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English Class Compiles Interviews with Writers
Students in Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jill Talbot's class have conducted interviews with gay male writers and have published them on a website designed by Amy Yao '14.

Students Represent St. Lawrence at 2013 Washington Model OAS
Fourteen students and a faculty member spent a week in Washington, D.C., representing St. Lawrence University at the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS).

Laurentian Notes to and from Boston
When tragedy struck in Boston last week, a group of St. Lawrence students wondered how best to share their thoughts on social media on a day when nothing felt quite right. So they put together a simple poster, “SLU supports you, Boston,” and posted a photo on Instagram.

Spring 2013 Innovation Grant Recipients Announced
Repair stands and additional green bikes for campus, increased recycling options and collaborative efforts among coaches, faculty and students are some of the latest projects to be funded through the Innovation Grants program begun by President William L. Fox in 2010. The grants are awarded to encourage initiatives that will improve the quality of life at St. Lawrence through curricular, co-curricular or campus life projects and "provide a foundation for St. Lawrence's future."

SLU Student Receives Geology Scholarship
St. Lawrence University senior Bryn Keenhold was selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Angelo Tagliacozzo Memorial Geological Scholarship, established by the Northeast Section of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

Robin Eubanks Keynotes CSTEP Career Exploration Symposium
St. Lawrence University recently hosted the 17th Annual Career Exploration Symposium and 25th Anniversary Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Celebration Dinner.

Bill Prescott '14 Wins Intercultural Leadership Award
Bill Prescott, St. Lawrence Class of 2014, was awarded an Intercultural Leadership Award from the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) during his time Denmark in fall 2012.

Pi Mu Epsilon Welcomes 16 New Members
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently welcomed 16 new members to the organization.

'Make March Count' Young Alumni Challenge Begins March 1
The Make March Count Challenge between St. Lawrence, Union College, Skidmore College and Hobart and William Smith Colleges will take place March 1 through March 31. Alumni from the classes of 2003 through 2012 are encouraged to participate by making a gift of any size to support St. Lawrence. 

Biology Honorary Inducts New Members
Eighteen students were inducted as new members of St. Lawrence's chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, on February 22, 2013.

Rediehs Wins International Essay Contest
Associate Professor of Philosophy Laura Rediehs was named a co-winner in the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs’ 2012 international student/teacher essay competition, “Ethics for a Connected World.”  Rediehs won in the teacher/postgraduate category, the Carnegie Council announced this past week.

'Laurentians in Residence' Career Panel on Feb. 28
Laurentians in Residence brings Laurentian leaders to campus to connect with students, faculty and staff. Six Laurentians, and parents of Laurentians, will be on campus February 28 for a panel discussion at 7 p.m. in the Hannon Room as well as March 1 for classroom presentations, group meetings and informational interviews.

Gospel Workshop at St. Lawrence This Week
Registration is now open for the 10th anniversary “Got Spirit?” gospel music workshop taking place Wednesday, February 27 through Saturday March 2 in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.

Twelve Students Inducted into St. Lawrence's Psychology Honor Society
St. Lawrence's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 12 new students as members, in a ceremony held February 11.

St. Lawrence Celebrates Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 10th Anniversary
Nearly 2,500 people packed Leithead Field House on Sunday, February 10, and enjoyed the harmonies of SLU Funk, a St. Lawrence student band, followed by the rock ’n’ roll of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals. Here's a roundup of multimedia features including photos, video and a live recording.

Student Innovators Invited to Learn About North Country's 'Silicon Valley' on Feb. 11
St. Lawrence students like Emily Webb '12 with big ideas for a potential business, or current and future entrepreneurs are invited to learn more at an information session hosted by Clarkson University's Shipley Center for Innovation on Monday, February 11, at 7 p.m. in the Hannon Room in the Sullivan Student Center.


Information for the Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 10th Anniversary Concert
St. Lawrence University is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to campus for the Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 10th anniversary concert on Sunday, Feb. 10. We've compiled additional information including the time of the event, parking, tickets and items not permitted for concert-goers.

Steven Goldman '13, Physics Profs Participate In Astronomy Workshop In Puerto Rico
Steven Goldman '13, Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and astronomer/lab coordinator Jeff Miller participated in the sixth ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, in January. The National Science Foundation-funded workshop centers on research examining "cool" hydrogen in distant galaxies.

Shelley Kandola '13 Receives Recognition For Research Presenation
A presentation by Shelley Kandola '13 was chosen as an Outstanding Presentation by the judges of the undergraduate poster session of the Joint Mathematics Meeting held in San Diego in January.

Sixteen Students Awarded Grants For Intercultural Research
Sixteen students recently received grant awards for intercultural research projects, supported through the generosity of alumni and friends of St. Lawrence University.

Ashley Grey '15 Participates In CSTEP Mini-Course
Ashley Grey '15, of Astoria, N.Y., participated in the CSTEP Mini-Course at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Upton, N.Y. January 7 through 11. Students from 13 colleges and universities participated in the program, conducted by BNL researchers and technicians.

