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News Digest
June 13, 2011
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Jeffrey Rickey Named Vice President For Admissions At St. Lawrence
Jeffrey Rickey, vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, has been named vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid at St. Lawrence University. President William L. Fox announced the appointment to campus June 7; Rickey will begin his new duties on August 1.
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HEOP Director Bill Short Wins State Award
Bill Short, director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at St. Lawrence, received the Human Relations Award at the 33rd annual conference of the New York State Association of College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC), on June 10, 2011.
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Prof. Cowser's Book Wins Adirondack Literary Award
Professor of English Bob Cowser's book Green Fields was named Best Non-Fiction Memoir at the Adirondack Literary Awards, held June 12, 2011, by the Adirondack Center for Writing.
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Profs In Biology, Math/Computer Science/Stats Collaborate On Research
Insectes Sociaux
, the official journal of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, has published an article resulting from research by Assistant Professor of Biology Susan Willson, with Ivan Ramler and Rich Sharp, both of mathematics, computer science and statistics.
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Play By Prof. Gardinier Halstead Gets Workshop Production
The Gifford Family Theatre in Syracuse will stage a workshop production of a play adapted by Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead from a popular children's book. The production of Have You Filled a Bucket Today? will be staged on July 9.
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Alumni News
Memoir Project, Book By Trustee Marion Roach Smith '77, Published
A book by Trustee Marion Roach Smith '77, The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text on Writing & Life, has been published by Grand Central Publishing.
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Rich Peverley '04 In Race For Stanley Cup
Former St. Lawrence University hockey captain Rich Peverley '04 could become the first Saint player to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup as a player after helping the Boston Bruins square the Stanley Cup finals at two games each with a win in Boston Wednesday night (June 8, 2011).
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St. Lawrence in the News
Efforts by professors at local colleges, including St. Lawrence, to urge the county to approve a climate action plan were detailed in a Watertown Daily Times story on June 8, 2011.
The Watertown Daily Times carried a feature story on June 8, 2011, about two students and two recent graduates who are attempting to canoe the Northern Forest Trail.
The efforts of students and alumni to re-capture a title some thought the University relinquished in the late 1970's was the subject of a feature story in the Watertown Daily Times on June 7, 2011.
YNN/Channel 10 aired a brief story on Congressman Bill Owen's visit to campus June 6, 2011, including interviews with Owens and President William Fox.

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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.

Student Views Videos: This week Kitty Higgins '13 looks at last weekend's Reunion 2011.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
- Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
- Four SLU students from the Outdoor Program are attempting to traverse the entire Northern Forest Canoe Trail and are blogging about their experiences.
- 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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