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January 30, 2012

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St. Lawrence Launches First-Year Program In London
Starting this fall, some first-year St. Lawrence University students won't be studying on campus in Canton. They will spend the first semester of college in London, as the University launches one of its First-Year Program courses there.
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St. Lawrence On U.S. News List Of Most Popular Liberal Arts Colleges
St. Lawrence University is listed among the most popular liberal arts colleges in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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Korean Modern Dance Company To Perform At St. Lawrence
Lee K. Dance, a professional contemporary dance company, will perform at St. Lawrence University on Saturday, February 11, at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, Griffiths Arts Center. The performance is open to the public, free of charge.
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Heather Cutler '12 Continues Astronomy Research In Puerto Rico
Heather Cutler '12, Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Physics Lab Coordinator Jeff Miller attended the 5th ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, held January 15-18. The National Science Foundation-funded workshop centers around research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies.
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Prof. French's Works Included In Science Art Exhibition
Three graphic images created by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French were included in a science art presentation at the ScienceOnline2012 conference, an annual international meeting on science and the Web, in January at North Carolina State University.
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Austrian Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Kittler
The most recent issue of Medien & Zeit, a communication history journal based in Vienna, includes an article by Assistant Professor of English/Performance and Communication Arts Juraj Kittler. "Learning from Braudel: A Quest for a Comprehensive History of the Public Sphere," appears in Volume 26, Number 4 of the journal, which alternates publication in German and English. This volume is in English and is dedicated to new theoretical approaches to communication history research in Europe.
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Prof. Fordham Hernandez Presenting Workshop On Oral Communication
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez is a presenter in a workshop series titled "Pedagogies of Oral Communication," organized by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby Colleges in Maine to foster best practices in teaching oral communication.
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Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz is one of five American economists interviewed for a January 28 story in Al Jazeera, expressing views on presidential hopeful Ron Paul's economic policies.
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Men's Basketball Wins Two on the Road
Men's basketball has now won five of its last six games, defeating Vassar 61-54 and Bard 70-57 on the road last weekend. Women's basketball upped its win streak to 11 games by beating Vassar 67-60 and Bard 70-33. Women's hockey saw its nine-game unbeaten streak end to No. 2-ranked Cornell 6-4 Friday, but the Saints started a new run Saturday by downing Colgate 6-0. Men's hockey had a rough weekend, losing 4-0 at RPI and 6-0 at Union. Alpine skiing was at the University of New Hampshire and was led by Caroline Barry '14 placing 19th in the slalom. Nordic skiing was paced by Adam Terko '12, who placed 16th at New Hampshire. Women's swimming beat Oneonta 123-118, but lost to Hartwick, 136-90. Men's swimming was swept by Oneonta and Hartwick. Men's track had six top-20 finishers at the Terrier Invitational at Division I Boston University. Women's track placed two in the top 10 at the event. Men's squash shut out Hamilton 9-0, but women's squash dropped an 8-1 decision to the Continentals.
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