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News Digest
February 1, 2010
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Campus News
'Fortune' Editor To Speak At St. Lawrence
Andy Serwer, managing editor of Fortune magazine, will give a talk called "Money Markets and Mayhem" at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, February 11, at 7 p.m. in Eben Holden. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
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President Fox Edits Book In Church History Series
President William L. Fox '75 is the editor of a new book in the Studies in Church History series published by Peter Lang publishing, The Protestant International and the Huguenot Migration to Virginia, by David E. Lambert.
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Rev. Shaun Whitehead Selected For Chautauqua Program
Associate Chaplain Shaun Whitehead has been selected to serve as a Chaplain-of-the-Week for the Chautauqua United Church of Christ Society. She will participate in the program in August of 2010.
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Geoff Baum '10 Presents Research In Puerto Rico
On January 10-13, Geoff Baum '10, of Lockport, NY, and Physics Laboratory Coordinator Jeffrey Miller attended the 3rd ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The NSF-funded workshop centers on research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies. Baum presented his SYE computer science project, conducted with Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Richard Sharp, titled "Numerical N-Body Simulation and Visualization" to the group, including computer simulations he created that demonstrate the interaction of massive galaxies.
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St. Lawrence in the News
An opinion piece by Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo, on the outcome of the Senate election in Massachusetts, was published in The Huffington Post on January 28, 2010.
Two articles by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, on the college search process from a free-market/Libertarian perspective, were cited on the National Review Online blog "Phi Beta Cons" on January 28, 2010. The post calls attention to the writing component of St. Lawrence's First-Year Program.
F. King Alexander '87, president of California State University at Long Beach, is the author of an essay published by the Inside Higher Ed Web site on January 28, 2010, titled "Make 'Maintenance of Effort' Permanent." The piece addresses the renewal by Congress of the Higher Education Act and economic stimulus legislation provisions requiring states to fund higher education systems at certain minimum levels in order to receive some federal funding.
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Saints Sports
Men's basketball upped its unbeaten streak to three games, and has now won five of its last six, after defeating Hobart 68-57 and Hamilton 68-53 at the Burkman Gymnasium this weekend. Women's basketball beat William Smith 84-68, but dropped a 62-50 decision to Hamilton. Men's hockey had a pair of thrilling games during its trip to Central New York, losing 2-1 to No. 8 ranked Cornell on a late Big Red goal, but then bouncing back with a come-from-behind 3-2 overtime victory at Colgate Saturday. Women's hockey tied Cornell 2-2 for its school-record seventh tie of the year, and lost to Colgate 2-1. Men's squash had a 2-1 weekend, defeating Vermont and Hamilton after losing to Western Ontario on the Robie Squash Courts. Women's squash lost to Hamilton. Men's track was led by Dan Ramsey '11 and Eric Jones '10 at the Terrier Invitational. Wendy Pavlus '11 shaved eight seconds off her school record in the 5000 meters for women's track at the same event. Chris Woolston '10 won three events as men's swimming and diving defeated Nazareth. The women dropped their meet with Nazareth.
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Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, February 1
12 p.m. - Celebrating Black History Month, Gunnison Chapel
4:30 p.m. - Budget Basics 2
10:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "2012"
Tuesday, February 2
7 p.m. - Women's Hockey vs. Clarkson, Appleton Arena
Thursday, February 4
7:30 p.m. - Contemporary Issues Forum: Lisa Brooten
8 p.m. - ACE Film: "Law Abiding Citizen/Ninja Assassin"
10:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "Law Abiding Citizen/Ninja Assassin"
Friday, February 5
7 p.m. - Women's Hockey vs. Union, Appleton Arena
Saturday, February 6
2 p.m. - ACE Film: "Law Abiding Citizen/Ninja Assassin"
4 p.m. - Women's Hockey vs. RPI, Appleton Arena
Sunday, February 7
2:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "Law Abiding Citizen/Ninja Assassin"

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 now has a partner in crime, Kitty Higgins '13, who will be working with Chelsea this semester, and then taking over for her when Chelsea graduates in May. Meet Kitty in this week's video, and also see what's happening on campus at the start of the new semester. Watch the video!

New podcasts are posted:
Professor Rosales speaks about climate justice as part of the Contemporary Issues Forum
The latest installment in Louise Gava's series Sustainable You, Sustainable SLU

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Haley Bowman '10, from Kansas City, MO
Ashley Robin '13, from Rehoboth, MA
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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