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News Digest
January 17, 2011
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Exhibition Of Inuit Prints In St. Lawrence University's Brush Gallery
"Nipirasait: Many Voices, Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset," a collection of 36 contemporary Inuit art prints, will be on exhibition in St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery from January 24 to March 9. The exhibition, which had its debut at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, in July of 2010, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Kinngait Studios of Cape Dorset, Nunavut.
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'Snow Gems': Snow & Ice Microphotographs Exhibited In Brush Gallery
An exhibition called "Marvel of the Snow Gems: Microphotographs of Snow and Ice Crystals by Wilson A. Bentley," will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from January 24 through March 9. It is open to the public, free of charge.
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Music From Scandinavia Offered In Noon Organ Recital At St. Lawrence
"Organ Composers of Scandinavia" is the theme for the next organ recital at the lunch hour in St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, January 28. Parking is available adjacent to the chapel.
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Essay, Poetry Translations By Prof. White Are Published
Work by Dana Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven F. White has recently been published, in a new edition and in a journal.
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Poem By Librarian Paul Doty Mississippi Review Finalist
Electronic Services Librarian Paul Doty is among the 25 finalists in the 2011 Mississippi Review's Prize for Poetry. The works of the winners and finalists in fiction and poetry make up the winter edition of the journal.
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Alex Humphries '08 Creates Business That Partners With Charity
Inspired by travel to "remote" parts of the world, Alex Humphries '08 has created a business that helps people in poverty to make a living. For more
Lorrie Moore'78 in New York Times
An editorial by author Lorrie Moore'78 Send Huck Finn to College argues that the American novel is best taught in college where it can be put in proper perspective. The essay appeared in the January 16 New York Times.
Educational Video Game Created By Dan Caldwell M'07 Up For National Award
A video game created by Dan Caldwell M'07, designed to help children in grades K through four learn about human body systems, is in the running for a national award. Caldwell is a middle-school science teacher at Gouverneur (NY) Central School.
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St. Lawrence In the News
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Michael Schuckers' analysis of NHL shootout shots was cited in a December 17, 2010 post in Peter Keating's blog on
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz's lecture at the Adam Smith Institute in London, England, was covered in an article in The Spectator on January 10, 2011.
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Athletics News
Ski Teams Host Opener
Ashley-Kate Durham '13 placed third in the slalom to lead the alpine ski team at the SLU Carnival at Lake Placid over the weekend. Ben DeFlavio '14 also earned his first top-20 finish. For the nordic ski team, Leah Hart '12 and Adam Terko '12 had career-best finishes for the Saints. For most of the other SLU teams, it was a weekend of split decisions. Men's hockey saw a 4-2 lead evaporate in a 4-4 tie at Michigan Tech Friday, but the Saints bounced back for a convincing 6-0 victory in the rematch Saturday. Women's hockey lost at Harvard 2-1 on Friday, but defeated Dartmouth 4-2 on Saturday. Men's basketball dropped an 85-52 decision to RPI before knocking off Vassar 71-56. Women's basketball was swept on its trip, 71-70 at RPI and 77-74 in overtime at Vassar.
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