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News Digest
July 18, 2005 -
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Faculty News
Visiting Instructor and Jeffrey Campbell Fellow in Music Timothy Mangin participated in a symposium held at Lincoln Center in New York City July 13, on hip-hop music in Africa and the Americas. For more
Alumni News
Ethan Hemphill '94 bested more than 500 runners -- including a former St. Lawrence track and cross country teammate -- to win the Portsmouth Harbour Trail 5K road race in Maine on July 9.
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A new book by Mitch Thrower '90 has received praise from one of the authors of the enormously popular "Chicken Soup for the..." series. For more
St. Lawrence In the News
The July 11 issue of Sports Illustrated includes a photo essay on "sports tribes" -- groups of enthusiasts committed to a particular endeavor. Among the "tribes" profiled is the semi-pro football team the St. Lawrence Valley Trailblazers, of which Associate Professor of English Bob Cowser is a member; the issue also includes a short interview with Cowser. The paperback edition of Cowser's 2004 book about playing football, Dream Season: A Professor Joins America's Oldest Semi-Pro Football Team, will be released on October 10; the cover photo of Cowser was shot by University Photographer Tara Freeman.

Jeffrey Campbell Graduate Fellow in Music Timothy Mangin was interviewed on a recent edition of the National Public Radio show "Afropop Worldwide," about Senegalese hip-hop.
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Science Project Update
The past few weeks, despite the humid weather and rains, have seen great progress on the foundation work for the Sarah Johnson Redlich'82 Hall of Science. Almost all of the footers are formed and poured, as is the basement wall for the mechanical space. This week and next, the crews will be forming and pouring the basement walls for the east wing (which will house the Vivarium and psychology labs). Check the homepage of the Web for links to the Web Cams.

 


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