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News Digest
May 2, 2011
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Lalita Priyamvada '12 In Med School Summer Research Program
Lalita Priyamvada '12, of New Delhi, India, has been accepted into the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
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Journal Publishes Work By English Faculty
The Spring 2011 issue of the literary journal Fourth Genre, published by Michigan State University Press, has content from several St. Lawrence University members of the St. Lawrence English department.
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Alumni News
Ned Breslin '88 Wins Award For Social Entrepreneurship
Ned Breslin '88, CEO of Water For People, recently was one of four recipients of the 2011 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship by the Skoll Foundation. Water For People and Breslin were honored for their work to create sustainable, locally maintained drinking water and sanitation solutions in developing countries.
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St. Lawrence in the News
North Country Public Radio aired an interview with President William Fox on April 26, 2011, where he discussed his use of poetry at gatherings of Laurentians, and read some favorite poems.
Thelmo President Robby Glass '13 was quoted in a May 2, 2011 story in the Huffington Post, on college students' reactions to the news of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Elizabeth Edwards '12 was a guest blogger for the Washington Post's "Campus Overload" column on April 29, 2011, writing about what it was like to be studying in London before and during the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Edwards was also interviewed by the Watertown Daily Times and WWNY-Channel 7; London program director Pat Alden was interviewed for the Channel 7 story as well. Brian Abernethy '12, studying in London, reported on the royal wedding secne for his hometown newspaper, The Saratogian in an April 29, 2011 story.
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was a guest on Fox Business channel's "Freedom Watch" on April 27, 2011, discussing the question of whether or not the world is running out of resources.

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Athletics News
Softball Claims Post-Season Berth
The softball team swept a double header from Skidmore, 6-4 and 16-4, to clinch a Liberty League playoff berth Saturday. Sunday, the Saints lost at Union, 5-4 and 1-0. Baseball kept its playoff hopes alive despite losing three of four games at Skidmore this weekend. Women's lacrosse saw its season end with a 17-11 loss at St. John Fisher. Men's lacrosse also wrapped up its sechedule with a 10-6 loss to Hamilton. Men's tennis lost the third-place match in the Liberty League Championships to Hobart and finished fourth in the tournament held at St. Lawrence. Men's golf capped its season with a fourth-place finish at the Oswego Invitational. Aimee Caligiore '12 was seventh at the Williams Invitational and the women's golf team placed fifth. Both the men's and women's crew teams swept their races at Rome Saturday.
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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 Videos:
In the latest installment of her series of student-produced videos, Kitty Higgins '13 speaks with students who attended the Power Shift Conference.

The Great Recession: Comparing the US and Canadian Ecomonies.
Lessons from Rare Diseases: Scientific Insights and New Drugs.
Arab Spring/Winter: Implications for America's Middle East Policy.
A Ninth Century Shipowreck and its Implications for the Histroy of Tea.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
Students Estella Hefti '11, Sarah Holden '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.
The International and Intercultural Studies blog features the writings of SLU students currently studying abroad.


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