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News Digest
August 9, 2010
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Princeton Review Includes St. Lawrence University Among 'Best Colleges'
The Princeton Review
has rated St. Lawrence University as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education.
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History Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Alvah
An article by Associate Professor of History Donna Alvah, titled "Teaching 'The United States and the Vietnam War'," was published in the May 2010 issue of Perspectives on History, the journal of the American Historical Association. The theme of the issue was "Controversy In the Classroom."
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Jacob Birchard '10 Wins Award For Paper
Jacob Birchard '10, of Amherst, NH, has won the Marleigh Grayer Ryan College Student Writing Prize for best student paper dealing with Asia, from the New York Conference on Asian Studies.
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Alumni News
Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 In U.S. Delegation For OAS Meeting
University Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 was part of the U.S. delegation to the Second Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development held in Cali, Colombia, in July of 2010. She spoke to the group about the tribal self-governance program she manages at the United States Department of the Interior and how it relates to the Organization of American States (OAS) member countries who have indigenous populations.
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Film By Jim Powers '10 Wins Festival Merit Award
Jim Powers '10, of Averill Park, NY, won the Award of Merit for the script for Reaping Men at the summer 2010 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood.
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St. Lawrence in the News
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was a guest on "Freedom Watch," on the Fox Business channel, on Saturday, August 7, 2010; the program aired on the Fox News Channel on August 8.
Vice President for Finance Kathryn Mullaney was the guest blogger for the "Campus Overload" column in the Washington Post on August 3, 2010, providing money-management advice for college students and parents.
An opinion piece by Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo, titled "An Electorate Angry: At What?," was published in The Huffington Post on August 2, 2010.
An essay by Emeritus Munsil Professor of Government Robert Wells, recommending an overhaul of New York State's government, was published in the Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard on July 30, 2010, and in the Watertown Daily Times and Buffalo News on August 5.

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