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News Digest
February 8, 2010
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Campus News
'Shower Of Stoles' To Be Exhibited
The Shower of Stoles Project, a collection of liturgical stoles and other sacred items representing the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith, will be exhibited at St. Lawrence University from February 15 through 19.
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SLU Chapel Organ Recital Includes Spirituals, Music Of Civil Rights Movement
A free "noon in the chapel" recital will be held on Friday, February 19, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public and those attending are encouraged to bring a lunch to enjoy along with the performance.
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'Central NY Artists' Exhibition Includes Works By Prof. Dane
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane are included in the 62nd Exhibition of Central New York Artists at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. The exhibition runs from February 6 through May 2, and Dane will give a gallery talk on Wednesday, March 10.
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Article By Prof. Willis Published In Journal
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Jessica Willis is the author of an article titled "Girls Reconstructing Gender: Agency, Hybridity and Transformations of 'Femininity'," published in the journal Girlhood Studies, Volume 2, Number 2, Winter 2009.
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St. Lawrence Student Organizations Raise $2000 for Haiti Relief
An event sponsored by SLU for Peace recently raised $1300 for Haitian relief efforts. In addition, Kappa Delta Sigma donated $500 and the Panhellenic Council another $200 to bring the total to $2000. The money raised will be going to Oxfam, International.
Alumni News
Derrick Pitts '78 Named 'History-Maker In the Making'
Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 has been named one of the TheGrio's "100 Black History-Makers in the Making."
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Heather McCauley '06 Co-Author Of Published Study
Heather McCauley '06 is a co-author of a newly published study examining how partner violence affects women's reproductive health.
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St. Lawrence in the News
The Watertown Daily Times ran a feature story on the front page on January 31, 2010, about a First-Year Seminar taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer MacGregor, "Identity in the Internet Age." As an assignment, students in the seminar are asked to "un-plug" for two weeks and keep a journal about the experience. Read the story.
An opinion piece by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, titled "The Verizon Wireless Cure for Health Care Reform," was published in The Christian Science Monitor on February 4, 2010. Read the piece.
The Campus Kitchen Project, which involves collecting "reclaimed" food from dining services and area schools to provide meals to people in the community, was the subject of a feature story in the Watertown Daily Times on January 29, 2010.Read the story.
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Saints Sports
Women's hockey entered the home stretch of its season with a great three-game run last week. The Saints picked up six crucial ECAC points with wins over No. 3 ranked Clarkson (4-2), Union (5-0) and RPI (3-1). The Saints are in fourth place, a point out of third with four games to play. Men's hockey ended a four-game road swing by earning only one point in the Capital District. The Saints tied RPI, 3-3, but were dumped by Union, 4-2. Women's basketball won three last week, defeating Clarkson, 70-62, Vassar, 64-39, and RPI, 62-38. Men's basketball won two of three, knocking off Clarkson 67-62 and Vassar 80-62 before seeing their five-game win streak end with a tough 66-61 loss at RPI. In nordic skiing, Eric Wolcott '10 led the Saints to a second place finish in the 15K freestyle at the Vermont Carnival Sunday. Saturday, Wolcott, Zach Wetherell '10 and Ben Knowles '10 each earned top 10 finishes to pace the Saints to a third-place team finish. For alpine skiing, the women's team placed sixth in the slalom. Men's squash upset No. 12 Franklin and Marshall, 5-4, to improve to 12-8 heading into nationals. Women's squash was 0-2 and has a record of 6-10 heading to nationals.
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Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Tuesday, February 9
4:30 p.m. - Recession Task Force Discussion Forum for Employees; Poetry for Peace
Wednesday, February 10
4:30 p.m. - Recession Task Force Discussion Forum for Employees
Thursday, February 11
7:00 p.m. - Contemporary Issues Forum: Andy Serwer, managing editor of Fortune magaizne
8:00 p.m. - ACE Film: "Where the Wild Things Are"
10:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "Where the Wild Things Are"
Friday, February 12
7 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Quinnipiac, Appleton Arena
Saturday, February 13
11 a.m. - Men's and women's indoor track: Liberty League Championships, Newell Field House
2 p.m. - ACE Film: "Where the Wild Things Are"
4 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Princeton, Appleton Arena
Sunday, February 14
2:30 p.m. - ACE Film: "Where the Wild Things Are"

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.

Hot tea, favorite hat, warm coat, cross country skiing, sitting in front of the fire place in the Sullivan Student Center with friends--these are just a few of the favorite ways our students and staff enjoy winter. Watch the video!

Last week: Kitty Higgins '13 checks out what's happening on campus at the start of the new semester. Watch the video!

New podcasts are posted:
Gina Kingsbury '04 Goes for Olympic Gold Again - SLU on Public Radio
Economics Professor Steve Horwitz Comparing His Study on Hurricane Katrina to the Disaster in Haiti
SLU Nordic Skiing Interview with Coach Ethan Townsend - Athletics

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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