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February 20, 2012

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Donations Add Teeth To Anthropology Classes At SLU
Don't say you'd give your eye teeth for anything when you're around St. Lawrence University Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Mindy Pitre - she might just take you up on it. To assist students in her biological anthropology courses, Pitre asked three area dentists to donate teeth. To date, about 100 teeth have been collected.
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St. Lawrence Competing With Other Colleges To Reduce Electricity Usage
St. Lawrence University students are competing against four other New York State schools in a test far removed from the playing fields. The five are engaged in the New York Negawatt Challenge, an electricity reduction competition for campus residence halls, a northeast component of Campus Conservation Nationals.
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African-American Music Theme For Noon Organ Concert At SLU Feb. 24
"Honoring African-American Music," featuring familiar spirituals and other compositions, will be performed at the lunch hour in St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor and the Ad Hoc Singers, at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, February 24. The event is open to the public, free of charge, and parking is available adjacent to the chapel.
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Gospel Music Workshop & Concert At SLU Feb. 22-25
The ninth annual "Got Spirit?" gospel music workshop and concert, featuring William R. Hamilton of the Chicago Mass Choir, will take place Wednesday through Saturday, February 22 through 25, at St. Lawrence University.
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Poem By SLU Librarian Published
A poem by Public Services Librarian Paul Doty, titled "Pink Barn Eye," appears in Issue 6 of Stone Canoe, "a journal of arts, literature and social commentary" published by Syracuse University. The journal is published annually, in the spring.
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Essay By Emeritus President Sullivan Published
Emeritus President Daniel Sullivan is the author of an essay on "Understanding Your College's Admissions Market," published on the website of the education consulting firm Hardwick Day. The essay appears in the firm's "Fundamentals" column, sent to education professionals throughout the nation.

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Men's Hockey Stays Hot, Climbs in ECAC Standings
The men's hockey team improved its win streak to four games by beating Quinnipiac 4-3 and Princeton 4-1 at Appleton Arena. The Saints are now alone in seventh place, just four points out of fourth place and a first-round playoff bye with two weekends to go. Women's hockey also swept its weekend series, 1-0 over Princeton and 4-3 over Quinnipiac, and is in fourth place with two games to play. Women's basketball ran its win streak to 16 games by downing Bard 85-19 and Vassar 70-62. Men's basketball beat Bard 79-59, but dropped a tough 58-57 decision to Vassar. Women's track took first place, its second straight league championship, and men's track took third at the Liberty League Championships at St. Lawrence. Alpine skiing was at Dartmouth, and the Saints placed fourth in the giant slalom and sixth in the slalom. Nordic skiing was paced by Caroline Carpenter '12 and Austin Meng '15 at the same event.
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