November 26, 2007
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Bombings in India: Several bombs exploded on Friday, November 23, including ones in Varanasi, where St. Lawrence's India program is currently. All students and faculty with the program have been contacted and are safe. The program continues, while staff moniter the US Department of State communications and no advisories or warnings have been issued.
Last Week's News Digest: Just in case you missed News Digest last week during the Thanksgiving Break, here's a handy link!
President Sullivan Updates Community On 'Climate Commitment'
St. Lawrence University President Daniel F. Sullivan says that
he is seeing "real movement toward a smaller carbon footprint" by
the University since he signed the American College and University
Presidents Climate Commitment in March. For more
Service At St. Lawrence December 12
The 86th Annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols will be
held in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday,
December 12, at 7 and 9 p.m. For
K Assists Local Boy, Family
The members of St. Lawrence University's Circle K service organization
have used the proceeds of recent fund-raising activities to contribute
to a fund assisting a local child with health problems who recently
lost his home in a fire. For more
V.P. Coakley Part Of New Brokaw Book, Documentary
Vice President for Administrative Operations Thomas Coakley is finding
himself in some celebrated company, with his inclusion in the new
book Boom! Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s
and Today, by former NBC journalist Tom Brokaw. Brokaw has been mentioning
Coakley and his wife, Nellie Coakley M'85, in media interviews about the book,
and the Coakleys have been making time in their schedules for their
own interviews with news media. For more
Roger Brandt '80 Wins Affordable Housing Award
A project spearheaded by Roger W. Brandt Jr. '80 has been chosen as the "Best Family Project" in
Affordable Housing Finance magazine's 2007 Readers Choice Awards
for the Nation's Best Affordable Housing Developments. For more
Women's basketball rebounded from its first loss of the season
by defeating Nazareth 64-34. Women's hockey opened a crucial ECAC
weekend roadtrip with a thrilling 4-3 win over Dartmouth, but
dropped a 5-1 decision to undefeated Harvard the next night. Men's
hockey lost and tied Wayne State, while men's basketball lost to
More Athletics news
Site Updates and Features
Student, faculty and alumni profiles: Every other month, we post about 30 new profiles of students, faculty and alumni. We've been posting profiles for over two years and more than 350 profiles are available throughout the Web site. You'll find profiles in such pages as Graduates, Faculty, Students, Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Research Opportunities, and many more.
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 Mary Jane Sweetland's blog from Spain: "Mary! A cenar!" is what my host mom usually calls to me. She is very sweet. We had a nice girl talk about clothes and fashion today while we compared some purchases (she now has an even more extensive collection of jackets and coats). Well, I smell something fried and delicious!
That will be a nice end to my Monday
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