Econ Faculty & Students Conducting Research In Nepal
Two economics professors and three students are spending part of the semester break in Nepal, studying the effect of remittances on literacy in that country.

Website Collects Students' Interviews From English Course
Students in the course Reading the American West, taught by Visiting Associate Professor of English Jill Talbot, interviewed a dozen people who either live and work in the west or write about the region, and have published the interviews on a website. Each student contacted a person currently living and working in the west, or a writer who has written about the west, in order to broaden their study beyond the classroom and the required fiction and nonfiction readings, film viewings and discussions. "Students were encouraged to interview individuals with whom they shared an interest," Talbot says.

Marc Delaney '13 Awarded Research Grant
Marc Delaney '13, of Clayton, N.Y., has been awarded a research grant by the Beta Beta Beta Foundation.

Latest Round Of Innovation Grant Awards Announced
An additional place to fill up a water bottle, iPads for students with special needs and a local currency are among the latest projects to be funded through the Innovation Grants program begun by President William L. Fox in 2010. The grants are awarded to encourage initiatives that will improve the quality of life at St. Lawrence through curricular, co-curricular or campus life projects and "provide a foundation for St. Lawrence's future."

Prof. Horwitz Gets Honorable Mention For Journalism Prize
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz received honorable mention in the Reason Foundation's 2012 Bastiat Prize for Journalism. The Bastiat Prize "celebrates writing that captures the spirit and creativity of Claude Frédéric Bastiat, a 19th-century French economist and classical liberal who used humor, satire and simplicity to make powerful cases for liberty and free markets that have stood the test of time."

Students Interview Women Authors, Publish On Website
Students in Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jill Talbot's class have conducted interviews with ethnic women writers and have published them on a website designed by Amy Yao '14.

Katie Greene '14 Gives Presentation To Historical Society
Katie Greene '14, of Essex Junction, Vt., gave a presentation at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association's Annual Meeting on November 3. The meeting focused on the region's role in the War of 1812, and Greene's presentation was on "The Capitulation of the Village of Hamilton."

Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 29 New Members
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science recently inducted 29 new members into the Mathematics Honor Society Pi Mu Epsilon. The University's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, New York Epsilon, was established in 1935. The national organization is "dedicated to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding."

Five Students Participate In GEM Grad Lab At Cornell
Five St. Lawrence students, participants in CSTEP and the McNair Scholars program, participated in the GEM Grad Lab at Cornell University October 20, 2012. The workshop was part of an initiative through the National GEM Consortium, an organization designed to provide opportunities for underrepresented students interested in pursuing doctoral study in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.

Prof. Graham's Essay In 'Best Food Writing 2012'
An essay by Associate Professor of English Paul Graham '99 has been published in Best Food Writing 2012, published in October 2012 by Da Capo Press.

Anthropology Lab Becomes 'CSI/SLU'
It's lab day for students in Forensic Anthropology, taught by Visiting Assistant Professor Mindy Pitre. Students have to learn how to record and catalogue a site, as they would have to if they were involved in an anthropological dig. Many profs would lay down a grid on a spot of land and assign students a square, with plants, wildlife, soil, etc. making up the items on their logs. Not so with Pitre.

Event In NYC To Launch Journal Issue Guest-Edited By Prof. White
The publication of a special issue of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, with Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White as guest editor, will be celebrated at an event in New York City November 16, the culmination of a three-day symposium that features contributors to the journal. The journal is published by the Americas Society in New York and the issue centers on eco-literature in Latin America.

Prof. Collins Giving Presentation At UVM
Professor of Global Studies John Collins will give a presentation on Thursday, October 11, at the University of Vermont, titled "Palestine: Laboratory for the Future."

Sixteen Students Inducted Into Psychology Honor Society
St. Lawrence's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 16 new students as members, in a ceremony held September 26, 2012. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Biology Honor Society Inducts 12 Students
Twelve students have been inducted as new members of Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, on September 21, 2012.

Physics Prof's Translations Of Cuban Sci-Fi Published
Translations by Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon of two works of fiction and one of non-fiction written by Cuban science-fiction writers have been published recently.

McNair Scholars Present Research At Berkeley Symposium
Three St. Lawrence University McNair Scholars participated in the 20th Annual California McNair Scholars Symposium, held at the University of California, Berkeley. The symposium celebrated the academic accomplishments of McNair Scholars representing colleges and universities from around the country.

Student-Made Documentaries Inspire Art In Anchorage Exhibition
Documentary films about how climate change is affecting Alaska, created by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales and three Class of 2012 graduates, served as the inspiration for a work by New York artist Lillian Ball that is included in the Anchorage Museum's exhibition "True North."

St. Lawrence ODK Circle Wins Award At National Summit
St. Lawrence University's Omicron Delta Kappa Circle, Kalon-Kixioc, was recognized as a Superior Circle by the ODK National Leadership Honorary Society Board for 2011-2012 at the national conference, held in June at UNC Charlotte.

