February 6, 2006
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Lawrence University has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the U.S.
Department of Justice's Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against
Women on Campus Program. This money will be used to improve prevention
of violent crimes against women and response to victims on campus.
the May 6 third annual Canton-St. Lawrence University Marathon are
seeking volunteers from the community to assist with the event,
which includes the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Marathon, the St. Lawrence
County Dunkin' Donuts Half-Marathon and the St. Lawrence University
Wellness Initiative 5K race. The races will be followed by a day
of entertainment on the University's quad, as part of St. Lawrence's
annual Spring Fest celebration. Read
new Penguin Classics book, Rubén Darío: Selected
, includes translations of the Nicaraguan author's
work by St. Lawrence University Professor of Modern Languages and
Literatures Steven F. White. Read
Professor of Government Assis Malaquias has been awarded an honorary
position in one of South Africa's most prominent universities. He
has been has been appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor at
the University of the Western Cape (UWC), having developed strong
links with the institution in recent years, including time he spent
there during a sabbatical from St. Lawrence. Read
|Works by Dana Professor of Fine
Arts Obiora Udechukwu are on exhibition at Guilford College in Greensboro,
Bange-Hall '08, of Lake Luzerne, NY, will be competing in the 2006
United States Snowshoe Association National Championships in Bolton
Valley, VT in March. Read
in the News
in the January 30 edition of The Business Review
NY) was a profile of Trustee Joseph Richardson '63;
he discussed his student experience and his volunteer work as a
trustee at St. Lawrence in the article.
Bour '05 is among the student leaders profiled in the Summer
2006 edition of Putney Student Travel Guide; in addition
to studying in Spain and Costa Rica while a student, he pursued other
educational travel opportunities and plans to join a volunteer medical
team in Guatemala.
| Chelsea Isdell '07
was profiled in a recent issue of the newsletter for WorldWrite, an
education charity in London. The story was about internships at the
firm, and began with the sentence, "St. Lawrence University interns
have consistently proved worth their weight in gold." Isdell
participated in an internship with WorldWrite while studying in London
in the fall 2005 semester.
of Chemistry Paul Connett was quoted in two stories
in the January 8 edition of the Post-Standard in Syracuse,
New York, where a community has been discussing whether or not to
add fluoride to the water supply; Connett opposes the practice.
Stahl, manager of telecommunications, duplication and mail
services, was quoted in a December 1 story in the online publication
In-Plant Graphics, on new technology being used for mail services.
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