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April 30, 2012

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'Woodystock,' With Students' Original Protest Music, At SLU May 3
Students in the St. Lawrence University First-Year Seminar course titled "The Songs Get Hotter: Exploring Protest Music" will present Woodystock 2012, a benefit concert featuring original protest music, at the Java Barn on Thursday, May 3, at 9:30 p.m. Voluntary donations will be accepted to benefit Canton Central School.
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Celebrate Spring With Lunchtime Concert In SLU Chapel
The Ad Hoc Singers join St. Lawrence University Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor for a concert to celebrate spring on Friday, May 4, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. The event is open to the public, free of charge and those attending are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat while enjoying the music.
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St. Lawrence Honors Employees Upon Retirement
Employees retiring from St. Lawrence University were honored at a recent campus event.
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Employees Honored For 25 Years Of Service To St. Lawrence
Employees with 25 years of service to St. Lawrence University were honored at a recent campus event.
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Eddie Richter '12 Wins Presentation Award For Biology Thesis
Edward (Eddie) Richter '12, of Genoa, NY, won the Best Student Presentation award for presentation of his thesis, "Ecology of Roadside Mosses," at the New York Flora Association's Northeast Natural History conference, held recently in Syracuse.
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Iris Longo '13 Wins Student Library Worker Award
Iris Longo '13, of White Plains, NY, has won the Seventh Annual Northern New York Library Network Award for Outstanding Students in NNYLN Member Libraries. Longo, a biology and sociology major, works in the cataloging department of Owen D. Young Library.
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English Honor Society Inducts 14 Students
Fourteen students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, on April 18, 2012. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.
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St. Lawrence in the News

Topics of regional interest being researched by students in Associate Professor of Biology Erika Barthelmess' Conservation Biology seminar were featured in a Watertown Daily Times story on April 29.
Perspective from Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph Jockel '74 was included in an April 26 story on WWNY/Channel 7, on reports that nearby Fort Drum may be considered as the future site of a missile defense base.
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Baseball Sweeps Four From RIT
Baseball enters the final week of the season in first place in the Liberty League, after notching 4-0, 12-5, 15-2 and 8-1 wins over RIT last weekend. Softball won three of four, sweeping Skidmore and splitting a double header with St. John Fisher. Aimee Caligiore '13 placed second in a field of 33 to lead women's golf to a third-place finish at the Nazareth Invitational. Men's golf placed fourth. Men's track was at the Cornell Invitational and saw the 4x100 relay and A.J. Blaisdell '13 in the hammer throw take first place. For women's track, the 4x400 relay was second. Men's tennis beat Nazareth but lost to Hobart. Women's tennis lost to Skidmore. Women's lacrosse beat Bard 18-3 and Vassar 20-8. Men's lacrosse dropped a 15-5 decision to No. 7 RIT.
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