Summer Scholars Attend McNair Research Conference
St. Lawrence McNair Scholars, a University Fellow and CSTEP students attended the 18th annual University of Buffalo McNair Research Conference, held in July in Niagara Falls. Thirteen St. Lawrence students attended, with 10 presenting research. About 500 undergraduates from around the country attended.

Steve Goldman '13 Presents Research At Astronomy Conference
Steve Goldman '13 presented the results of his summer physics research at a conference titled "Star Formation and Gas Reservoirs in Nearby Groups and Clusters" at Union College in July. Funded by a National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate research, Goldman has been working with Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue, who also attended the conference.

Andrew Le '10 Awarded Fulbright Grant
Andrew Le '10 has been awarded a Fulbright grant for 2012-2013, allowing him to return to Trinidad and Tobago to continue research he began while an undergraduate at St. Lawrence.

Six Students Selected As 2012 Summer Admissions Interns
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2012, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.

Twelve Students Awarded Travel Enrichment Grants
Twelve students have been awarded Travel Enrichment Grants by the Center for International and Intercultural Study, allowing them to supplement and enrich their off-campus study experience. The grants are intended to help students enhance immersion in a different culture and extend international or intercultural awareness.

Elle Rathbun '12 Awarded ODK Foundation Scholarship
Elle Rathbun '12 has been awarded an Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Foundation Scholarship, to assist with graduate or professional study. Rathbun, who graduated magna cum laude with honors in neuroscience, will attend medical school at Stony Brook. She served as president of St. Lawrence's chapter of ODK during her senior year.

Chaplain Buckley Presenting Paper At Global Conference
University Chaplain Reverend Kathleen Buckley will present a paper titled "Mentoring Students As They Build Their Own Beliefs" at the 2012 Global Conference of Chaplains in Higher Education at Yale University June 25 through 29.

Thirty-One Students Awarded Summer Internship Fellowships
Thirty-one students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2012, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services office.

Olivia Birdsall '11 Awarded Teaching Fellowship
Olivia Birdsall '11 is one of 54 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows, selected by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Three Students Honored At Biology Honorary District Conference
Three members of the Class of 2012 received honors at the Beta Beta Beta 2012 Northeast-1 District Convention recently. All three - Taylor Moon, Lalita Priyamvada and Eddie Richter - are members of St. Lawrence's chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society.

Ten Students Named 2012 McNair Scholars
Ten students have been selected as scholars in the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program for 2012. The program encourages the pursuit of doctoral study by involving students in multiple research-intensive experiences and providing extensive advising by faculty mentors. In addition, students named McNair Scholars receive grant-funded stipends for their research work, along with opportunities to visit graduate schools and attend professional conferences.

Prof. Cowser Selected For NEH Seminar On Guthrie
Professor of English Bob Cowser has been selected to participate in National Endowment for the Humanitites (NEH) Summer Seminar for Faculty at SUNY Potsdam, on "Woody Guthrie and the American Folk Revival." The seminar takes place from June 5 through 28 and will be led by James Kimball, of SUNY Geneseo's music department.

Jonathan Stopyra '13 Awarded Scholarship For Study In Denmark
Jonathan Stopyra '13, of Warwick, RI, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that will allow him to study in Denmark this summer. Stopyra is a performance and communication arts/global studies major, with a minor in gender studies.

Four Students Inducted Into Physics Honor Society
Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honorary society, recently inducted four new members, Isabelle Caffry '12, Alex Knoll '13, Mykael Goodsell-SooTho '14 and Roelof Groenewald '14.

Northstar Café Wins Dining Services Award
Managers of the Northstar Café on campus have been awarded the bronze medal in the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards competition. The award recognizes outstanding performance in the category of Retail Sales - Multiple Concepts/Marketplace for a medium-sized school.

Language Honor Socieities Welcome 19 Students
Three honor societies for languages recently held induction ceremonies hosted by the modern languages and literatures department, with a total of 19 students being welcomed into the organizations. As part of the ceremonies, each student read a poem in their chosen language.

Philosophy Honor Society Inducts Eight Students, Elects Officers
Eight students were inducted into Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society, in a ceremony on May 2, 2012. The organization also elected officers.

2012 Moving-Up Day Award Winners Announced
Moving-Up Day, a campus tradition begun in 1869, celebrates student achievements in academics and co-curricular activities. Award-winners in all categories, as well as students "tapped" for membership in the leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa, are listed.

Eddie Richter '12 Wins Presentation Award For Biology Thesis
Edward (Eddie) Richter '12, of Genoa, NY, won the Best Student Presentation award for presentation of his thesis, "Ecology of Roadside Mosses," at the New York Flora Association's Northeast Natural History conference, held recently in Syracuse.

Iris Longo '13 Wins Student Library Worker Award
Iris Longo '13, of White Plains, NY, has won the Seventh Annual Northern New York Library Network Award for Outstanding Students in NNYLN Member Libraries. Longo, a biology and sociology major, works in the cataloging department of Owen D. Young Library and is pictured above with, left, Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian Michelle Gillie and, at right, Cataloging Technician Mary Austin.

