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August 20, 2012

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Symposium, Exhibition At SLU Examine 'Built Environment'
Sustainability of the "built environment," achieved through the preservation of historic urban and rural architecture, plus settings in harmony with both nature and people is the theme of an exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University, running from August 22 through October 3.
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St. Lawrence University Music Ensembles Seeking New Members
St. Lawrence University's music ensembles are accepting new members for the fall semester, offering a mix of music-making opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the North Country community.
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Student-Made Documentaries Inspire Art In Anchorage Exhibition
Documentary films about how climate change is affecting Alaska, created by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales and three Class of 2012 graduates, served as the inspiration for a work by New York artist Lillian Ball that is included in the Anchorage Museum's exhibition "True North."
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In an essay published August 14 by The Daily Caller and an accompanying LearnLiberty.org video, Dana Professor of Economics Steve Horwitz argues against the old adage that "what's good for General Motors is good for the country."
A $5 million pledge to the University from Kirk '39 and Anne Douglas, through the Douglas Foundation, adding to their endowed scholarship fund and announced on July 29, was reported in a wide variety of news media outlets throughout the country.
Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue explained the occurrence of a destructive summer storm in the region, in an article for North Country This Week that was published July 20.
Students in the spring 2012 New York City Semester appear on the cover of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities' summer issue of their publication The Independent Sector.
An opinion piece by Professor of Government Alan Draper, on judging presidential candidates by their character, appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 13.
Professor of History Liz Regosin appeared on the National Public Radio show "BackStory with the American History Guys" on July 13, discussing the history of marriage in the U.S.
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