July 16, 2007
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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
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
Scott Conroe authors book about contemporary Greek life
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.
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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Site Updates and Features
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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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