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News Digest
June 25, 2007

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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
Golley '08 one of 10 students chosen for internship program
Shawn Golley '08, of Hamilton, New York, is one of 10 students participating this summer in the 2007 Microsoft-American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Federal I.T. Internship Program. For more

Professor Pai received grant to study medicinal plants
The Center for Invasive Plant Management at Montana State University has awarded a grant to St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Biology Aswini Pai to do a comparative study of two medicinal plants, Chinese goldthread and American goldthread. For more

Flanagan and Howard earn honors
St. Lawrence University women’s ice hockey coach Paul Flanagan has been named an assistant coach for the U.S. women’s select and national teams which will be playing in international competitions over the next year. Men’s and women’s track coach Mike Howard was named both Liberty League men’s and women’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year in voting by league coaches. For more.

Brian Mann receives prestigious national award for feature story
The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the highly prestigious 2007 National Edward R. Murrow Awards, honoring excellence in electronic journalism. Brian Mann, North Country Public Radio's Adirondack bureau chief, is being honored for Best Sports Coverage for "Rugby Brings Elegance and Violence to the Adirondacks," his story of the 33rd annual Can-Am Rugby tournament held in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid in August of 2006.
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Alumni News
Mike Keenan to coach the Calgary Flames
Mike Keenan '72 has been named head coach of the Calgary Flames hockey team. The appointment makes Keenan the 13th head coach in the Flames' history.
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St. Lawrence in the News
Assistant Professor of Sociology Robert Torres was quoted in a June 21 story in the New York Times on "freegans," anti-consumerists who scavenge items discarded by others.

A "q-and-a" on college loans with Director of Financial Aid Patricia Farmer was published on the Higher Education Washington, Inc. Web site June 19.

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Web Site Updates and Features

NEW! 18 gorgeous photos for your desktop! We've provided 18 St. Lawrence campus scenes in five resolution options for you to download to your desktop. Share the St. Lawrence pride and display a new photo every month for the next year and a half, or keep your favorite front and center to remind you of alma mater.

SLU Live! Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video, our podcasts, our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cams. More multimedia features to come!

MySpace page! St. Lawrence has a MySpace page! We have 677 friends already! Join today!

Lyndsay Belt's blog as she writes about her Yellowstone National Park internship. A sample: As we drove to Mammoth we came across a herd of about 50-75 bison using the road as their own personal highway.  A little further down the road we spooked a young Grizzly bear in a creek that stood up and ran across the road soaking wet.

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