News Digest

October 17, 2011

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St. Lawrence & Clarkson Form Partnership For Degree In Physical Therapy
St. Lawrence University graduates interested in a health care career will have further options, with the announcement of a new articulation agreement with Clarkson University's graduate doctor of physical therapy program.
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Prestigious Writing Honors Go To Visiting SLU Prof
On October 12, works by St. Lawrence University Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Mark Slouka were celebrated in two separate venues in New York City.
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SLU North Country Symposium To Focus On Regional Economic Development Council
St. Lawrence University's 10th North Country Symposium will be held on campus Monday, October 31, allowing participants to strategize on "Working with the North Country Regional Economic Development Council." The event had been held annually in the spring, but has moved to a fall schedule. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Eben Holden Conference Center.
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Wildlife Specialist Susan Morse Giving Free Presentation At SLU
Susan Morse, founder of the wildlife organization Keeping Track, will give a presentation called "Bobcats, Bears, Cougars, Moose...and More!" on Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Eben Holden Conference Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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North Indian Classical Music Concert Set At St. Lawrence
A concert of North Indian classical music by sitarist Rabindra Goswami and tablaist Ramchandra Pandit - Banaras Soul Music - will be performed on Sunday, October 30, at 4 p.m. in The Underground (Noble Center 001) at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the publi, free of charge.
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Children & Parents Invited To 'Music For Halloween' Event At St. Lawrence University
Young people (and the young-at-heart) are invited to play musical games, trick-or-treat, march in a costume parade and hear music for Halloween on the Estey organ played by St. Lawrence University Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, on Saturday, October 29, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. Face-painting will be created by members of Chi Omega sorority.
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Prof. Gardinier Halstead Directing Play & Featured In Film
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead has been selected by the critically acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project in New York to direct a staged reading of their new play, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake on November 7.
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Lukasz Niparko '13 Presents Research At Global Studies Conference
Lukasz Niparko '13, a global studies major from Poznan, Poland, presented research at the 34th Annual Global Studies Conference held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha October 6 through 8, 2011.
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Twelve Students Join Mathematics Honor Society
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently welcomed 12 new members to the organization, with an induction ceremony on September 22, 2011.
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St. Lawrence in the News

The Wall Street Journal published an October 17 story about Associate Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers' NHL goalie analysis.
The New York Times blog "Diner's Journal" included an item about the Adirondack Semester in its "What We're Reading" post on October 13, with a link to text and photos by students in the program about what they grow, cook and eat.
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Saints Sports

Tennis Players Capture State Titles
A trio of women's tennis players earned New York State Division III titles in Mendon, NY this weekend. The doubles team of Elkie Vandenbeemt '15 and Hillary Drewry '12 won the first doubles crown, while Olivia Arroyo '15 won at third singles for the Saints. Men's soccer continued its march towards perfection by beating No. 18 Union 2-0 and RPI 1-0 at MacAllaster Field. The Saints, now 13-0, are on a nine-game shutout streak and ranked No. 1 in the nation. Women's soccer beat Union 1-0 and played to a scoreless draw with RPI. Football dropped a tough 10-6 loss to Union on Weeks Field. Union scored with 3:12 left to play to take the lead and the Saints had a final scoring drive stopped deep in Dutchmen territory. Field hockey dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to RPI. Men's hockey continued its early-season struggles, losing 10-3 at Michigan and 6-5 in overtime at RIT. Volleyball spent its fall break in Texas and went 2-2, beating Southwestern Christian College and Dallas Christian College and losing to the University of Dallas and Austin College.
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