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January 23, 2012

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Laura Ellis Appointed Vice President For University Advancement
St. Lawrence University has appointed Laura Ellis as vice president for University advancement, with responsibility for development, alumni relations and advancement services; she will begin her duties on March 12. Currently, Ellis is associate vice president for development and alumni relations at Pace University, which has campuses in Manhattan, Pleasantville and White Plains, New York.
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St. Lawrence University Music Ensembles Seeking New Members
A variety of music-making experiences is available to the North Country community, through membership in St. Lawrence University's ensembles. Several are seeking new members for the spring semester.
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National Book Award-Winner Jaimy Gordon Kicks Off SLU Writers Series In 2012
Author Jaimy Gordon, National Book Award winner for her 2011 novel Lord of Misrule, will speak and read from recent work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, February 2, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event is the first in the University's Writers Series for the spring semester and is open to the public, free of charge.
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Journal Co-Edited By Prof. McCarthy Published Online
The first issue of ASIANetwork Exchange: a Journal of Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts with Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy as co-editor has just been published online. McCarthy and co-editor Lisa Trivedi, associate professor of history at Hamilton College, have made significant changes to the flagship publication of ASIANetwork, a consortium of 165 liberal arts colleges with Asian Studies programs. Readers may download individual articles through the journal's website.
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Students, Faculty Give Presentations At Joint Mathematics Meetings
Four St. Lawrence students and six members of the mathematics, computer science and statistics faculty gave presentations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings held January 4 through 7 in Boston.
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A guide to academic writing by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz appeared in the Washington Post education blog "The Answer Sheet" on January 20.
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Women's Hockey Extends Unbeaten Streak
Women's hockey extended its unbeaten streak to nine games with a 3-2 win and 1-1 tie with rival Clarkson. The Saints haven't lost a game since November 23. Men's hockey saw a 3-2 lead evaporate in the third period in a 4-3 loss at Clarkson. Women's swimming won both of its meets, beating Potsdam 164-110 and St. Michael's 122-101. The men's team lost its meets. Men's basketball went 3-0, downing Potsdam 73-42, RPI 100-82 and Union 68-66. Women's basketball beat RPI 72-56 and Union 49-47. Ashley-Kate Durham '13 and Caroline Barry '14 were the top finishers for the alpine skiing team at Bates. Caroline Carpenter '12 and Austin Meng '15 paced the nordic skiing team. Men's squash beat Bates 8-1 and George Washingon 7-2, but fell to Western Ontario 7-2, Navy 6-3 and Franklin and Marshall 6-3. Women's squash went 1-3 on the week. Men's track won its own SLU Invitational, while women's track placed second.
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