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News Digest
July 16, 2007

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Campus News
University Mourns Death of Professor Allen Rogerson
In Memory: Professor Emeritus of Biology Allen C. Rogerson passed away on Friday, July 13. In his campus announcement, President Daniel F. Sullivan noted "Such a professional life, full and rich as it was, exemplifies the highest standards to which a faculty member may aspire.  [Allen Rogerson] cared deeply about this place, and all who study and work here.  He was the best and we will miss him." Information regarding memorial services will be posted to the Web site as we receive confirmation. For More
Coach Dreuding named to Colby-Sawyer Athletic Hall of Fame
Riding Coach Mary Drueding has been named to the second annual Athletic Hall of Fame class at her alma mater, Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire. Induction for the five new members of the hall will take place October 7, 2007.For more

Kate Farrington attends prestigious international affairs program
Catherine (Kate) Farrington '09, of Brattleboro, Vermont, was one of 15 students participating this summer in the 2007 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program held at the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center in Washington, DC. This is the sixth year of the program.For more

Alumni News
Scott Conroe authors book about contemporary Greek life
Scott Conroe '77 is the author of a forthcoming book about contemporary fraternity life, and his decision to "join" a Greek organization as a college professor.
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St. Lawrence in the News
President Sullivan offers four-minute commentary on national radio show
President Daniel Sullivan was a guest on the National Public Radio show "The Best of Our Knowledge," produced by WAMC radio in Albany, New York, on July 9, on a program about higher education access and accountability. President Sullivan provided a four-minute commentary for the program. Listen to the program and President Sullivan's commentary. (Note that the program is 25 minutes and President Sullivan's essay is programmed at the conclusion.)
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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! Lyndsay Belt'08 is blogging about her Yellowstone National Park internship. A sample: We were going to conduct a mark-recapture population estimate where you capture tadpoles, clip their tails, then wait 24 hours and catch tadpoles again.  The number of captured marked and unmarked tadpoles is entered into an equation and then a population estimate is given for the lake. 

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