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News Digest
October 31, 2005
News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!

 


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Contents:
Campus Events
Alumni News
St. Lawrence in the News
Sesquicentennial Facts

Campus Events
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.
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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.
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Nominations are due December 2, 2005, for the North Country Citation, awarded by St. Lawrence University.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Alumni News
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 practice groups.
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St. 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 together.
- 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.
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- 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.

The 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


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