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News Digest
April 11, 2011
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'Be The Match' Marrow-Registry Event At SLU Honors Late Yale Player
Even though she was a member of an opposing team, members of the St. Lawrence University women's ice hockey team wanted to do something to help Yale player Mandi Schwartz battle leukemia, so they planned an event to encourage enrollment in a national bone-marrow registry. Schwartz passed away on April 3, but to honor her memory, their planned "Be The Match" event will go on at St. Lawrence, on Monday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Winston Room of Sullivan Student Center.
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Spring University Chorus Concert Celebrates Music For Passover
Music for Passover will be featured in the University Chorus spring concert, on Saturday, April 16, at 8 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Hawthorne's View Of England Offered In SLU's Piskor Lecture By Prof. Weiner
St. Lawrence University Professor of English Bruce Weiner will give the 2011 Frank P. Piskor Faculty Lecture, titled "Our Old Home: Decolonization, Displacement and National Identity in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Sketches of England," on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Eben Holden. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Experiment Created By Chem Prof Published In Journal
An article by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French has been published in the online version of the Journal of Chemical Education; the print version will be published in June, containing the article, "Isolation and Structure Elucidation of the Terpene ß-Thujone from Cedar Leaf Oil."
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Day Of Community Art To Take Place At St. Lawrence University
A diverse group of artists and educators will come together at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, April 21, for an event called "The Artist, the Community and the Creative Process" that includes community-made art. Presented by the Arts Collaborative at St. Lawrence, it is open to the public, free of charge.
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A Shipwreck & The History Of Tea Examined In Talk At SLU
University of Pennsylvania Chinese Language and Literature Professor Victor Mair will give a talk at St. Lawrence University titled "A Ninth-Century Shipwreck and Its Implications for the History of Tea" on Friday, April 22, at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence in the News
North Country Public Radio offered a preview of the keynote address for the 2011 North Country Symposium with an April 4, 2011, interview with Ben Hewitt, about how the town of Hardwick, Vermont, transformed itself. A story about the symposium was featured in the Watertown Daily Times on April 6.

St. Lawrence's New York City Semester was featured in the Watertown Daily Times on April 10, 2011.

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Athletics News
Caligore Ties for 11th at Vassar Invitational
Sophomore Aimee Caligore shot rounds of 82 and 90 for a 172 total and finished tied for 11th in a 58-player field at the Vassar College Invitational in Poughkeepsie. The women's golf team, playing with just four players, finished 10th in the 12-team field. The men's tennis team suffered a 6-3 loss to Hobart College on "Senior Day" in Canton. The women's tennis team was narrowly defeated by William Smith, 5-4. In women's track and field, Wendy Pavlus '11 wasted no time in securing her ticket to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in May, winning the steeplechase in a University record and NCAA automatic qualifying time in the first outdoor meet of the 2011 season at the University of Rochester. Five second-place finishes highlighted the day for men's track and field, as the Saints finished fifth in a 15-team field at the Rochester Alumni Invitational. Baseball won game one of a Liberty League doubleheader against the University of Rochester at Tom Fay Field, but the Yellowjackets bounced back to gain a split, scoring four in the bottom of the sixth en route a 11-7 win in game two. The equestrian team will be among those riding for a national team championship when the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national show begins in Kentucky in May, after the Saints staged an impressive win in the Zone II team championship competition at the Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall on Saturday.

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: 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 Videos: Kitty Higgins '13 speaks with SLU professors about the tragedy in Japan.

SLU Climate Change Conference: Panel Discussion and Updates from the Climate Front
The Cultural and Political Economy of Recovery
Brock Clarke's Reading from his Novel Exley

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