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News Digest
October 11, 2010
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'Picto This!' Exhibition Of Character-Based Art In SLU's Brush Gallery
"Picto This!," an exhibition of character-based art, will be in St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery from October 18 through December 10. Artist Motomichi Nakamura will give a talk on the exhibition on Thursday, November 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of Griffiths Arts Center; it is open to the public, free of charge.
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'Supertasters' Topic For Talk At St. Lawrence
Linda Bartoshuk, an internationally known researcher specializing in the chemical senses of taste and smell, will give a talk at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, titled "Are You a Supertaster? How Can You Tell? What Does It Mean?" The event, the Richard D. Church Lecture in Neuroscience, is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU Offering Presentation On Emerald Ash Borer
Cornell University Forest Entomologist Mark Whitmore will give a presentation on the emerald ash borer on Wednesday, October 20, at 6 p.m. in Bloomer Auditorium, Brown Hall, at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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SLU Gallery Hosts Street Art Exhibition, Based On Student Research
An exhibition called "Contemporary Street Art as Cultural Expression and Political Resistance" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, October 21, through December 10.
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Speaker At SLU To Address Texas-Mexico Border Issues
Ruben Garcia, founder and executive director of Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, will give a talk at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, October 21, at 7 p.m. in Room 10 of Carnegie Hall, titled "The Border as Prophet: Voices Calling Us to Justice." The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Six Students Inducted Into Biology Honor Society
Six students were inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society on October 1, 2010. Beta Beta Beta formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences."
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Four Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Family Weekend
Four members of the Class of 2011 were elected to St. Lawrence's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society, on October 2, 2010, as part of the Univesity's Family Weekend celebrations.
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SLU Ranked 28th Among Athletic Programs
St. Lawrence University has been ranked 28th among NCAA Division III schools and ranks 46th overall among all NCAA institutions in the NCSA Athletic Recruiting 2010 Power Rankings. 
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Alumni News
Maxwell Eaton III '04 Writes New Anti-Bullying Book
A new book by Maxwell Eaton III '04, author of the popular "Max and Pinky" series, tackles a topic in the news: bullying. Two Dumb Ducks has just been published by Random House.
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St. Lawrence In the News
Emeritus Munsil Professor of Government Robert Wells was interviewed by the Syracuse, NY, Post-Standard for a story that ran October 10, 2010, about New York State's government, in connection to his recently published book, New York State Government and Politics in a Nutshell: A Citizen's Primer.

St. Lawrence's sustainability and environmental programs were the topic of the October 8, 2010 edition of the Clear Channel Radio program "Green Is Good."

An essay by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, responding to an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education and titled "Have Pro-Deregulation Economists Been Bought?," was published in The Freeman online on October 7, 2010; the piece was cited and linked by the National Review online and The Economist online, on October 7 and October 8, respectively.
An essay by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales, titled "Remember Shaktoolik," was published in the online news site The Huffington Post on October 4, 2010.
The Watertown Daily Times published a story on October 4, 2010 about Brijlal Chaudhari '10's efforts to build a school and library in his native Nepal.
Reiff College's work teaching area senior citizens to use computers and technology was the subject of a feature story in The Watertown Daily Times on October 1, 2010.
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Athletics News
Men's soccer
swept a pair of crucial Liberty League battles at MacAllaster Field over the weekend, 3-0 over Skidmore and 1-0 in overtime over Union, to stake a claim to first place in the league. Women's soccer dropped both of its games in overtime, 1-0 to Skidmore and 2-1 to Union. Men's hockey opened its season on the road at Minnesota State with a pair of ties, 5-5 and 1-1. Women's hockey lost to Providence 6-1 Saturday, but rebounded to down Connecticut 3-2 on Sunday. Aimee Caligiore '13 was the medalist for the tournament and the Saints' women's golf team placed second at the ECAC Championships. Football saw its two-game win streak snapped with a 31-13 loss at Utica College. Both the men's and women's cross country squads won the Ronald Hoffmann Invitational at SLU Saturday. Field hockey dropped its games, 2-1 to Rochester and 2-0 to Wiliam Smith. Volleyball won one and lost two at the Clarkson Invitational.
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Web Site Reminders

SLU Media Room
: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.

Student Views Video

Kitty Higgins '13 joined some SLU students who enjoyed a perfect Fall weekend in the North Country for this week's Student Views video.

This week's podcast is a recap of a talk former surgeon general Jocelyn Elders gave on campus recently.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
Students Sam Gradess '11, Sarah Holden '11, Teddy Nichols '11, Katie Oram '11, Ashley Robin '12 and Molly Wike '11.
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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