September 4, 2007
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White, Fordham-Hernandez and Zimmerman win awards
St. Lawrence University faculty and staff received awards for outstanding service at Convocation, held on campus August 30, marking the start of the academic year. Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White received the J. Calvin Keene Award; Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham-Hernandez was given the Louis and Frances Maslow Award; and Christine Zimmerman, director of institutional research, received the John P. Taylor Award. For More
|Bloomer Lecture features Alumnus Van Wie
A. Van Wie, a 1967 St. Lawrence University graduate, will give
the 2007 R.O. and Vera Bloomer Lecture, on the topic "Exploration
for Oil and Gas in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico: New Discoveries,
New Challenges." The lecture, open to the public, free of
charge, is on Friday, September 14, at 8 p.m. in Eben Holden Conference
Center on campus. It is part of the sixth St. Lawrence University
Geology Alumni Conference, being held on campus September 13 through
|Library celebrates publication of Prof. Cowser's book
Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries at St. Lawrence
University will celebrate the publication of Scorekeeping: Essays
from Home, by Associate Professor of English Bob Cowser Jr., with
a gathering on Friday, September 14, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine
Young Room of Owen D. Young Library. Cowser will speak at the event,
which is open to the public, free of charge. For
|Writers Series features Tess Gallagher
Poet Tess Gallagher will speak
and read from her works in an appearance at St. Lawrence University
on Monday, September 17, in the Common Room of Sykes Residence
Hall at 7:30 p.m. The event, part of the Writers Series, is open
to the public, free of charge. For
New faculty arrive at St. Lawrence
faculty members at St. Lawrence University gathered for a photo
at an orientation session recently. For
Check the Web site to read brief biographies of new faculty and of staff who joined the University from September 2006 through August 2007.
|Chung participates in prestigious policy expo
Chung '08, of Clifton Park, NY, participated in the Roosevelt Policy
Expo 2007 in Washington, D.C. in July. It is an event of the Roosevelt
Institute, the only "think tank" devoted to public policy
written by students.
'07 signs contract for pro hockey
Bagnall '07 has been signed by the Los Angeles Kings hockey
team to a multi-year entry-level contract. For more
'82 serves as expert source for DiCaprio film
new documentary about the environment, produced and narrated by
Leonardo DiCaprio, lists Peter deMenocal '82 as one of the 72 experts
consulted for the film, titled The 11th Hour. For
Lawrence In the News
An article titled "Writing Programs That Work," by
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz and Director of
the Munn Center for Rhetoric and Communication Hillory Oakes
was published on the Web site of The John William Pope Center
for Higher Education Policy on August 29.
in the News
Site Updates and Features
New Web Album: Visit our Web album to view photos of the first days of the fall semester, and enjoy the new and improved design for photo albums!
Homepage change: We're updating the flash
videos on the homepage, so we've substituted a photo slide show
until we've completed the new project.
gorgeous photos for your desktop! We've provided
18 St. Lawrence campus scenes in six 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,
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Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller
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our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cams.
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