English Honor Society Inducts 14 Students
Fourteen students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, on April 18, 2012. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.

Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 Named NASA Ambassador
University Trustee Derrick Pitts '78, chief astronomer and planetarium programs director at The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, recently was named to two posts at NASA: Solar System Ambassador and Astrobiology Ambassador.

Students & Faculty Present Research At Geology Conference
Geology students and faculty gave presentations on their research at the meeting of the northeastern section of the Geological Society of America, held March 18 through 20 in Hartford, CT.

Fatima Sall '13 Wins Top Poster Prize At CSTEP Conference
Fatima Sall '13, Bronx, NY, was awarded first prize in the Human Services division for a poster she presented at the New York State Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Student Conference, held April 13-15.

Students Awarded Grant For Water-Supply Project In Bosnia-Herzegovina
Two St. Lawrence students have been awarded "Projects for Peace" grants for 2012, in the sixth year of the program. At least one St. Lawrence student has been awarded a grant every year since the program began.

SLU Students Participate In Washington Model Organization Of American States
Eight students participated in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) held in April, 2012. The group's advisor, Assistant Professor of Government Shelley McConnell, has been asked to join the board of directors of the organization that runs the program, the Institute for Democratic Dialogue in the Americas (IDDA), a not-for-profit dedicated to improving understanding about international relations in the Western Hemisphere.

Earth Science Honor Society Inducts Eight
Eight new members were inducted to St. Lawrence's chapter of the national Earth science honor society Sigma Gamma Epsilon on February 29. Eta Xi Chapter was founded in 2006 and currently has 24 members. Membership is available to students who have completed at least 10 semester hours or 15 quarter-hours in Earth science courses and has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 system) in all Earth science courses, together with an overall GPA of 2.67 in all college courses.

2012 University Fellows Announced; 39 Students' Proposals Funded
Thirty-nine students have been selected as 2012 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that provides students with a stipend to conduct research with a faculty partner. This is the 13th year of the program, and the largest group of students whose proposals were approved.

Students In Nonfiction Class Have Essays Published
Two students in Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jill Talbot's Fall 2011 Creative Nonfiction class have had essays they wrote for the course accepted for publication in journals.

Jack Knych '12 Presenting Paper Co-Authored With Econ Prof At Conference
Jack Knych '12, of Jamesville, NY, will present a paper he co-authored with Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz at the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) international conference in Las Vegas April 1-3. The paper is titled "The Importance of Failure," and discusses the view that while entrepreneurs discover new knowledge and better ways of producing things, their efforts also frequently fail.

Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Kittler On Venice Banking Crisis
The Journal of Cultural Economy has published an article in its most recent edition (Vol. 5, Issue 2, 2012) by Assistant Professor of English/Performance and Communication Arts Juraj Kittler. The theme of the issue is "Financial Panics and Crises," and Kittler's article is titled "Too Big to Fail: The 1499-1500 Banking Crisis in Renaissance Venice."

Grace Ochieng' '12 Leading Session At Clinton Global Initiative
At the invitation of former President Bill Clinton, Grace Ochieng' '12 will co-facilitate a session for students at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in Washington, DC, March 30 to April 1. The session is titled "The Next Step: Moving from Idea to Action," and is aimed at guiding attendees through the process of turning a commitment from vision to reality, while discussing partnership-building, community engagement, fundraising strategies and other relevant skills needed to develop a successful commitment.

Two Econ Majors Present Research At Eastern Economics Association Meeting
Abby Cook '12 and Kevin Machia '12 presented research conducted to date for their honors theses at the Eastern Economics Association meeting held in Boston March 9 to 11. Both gave their presentations at the Issues in Political Economy Student Sessions.

Psychology Faculty, Students Attend Conference
Five faculty members and 20 students from the psychology department attended the annual Eastern Psychological Association Conference, held in Pittsburgh March 1 to 4.

Prof. Egan Awarded Walker Fellowship
Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies R. Danielle Egan has been awarded one of five T. Urling and Mabel Walker Research Fellowships for 2012. The Fellowships are awarded by SUNY Potsdam.

Prof. Schuckers, Lauren Brozowski '11 Presenting Research At Conference
Associate Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers and Lauren Brozowski '11 will present a poster at the 2012 MIT Sloan School of Business Sports Analytics Conference, March 2 and 3 in Boston. The poster, "Referee Analytics: An Analysis of Penalty Rates by National Hockey League Officials," is an extension of research done by Brozowski for her Senior-Year Experience (SYE).

Prof. Kling Giving Talk At UNESCO Conference In France
Munsil Professor of Government Joe Kling will give a talk at a UNESCO conference, "Community Organizing: Empowering the Citizens?," at the University of Lyons, France, March 14 through 16.

Eleven Students Inducted Into Psychology Honorary Society
St. Lawrence's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 11 new students as members, in a ceremony held February 27, 2012. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Biology Honorary Society Welcomes 17 Students As New Members
Seventeen students have been inducted as new members of Beta Beta Beta , the biology honor society, on February 24, 2012.

