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News Digest
June 21, 2010
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Only a few days left to Settle the Score! St. Lawrence University and Hobart and William Smith Colleges have challenged each other to see who can bring in the most alumni donors during the month of June.  Track St. Lawrence’s progress on the challenge website, and watch the video produced by Chelsea Nuffer ’10 that takes a look at how the HWS – SLU competition plays itself out on the athletic field. Any gift, every gift, made in June will count. If you've already donated before June and can give a little more, thanks! If you have not donated yet and want to help SLU win against rivals HWS, thanks! Make a Gift Today!
Prints From St. Lawrence University Collection On Exhibition At Embassy Of Canada
St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery has partnered with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, for an exhibition of contemporary Inuit art at the embassy. "Nipirasait: Many Voices, Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset," a collection of 36 prints, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Kinngait Studios of Cape Dorset, Nunavut.
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NCPR's David Sommerstein Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award
North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein has been named a 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award winner by the Radio Television Digital News Association for excellence in electronic journalism. Sommerstein won for investigative reporting for "Seaway Valley & Hackett's: A Special Report."
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Alumni News
Travis Proulx '04 In The Capitol's '40 Under 40'
Travis Babcock Proulx '04 has been named to The Capitol's "40 Under 40" list of "rising stars in government and politics" in Albany. The publication covers New York State government topics.
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Martin Papp '08 In Chinese Version Of 'Idol'
Martin Papp '08 is the first and only American to make it to the finals round of the Chinese version of "American Idol," called "SuperBoy." Papp, originally of Colorado Springs, is an English teacher in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. He spent a semester studying in China while a student at St. Lawrence.
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Sports News
Women's Cross Country Captains Named
St. Lawrence University women's cross country head coach Mike Howard has announced the captains for the upcoming 2010 season. The Saints, coming off a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships, will be captained by graduate student Alexis Nuffer and seniors Wendy Pavlus and Katie Loignon.
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St. Lawrence In the News
The New York Times June 18, 2010, story on commencement speeches around the country included an excerpt from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's speech at St. Lawrence and a photo from the ceremony, of President Fox, Justice Sotomayor and Kiley Sotomayor '10; the online version included a link to the audio of her speech, on the St. Lawrence Web site.
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Golden Thoughts is a blog by and for visitors to Thailand, our newest international program at Payap University in Chiangmai.


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