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April 29, 2013

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Employees Honored for Years of Service to St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence University honored employees with 25 years of service and this year’s retirees at the annual Employee Recognition Reception, held Wednesday April 24, in Eben Holden.
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English Class Compiles Interviews with Writers
Students in Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jill Talbot's class have conducted interviews with gay male writers and have published them on a website designed by Amy Yao '14.
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Students Represent SLU at 2013 Washington Model OAS
Fourteen students and a faculty member spent a week in Washington, D.C., representing St. Lawrence University at the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS).
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Laurentian Notes to and from Boston
When tragedy struck in Boston last week, a group of St. Lawrence students wondered how best to share their thoughts on social media on a day when nothing felt quite right. So they put together a simple poster, “SLU supports you, Boston,” and posted a photo on Instagram.
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SLU Professor Edits New Book About South Asia Archaeology
A new book edited by a St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Anthropology Shinu Abraham honors her former advisor and focuses on the recent work of American archaeologists in South Asia.
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St. Lawrence Faculty, Staff Chosen to Attend AAC&U Institute
Seven St. Lawrence University faculty and staff members have been accepted into the Association for American Colleges and Universities’ Institute on Integrative Learning and the Departments to be held July 10-14 at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
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SLU's Friends of Libraries Presents Lecture by English Prof. Graham
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries' Commencement lecture will be given by St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of English Paul Graham on Saturday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m. in Herring-Cole. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence Students Finish Second in Stock-Picking Event
A team of four students from St. Lawrence University placed second in the 2013 Adirondack Cup, a competition during which college teams competed against each other over six months to build and grow a small cap portfolio of stocks.
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Judaism, Environmental Crisis is Topic for Siegel Lecture at SLU May 1
The 2012 Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture at St. Lawrence University will be delivered by Roger S. Gottlieb, professor of philosophy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Herring-Cole Hall. The lecture, titled “Judaism, Jewish Experience and the Environmental Crisis,” is open to the public, free of charge. A dessert reception will follow.
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Whitehead Part of Episcopal Church Events
St. Lawrence University Associate Chaplain the Rev. Shaun Whitehead co-led “The Bible for Nones: Sights and Sounds of Scripture,” one of several workshops that were part of an Episcopal Church inaugural event.
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Saints Athletics

Men’s, Women’s Lacrosse Advance to Conference Playoffs
The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams are both seeded second in their respective Liberty League Tournaments this weekend. The men, ranked 16th nationally, fell to No. 3 RIT on Saturday, 9-8 and will host Clarkson on Friday. The women defeated RIT 18-13 on Friday and Rochester 12-5 on Saturday and will play William Smith in the conference semifinals. Baseball had an impressive week, winning two doubleheaders against Rochester on Saturday (4-3, 8-1) and Sunday (1-0, 9-4). They lost to Hamilton earlier on Tuesday, 10-7. Softball finished the week 5-4, splitting against Potsdam (3-0 loss, 11-8 win) on Monday, Elmira (2-1 win, 6-0 loss) on Tuesday, defeating SUNY Canton in three straight games (12-0, 9-0, 10-2) and falling to St. John Fisher in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-2. Men’s and women’s crew competed at the Liberty League Championships with the women’s team finishing second overall. Men’s golf played in the Liberty League NCAA Qualifying Match Play Tournament but fell to top-seeded Skidmore. Men’s tennis defeated Hobart 5-2 at the Liberty League Championships but fell to Skidmore in the semifinals, 5-2. The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Penn Relays and Cornell Invitational this weekend.

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