History Prof. Eissenstat On Panel Discussing Role Of Turkey On World Stage
Assistant Professor of History Howard Eissenstat was a panelist for an event titled "Turkish Democracy: A Model Abroad, Troubled at Home?," hosted by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), discussing Turkey's increasingly important role on the world stage. The event was held February 22, 2012 in Washington, DC.

North Country Public Radio's Todd Moe To Receive Arts Council Award
North Country Public Radio morning host and producer Todd Moe will receive one of the St. Lawrence County Arts Council's Arts Recognition Awards, which honor people from the North Country "who have made a significant contribution to the arts and cultural life of our region."

Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 19 Students
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently welcomed 19 new members to the organization. The University's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, New York Epsilon, was established in 1935. The national organization is "dedicated to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding."

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.

Two SLU Students Win Intercultural Leadership Awards For Study In Denmark
Two St. Lawrence students who studied in Denmark during the fall 2011 semester received the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) Intercultural Leadership Award. Dylan Cutler '12 and Johanna Kelley '13 both earned the recognition by demonstrating how they became immersed in Danish culture and were challenged by their experiences.

Heather Cutler '12 Continues Astronomy Research In Puerto Rico
Heather Cutler '12, Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Physics Lab Coordinator Jeff Miller attended the 5th ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, held January 15-18. The National Science Foundation-funded workshop centers around research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies.

Prof. French's Works Included In Science Art Exhibition
Three graphic images created by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French were included in a science art presentation at the ScienceOnline2012 conference, an annual international meeting on science and the Web, in January at North Carolina State University.

Austrian Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Kittler
The most recent issue of Medien & Zeit, a communication history journal based in Vienna, includes an article by Assistant Professor of English/Performance and Communication Arts Juraj Kittler. "Learning from Braudel: A Quest for a Comprehensive History of the Public Sphere," appears in Volume 26, Number 4 of the journal, which alternates publication in German and English. This volume is in English and is dedicated to new theoretical approaches to communication history research in Europe.

Prof. Fordham Hernandez Presenting Workshop On Oral Communication
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez is a presenter in a workshop series titled "Pedagogies of Oral Communication," organized by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby Colleges in Maine to foster best practices in teaching oral communication.

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.

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.

Journal Publishes Article Co-Authored By Prof. Baldiwn, Three Alums
An article co-authored by Associate Professor of Biology Brad Baldwin and three of his former students has been published in the journal Biological Invasions.

SLU Wins College Division Of Ski-Suit Design Contest
St. Lawrence University won the college division of a design contest sponsored by athletic clothing manufacturers Mt. Borah. As a result, members of the team have been given 20 Pro XC suits and Pro XC jackets for their personal use.

Three Biology Majors Awarded Research Grants
Three students have been awarded research grants by the national biology honor society Beta Beta Beta. The grants, totaling over $1,200, will assist the students in conducting their senior-year research projects.

Gallery Director's Street Art Stickers Exhibited In Montreal
An exhibition of street art stickers and photographs collected by Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Director Catherine Tedford is at the Fresh Paint Gallery in Montreal through January 29, 2012. Hatch Kingdom, the only sticker museum in the world, has collaborated with Tedford, (a.k.a. Stickerkitty) to present the exhibition from Berlin and New York City, with additional pieces from cities across Europe and North America. It is part of a larger exhibition entitled Edition III, which includes work by contemporary muralists, graffiti artists, photographers and others.

Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Olesker
An article by Assistant Professor of Government Ronnie Olesker, titled "Israel's Societal Security Dilemma and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process," has been published in the journal Nationalism and Ethnic Politics (Volume 17, Issue 4, 2011).

Prof. McConnell Co-Editor Of Book On Sandinistas & Nicaragua
Assistant Professor of Government Shelley McConnell is co-editor of a new book, The Sandinistas and Nicaragua Since 1979, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. It includes a chapter by McConnell, titled "The Uncertain Evolution of the Electoral System," on Nicaragua's electoral politics.

FedChallenge Team Fares Well In Competition
St. Lawrence's team for the Fed Challenge did well in this year's competition, beaten in the regionals by the team that ultimately finished second in the competition.

Local History Documents Available At ODY Library, Through Efforts Of Prof. Schrems
Assistant Professor of History Melissane Schrems has arranged to bring a copy of the Records of Fort de la Présentation (1740-1750) to St. Lawrence's Owen D. Young Library. The records are in French and will serve as a research source for Native American history, the history of the Oswegatchie Iroquois, early Ogdensburg and the French and Indian War.

Prof. Greenwald Contributes To 'Jewish Annotated New Testament' Book
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Michael R. Greenwald is a contributor to The Jewish Annotated New Testament, recently published by New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press (Amy-Jill Levine and Mark Z. Brettler, eds.).

