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News Digest
November 2, 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

Flu Update: The Flu web site will be updated regularly, and emails will directly communicate our status. At this point, the University is fully functional with all official activities and business.

We intend to remain to remain open, to prevent illness as much as possible, to monitor levels of illness, to treat ill students effectively if they remain on campus, and to consider closing only if the numbers of ill employees and students become so large that safe and effective campus operations are compromised. There is no target number for this threshold.

If you have a fever plus either a sore throat or cough, call the Torrey Health Center at x5392 for an appointment. Students will be asked to stay in their room, and their healthy roommate(s) will be relocated to an isolation space. He/she will receive a "Stay-in-your-Room" toolkit with supplies for 5-7 days, and dining services will provide food delivery. Hospitalization is an option for those students who are too ill to remain on campus. We're advising students who are on campus and recovering to stay in their rooms while they have a fever, and for 24 hours after the fever goes away without the use of a fever-reducer as supplied by the health center.

Campus News
SLU Inauguration Event Centerpieces Include Canned Goods Donated To Pantries
Centerpieces that adorned tables during the celebration of the Inauguration of St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox contained something special that is being shared with the community.
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Class Of 2003 Graduate Elected To St. Lawrence University Board
Breanne E. Malloy, of New York City, has been elected to a four-year term as a McCurdy/Sprague trustee on the St. Lawrence University Board of Trustees. A 2003 graduate of the University, she is a vice-president in the fixed-income sales and trading division at Goldman Sachs & Co. With the firm for almost seven years, Malloy began her career there as a summer intern between her junior and senior years at St. Lawrence.
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Poet Nathaniel Mackey In St. Lawrence's Writers Series
Poet Nathaniel Mackey will speak and read from recent works in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, November 10, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the University's Writers Series, is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU Hosting Native American Social Dance
A Native American social dance will be held at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, November 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Eben Holden Conference Center. The event, supported with funding from the ALCOA Foundation, is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU Speaker To Address 'Politics Of Race'
"The Shifting Politics of Race in the Age of Obama" is the topic for a talk by Melissa Harris-Lacewell at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Essay By Psychology Prof Thacher Winner In Writing Contest
An essay by Associate Professor of Psychology Pamela Thacher received Honorable Mention in the 2009 North Country Writers Contest, hosted by SUNY Jefferson in Watertown.
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St. Lawrence in the News
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz has posted an essay on the Web site for the PBS Program "Nightly Business Report," dated October 29, and titled "Government Meddling in Bank Executive Pay is Not Going to Help."
Erin Cook '09 is profiled in the Education 09-10 edition of the national magazine Indian Country Today.
For more Laurentians in the News

Saints Sports
Men's hockey returned to Appleton arena this weekend to host non-league foe Sacred Heart. The Saints won 6-3 Friday, but had to rally for a 3-3 tie on Saturday. Women's hockey also played at home this weekend, and swept ECAC conference foes Yale (3-1) and Brown (4-0). Earlier in the week Saints dropped a 4-1 decision to Clarkson. Men's and women's cross country both won team titles at the Saratoga Invitational. Volleyball advanced to the finals of the NY Regional Tournament before losing, 3-2, to New York University, the top ranked team in the region. During the weekend, coach Melissa DeRan became the school's all-time winningest volleyball coach. Football lost at home to Susquehanna, 21-7. Men's soccer ended its season with a resounding defeat of Clarkson, 6-2. For More

Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, November 2
7 p.m. - Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers
8 p.m. -Church Neuroscience Lecture: John Salamone
Tuesday, November 3
7:30 p.m. - Economics Speaker Series: David Beito
Wednesday, November 4
8 p.m. - Mainstage Production: Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive
Thursday, November 5
4:30 p.m. - Talk on Abraham Lincoln
8 p.m. - Mainstage Production: Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive
Friday, November 6
8 p.m. - Mainstage Production: Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive
Saturday, November 7
1 p.m. - Swimming vs. RIT; Football vs. Rochester, Weeks Field
8 p.m. - Mainstage Production: Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive

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 visits Theme Cottages and suites to learn more about their contributions to campus life. Go directly to Chelsea's video.

Last week:
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.

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.

Four recent podcasts are posted:
American Shakespeare Center on Tour at SLU
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!

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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