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News Digest
December 13, 2010
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

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Popularity Of St. Lawrence Graduate's Christmas Song Continues
It's not your imagination: if it seems like you heard the song "I'll Be Home For Christmas" 20,000 times before December even rolled around, you're correct. The song's popularity is a Christmas gift - literally - for St. Lawrence University, which benefits from the royalties earned by the estate of its composer, Class of 1924 graduate J. Kimball "Kim" Gannon.
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Lizzy Lewis '11 Awarded Funding For Research
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Lewis '11, of Worthington, MA, has been awarded research funds from the Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society to conduct research as part of her Senior-Year Experience.
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Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 18 Students
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently inducted 18 new members.
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Alumni News
Three Films Produced By Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 To Premiere At Sundance
Trustee Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 is an executive producer of three documentary films that will premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in January.
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St. Lawrence In the News
Wendy Pavlus '11 was included in the Sports Illustrated feature "Faces In the Crowd" on December 9, 2010.
Mo Cassara '97 was profiled in a story in The New York Times on December 11, 2010.

Proposals by students in an environmental studies class taught by Assistant Professor Amanda Lavigne to save an historic dam and mill were the subject of a story in the Watertown Daily Times on December 7, 2010.

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Athletics News
Women's Hockey Stuns Mercyhurst in Weekend Split
The women's hockey team faced off with No. 3-ranked Mercyhurst at Appleton Arena last weekend and pinned a 6-2 defeat on the Lakers Friday night. Mercyhurst bounced back for a 7-3 win Saturday. Women's basketball ended its semester on a high note by taking the Park Lodge Tournament title. The Saints, 7-1 overall, defeated Framingham 72-59 and the host team, Regis College, 67-60 in the final. Men's basketball beat SUNY Potsdam 70-48, but dropped a tough 52-51 decision at Keuka to end the semester with a 3-5 record. The track teams hosted the Holiday Relays, with four men's track athletes winning individual titles and two women's track competitors earning first places.
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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.

The final podcast of the semester features the appearance of Dinty Moore as part of the Writers Series.

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, 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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