Nanzan Institute, Japan, Names Prof. MacWilliams Associate Research Fellow
Professor of Religious Studies Mark MacWilliams will be an associate research fellow at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture at Nanzan University in Japan for 10 days in January of 2012. MacWilliams is involved in a long-term project with a colleague at the Institute, working on a book dealing with modern Japanese religion.

Prof. Bass Named 'Agent Of Change' By Local AAUW Chapter
Associate Professor of English/Caribbean and Latin American Studies Margaret Kent Bass was honored by the St. Lawrence County chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) as its 2011 Agent of Change in a ceremony held October 25, 2011.

Prof. Hauber Is Presenter At Design Conference
Associate Professor of Art and Art History Amy Hauber is presenting research at the International Graphic Arts Education Association Fall Design Conference at Lyndon State College in Vermont. Hauber's presentation is titled "Practicing Heijnen's Authentic Art Education REMIX: Participatory Hybrid Media Cultures as Fuel for Interdisciplinary Art Education."

Jessica Henty '06 First Author Of Journal Research Article
Jessica Henty '06 is the first author of an article in the journal The Plant Cell. Henty, who earned her St. Lawrence degree in biology, is a graduate student in the Ph.D. program at Purdue University.

Thomas Kraft '12 Presents Research At VisWeek Workshop
Computer science major Thomas Kraft '12, of Seattle, WA, will present his research at the IEEE Workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics for Decision Making, part of VisWeek 2011, in Providence, RI. VisWeek is "the premier forum for visualization advances for academia, government and industry, bringing together researchers and practitioners with a shared interest in tools, techniques, technology and theory."

Students, Faculty Present Research At Geological Society Annual Meeting
St. Lawrence students and faculty were among the presenters at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, held October 9-12 in Minneapolis. Approximately 6,000 scientists attended the meeting.

Prof. Gardinier Halstead Directing Play & Featured In Film
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead has been selected by the critically acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project in New York to direct a staged reading of their new play, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake on November 7.

Lukasz Niparko '13 Presents Research At Global Studies Conference
Lukasz Niparko '13, a global studies major from Poznan, Poland, presented research at the 34th Annual Global Studies Conference held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha October 6 through 8, 2011.

Twelve Students Join Mathematics Honor Society
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently welcomed 12 new members to the organization, with an induction ceremony on September 22, 2011.

Rev. Shaun Whitehead Leading Gospel Workshop At Union College
Associate Chaplain Rev. Shaun Whitehead will co-direct a workshop at Union College in Schenectady October 14 and 15, for a Presidential Forum on Diversity that has gospel music as its theme.

Climbers Make Goal Of Peak Weekend
Braving cold and wet weather, the St. Lawrence Outing Club nevertheless managed to once again place climbers atop all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondacks on Peak Weekend 2011, September 30-October 2. It was the 29th year of the event.

Twelve Students Present Research At Conference
Twelve St. Lawrence University students participated in the first Undergraduate Research Conference, a collaboration of the New York Six liberal arts institutions. Over 100 students from the six schools presented their research at the conference, held October 1 at Skidmore College.

Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 To Be Awarded Honorary Degree
La Salle University in Philadelphia will present an honorary degree to Trustee Derrick Pitts '78, chief astronomer and senior scientist for the Franklin Institute Science Museum, at its Honors Convocation on October 2, 2011.

Biology Honor Society Inducts 14
Fourteen students have been inducted as new members of Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society.

Alli Shea '13 Spent Summer In Bike & Build Program
Thelmo Vice President of Senate Affairs Alli Shea '13 not only bicycled across the country during the summer, she also stopped along the way to help build houses in eight communities and raise money for affordable housing. Shea participated in a program called Bike & Build, which involves some 300 young adults every summer.

Grace Ochieng' '12 Participates In Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Grace Ochieng' '12 was one of five college students involved in Clinton Global Initiative University who were invited to participate in the full-scale Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2011 meeting, held in New York City September 20 through 22.

Nora Langan '12 Wins Top Undergraduate Writing Prize From Asian Studies Conference
For the third time in the past four years, a St. Lawrence University student has won the Marleigh Grayer Ryan College Student Writing Prize for best student paper dealing with Asia, from the New York Conference on Asian Studies. Nora Langan '12 is the 2011 winner, for her paper titled "Sino-African Relations: Mutually Beneficial?" It was written for the course China's Rise, taught by Assistant Professor of Government Grace Huang.

Psychology Honor Society Inducts New Members
St. Lawrence's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, recently inducted 20 new students as members, and transferred another student's membership to the University chapter. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Lauren Brozowski '11, Prof. Schuckers Present Research At Conference
Associate Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers and Lauren Brozowski '11 each gave presentations on their research at the Joint Statistical Meetings, held in Miami in July. Schuckers presented his research on the National Hockey League draft system and Brozowski presented work that the pair did, analyzing rates of penalties called in the NHL.

Article By Prof. Chew Sanchez In New Anthology
An article by Associate Professor of Global Studies Martha Chew Sanchez has been published in the anthology Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization, out in August, 2011, from Duke University Press.

