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Region Rallies to Support NYC Disaster Relief

About 500 state troopers will be in New York City today to help in rescue effort and take part in the investigation. 67 officers from Troop B, based in Ray Brook, have been called to the city. Trooper Jim Butser says there's a sense of common bond with the officer, firefighters and emergency personnel caught up in the tragedy yesterday.

Blood drives have been set up in major cities where collections are more efficient. Vicky LaShomb, of the St. Lawrence County Red Cross, says half the local units trained volunteers were on their way to New York City yesterday.

St. Lawrence University student John Ainsley called his dad in New Jersey to check on his older brother who was at work in one of the World Trade Center towers yesterday morning. He says his brother survived.  Go to full article

Bahia, February 2 and Hawking performed by Steven White

Steven F. White is a poet and translator teaching at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. During August 2001, he performed a selection of twenty years of his poems and translations in the NCPR studio, where they have been mixed into a rich brew of poetry, music, chant and ambient sound called Transversions.  Go to full article

Teaching for Doing: Constructivist Educators Meet at SLU

This week St. Lawrence University is hosting the 9th annual Constructivist Conference. Educators from all over New York State practicing what they call "learning-centered" teaching skills. In learning-centered classrooms, the focus is on doing things, discussing things, not reading and lecturing about them. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Robert Wells: the Politics of the "Bare Bones" Budget

The New York State budget was due April first--this week legislators in Albany are working on a "bare bones" budget to tide the state over. But major spending issues are...  Go to full article

St. Lawrence University to Open New Teacher Training Center

Professors at St. Lawrence University will get help keeping up with new skills for the classroom at a new training center. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Watching the Summer Stars

The summer solstice and watching the stars--Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

SLU Nepal Returnees in Katmandu During Royal Family Murders

Martha Foley catches up with a group of faculty and students from St. Lawrence University who just returned from Nepal. They were in Katmandu when members of the royal family...  Go to full article

SLU Students Bike Across Montana for AIDS Research

To date, 19 million people have died of AIDS worldwide, and another 34 million are infected with HIV, the virus that causes the disease. Like all research projects funding is...  Go to full article

Elsa Hilger at 97

The life and music of Elsa Hilger -- Todd Moe chats with 97-year-old Elsa Hilger, the first woman hired full-time by a major symphony orchestra. She lives in Vermont and...  Go to full article

The Spring Night Sky

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Physics professor Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue about spring star gazing.  Go to full article

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