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News Digest
August 30, 2010
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Faculty, Staff Receive Awards At St. Lawrence University Convocation
St. Lawrence University faculty and staff received awards for outstanding service at Convocation, held on campus August 25, marking the start of the academic year.
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Also from Convocation: President Fox's remarks, titled "Three Drops of Water".

New Members of the SLU Community Recognized
Faculty and staff who have joined the University community since August of 2009 were introduced at the Convocation ceremony. Read more about them, with these brief biographies.
St. Lawrence University To Participate In Wabash Study, Assessing Learning Outcomes
St. Lawrence University is one of 15 institutions selected to participate in a new initiative of the Wabash Study, conducted by Wabash College's Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts to gather and use evidence to strengthen liberal arts education.
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Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah Music Begins SLU's Noon Organ Recitals Series
St. Lawrence University will again host a series of monthly organ recitals at the lunch hour in Gunnsion Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor. The first event in the academic year will be at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, September 10, featuring the music of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.
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Community Members Welcome In St. Lawrence University Music Ensembles
Membership in several of St. Lawrence University's music ensembles is open to the community.
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Athletics News
The St. Lawrence University women's cross country team, which finished second in the 2009 NCAA Championship race, has earned the top spot in this season's Atlantic Regional Pre-Season ranking. It is the first time in program history that the Saints have achieved the No. 1 slot in the pre-season. For more
St. Lawrence in the News
St. Lawrence University's "go-to-school-green" guide  was the topic for a 10-minute segment of the "Whole Living" show on Martha Stewart Radio, carried by Sirius/XM radio, on August 26, 2010.
Professor of Religious Studies Mark MacWilliams was quoted in an August 24, 2010, story in the New York Post, about a New York State Regents examination that has been viewed as having an anti-Christian bias.

Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was a guest on Fox Business Live on August 20, 2010, discussing whether savings jobs will save the economy.


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