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News Digest
January 31, 2011
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Mountaineer & Photographer Dave Anderson Speaking At St. Lawrence
Mountaineer and photographer Dave Anderson will give a presentation titled "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger," a light-hearted look at the adventures and lessons learned from 25 years of expeditions around the world, on Wednesday, February 2, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Grants Funding Travel Enrichment & Research Awarded To 15 Students
Fifteen students were awarded Travel Enrichment Grants and Travel Research Grants by the Center for International and Intercultural Studies (CIIS) in the Fall 2010 semester. Funding is available through CIIS to support St. Lawrence students who want to supplement their off-campus study experience in some way or obtain funding for travel in connection with independent study and research. The purpose of both types of grants is to enhance immersion in a different culture and extend international or intercultural awareness.
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Health & Counseling Director Pat Ellis Featured In Webinars
Director of the Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center Patricia A. Ellis will be a featured clinical leader-educator in an American College Health Association-approved webinar series hosted by the National College Depression Partnership (NCDP), an affiliate program of New York University. The three-part series is scheduled for February 24, March 24, and April 28, and is intended to provide college health and counseling professionals with training in the latest advances in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of depression in college students.
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Heather Cutler '12 & Physics Faculty Attend Workshop At Puerto Rico Observatory
Heather Cutler '12, Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Laboratory Coordinator Jeff Miller participated in the 4th ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, January 16-19, 2011. The National Science Foundation-funded workshop centers on research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies.
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Journal Publishes Book Reviews By Prof. White's Students
Articles by two Class of 2009 graduates have been published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil (Vol. 1, No 25, 2010).
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St. Lawrence in the News
A report by the Council on Independent Colleges and Universities that showed the economic impact of private higher education institutions in New York State, including St. Lawrence, received widespread coverage in the news media, including stories on WWNY-TV in Watertown and YNN, and in the Watertown Daily Times, Ogdensburg Journal, Courier-Observer, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, North Country This Week, Buffalo Business First and the Albany Business Journal, in addition to a number of radio stations.
Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue's column, The Wilderness Above, published in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, NY, is now available online. Her most recent, published January 25, 2011, is about Orion's Belt and is titled "A sky-high accessory."
An essay about the joys of outdoor skating, titled "Waiting For Black Ice," by Academic Resources Coordinator of Academic Support and HEOP Counselor Matt McCluskey, was published in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, NY, on January 26, 2011.
An essay by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, titled "The Poor Are Not Getting Poorer," was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on January 26, 2011. A version of the piece ran in the Atlanta, GA, Journal Constitution on the same day. On January 27, 2011, Horwitz was interviewed on the same topic on WCHE radio in Westchester, PA.
In an interview with Backpacker magazine, musician Grace Potter '06 relates that one of the factors in her choosing to study at St. Lawrence was its Adirondack Semester program.
Albany (NY) Times Union Editor Rex Smith's January 23, 2011 column reflected on another past General Electric leader who was called upon by the federal government, Owen D. Young, Class of 1894; the column included references to Young's education at St. Lawrence.
A January 16, 2011 story in the Buffalo News, on five women from that region now involved with the state government in Vermont, included information about tax commissioner Mary Peterson '82,P'12, P'14, and the fact that she was educated at St. Lawrence.
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Athletics News
Women's basketball Extends Streak to Four, Then Loses Heartbreaker
Women's basketball opened the week with a victory over Clarkson, 61-47, and then a tough 78-75 win at William Smith to extend their winning streak to four games, but Hamilton ended the run Saturday, downing the Saints 56-53. Men's basketball had a similar result, losing 63-55 to Clarkson and knocking off first-place Hobart, 80-77 in overtime, but losing to a three-pointer at the buzzer against Hamilton, 59-56. Men's hockey's winless streak ran to four games after a 5-3 loss to Princeton and a 2-2 with Quinnipiac at Appleton Arena. Women's hockey dropped both of its road games, 4-0 at Princeton and 4-2 at Quinnippiac. Men's squash was 1-2 in matches with Western Ontario, Middlebury and Harvard at the Robie Squash Center. Women's squash lost to Middlebury.
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