Story By Prof. Ponce Wins Fiction Contest
A story by Associate Professor of English Pedro Ponce is the winner of the 2011 Copper Nickel Fiction Contest. Copper Nickel is is a literary journal published by the students and faculty at the University of Colorado Denver. It publishes work by student authors and by professional authors, and selection is competitive.

Huffington Post Features Video Edited By Amanda Treco '14
The Huffington Post website recently featured a video edited by Amanda Treco '14, created as part of her internship with the non-profit immigration rights organization Long Island Wins.

St. Lawrence Students Volunteer At Pan Mass Challenge
Five St. Lawrence students were among the thousands of volunteers helping to make the Pan Mass Challenge, the largest bicycle fundraising event in the nation, successful this year. The 200-mile ride raises money for The Jimmy Fund of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston; this year, some $34 million was raised.

Story By Prof. Graham Included In Forthcoming Collection
A short story by Associate Professor of English Paul Graham '99, first published in the independent literary magazine Make, will be included in a forthcoming collection of stories.

Six Students Are Summer 2011 Admissions Interns
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2011, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.

Krystyna Kornecki '12 Awarded Geology Scholarship
Krystyna Kornecki '12, of Keeseville, NY, has received a scholarship award from the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) to assist with college education costs. The organization awards up to four such scholarships to undergraduates each year.

Research By Eight Students, Two Profs Published
Collaborative research conducted by eight St. Lawrence undergraduates, two St. Lawrence faculty members and faculty from Dartmouth Medical School and Clarkson University has been published in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine.

Prof. Dane's Work In Solo, Group Exhibitions This Summer
A solo exhibition of new paintings by Associate Professor of Art and Art History Kasarian Dane will be at the Ortlip Gallery at Houghton College, Houghton, NY, from June 10 through September 10. Dane will give a lecture at the gallery on September 8.

Prof. Olesker Selected For Prestigious Workshop
Assistant Professor of Government Ronnie Olesker is one of 20 scholars accepted to participate in the Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS), sponsored by Columbia University's Arnold A. Slatzman Institute of War and Peace Studies.

HEOP Director Bill Short Wins State Award
Bill Short, director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at St. Lawrence, received the Human Relations Award at the 33rd annual conference of the New York State Association of College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC), on June 10, 2011.

Prof. Cowser's Book Wins Adirondack Literary Award
Professor of English Bob Cowser's book Green Fields was named Best Non-Fiction Memoir at the Adirondack Literary Awards, held June 12, 2011, by the Adirondack Center for Writing.

Memoir Project, Book By Trustee Marion Roach Smith '77, Published
A book by Trustee Marion Roach Smith '77, The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text on Writing & Life has been published by Grand Central Publishing.

Profs In Biology, Math/Computer Science/Stats Collaborate On Research
Insectes Sociaux, the official journal of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, has published an article resulting from research by Assistant Professor of Biology Susan Willson, with Ivan Ramler and Rich Sharp, both of mathematics, computer science and statistics.

Play By Prof. Gardinier Halstead Gets Workshop Production
The Gifford Family Theatre in Syracuse will stage a workshop production of a play adapted by Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead from a popular children's book. The production of Have You Filled a Bucket Today? will be staged on July 9.

Prof. Hauber Selected For 'Remix Culture' Seminar In Amsterdam
Associate Professor of Art and Art History Amy Hauber will participate in a week-long seminar called Remix Culture, taking place at the Amsterdam School of Art in July. The seminar marks the beginning of a collaboration and research project with the school's chief researcher, Emiel Heijnen, and 23 other international artists and media art educators selected to participate.

Poetry By NCPR's Dale Hobson Published
A book of poems by North Country Public Radio Web Manager Dale Hobson has been published by FootHills Publishing. A Drop of Ink is his first full-length collection of poetry.

John Murphy Jr. '11 Awarded Spot In Geology Field Seminar
John T. Murphy, Jr. '11, of Carthage, NY, has been selected to participate in the third annual Geological Society of America/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Seminar in Wyoming. The selective program for faculty and students emphasizes multidisciplinary integrated basin analysis.

Sen. Susan Collins '75 Awarded UMaine Honorary Degree
Maine Senator Susan Collins '75 was the Commencement speaker at the University of Maine on May 7, and was awarded an honorary degree at the ceremony.

Four Sophomores Inducted Into Philosophy Honor Society
Four members of the Class of 2013 were inducted as new members of the New York Alpha chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society, in a ceremony on April 13, 2011.

Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Hou
An article by Assistant Professor of Sociology Xiaoshuo Hou, titled "From Mao to the Market: Community Capitalism in Rural China," has been published in the March 2011 issue of the journal Theory, Culture & Society.

Tanner Fellowships Awarded To Six Students
Six students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2011, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."

Jordan Marks '12 Awarded Internship In Indonesia
Jordan Marks '12, of Rouses Point, NY, will participate in an internship in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, this summer, through the Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program. The program provides an opportunity for American and Indonesian students pursuing U.S. undergraduate degrees to intern together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.

