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News Digest
October 24, 2005
2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!


Response to Natural Disasters and National or International Emergencies
A new web page collects information about Laurentian response and status of alumni in sites of natural disasters or emergencies. This new page is ready take the messages of alumni, parents and friends in the path of Hurricane Wilma.

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Campus Events
Obioma Nnaemeka, a professor of French, women's studies and African American studies at Indiana University, will deliver the C.L.R. James Lecture in African Studies at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218. Her talk, a St. Lawrence Sesquicentennial event, is titled "Re-Imagining the Diaspora" and is open to the public, free of charge.
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A screening of the 1922 silent horror classic /Nosferatu/, with live organ accompaniment by Walt Strony, will take place in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University on Monday, October 31, at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Campus News
Nominations are due December 2, 2005, for the North Country Citation, awarded by St. Lawrence University. For more
Funding is available through St. Lawrence University for events that assist in efforts to reduce alcohol use and represent collaborations between the University and the local community. For more
Three lithographs printed at St. Lawrence University, by artist and political activist Sue Coe, have been added to the artist's Web site gallery, noting the site of their publication.
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Alumni News
Kay Stearns Bruening '79, of Skaneateles, NY, has been appointed department chair in nutrition and hospitality management in the College of Human Services and Health Professions (HSHP) at Syracuse University. For more
St. Lawrence In the News
The October 21 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education included a story about alumni events that include community service; events organized in Denver by Betsy Kolber '78 for St. Lawrence alumni were included in the story.
A letter to the editor of the Montreal Gazette by Professor of Chemistry Paul Connett, opposing fluoridation of water, was published on October 19. More

This is St. Lawrence's 150th year! News Digest will have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web site on your own regularly!

This week: New Then and Now Photos of St. Lawrence
Photos of St. Lawrence student life, then and now, are now posted to this section of the Sesqui Web site.

Rev. David Weissbard'62, M.Div.'65, will speak tonight at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole on "Ethics without a Diety" Rev. Weissbard is the last graduate of the St. Lawrence Theological School before it was closed by the Unitarian-Universalist Convention in 1965.

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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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