lawrence University by John Salamone, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Divisional Head of Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut, on Monday, November 2, at 8 p.m. in Eben Holden. The event, the Richard D. Church Lecture in Neuroscience, is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
Piscataway Indian Nation Singers And Dancers Performing At St. Lawrence
Mark Tayac and the Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers will perform at St. Lawrence University on Monday, November 2, at 7 p.m. in Leithead Field House. The performance is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
Civil Rights And Economic Power Topic For Talk At SLU
David Beito, professor of history at the University of Alabama, will give a talk at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall on his recent book, co-authored with his wife Linda Royster Beito, entitled Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard's Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power. The event, part of the visiting speaker series in political economy and the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
SLU To Present Pulitzer-Winning 'How I Learned To Drive'
Performances of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned To Drive will be at St. Lawrence University Wednesday through Saturday, November 4-7, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theatre. Admission is free, but tickets are required. The play deals with mature subject matter and is not suitable for children.
For more
St. Lawrence Hosts Historian's Talk On Abraham Lincoln
Historian David Gerleman, assistant editor for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project, will give a talk titled "Have you seen A. Lincoln? Searching for Old Abe in the National Archives" on Thursday, November 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
For more
St. Lawrence in the News
Professor of Government C. Fred Exoo was quoted in an October 23 story in Canada's National Post newspaper, about the campaigns in New York's 23rd congressional district.
Dana Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker was interviewed at length on the October 20 edition of the show "Everything Is Broken," with Jim Lynch, on WUSB, the radio station of SUNY Stony Brook, about Canada's relationship with the United States, and why Americans don't know much about their neighbors to the north.

For more Laurentians in the News

Saints Sports
Field hockey closed out the Liberty League season in a three-way tie for first place after beating RPI 4-2 and Vassar 3-0. The Saints are 12-3 overall and currently ranked 20th in the country. It was another championship weekend for three other SLU teams. Women's cross country defended its state title, led by Jenna Hulton '12 winning the overall title. Men's cross country also won the state title, paced by overall champion Dan Ramsey '11. Volleyball went undefeated in taking the Hamilton Continental Classic and improving to 25-5 overall. Women's soccer finished its season with a 4-0 win over RPI and a 2-0 loss to Vassar. Men's soccer dropped both of its games, 3-2 to Vassar and 2-1 to RPI. Football was involved in a defensive struggle at RPI, in miserable weather conditions, and dropped a 10-7 decision to the Engineers. Women's hockey was fit to be tied this weekend, but happy to be so in the end. The Saints rallied in the third period in both games, 2-2 vs. Boston University and 3-3 against New Hampshire. Men's hockey dropped a 4-1 decision to Clarkson in a non-league game. For More

Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, October 26
11 a.m. - Drawing Performance by Victor Ekpuk
7:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of Romeo and Juliet
Tuesday, October 27
7 p.m. - Lecture by Victor Ekpuk; Take Back the Night
7:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of All's Well that Ends Well
Wednesday, October 28
3 p.m. - Men's Soccer vs. Plattsburgh, MacAllaster Field
4 p.m. - Field Hockey vs. Cortland, North Country Field
4:30 p.m. - Gallery Discussion: Creating a Digital Image Collection
7:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of The Knight of the Burning Pestle
Thursday, October 29
6:30 p.m. - Laurentians In Residence: Media and Entertainment Careers
7 p.m. - West African Textiles: Lecture by Christopher Roy '70, Dean Eaton Formal Lounge
Friday, October 30
Midnight - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of The Knight of the Burning Pestle
4 p.m. - Women's Hockey vs. Yale, Appleton Arena
7:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of Romeo and Juliet
7:30 p.m. - Men's Hockey vs. Sacred Heart, Appleton Arena
8 p.m. - Australian Beebop Ragas Concert
Saturday, October 31
1 p.m. - Football vs. Susquehanna, Weeks Field
3 p.m. - Women's Hockey vs. Brown, Appleton Arena
7 p.m. - Men's Hockey vs. Sacred Heart, Appleton Arena
7:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of All's Well That Ends Well
Sunday, November 1
1:30 p.m. - American Shakespeare Center on Tour Performance of Romeo and Juliet

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.

Current video
, Chelsea goes behind the scenes at the Inauguration to talk with students who participated and students who send best wishes to President and Mrs. Fox.. Go directly to Chelsea's video.

Last week: 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

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.

Three new podcasts are posted:
Professor Steve Horwitz on The Federal Reserve
Feature interview on SLU Swimming and Diving Teams
Sustainable SlU, Sustainable You with Louise Gava

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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