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.
new signage, Gilson Hall, on the building that houses Commons
College, reclaims the original name of the building. The plaque
honoring the building’s namesake, J. Proctor Gilson '15,
is being restored. J. C. Proctor Gilson was a captain in the United
States Infantry when he was killed in action on July 18, 1918
, in Soissons, France. He was a member of the Xi Chapter of Phi
Sigma Kappa, and the building was constructed in his memory.
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
and Faculty News
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.
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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