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News Digest
November 15, 2010
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Three Events At St. Lawrence Usher In Holiday Season With Music
Chris Kenney, a 1996 graduate of St. Lawrence, will host three events at the University that all involve the music of the Christmas holiday season. All of the events, part of the Arts Across the Curriculum series, are open to the public, free of charge.
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Prof. Schuckers Giving 'Science Cafe' Presentation
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Michael Schuckers will be a guest at the next edition of Clarkson University's Science Cafe, at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, November 17, at 7:15 p.m. His presentation is titled "Lies, Damned Lies and ..."
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Students Give Presentations At Math Symposium
Ten students and two faculty members participated in the third annual St. Lawrence Valley Mathematics Symposium, held November 5 and 6 at Clarkson University. Five students gave presentations at the event.
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Six Inducted Into English Honor Society
Six students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, on November 2, 2010. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.
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Brush Gallery Hosts Meeting For Visual Resources Association
The Upstate New York Chapter of the Visual Resources Association held its annual meeting on November 5, 2010 in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence. The organization, of which the gallery is a member, is "is a non-profit organization established to further research and education in the field of visual resources and to promote a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession."
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Anne Harrington '72 Appointed To Nuclear Security Administration Post
Anne Harrington '72 has been appointed National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) deputy administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation. In her new post, Harrington will manage NNSA's $2.7 billion nuclear nonproliferation program, in more than 100 countries, to secure vulnerable nuclear material around the world, stop nuclear smuggling and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
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St. Lawrence In the News
An essay, titled "Making Time for Pond Hockey," by Academic Resources Coordinator of Academic Support and HEOP Counselor Matt McCluskey, was published in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, NY, on November 10, 2010.

A story about new efforts to ease cross-registration among the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, including St. Lawrence, ran in the Watertown Daily Times on November 15, 2010.

St. Lawrence's Quidditch team, playing a sport inspired by the "Harry Potter" stories, and its preparation for competition in the game's World Cup, was the topic of a feature story in the Watertown Daily Times on November 14, 2010.

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Athletics News
NCAA Dreams Continue for Three Teams, End for One
The Fall season will continue for three St. Lawrence teams, but it ended earlier than another was hoping this weekend. Football, which had already clinched at least a tie for the Liberty League title and, thanks to a tie breaker, the automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, capped its regular season with an impressive 27-7 win over WPI to claim the crown outright. The 5-5 Saints will travel to No. 2-ranked Mount Union on Nov. 20for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Wendy Pavlus '11 continued her quest to repeat as national champion and the women's cross country team won its second-straight regional title Saturday in Oneonta. It was Pavlus' third straight regional first-place finish. The team will join the men's cross country squad, which placed second at the regionals, at the nationals next weekend in Iowa. Men's soccer saw its season end in heartbreaking fashion on MacAllaster Field Sunday, losing to Amherst 3-2 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Saints opened the tournament with a 2-0 win over SUNY IT Saturday, and held a 1-0 lead at half-time against Amherst, but the visitors rallied in an action-packed second half for the win. The Saints, who only graduate two players, finished the season with a 17-3-2 record. Women's hockey had one of its best weekends of the early season, downing No. 6 Boston College 7-3 Friday and then tying the Eagles 1-1 Saturday. Men's hockey had a tougher weekend, losing 4-2 to Harvard and 6-1 to Dartmouth.
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