February 22, 2010
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A reminder that News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and
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Master Calendar of Events
St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
Many Laurentian Connections To Vancouver Olympics: An Update!
Since last Monday, when we reported the SLU-Olympic connections we knew, we've had more connections shared with us. Take a look at the dozen+ connections and some additional Olympic information we've uncovered!
|SLU Government Prof To Speak On Human Rights & Ethnic Identity
St. Lawrence University Munsil Professor of Government Joseph Kling will give a talk titled "Human Rights and Ethnic Identity: Clashing Imaginaries?" on Wednesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in Eben Holden. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
|Prof. O'Donoghue To Speak At NYC Symposium On Science & Faith
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue is among the scholars who will speak at "Monuments to Science and Faith," the 20th Annual Symposium of the Monuments Conservancy, to be held March 19 at the Time & Life Building in New York City.
|Article By Prof. McConnell Published In Journal
An article by Assistant Professor of Government Shelley McConnell has been published in the February 2010 issue of the journal Current History. The issue is devoted to topics related to Latin America. McConnell's article is titled "The Return of Continuismo?"
|Artist Kimberly Mayhorn To Premiere Work At St. Lawrence
Multi-media artist Kimberly Mayhorn will be in residence at St. Lawrence University March 2 through 4, presenting workshops and the premiere of a performance piece called "Reactance."
|Psychology Honor Society Inducts 18 Students
Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 18 new members recently. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.
|St. Lawrence in the News
An essay by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, titled "To Be A More Confident Parent, Think Like An Economist," was published February 16, 2010 on author Lenore Skenazy's blog Free-Range Kids, on topics related to her book of the same title.Read the essay.
|A local food company, Sustain, has been working with the student group Lettuce Turnip the Beet and launched a line of chips - including one called Canton Crunchies - on campus. A February 15, 2010, story in The Watertown Daily Times featured the firm.
Read the story.
|Joe Marsh, men's hockey coach, is teaching in the First-Year Program for the third year. He was the subject of a February 21, 2010 feature story in the Watertown Daily Times.
Read the story.
More Laurentians In the News
Women's track had a banner weekend at Cornell's Denault Invitational, led by Alyssa Pirinelli '10, who won both the discus and the weight throw to be named co-MVP of the meet. Her throws are the longest by any Division III athlete in the nation so far this year. Kylie Morris '13 set a school record in the high jump as well. For men's track, Dan
Ramsey '11, Eric Jones '10 and Terrance Fox '10 had strong competitions. Men's basketball beat Skidmore and Union to clinch the No. 1 seed for the Liberty League tournament. Women's basketball will be the No. 2 seed after sweeping Union and Skidmore and upping its unbeaten streak to seven games. Women's hockey lost a tough 2-1 decision to No. 5 Harvard, but bounced back to defeat Dartmouth 4-3 in the season finale. The Saints, the No. 7 seed in the ECAC Tournament, will play at local rival Clarkson this weekend. Men's hockey continued a late-season skid, losing 7-5 to Yale and playing to a 2-2 tie with Brown. The Saints are now 0-3-3 in their last six games. Women's swimming placed ninth at UNYSCSA Championships. For alpine skiing, Ashley-Kate Durham '13 earned a top-10 finish in the slalom at the Williams Carnival.
More Saints Sports
|Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, February 22
4:30 p.m. - Multimedia Presentation by Lauri Lyons
7:30 p.m. - Siegel Lecture
Tuesday, February 23
7 p.m. - Graduate School Forum
7 p.m. - Movie: "Everything's Cool"
Wednesday, February 24
8 p.m. - Manhattan Piano Trio
Thursday, February 25
5:30 p.m. - Urban Verbs: Where Hip Hop Meets Life
6 p.m. - Got Spirit 2010 Gospel Music Workshop
6:30 p.m. - Laurentians in Residence: Alumni Entrepreneurs
6:30 p.m. - Hunger in the North Country Discussion
8 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "The Princess and the Frog"; Writers Series Reading: Antonya Nelson; Waltononmics: Wal-Mart and Society, Lecture by Art Carden
10:30 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "The Princess and the Frog"
Friday, February 26
6 p.m. - Got Spirit 2010 Gospel Music Workshop
7 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Dartmouth, Appleton Arena
7:30 p.m. - Urban Verbs: Where Hip Hop Meets Life
8 p.m. - Hypnotist Dale K
Saturday, February 27
9 a.m. - Got Spirit 2010 Gospel Music Workshop
2 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "The Princess and the Frog"
7 p.m. - Men's hockey vs. Harvard, Appleton Arena
7 p.m. - Got Spirit 2010 Concert
Sunday, February 21
2:30 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "The Princess and the Frog"
Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders
SLU Men's Lacrosse Interview with Head Coach Mike Mahoney - Athletics
SLU Media Room: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.
Student Views Videos:
Uplugged! Chelsea Nuffer'10 visits the First-Year Seminar taught by Prof. Jennifer MacGregor. As an assignment, students in the seminar are asked to "un-plug" for two weeks and keep a journal about the experience. Watch the video!
Read the related story in the Watertown Times.
SLU Women's Lacrosse Interview with Head Coach Jodi Canfield - Athletics
Sustainable SLU, Sustainable You - Episode 5 - Sustainability
Money Markets and Mayhem - Contemporary Issues Forum with Andy Serwer, Fortune magazine
Human Rights, Gender and Geopolitics: Burma in the Media, with Prof. Lisa Brooten
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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