October 9, 2006
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Reminder to Seniors: Senior Class Dinner with the Board of Trustees,
Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m. Burkman Gymnasium
A great chance for members of the Class of 2007 to meet the trustees,
connect with leaders of the University, and discuss career or graduate
school options. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of the day,
Monday, October 9th.
your eyes on the progress of construction through the Johnson
Hall of Science photo album, updated October 9, and visit the many
related news stories on our Web site about the sciences.
St. Lawrence received a challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation
last fall to help fund science facilities construction. In order to
meet the challenge, the University
must raise just over $4.1 million in new gifts and pledges for
the project by April 1, 2007. The University broke ground in May 2005
for the $36.9 million, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable
design for biology, chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience and psychology.
fireworks display on Friday, October 13, hosted by St. Lawrence University,
will celebrate the 2006-2007 academic year during trustee weekend.
Geology of Maui: A Personal Journey" is the title of a talk to
be given by St. Lawrence University Class of 1978 graduate Gerald
Ross on Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. in Bloomer Auditorium, Brown
Shenandoah Shakespeare company will perform A Midsummer Night's
Dream, Julius Caesar and Cyrano de Bergerac
at St. Lawrence University, October 23 through 29. Tickets for all
performances may be purchased for $3, at the information desk in the
Student Center and Brewer Bookstore.
new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology
honorary, Psi Chi.
in the News
feature story in the September 29 edition of The Washington
Post profiled Joseph Lekuton '91, M'94, a former teacher in
the Washington area who is now a member of the Kenyan Parliament.
The story included information about his education at St. Lawrence.
St. Lawrence University's Center for Teaching and Learning is included
in a new Educause E-Book, Learning Spaces.
Laurentians in the News
on the Web!
The Flash movie (Imagine Yourself at St. Lawrence University)
on the main Web homepage has been updated. Check out the new profiles
of faculty and students who tell their stories.
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