October 31, 2005
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is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
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St. Lawrence in the News
All children in the
community are welcome to attend a "haunted house" at the
Alpha Tau Omega chapter house at St. Lawrence University, 13 University
Avenue, on Halloween, Monday, October 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.
| The Importance of
Being Earnest will be presented at St. Lawrence University
Wednesday through Saturday, November 2 through 5, at 8 p.m. each
evening in Gulick Theatre. Free tickets are required for admission,
and may be picked up at the Gulick Theatre Box Office in the lobby
from Monday through Friday, October 31 through November 4, from
1 to 5:30 p.m. The Box Office phone number is 315-229-5748.
|Nominations are due
December 2, 2005, for the North Country Citation, awarded by St.
| Author Brenda Flanagan
will speak and read from her work in an appearance at St. Lawrence
University on Wednesday, November 2, at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole. The
event, part of the St. Lawrence Writers Series, is open to the public,
free of charge.
| William D. Phillips,
winner of the Nobel Prize in physics in 1997, will give three public
presentations at St. Lawrence University, as part of the celebration
of the World Year of Physics.
| A screening of the
film Night Passage, followed by a lecture and discussion
with filmmaker Trinh Minh-ha, will take place at St. Lawrence University
on Friday, November 4, at 3 p.m. in the Winston Room of the Student
Center. The event, part of the Asian Studies Initiative, is open
to the public, free of charge.
| Tenor Juan Carlos Franco
is the Gretchen Bence Young Artist at St. Lawrence University for
2005, presenting a concert on Sunday, November 6, at 2 p.m. in Gilbert
Recital Hall, Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public,
free of charge.
Sean M. Murphy '91 has been named a partner in the litigation department of the
New York law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Prior to joining
the firm in 2004, he was a partner in the New York office of Clifford Chance
LLP, where he was a member of that firm's securities litigation and antitrust
Lawrence In the News
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue was featured on the
cover and is the subject of a feature story in the October 28 issue
of National Catholic Reporter;
the story focuses on the ways O'Donoghue brings faith and science
| - University Archivist
Mark McMurray was quoted in an October 24 story in the Montreal
Gazette, about a Montreal-based specialty-paper
supplier. McMurray also owns and operates the book-arts Caliban Press.
|- St. Lawrence's Peak
Weekend is Number 7 on the Sports Illustrated list
of "102 More Things You Gotta Do Before You Graduate," a
follow-up to a similar 2003 story.
University's Sesquicentennial Celebration has begun and a dedicated
Web site is live, with regular updates planned. News Digest will
have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web
site on your own regularly!
This week: October in SLU History
1929 Madame Marie Curie dedicates Hepburn Hall to the cause of science.
1954 Cornerstone of Atwood Memorial Hall laid; doors opened in the
fall of 1955