November 19, 2007
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Canada's Role In NORAD Topic
For Professor Jockel's New Book
In the 30 years since its creation, the focus of the North American Aerospace
Defense Command (NORAD) has shifted from the threat of Soviet bombers to ballistic
missiles to terrorist-highjacked aircraft. A new book by St. Lawrence University
Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph T. Jockel '74 looks at Canada's role in the
|Local Boys Share Lead Role In SLU's 'Amahl And The
Potsdam resident Graham Garland and Colton resident Michael Fulton
- both age 12 - share the leading role in St. Lawrence University's
production of Gian Carlo Menotti's beloved one-act Christmas opera Amahl
and the Night Visitors.
| SLU's Washington
Semester Program Honored
St. Lawrence University's
Washington Semester program has received special recognition from
American University, noting the successful 30 years of the institutions'
partnership. For more
By Evette Hornsby-Minor In Online Journal
A performance by Assistant
Professor of Gender Studies Evette Hornsby-Minor appears in the online
journal Liminalities, Volume 3, Issue 3 (2007). The piece, If
I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again: An Ethnographic Performance of
Black Motherhood, is based on Hornsby-Minor's dissertation and
is a film by Rachel Ramist. For more
Cypert Presents Workshop At Conference
President for Human Resources and Special Assistant to the President
for Equity Programs Sue Cypert presented a workshop at the College
and University Performance Conference held in October in Arlington,
Lawrence in the News
Vice President for Administrative Operations Thomas Coakley and
his wife, Nellie, are among the interview subjects in the book Boom! by
former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, and have participated in filming
a documentary scheduled to air on the History Channel in conjunction
with the book. Brokaw mentioned the Coakleys, both veterans of
the Vietnam War who met at Walter Reed Army Hospital, in recent
interviews on MSNBC with Tim Russert and CNN with Larry King.
A columnist for The
Daily Pennsylvanian, the independent student newspaper of
the University of Pennsylvania, referenced the November 7 New
York Times story on the Adirondack Semester in a November
13 column, and proposed that Pennsylvania consider implementing
a similar program near its campus.
More Laurentians in the News
Erik Donohoe finished fifth at the NCAA Division III National Cross
Country Championships, earning all America status. The women's basketball team opened its
season with two convincing wins to capture the Stevens Tip-Off Tournament
title. The men advanced to the finals of the Babson Tip-Off Tournament
before dropping a three-point decision to Connecticut College. Men's
hockey tied Brown and lost to
Yale at Appleton Arena. Men's squash placed second at the Liberty League Championships at
SLU's Robie Squash Center. The women placed third.
More Athletics news
Site Updates and Features
This Month in St. Lawrence History: Visit our Tradition page with more on history and tradition!
First home football
game, a 0-0 tie with Middlebury.
Forestry program begun with gift of red pine seedlings for Sandbanks area.
1999 Men’s soccer
, in the midst of a 60-game unbeaten streak, wins the national championship with the first perfect season (22-0-0) in the history of NCAA soccer.
St. Lawrence hosts NCAA Division III men’s soccer Final Four
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 cam.
Be sure to check out the new Johnson Hall of Science interactive tour,
linked from our Johnson Hall Dedication page!
Keep up with our bloggers!
Here's an excerpt from Ben Von Reyn's blog: My main event for this weekend was hiking up Mt. Arab to see the sunrise on Sunday morning. At 4am, a group of my more adventurous friends left campus in two cars to drive to Mt. Arab.
Fortunately, the drive is only 45 minutes or so, so we arrived at the base of the mountain with more than enough time to arrive at the top before the sunrise
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