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May 13, 2013

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St. Lawrence Launches New Website
Notice anything different? St. Lawrence University has launched a newly redesigned website (, the result of more than a year of work to improve the site’s design, navigation and content management.
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Students Named 2013 University Fellows
Fifty-three students have been selected as 2013 St. Lawrence University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.
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Students Awarded Tanner Fellowships
Nine students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2013, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."
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PCA Department Establishes, Revives Honorary Chapters
St. Lawrence's Performance and Communication Arts department recently honored its students at a reception that included the inaugural induction of St. Lawrence's communication honorary and a reactivation of the University's theatre honorary.
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Modern Languages Department Inducts Honorary Members
The Modern Languages and Literatures department held its annual senior reception and honorary inductions on May 2.
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St. Lawrence in the News

The New York Times blog, The Choice, asked St. Lawrence Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jeff Rickey to answer a few questions about selecting appropriate classes in high school. Read the Q&A here.
An internship will not allow you to determine with absolute certainty which industry will be the best fit for you, but even your "mistakes" can be instructive as you develop your career path, Director of Career Connections Geoff Falen writes in a May 8 column in the Huffington PostRead the blog.
Teen girls are more complex in their understanding of media, less promiscuous, and safer than you think, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Danielle Egan writes in a May 7 blog column in Bitch Media. Read the blog.
SLU Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, is the author of the one-act play, Have you Filled a Bucket Today? See and hear the story.

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Plimpton Earns All-Region Honors
Kyle Plimpton '15 was named to the Northeast All-Region softball team, just the fifth St. Lawrence player to earn that distinction. Baseball saw its season end in the Liberty League playoffs as the Saints lost their first two games int he double-elimination tournament, 8-0 to RPI and 8-6 to Vassar. Track and field prepped for the state meet by attending the Oneonta Invitational. The men's 4x100 and 4x400 relays took first place, while Divya Biswal '15 and the women's 4x400 relay placed second.

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