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October 15, 2012

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St. Lawrence Hosts Fall Nature Festival Oct. 19
The second annual Fall Nature Festival will be held on Friday, October 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Hall of Science at St. Lawrence University. All ages are welcome at this free event, which includes chances to win prizes.
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New York Six Consortium Launches Instructional Technology Apprentice Program
The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, which includes St. Lawrence University, has launched an apprentice program for students at member institutions who are interested in combining their liberal-arts degrees with paraprofessional experiences in instructional technology.
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Lectures & Films At SLU Address Safe Schools, Social Justice, 'Filmmaking For Change'
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff, whose work has fueled progressive social-change movements in a variety of fields, will be in residence at St. Lawrence University October 23 through 25, as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. She will visit classes and offer a public lecture series addressing safe schools, social justice advocacy and filmmaking for change. All of the lectures, part of the University's Contemporary Issues Forum, are open to the public, free of charge.
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In an October 12 blog post on the Scientific American website, Bonnie Swoger '99 wrote about her experience at the 8th Annual Geology Alumni Conference and "paying it forward."
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was a guest on the WIBA (Madison, Wisconsin) radio program "Out of the Box" on October 11, where he was interviewed and took questions from callers.
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Men's Hockey Splits at No. 9 Western Michigan
Men's hockey opened the regular season with a trip to No. 9 Western Michigan and came away with a 4-3 overtime win and a 3-2 loss. Kyle Flanagan '13 opened his senior season with three goals and an assist on the weekend. Women's hockey opened at Appleton Arena against No. 1 Minnesota and dropped both games, 5-0 and 6-0. Women's tennis ended its fall season at the New York State Championships with two doubles teams and two singles players reaching the seminfinals. Men's soccer played to a scoreless tie with RPI and lost 1-0 to Union. Women's soccer lost 2-1 to Union and 3-1 to RPI. Volleyball went 1-3 at the Ithaca Tournament. Field hockey lost 3-1 to Nazareth and 4-3 to RPI.
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