April 19, 2010
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President Fox Celebrates National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month; in celebration President William Fox recorded a podcast, in which he shares some of the poems he's read at alumni gatherings around the country, along with his thoughts on why he decided to include poetry in these events.
St. Lawrence To Award North Country Citation To Dine Kennedy
Dine Kennedy, of Canton, is the recipient of St. Lawrence University's North Country Citation this year. The citation will be presented at Commencement, on Sunday, May 16, at 10 a.m.
April's 'Noon In The Chapel' Recital At SLU Features Jazz
"Jazz in the Chapel" is the theme for the next "Music for Brown-Baggers" recital, to be held on Friday, April 23, 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.
|Will Mosenthal '11 Awarded Research Fellowship
William Mosenthal '11, of Norwich, VT, has been awarded one of 24 undergraduate research fellowships by the American Physiological Society (APS). Fellowship winners spend the summer in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member. Now in its 11th year, this program aims to excite and encourage students about careers in biomedical research. There were 73 applicants for the 2010 fellowships.
|Peace Corps Volunteer Jeneca Dovey '09 Gets Help From Physics Profs
Jeneca Dovey '09 visited campus recently and got some tips on teaching physics from faculty members. A biology major, Dovey had been teaching physics in Guinea as a Peace Corps volunteer and will be teaching in Cameroon.
Mike Hamill '99 Climbs 'Seven Summits' In Less Than A Year
Mike Hamill '99, a professional mountain and climbing guide, has climbed the "seven summits" (the highest points on all seven continents) in less than a year. He acheived the rare feat in 335 days.
|St. Lawrence in the News
President William Fox's recent letter to the University community was published in the Watertown Daily Times April 15, as its "North Country Perspective" feature.
For more Laurentians In the News
Men's Crew Sweeps Union, Downs Hamilton
The men's crew team held on to the Houlihan Trophy Saturday by defeating Hamilton College, and then swept all the races with Union Sunday for a strong weekend at Waddington Beach. Women's crew had a similarly successful weekend,
Men's tennisadvanced to the championship match of the Liberty League Tournament for the first time, but dropped a 9-0 decision to Vassar. Men's track finished second at the Liberty League Championships with eight first-place finishes led by Sean Scott '12, who won the triple jump and long jump. Women's track also placed second as Alyssa Pirinelli '10 and Wendy Pavlus '11 set a number of records. The Saints had nine winners, including league records by Prinelli in both the hammer throw and shot put, and school and league marks by Pavlus in the 3000 steeplechase. Softball split a home double-header with RPI, winning 15-13 and losing 10-9. Baseball split with Skidmore, winning 3-1 and losing 10-3. Women's lacrosse won twice, 19-15 over Vassar and 8-7 over RPI, to improve to 10-2 on the season. Men's lacrosse bounced back from a 9-7 loss to Clarkson by downing Vassar 11-7. Women's golf placed fourth at the Amherst Invitational. Men's golf was fourth at the Rochester Invitational, led by Ben von Reyn '10 placing seventh. A search has begun for the successor to Saints football coach Chris Phelps'91, who announced last week that he has accepted the head coach position at Salisbury Prep School in Salisbury, CT. In his nine seasons, Phelps increased the number of participants in the program and recruited some outstanding student-athletes.
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|Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Monday, April 19
1 p.m. - Baseball vs. Skidmore, Tom Fay Field
Tuesday, April 20
7:30 p.m. - Piskor Lecture: Melissa Schulenberg
Wednesday, April 21
3 p.m. - Employee Recognition Reception
4 p.m. - Men's Tennis vs. Hamilton, Sammis Tennis Courts; Men's Lacrosse vs. Cortland, North Country Field
7 p.m. - Romer Lecture
Thursday, April 22
Noon - Faculty Forum: Brad Baldwin, "Rethinking Seafood"
8 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "Food, Inc."; Writers Series Reading: Richard Rubin
10:30 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "Food, Inc."
Friday, April 23
12:15 p.m. - Jazz in the Chapel
1-5 p.m. - Festival of Science
8 p.m. - Dance Concert
Saturday, April 24
10 a.m. - Moving-Up Day
1 p.m. - Men's lacrosse vs. RPI, North Country Field; Baseball vs. St. Michael's, Tom Fay Field
2 p.m. - A.C.E. Film: "Food, Inc."
6 p.m. - Phi Beta Kappa Induction
8 p.m. - Dance Concert
Sunday, April 25
2 p.m. - String Orchestra Performance
Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders
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:
Check out Chelsea Nuffer '10's latest installment, Favorite Places on Campus.
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Extra Video: Welcome the Class of 2014, with this "Party At SLU"
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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
Tim Akers '06, 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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