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News Digest
September 26, 2005

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year! See the last item in News Digest for Sesquicentennial news.

 



Response to Hurricane Katrina:

To date, students, faculty and staff have raised or donated over $10,000.

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Campus Events
The exhibition "Cloth Only Wears to Shreds: Yoruba Textiles and Photographs from the Beier Collection" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, October 6, through Thursday, November 3.
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The exhibition "Homeland.Wonderland: Drawings by Chika Okeke-Agulu and Marcia Kure" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, October 6, through Thursday, November 3. For more
Perfect weather, a full schedule, generations of guests and the Alumni Council as special participants came togerther for a successful Family Weekend. See favorite photos of photographers Tara Freeman and Heather McCauley '06. For More
Student News
Four seniors have been notified that they are new members of the St. Lawrence chapter of Chymist, the chemistry honorary. New members are Jon M. French '06, of Gouverneur, NY; Karsten G. Jennings '06, of Duluth, MN; Paul Kloek '06, of Pittsford, NY; and Jane W. Mutoru '06, of Nyahururu, Kenya. For more
Alumni News
Wednesday, September 28, is "red hair day" on "Martha," Martha Stewart's daytime television show; scheduled to appear as guests are St. Lawrence University Trustee Marion Roach '77, author of the book "The Roots of Desire: The Myth, Meaning and Power of Red Hair"; talk-show host Conan O'Brien and chef Mario Batali. The show airs on Potsdam's Time-Warner Cable system at 10 a.m. on WWTI (Channel 13), at 11 a.m. on WPTZ (Channel 5) and at 6 p.m. on The Learning Channel (Channel 50).
St. Lawrence In The News
- Examples of artwork from the Richard F. Brush Gallery exhibition "Far North: Inuit Prints and Drawings from Cape Dorset," and an excerpt from an essay by Trustee Allan Newell, appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education's September 23 issue.
- Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph Jockel is among four experts quoted in a September 18 story in the Montreal Gazette, in which each was asked to compile a list of the best Canadian prime ministers.


The University's Sesquicentennial Celebration has begun and a dedicated Web site is live, with regular updates planned. News Digest will have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web site on your own regularly!

On Campus This Week:
The Crimmel Colloquium helps us consider our role in educating global citizens.

Three new archival displays are in the following locations:

Student Center features a display of Katherine Gay '06's research on the intersection of Universalism and education in Canton, NY.

Augsbury Lobby features images from almost 150 years of intercollegiate athletic teams, plus photos of the University's Olympians over time.

The Owen D. Young Library honors scholarship with a display of custom St. Lawrence bookplates.

News Digest Archive
News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

 

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