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News Digest
November 7, 2005


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

 

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Special Notes:
Students enrolled in St. Lawrence University's program in France have been unaffected by the political unrest in that nation. This web site will post any changes to program plans or other relevant information.

St. Lawrence University will host a memorial service for Trustee Sabra Bartlett '74, who passed away on October 31. The service will be November 19, 10 a.m. in Gunnison Chapel for all who wish to remember and honor Ms. Bartlett.

Campus Events
An exhibition of prints by Melanie Yazzie, titled "Untold Stories of My Present, Past and Dreamtime" will be held at the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, November 10, through Saturday, December 10. Yazzie will give a lecture on her work on Thursday, December 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. It is open to the public, free of charge.
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Works from five members of the fine arts faculty at St. Lawrence University will be exhibited in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery from Thursday, November 10, through Saturday, December 10. A discussion with all five artists will be held on Monday, November 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the gallery; the event is open to the public, free of charge.
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"Amy Hauber: Recent Work," featuring works by Hauber, assistant professor of fine arts at St. Lawrence University, will be exhibited in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery on campus from Thursday, November 10, through Saturday, December 10. A performance by Hauber, followed by a public reception, will take place in the gallery on Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m. Hauber will give a lecture on her work on Tuesday, November 15, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. All are open to the public, free of charge.
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A new film by Robert Greenwald, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, will be shown at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218; it will be followed by a discussion, with audience members and a panel. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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The University Chorus fall concert, "America Sings Praises: Hymns, Shape-Note, Spirituals," will be performed on campus at St. Lawrence University on Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m. in Gunnsion Memorial Chapel, and on Sunday, November 13, at 2 p.m. in St. Mary's Cathedral in Ogdensburg. Both concerts are open to the public, free of charge.
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Campus News
The Beta Theta Pi chapter's charter has been suspended by its national offices until 2008, according to a joint announcement on Nov. 6 from St. Lawrence University and Beta Theta Pi Administrative officers. For more.
The recent annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Salt Lake City October 16-20, included St. Lawrence faculty, students and alumni presenting research.
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The St. Lawrence men's soccer team won the Liberty League Championship by defeating Union College on Nov. 5. For more
Alumni News
The California State University Board of Trustees has selected Murray State University President F. King Alexander '87 to be the sixth president of California State University, Long Beach.
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Laurentians in the News
- Magna Publication's "Eye on Students" November 1 newsletter ("for higher education professionals who interact with students") included Director of Off-Campus Programs Nancy Pierce's advice to parents of students who return from study abroad.
- David Ellison '80 was the subject of a profile in the October 31 issue of Forbes magazine, which noted his St. Lawrence degree in economics. Titled "Tech Tyro Makes Good," the story focused on Ellison's research into tech firms in the post-bubble era. He is a fund manager with Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co.
- Associate Professor of Chemistry Ning Gao's collaborative research project funded by NOAA was featured on Plattsburgh's NewsChannel 5. The report detailed the sampling work on the lake and it mentioned the University as a partner.

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: November in St. Lawrence History
1901 First home football game, a 0-0 tie with Middlebury.
1928 Forestry program begun with gift of red pine seedlings for Sandbanks area.
1999 Men’s soccer, in the midst of a 60-game unbeaten streak, wins the national championship with the first perfect season (22-0-0) in the history of NCAA soccer.
2002 St. Lawrence hosts NCAA Division III men’s soccer Final Four.


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