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March 18, 2013

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Joanna Patouris '14 Awarded Prestigious Davis UWC Fellowship
St. Lawrence University junior Joanna Patouris was recently granted a highly competitive Davis United World Colleges (UWC) Scholars Fellowship in Development Project Management for a program taking place this summer in Washington, D.C.
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Horwitz Named Fraser Institute Senior Fellow
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz has been named a senior fellow for the Fraser Institute, an independent non-partisan research and educational organization based in Canada.
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SLU Professor, Graduate Pen New Guide Book on Northeast Mosses
Associate Professor of Biology Karl McKnight; Warren Perdrizet, Class of 2011; and Kristen McKnight Ward, who studied at St. Lawrence for a year, have released Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians. Princeton University Press recently published the book, also written by Joseph Rohrer.
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Tedford Awarded German Research Grant
The German Academic Exchange Service has selected Catherine Tedford, director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University, for a research visit grant to Germany.
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SLU Project Receives $20,000 Grant
The New York Power Authority St. Lawrence River Research and Education Board has awarded a $20,000 grant to Associate Professor of Biology Erika Barthelmess and Nature Up North Project Manager Erin Siracusa, Class of 2012, for their project, “Nature Up North: Using the Internet and citizen-based science to understand and protect the St. Lawrence River watershed in Northern New York.”
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Japanese-Style Art to be Featured in SLU's Brush Gallery
An exhibition called “Mokuhanga Prints: Riding the Great Wave,” will be in St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery from March 18 through April 16. It is open to the public, free of charge. Yoonmi Nam, associate professor of visual art at the University of Kansas, will give a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition, on Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. 
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Cinematographer to Lead Discussion, Film Screening at SLU March 20
Director, cinematographer and editor Brigid Maher will lead a discussion and screening of his film, “Veiled Voices,” on Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in Eben Holden at St. Lawrence University. The event is free and open to the public.
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Bill Prescott '14 Earns Intercultural Leadership Award
Bill Prescott, St. Lawrence Class of 2014, was awarded an Intercultural Leadership Award from the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) during his time Denmark in fall 2012.
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St. Lawrence in the News

Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz talked with WWTI-TV about the sequester and its effect on the economy on Saturday, March 16.
First-year Amr Khaled Khalifa, the 2013 national individual champion in men's squash, was featured in Sports Illustrated's 'Faces in the Crowd' in their March 18 issue.
A fundraiser that The Weave, an independent alternative media group at St. Lawrence, is hosting was featured in the Watertown Daily Times on Wednesday, March 13.
Four St. Lawrence students shared their thoughts about the Catholic Church with WWNY-TV. The segment aired on Tuesday, March 12.
Professor of Gender Studies R. Danielle Egan's upcoming book, Becoming Sexual: A Critical Appraisal of the Sexualization of Girls, was featured in The Guardian on March 8.
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Saints Athletics

Women’s Lacrosse Victorious in Spring Break Trip, Men’s Hockey Season Comes to a Close
The women’s lacrosse team was undefeated in West Palm Beach, taking wins from Ohio Wesleyan (20-9), Keene State (11-6) and Becker (18-2). The men’s ice hockey team lost to Yale 6-1 on Friday and 3-0 on Saturday in the ECAC Quarterfinals, a best-of-three series. The baseball team went 4-1 last week, falling to Salem State 10-8 but defeating Pitt-Bradford (16-0), St. Joseph’s (5-0), Westminster (3-1) and Monmouth (9-7) to end their spring break trip and return to Canton with a 5-3 overall record. Softball split its week in Clermont, Florida, winning against Westfield State (4-1), Franciscan (16-1, 4-3), University of Texas-Dallas (6-5), but falling to Wesleyan (9-1), Simmons (8-0), Hood (10-0) and Lawrence (2-0). The men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to Orlando, Florida for spring break; the men fell to The College of New Jersey (8-1), but defeated Roger Williams (7-2) and Albion (8-1). The women took a close 5-4 win over Haverford, but fell to The College of New Jersey (6-3) and Swarthmore (5-4). Men’s lacrosse lost to No. 19 Bowdoin, 9-6.
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St. Lawrence Cracks Top 25 in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
St. Lawrence University is ranked in the top 25 of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings after the first round of winter totals. The Saints are 23rd out of the 219 teams that have earned points during NCAA competition, and are the top-ranked Liberty League institution.
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