April 11, 2005 - Click
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St. Lawrence University's Commencement
will be held on Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. on Creasy Commencement
Commons. Honorary degrees will be awarded to three people at the
ceremony, and each will give a brief address.
St. Lawrence University Peterson Professor
of Mathematics Duncan J. Melville will present the Frank P.
Piskor Faculty Lecture on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in Herring-Cole
Hall, on the topic "Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Mesopotamia." A
reception will follow the lecture; both are open to the public,
free of charge.
jazz improvisation ensemble at St. Lawrence University will perform
in concert on Wednesday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in The Underground,
Noble Center. The performance is open to the public, free of charge.
St. Lawrence University graduate David L.
Wald, a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and a Seismological
Society of America Distinguished Lecturer, will give a talk on "Real-Time
Earthquake Information: Possibilities and Limitations" on Friday,
April 22, at 8 p.m. in Bloomer Auditorium, Brown Hall. The lecture,
the 2005 R.O. and Vera Bloomer Lecture in Geology, is open to the
public, free of charge.
|Former St. Lawrence University
professor John Valentine, professor of philosophy at Shawnee
State University, will present a lecture entitled, "Requiring
American Youth to Perform Service in Defense of Their Country:
A Philosophical, Historical and Strategic Argument," on Tuesday,
April 26, at 4:30 pm in Room 10 of Carnegie Hall. The event
is open to the public, free of charge.
|The Barnes Endowment Annual Student Juried Exhibition
will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University
from April 13 through June 6. The exhibition will open with a public
reception to honor the participating artists on Wednesday, April
13, at 7 p.m., with live music from Blue Clover. For
Induction into the English department
honor society as a student sparked the curiosity of an alumna so
much, it led to her graduate research project, which details the "annotated
literary highlights" of St. Lawrence County.
|The fifth edition of a widely used
textbook on American politics, co-authored by a St. Lawrence professor,
has recently been published.
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