February 4, 2008
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SLU Announces Contemporary Issues Forum, First Event with NY Times Editor On War Coverage
New York Times Deputy Foreign Editor Ethan Bronner will
give a talk titled "War and Terror: How the New York Times Covers
Today's Big Stories in the Middle East" on Thursday, February
14, at 8 p.m. in Gulick Theatre at St. Lawrence University. The talk,
part of the University's new Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to
the public free of charge.
'08 Awarded Grant To Participate In Conference
Kadine Hamilton '08, of Bronx, NY, is one of 53 students throughout the nation
awarded a APS/NIDDK Minority Travel Fellowship from the American Physiological
Society, to attend the Experimental Biology 2008 conference from April 5-9 in
San Diego, CA.
|Dennis Lock '08 And Richard
Torres '09 Present Research At Conference
St. Lawrence mathematics majors Dennis Lock '08 and Richard Torres '09 recently
presented results of their research at the National American Mathematics Society-Mathematics
Association of America meeting in San Diego, CA.
Complete Volunteer Work In Jamaica
Ten St. Lawrence University students, with Director of the Center for Diversity
and Social Justice Margaret Kent Bass, traveled to the Jamaica community of Mount
Vernon in January, working with the Global Volunteers organization to assist
the community in re-building infrastructure there.
Bobbie '08 Exhibits Senior Project In Brush Gallery
"Awaiting Creation," a
senior-year project by fine arts and environmental studies major
Mike Bobbie '08, of Higganum, CT, was recently on exhibition in the
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery on campus.
| Sing Out with the Gospel Choir!
The St. Lawrence University Gospel
Choir is accepting new members and is especially interested in welcoming
members from the community.For more
Lawrence in the News
On January 31, the Virginia edition of the Washington Post carried
a feature story about Kenya native Trustee Kenneth Okoth '01 and
the Red Rose School project he founded in Kenya.
|Dana Professor of Biology
David Hornung appeared in an episode of "The Nature of Things," the
science program on CBC-TV in Canada. The program is carrying a series
about the five senses; Hornung was featured in the episode, which
aired January 24, on the senses of taste and smell.
|A feature story about
the spring semester program in France appeared in the Quebec City
paper Le Soleil January 18, complete with a photo of the
group. The semester begins with an immersion program in Quebec, before
continuing in Rouen.
|The Newsblaze Web site
recently carried a story about Sean Kane '05, serving in Iraq with
the 10th Mountain Division's 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment.
Kane's family, in Lake Placid, NY, assisted the unit in raising money
and donations of school supplies for the children of Kirkuk.
Laurentians In the News
The men's and women's nordic skiing teams finished eighth overall
at the UVM Carnival, while the alpine skiing teams also placed
well at UVM. Women's hockey took three points from rival Clarkson,
winning 3-1 Friday and tying 2-2 Sunday. Men's hockey tied Niagara
4-4 Saturday. Men's basketball went 1-1 and women's basketball
was 0-2 against Hamilton and Hobart/William Smith.
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Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller
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, Research Opportunities
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