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News Digest
February 7, 2005 -
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This week's edition of The Scarlet Letter is posted online

Campus News
St. Lawrence University Chair of the Board of Trustees Lawrence J. Winston and his wife, Sally A. Winston, of Bonita Springs, Florida, have pledged $2.5 million to the University's next comprehensive fund-raising campaign, to be used in support of the St. Lawrence Fund and to provide permanent funding for what is now named The Laurentian Room in the Student Center. In recognition of their gift, the room will be named The Winston Room in their honor, and dedicated in February of 2005, with details forthcoming.
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The Family Wound, a novel by St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of English Ngoc Quang Huynh, has been published by Starborn Books, Wales. It is described as "a young Vietnamese woman's desperate search for inner peace after surviving the horrors of war and the corruption and violence left in its wake."
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Campus Events
Performances of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at St. Lawrence University February 10 through 12 will benefit Citizens Against Violent Acts (CAVA), Renewal House and the Organization for Women's Freedom in Iraq. Intended for mature audiences, the performances are at 8 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theatre, Griffiths Arts Center.
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Elisabeth A. Lloyd, Arnold and Maxine Tanis Chair of History and Philosophy of science and professor of biology at Indiana University, will deliver the Kathryn Fraser Mackay Memorial Lecture at St. Lawrence University on Monday, February 21, at 8 p.m. in Eben Holden, on the topic "Something about Eve: Bias in Evolutionary Explanations of Female Orgasm." The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Some 150 St. Lawrence students accepted the challenge to "Go Further" -- the theme of the annual leadership conference held on campus in January of 2005.
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Members of the faculty and staff at St. Lawrence have recently presented work at academic conferences or had work published in journals, while others have work about to be published or presented.
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St. Lawrence In the News

Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph Jockel was quoted in a February 3 story in the Montreal Gazette, on topics to be discussed at the American Assembly's conference on U.S.-Canada relations, being held in Harriman, N.Y., February 3-6. Jockel is co-director of the conference.
"The Beat," an arts show on National Public Radio station KUOW in Seattle, Washington, featured an interview with Professor of English Natalia Rachel Singer on January 11.
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