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News Digest
August 2, 2010
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SLU Class Of 2009 Total Placement Rate Over 93 Percent, One Year Out
Some 93.5 percent of 2009 graduates of St. Lawrence University report that they are either employed or furthering their education in graduate schools, one year after earning their bachelors' degrees. The Career Services office conducted the survey, which had a response rate of 83.6 percent.
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New Book By SLU Philosophy Prof Explores Views Of Selfhood, Ethics & The Body
Ethics Embodied, a new book by St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy, explores the importance of the body to ethical selfhood. Employing a comparative feminist approach to ethics, McCarthy offers a critical comparison that illuminates complexities in Continental, Japanese and Feminist philosophies. The book, published by Lexington Books, will be released August 16.
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Kaitlyn Fahsel '11 Bests Army ROTC Peers In Physical Test
Kaitlyn Fahsel '11, of Watertown, NY, finished ahead of nearly 500 other Army ROTC cadets in the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) held as part of cadet training at Join Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Passing the test is a prerequisite for becoming commissioned as a U.S. Army lieutenant.
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The score has been settled, so toast St. Lawrence's victory over Hobart William Smith with SLU-labled Adirondack Lager (only available for shipping within New York State to persons over 21 years of age) and root beer.
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Doug Mattice Wins Award At Chefs' Conference
Dining Services Production Manager Doug Mattice was pictured in a recent article in Food Service Director magazine, in its July 15, 2010, issue.
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Journal Publishes Work By Class Of 2009 Members
Articles by three members of the Class of 2009 are published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil (Vol. 2, No 24, 2009).
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Sports News
SLU Field Hockey Team Touring Brazil
Members of the St. Lawrence University field hockey team will travel through Brazil from August 4 through 11, competing against three Brazilian National Select Teams and working with youth groups on their sport's skills.
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St. Lawrence In the News

Associate Professor of English Caroline Breashears was interviewed on Australia's Radio National Book Show on July 13, 2010, and quoted in Australian newspaper The Age on July 2, 2010, related to a conference in which she participated, "To Deprave and Corrupt: Forbidden, Hidden and Censored Books, which was sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand. Breashears' presentation at the conference was titled "'Dukes or Darlings?' The Scandalous History of Mary Anne Clarke's Writings."

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