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News Digest
March 10, 2008

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News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

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St. Lawrence In the News
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Campus News
It's Gold!! SLU's Johnson Hall Of Science Awarded LEED Gold Certification
We have the first Gold building on a college in NYS

St. Lawrence University's Johnson Hall of Science, dedicated in the fall of 2007, has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The $36.9-million, 115,000-square-foot building is the first Gold-certified building on any college campus in New York State and the first science facility in the state to achieve the Gold certification. Across the nation, only 361 projects have been certified Gold; 21 of those projects are higher education facilities.For more
Journal Publishes Article By Professor Horwitz
An article by Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, titled "Free-Market Money: A Key to Peace," appears in the January 2008 issue of The Freeman, vol. 58, No. 1.For more
Students Attend Black Solidarity Conference
St. Lawrence students in the Black Student Union and African Student Union attended the 13th Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University February 29 through March 2, 2008. The conference theme was "The Ballot or the Bullet: Revitalizing the Revolution."For more
SLU Sets Workshop In Reporting Child Abuse And Maltreatment
A workshop on identifying and reporting child abuse and maltreatment will be held at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday, April 1, from 4 to 6:45 p.m. in Atwood Hall, Room 32.For more
Alumni News
Dawn Severenuk '90 Wins 'Women Will' Contest In Spain
Dawn Severenuk '90 is the winner of the 2008 Saab-Salomon Women Will competition in Spain, and will be creating and documenting the first cycle tourism route to cross Spain as a result.For more
Jonathan Biele '92 In Magazine's 'Top 40 Under 40'
Jonathan Biele '92 has been named one of the "top 40 investment bankers under 40" by Investment Dealers Digest. Biele is head of Cowen and Company's capital markets group.For more
Stever Bartlett '96 Named EISA Alpine Coach Of The Year
Stever Bartlett '96, alpine ski coach at Middlebury College, has been named Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Alpine Coach of the Year.For more
St. Lawrence in the News
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and the fact that the increasingly popular musicians got their start at St. Lawrence, appeared in Fortune magazine managing editor Andy Serwer's blog, "Captain's Blog," on March 3.
More Laurentians in the News

Saints Athletics
The women's hockey team stretched No. 1 nationally ranked Harvard to overtime in the ECAC Finals Sunday, but dropped a 3-2 decision. The Saints earned the sixth seed in the NCAA Tournament will travel to No. 3 New Hampshire for a quarterfinal game Saturday at 1 p.m. Men's hockey saw its season end in the first round of the ECAC playoffs, dropping two of three games at Colgate. Women's basketball won its first NCAA Tournament game over William Patterson, but lost 64-49 to the No. 4 ranked Messiah in the second round. Men's track rode a pair of school records to the ECAC Indoor title, while the women placed 11th.

While you're checking athletics news, enjoy the re-designed Athletics Web site! More Athletics news

Web Site Updates and Features

Athletics Web site redesigned! Check out the new layout and features! Athletics

SLU Traditions and Fun Facts:
If you were here in 2005-2006, you participated in St. Lawrence University's 150th anniversary celebration. We've maintained the Sesquicentennial Web site as our Traditions site, and it has features such as This Month in SLU History, Campus Traditions, Then & Now Photo galleries, and Fun Facts (Did You Know that The Thelomathesian Society, the current student government organization, began in 1863 as a debating club. The name comes from the Greek for love of knowledge and desire to learn. ) Check it out and become an expert on SLU!

Blogging from campus
: Keep up with Jessica Sullivan as she blogs from campus: Here's a sample: Ever since my first year at St. Lawrence, I have wanted to go ice skating on the canal in Ottawa. Due to going abroad, inclement weather, hectic schedules, etc, I was not able to realize this dream until recently. This past weekend, two of my friends and I finally made the short drive up north to go skating on "la plus grande patinoire du monde". And it was incredible. The weather was perfect, the sun was shining...and after skating for 14 kilometers, my legs were burning like crazy. I really don't know how figure skaters and hockey players do it! Hopefully my first experience on the canal won't be my last.... Read more!

We're on Facebook!
Network, find friends, announce events on the new SLU Facebook page, which has 630 fans. Check us out on Facebook (you need a Facebook account of your own to see ours) and MySpace (with 740 friends on this social networking space).

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 cam.

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.

News Digest Archive
News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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