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News Digest
January 18, 2010
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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
Tickets for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on Sale
Tickets for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, performing Sunday, January 24, in Gulick Theatre at St. Lawrence, go on sale to the campus community on January 18 at Brewer Bookstore and the Sullivan Center Information Desk. Tickets, only available to persons with a St. Lawrence University ID, are $5 for students and $10 for faculty/staff.  There is a maximum of two tickets per person.
'Service Of Song' Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day At St. Lawrence
"Let Freedom Sing! A Service of Song and Readings" will be held at St. Lawrence University in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 18, at 5 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
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'Flag International' At St. Lawrence's Brush Art Gallery
An exhibition of Lauri Lyons' photographs from "Flag: An American Story" and the multi-media "Flag International" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from January 18 through March 25. Lyons will give a talk about the works on Monday, February 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Carnegie 10. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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1963 March On Washington Recalled In SLU Gallery Exhibition
An exhibition of 48 photographs by Stanley Tretick, "And Freedom for All: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," will be on exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from January 18 through March 25.
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Chris Norman, David Greenberg Performing In Concert At St. Lawrence
"Let me in this ae night," a concert of 18th-century music from Scotland and 21st-century music from Cape Breton will be performed by Chris Norman (wooden flutes, bagpipes, voice and pump organ) and David Greenberg (violin, octave violin and pump organ) on Thursday, January 28, at 8 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University.
For more
Gender And Geopolitics Examined In Talk At SLU
"Human Rights, Gender and Geopolitics: Burma in the Media" is the topic of a talk by Lisa Brooten on Thursday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Eben Holden at St. Lawrence University. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Prof. Koon Serves On Denmark Ph.D. Panel
Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon recently served on a Ph.D. examination committee at the Danish Technical University's department of micro- and nanotechnology, in the Copenhagen area. The thesis being evaluated cited five separate papers written and published by Koon while at St. Lawrence, including two papers co-authored with former St. Lawrence Professor of Mathematics Collen J. Knickerbocker and one co-authored with Arshad A. Bahl '90 and Edward O. Duncan '88 while they were University students.
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St. Lawrence in the News
Trustee Kenneth Okoth '01 is the author of an essay titled "International Migration and Brain Circulation," published on the Diversity & Democracy Web site of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). In the essay, Okoth describes the opportunities made possible for him by being awarded a scholarship to study at St. Lawrence.

For more Laurentians in the News
Saints Sports
Men's hockey returned triumphantly to Appleton Arena after an extended road trip, blanking Colgate 4-0 Friday and playing nationally ranked Cornell to a thrilling 1-1 tie Saturday. Women's hockey was also 1-0-1 on the weekend, tieing Boston College 3-3 and then defeating the Eagles 4-0. Men's basketball split its weekend series, defeating Vassar 72-52 and losing to RPI, 75-71. Women's basketball dropped both of its games at Burkman Gymnasium, 50-46 to Vassar and 79-64 to RPI. Men's track opened the indoor season at Ottawa with four individual winners. For women's track, Alyssa Pirinelli '10 won both throwing events to pace the Saints. Swimming and diving defeated SUNY Potsdam Friday, but lost at Hartwick Saturday. At the SLU Carnival in Lake Placid, alpine skiing was led by Ashley-Kate Durham '13, Elena Rogers '12 and Heidi Robbins '11. The nordic skiing teams were paced by Caroline Carpenter '12, Eric Wolcott '10 and Johannah Luddington '10.
More Saints Sports
Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, January 18
Classes Resume
5 p.m. - Martin Luther King Service
Thursday, January 21
Alumni Council Winter meeting begins
7:30 p.m. - Contemporary Issues Forum: Jon Rosales (Listen to a related podcast from earlier this month)
8 p.m. - ACE Film: "Every Day is a Saturday and Contrast"
10:25 p.m. - ACE Film: "Miracle"
Friday, January 22
7 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Brown, Appleton Arena
Saturday, January 23
11 a.m. - Indoor track hosts SLU Invitational
2 p.m. - ACE Film: "Miracle"
7 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Yale, Appleton Arena
Sunday, January 24
2:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "Miracle"
7 p.m. - Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Concert (tickets available for those with SLU ID only)

Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders

SLU Media Room
: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos by Chelsea Nuffer '10 and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.

Chelsea is on winter break. In her most recent videos, she explored sights and sounds of St. Lawrence and Canton in the days preceding Winter Break, which began December 19. Enjoy snippets of the annual Candlelight Concert, especially! Watch the video!
She also explored the various student jobs on campus, providing students with career experience and connections to great people and programs. Watch the video.

New podcasts are posted:
Professor Rosales reports on Copenhagen Climate Change Conference

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.
SLU blog desde Espana (SLU Blog from Spain), a blog by the students in our Spain Program.


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