October 17, 2005
is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
to Hurricane Katrina:
Students, faculty and staff have raised or donated $13,000.
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