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News Digest
March 14, 2011
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SLU Hosting Conference On Climate Change; Event Includes Speakers & Film Series
St. Lawrence University will host a five-day conference on climate change, March 21 through 25, on campus. Events in the conference, titled "climate: CHANGE - Acting Together on Sustainability, Climate Change and Environmental Justice," are open to the public, free of charge.
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Third Annual 'Brain Blast' At St. Lawrence March 25
St. Lawrence University biology, psychology and neuroscience students want you to be aware of something: your brain. The University's third annual Brain Blast, held in celebration of Brain Awareness Week, will be on Friday, March 25, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Johnson Hall of Science on campus. It is open to the public, free of charge, and has fun, interactive displays that are aimed all ages.
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SLU's Brush Gallery Exhibits Art By Visiting Prof. Peter Nelson
An exhibition titled "Peter Nelson: Two-Point Perspective" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from March 21 through April 20, featuring photography and video work on sports, identity and relationships. Nelson, visiting assistant professor of photography and digital media, will give a talk on Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the gallery; it is open to the public, free of charge, and a reception will follow.
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Life & Dance In The Middle East Explored In Presentation At St. Lawrence
A presentation called "Silent Joy: The Truth About Life and Dance in the Middle East" will take place at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Noon Concert At SLU Offers 'Music Of The Masters'
"Music of the Masters" is the theme for the next organ recital at the lunch hour in St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, March 25. Parking is available adjacent to the chapel.
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Prof. McCarthy's Book Topic For Conference Plenary Session
Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy's 2010 book, Ethics Embodied: Rethinking Selfhood Through Continental, Japanese, and Feminist Philosophies, was the topic of a plenary session at the Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle conference held recently in Cork, Ireland, and affiliated with University College Cork.
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Prof. Fordham Hernandez To Speak At SUNY Potsdam
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez will give a talk titled "Mixed Race, White Mother: Love & Identity in the Age of Obama," on Tuesday, March 22, at 4 p.m. in the eighth-floor lounge of Raymond Hall at SUNY Potsdam, as part of the 2010-11 Women's and Gender Studies Anne R. Malone Lecture Series. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Students & Prof Present Research At Economics Conference
Four St. Lawrence students, and Florence Irene Eggleston Associate Professor of Economics Cynthia Bansak, attended the Eastern Economics Association Meetings held recently in New York City. All five presented research results at the conference.
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St. Lawrence in the News
The Skaneateles Journal (Skaneateles, NY) ran a March 3, 2011 story about Meredith Kane '08, a graduate student at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, who is planting hundreds of wild ginger seeds in the region.
The MTV Act blog ran a story recently about Michael Chambers '09 and an organization he's involved in in Kenya, Flying Kites Adventure Challenge.
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Athletics News
Pavlus Claims Fourth National Title
The winter sports season came to an end this weekend, and Wendy Pavlus '11 continued her historic career by winning the 5,000-meter national title at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track Championships. Alpine skiing also competed at the NCAA Championships and Ashley-Kate Durham '13 earned All America honors with a third-place finish in the slalom. Leah Hart '12 finished 33rd for the Nordic skiing team at nationals. Men's hockey saw its season come to an end in the ECAC quarterfinals, but not before throwing a scare into No. 2-ranked Yale. The Saints rallied from a 3-1 third-period deficit in the first game for a 4-3 victory, but the Elis rebounded with 5-2 and 4-0 wins to close out the best-of-three series. Spring sports got their seasons under way, with most teams heading south for spring break. Softball opened its season with a 2-2 weekend in Florida, beating Albright College 9-6 and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 8-0. Baseball dropped its opener 17-4 to Westminster. Women's lacrosse kicked off its season with a 14-8 loss to No. 7-ranked Cortland.
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SLU Media Room
: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.

Student Views Web Videos: This week, Kitty Higgins '13 highlights the Great North Country Cool Down.

Podcasts:
This week's podcasts include interviews with men's lacrosse coach Mike Mahoney and new baseball coach Peter Hoy, along with the Contemporary Issues Forum presentation of the Siegel Memorial Lecture by Aviva Kempner.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
Students Sam Gradess '11, Sarah Holden '11, Teddy Nichols '11, Katie Oram '11, and Molly Wike '11.
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.
The International and Intercultural Studies blog features the writings of SLU students currently abroad.

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