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News Digest
February 5, 2007
(Released Feb. 2)

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News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

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Campus News
Alcoa Foundation has awarded St. Lawrence University a $10,000 grant in support of the University's Akwesasne Semester program. For more

Ninety-seven outstanding high school seniors from throughout Northern New York State and Southeastern Canada have been named Augsbury/North Country Scholars by St. Lawrence University. For more
Campus Events
Quanyong Xiang, associate professor of epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health and Radiation Protection, Jiangsu Province CDC (Center for Disease Control), will give a public lecture at St. Lawrence University on "Health Concerns from Natural Fluoride in Chinese Water Supplies" on Tuesday, February 13, beginning at 11:50 a.m. in Room 208 of Valentine Hall. For more
The February edition of St. Lawrence University's Poetry for Peace event will be a special reading, dedicated to North Country poets. It will be on Wednesday, February 7, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Winston Room of the Student Center and it is open to the public, free of charge. For more
In celebration of "V-Day," a global movement to end violence against women and girls, the Advocates Program at St. Lawrence University has organized performances of Eve Ensler's award-winning play The Vagina Monologues, on Wednesday, February 14, through Friday, February 16, at 8 p.m. each evening in Gulick Theatre on campus. For more
Braving one of the few snowstorms to hit the North Country to date this winter, the sisters of Kappa Delta Sigma at St. Lawrence and the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon at Clarkson University held the Second Annual "Puck Run" for charity prior to the St. Lawrence-Clarkson men's ice hockey game at Appleton Arena on January 23. For more
St. Lawrence In the News
An opinion piece by Associate Professor of Global Studies John Collins, proposing a new policy on the Middle East, appeared in the Albany, NY, Times-Union on February 1.
For more Laurentians In the News

What's new on the Web Site?

Student Blogs
New posts by student bloggers Andy Alvarez '08 from his abroad program in Spain and Jessica Sullivan '08, from Denmark, as well as Lora Wu '07, who attended the national American Association of Colleges and Universities conference with faculty, give a great glimpse of student experiences. Bookmark our blogs and keep up with eight great students: Andy, Jessica and Laura are joined by Michaela Stewart '08 (who is blogging from China this semester), Adam Kyamatare '09, and new bloggers (as of this week) Ben von Reyn '10, Mary Jane Sweetland '10 and Caroline Bishop'10.


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Visit our podcasts page for St. Lawrence's Poetry for Peace podcast and the feature stories from North Country Public Radio.


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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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