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News Digest
October 17, 2005

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!


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Campus Events
Brandeis University Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Michael Henchman, a specialist in the intersection of science and art, will give a talk on "Forgery: The Forensics of Art and Archaeology" at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, October 18, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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White Wave, in association with The Korea Society, presents a performance of modern dance from Korea on Tuesday, October 25, at 7 p.m. in the Blackbox Theatre, Griffiths Arts Center, at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Campus News
Associate Professor of Education James Shuman, chair of the education department at St. Lawrence, recently received the Service Key Award from the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International, an international association for professional educators.
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Hundreds of interested high school students and parents visited St. Lawrence on October 4, for Higher Education Night, which also saw participation by over 100 colleges, universities and institutions.
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Alumni News
Being nominated for two 2005 Boston Music Awards may not be the highlight of the year for former St. Lawrence student Grace Potter and her band, the Nocturnals. According to the Boston Globe, their performance "stole the show" and they are opening for some very well-known national acts on their current tour.
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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!

This week:
Writers Series continues to celebrate alumni accomplishments

The University Writers Series is celebrating the Sesquicentennial with appearances by several alumni authors. This week, Trustee Marion Roach'77 discusses her most recent book The Roots of Desire. Wednesday, October 19 at 8 p.m. in Sykes Common Room

Response to Hurricane Katrina:
Students, faculty and staff have raised or donated $13,000.
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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