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News Digest
January 11, 2010
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

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St. Lawrence In the News
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Campus News
'Service Of Song' Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day At St. Lawrence
"Let Freedom Sing! A Service of Song and Readings" will be held at St. Lawrence University in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 18, at 5 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
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SLU Environmental Studies Prof To Give Talk On Climate-Change Actions
St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales, who has participated in a number of climate-change conferences, will give a talk titled "From Copenhagen to Bonn: Are We Any Closer to a Resolution That Achieves Climate Justice?" on Thursday, January 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Eben Holden on campus. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Kingsbury'04 to Play for Team Canada in 2010 Olympic Games
Gina Kingsbury '04 has been selected to play for Team Canada in the upcoming 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada. This will be her second Olympic appearance, having won gold in 2006.
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Prof, Students Participate In Copenhagen Climate Conference
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales and four students participated in the recent COP15 climate-change conference held in Copenhagen, blogging from the event. A variety of events on campus will follow up on their experiences.
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St. Lawrence in the News
A January 6, 2010, feature on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" Web site celebrated "Eight Cool College Dorms," and included St. Lawrence's Adirondack Semester Program yurts among them.
On January 6, 2010,'s "Travel 10" celebrated the oldest college-hockey "barns" in the nation, including St. Lawrence University's Appleton Arena.
A story in the Chicago Tribune on December 30, 2009, revealed that a portion of a document signed by President Abraham Lincoln, in St. Lawrence's Owen D. Young Library's archives, was "reunited" with the other portion of the document, in Illinois.

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Saints Sports
Women's hockey returned to action for the 2010 portion of its schedule by sweeping a weekend ECAC series with identical 3-1 scores over Union and RPI. Men's hockey split its weekend of games at Niagara, winning 7-2 Friday and losing 4-3 Saturday. Men's basketball lost to Oswego, 65-62, and the women's basketball squad also lost to the Lakers, 64-49.
Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
Friday, January 15
4 p.m. - Swimming vs. SUNY Potsdam; 6 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. RPI, Burkman Gymnasium; 7 p.m. - Men's Hockey vs. Colgate, Appleton Arena; 8 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. RPI, Burkman Gymnasium
Saturday, January 16
2 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. Vassar, Burkman Gymnasium; 4 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. Vassar, Burkman Gymnasium; 7 p.m. - Men's Hockey vs. Cornell, Appleton Arena
Sunday, January 17
8 p.m. - University Chorus Concert

Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders

SLU Media Room
: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos by Chelsea Nuffer '10 and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.

Chelsea is on winter break. In her most recent videos, she explored sights and sounds of St. Lawrence and Canton in the days preceding Winter Break, which began December 19. Enjoy snippets of the annual Candlelight Concert, especially! Watch the video!
She also explored the various student jobs on campus, providing students with career experience and connections to great people and programs. Watch the video.

New podcasts are posted:
Prof. Laura Rediehs discusses the new Peace Studies program
Prof Steve Horwitz discusses the concept of standard of living
SLU Students attend Cophenhagen Climate Conference
College hockey as iconic tradition, alumnus writes new book

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Haley Bowman '10, from Kansas City, MO
Katie Oram '11, from Melvin Village, NH
John Gursky '07, Assistant Director of Admissions
What's next? by Rachel Berman '10, who will document her search for post-graduation plans.

The Weave, by Global Studies, is a public intellectual project that brings together a range of perspectives on local, national and global issues and on mainstream and independent media coverage of those issues.
Golden Thoughts is a blog by and for visitors to Thailand, our newest international program at Payap University in Chiangmai.
Projet Blog en France (SLU Blog from France), a blog by the students in our France Program.
SLU blog desde Espana (SLU Blog from Spain), a blog by the students in our Spain Program.


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