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News Digest
September 27, 2010
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St. Lawrence Family Weekend October 1 Through 3
Family Weekend will be celebrated October 1 through 3 at St. Lawrence University, with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events planned for students and their families.
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Peak Weekend '10 A Success
St. Lawrence University's Outing Club, the second-oldest such organization in the country, once again succeeded in placing students at the top of all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondack Mountains during Peak Weekend, held September 24 through 26, 2010.
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SLU Dedicating Renovated Athletics Facilities
Dedications of renovated athletics facilities at St. Lawrence University will be held during Family Weekend, on Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2.
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Higher Education Night At St. Lawrence October 5
Nearly 100 colleges, universities and institutions will be represented at Higher Education Night, to be held Tuesday, October 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Leithead Field House, Augsbury Physical Education Center, at St. Lawrence University.
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Fourth Book In SLU Prof's Series Published, Offering Translation Of Chinese Tales
A new book by St. Lawrence University Piskor Professor of English Sidney Sondergard, the fourth in a series of six, continues his work on the first complete English translation of short stories by 18th-century Chinese writer Pu Songling. Eventually, almost 500 stories will be published in English translations by Sondergard; the first two volumes of the six-volume set, Strange Tales from Liaozhai, were published in 2008, and the third was published in 2009. All of the books, published by Jain Publishing, feature illustrations by St. Lawrence students and graduates.
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New York, Paris Exhibitions Include Work By Prof. Dane
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane will appear in two upcoming exhibitions, one in New York and one in Paris.
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Alumni News
Gerald Benjamin '65 Co-Author Of Book On NYS Government
Gerald Benjamin '65, Distinguished Professor of political science and director of the Center for Research, Regional Education, and Outreach at State University of New York at New Paltz, is the co-author of a new book published by SUNY Press, titled Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State.
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St. Lawrence in the News
A September 9, 2010 story in the Washington Post noted that lamps designed by Christopher Spitzmiller '94 are part of the newly redecorated Oval Office in the White House. The story included the fact that he graduated from St. Lawrence.
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Athletics News
gave first-year Coach Mark Raymond his first victory by downing Kings Point 13-6, keeping the Hoffman Cup for St. Lawrence. Men's soccer continued its unbeaten streak by downing Vassar 2-1 in overtime and playing to a scoreless tie with RPI. Women's soccer lost to Vassar 2-1, but rallied to down RPI 2-1 in overtime. Field hockey won both of its games, 4-1 over Vassar and 3-1 over RPI. Jeff Duggan '13 placed fifth to lead the men's golf team to a fourth-place finish in the Liberty League Championship. Aimee Caligiore '13 was fourth for women's golf at the Mt. Holyoke Invitational. Hillary Drewery '12 and Stephanie Finn '11 advanced to the finals at the ITA Tournament for women's tennis.
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Student Views
Kitty Higgins '13 took a trip off campus with the Outdoor Program to catch SLU students rock climbing in this week's installment of Student Views.

This week's podcast is an interview with Prof. Aileen O'Donoghue on North Country Public Radio, discussing the Wonders of the Autumn Night Sky.

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Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
Students Sam Gradess '11, Sarah Holden '11, Annie Hopkins '12, Teddy Nichols '11, Katie Oram '11 and Ashley Robin '12.
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.


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