September 18, 2006
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Keep your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson
Hall of Science photo album, updated September 16,
and visit the many related news stories on our Web site about the
Lawrence received a challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation last
fall to help fund science facilities construction. In order to meet
the University must raise just over $4.1 million in new gifts
and pledges for the project by April 1, 2007. The University will
open the $36.9 million, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable
design for biology, chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience and psychology
in fall 2007.
Reverend William G. Sinkford, president of the Unitarian Universalist
Association (UUA), will give a talk at St. Lawrence University on
"Universalism and Race" on Monday, September 25, at 7:30
p.m. in Eben Holden. The event is open to the public, free of charge;
it continues exploration of St. Lawrence's Universalist heritage,
begun during the Sesquicentennial celebration. For
| Family Weekend will
be celebrated September 29 through October 1 at St. Lawrence University,
with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events planned
for students and their families. For more
Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries will celebrate the
publication of Corridos in Migrant Memory, a new book by
St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Global Studies Martha
I. Chew Sánchez, on Friday, September 29, at 4 p.m. in the
Josephine Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. Chew Sánchez
will speak at the event, which is open to the public, free of charge.
Slick of '76: A Musical Catastrophe, by Barry Keating and David
Schechter, will be performed in Gulick Theater at St. Lawrence University
on Wednesday and Thursday, September 27 and 28, at 8 p.m. and on Friday
and Saturday, September 29 and 30, at 10 p.m. Free tickets, required
for admission, are available at the Gulick Theater box office September
25 through 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. For information, call 315-229-5748.
St. Lawrence graduates, all of whom were students in a translation
workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven
White, have had work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos
de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa
Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. For
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article on a five-year study of moose mortality written by Katherine
("Kat") Bagley '07 was published in the September/October
issue of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department magazine, Wildlife
Journal. Katherine, a resident of Manchester, NH, is a public
affairs intern with the department, as well as an English (writing)
and biology major at St. Lawrence.
Professor of Global Studies John M. Collins is quoted in a September
11 story in the Tampa Tribune on how the events of September
11, 2001, changed the language.
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Prospective students checking our our Web site at 3 a.m. now can
get most of their questions answered immediately through SLUGuru,
an automated Q and A program that anticipates hundreds of frequently
asked questions and provides answers and links through keyword searches.
SLUGuru is a collaboration of Admissions and University Communications.
Check it out! Suggestions for new questions welcome anytime.
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