Jennifer Lipps '12 Accepted In Neuroscience Research Program
Jennifer Lipps '12, of Fairport, NY, has been accepted into the Summer Undergraduate Research Program at the University of Texas, Galveston, for neuroscience. She will be studying nicotinic receptors in Alzheimer's disease.

Geology Faculty & Alumni Research On Adirondacks Published
Online journal Geosphere will publish a paper co-authored by two St. Lawrence graduates in its June issue, continuing a series of publications by University alumni and faculty that explore the evolution of the Adirondack Mountains.

Faculty, Student In Cast Of Film By Jim Powers '10
Filmmaker Jim Powers '10 has included three Laurentians in his latest project, a film titled Five Census. Powers cast Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, Visiting Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Chris Clarke and Mike Barry '11 in the film.

Moving-Up Day 2011 Winners Announced
In a University tradition that dates from 1869, student accomplishment from across the academic disciplines and co-curricular organizations were recognized on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Moving-Up Day ceremonies, held in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus.

Journal Publishes Work By English Faculty
The Spring 2011 issue of the literary journal Fourth Genre, published by Michigan State University Press, has content from several St. Lawrence University members of the St. Lawrence English department.

Lalita Priyamvada '12 In Med School Summer Research Program
Lalita Priyamvada '12, of New Delhi, India, has been accepted into the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Ned Breslin '88 Wins Award For Social Entrepreneurship
Ned Breslin '88, CEO of Water For People, recently was one of four recipients of the 2011 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship by the Skoll Foundation. Water For People and Breslin were honored for their work to create sustainable, locally maintained drinking water and sanitation solutions in developing countries.

Prof. Schuckers Gives Talk Analyzing NFL Draft
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Michael Schuckers gave a talk on a statistical analysis of the National Football League Draft from 1991 to 2001, at the International Indian Statistical Association Conference, held in Raleigh, NC.

Seniors Colony, Rendall Continue Geology's Winning Streak At Conference
Seniors James Colony and Ben Rendall were honored at the 2011 Society for Sedimentary Geology President's Reception and Awards Ceremony for research work they presented during the American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting held in Houston, Texas, recently. In competition with graduate and undergraduate students, Colony won a first-place award, of $1,000, and Rendall won a third-place award, of $500. The conference hosted over 7,000 geologists from around the world.

Three Students Present Research At Philosophy Conference
Three students presented research papers at the 8th Annual North Georgia Student Philosophy Conference, held April 8 and 9 at Kennesaw State University. All are students of Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy.

Kelsey Redpath '11 Organizing Hospital History Book
Through an internship, Kelsey Redpath '11, of Norwich, VT, is helping Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg preserve and celebrate its history.

2011 University Fellows Selected
Twenty-four students have been selected as 2011 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner. This is the twelfth year of the program.

Experiment Created By Chem Prof Published In Journal
An article by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French has been published in the online version of the Journal of Chemical Education; the print version will be published in June, containing the article, "Isolation and Structure Elucidation of the Terpene ß-Thujone from Cedar Leaf Oil."

Jillian Reich '11 Presents Research At Chemistry Conference
Jillian Reich '11, of Mendon, VT, presented research at the 241st American Chemical Society Meeting and Exposition in Anaheim, California, in March. The meeting hosted over 12,000 chemical scientists, engineers and professionals from across the world.

Students Volunteer Service During Spring Break
Groups of St. Lawrence students volunteered their time and service over Spring Break once again this year, assisting communities in New Jersey and Georgia.

Prof. Thacker Cited For Contributions To Canadian Studies
Dana Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker will be awarded the International Council for Canadian Studies Certificate of Merit for his contributions to the development of Canadian studies at the organization's annual meeting in Ottawa, May 26, 2011.

Students, Faculty, Alumni All Present Research At Geology Conference
Three students - along with faculty and alumni - gave research presentations at the 46th annual meeting of the Northeastern and North-Central sections of the Geology Society of America, held March 20 to 22, 2011, in Pittsburgh.

Two Students Awarded 2011 'Projects For Peace' Grants
Two St. Lawrence students have been awarded "Projects for Peace" grants for 2011, in the fifth year of the program. At least one St. Lawrence student has been awarded a grant every year since the program began, and this is the third year that grants were awarded to two simultaneous projects.

University's Yearbook Now Available Digitally
Over 100 years of the University's history is now available to browse in digital form, thanks to the Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN)of Potsdam, which has scanned copies of the Gridiron yearbooks and placed them online at its North Country Digital History site, history.nnyln.net.

Trustee Jay Ireland '77 To Head GE In Africa
University Trustee Jay Ireland '77 has been appointed president and CEO for GE Africa, effective April 15, 2011. A 31-year veteran of GE, he has led GE Asset Management since 2007.

Prof. McCarthy's Book Topic For Conference Plenary Session
Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin McCarthy's 2010 book, Ethics Embodied: Rethinking Selfhood Through Continental, Japanese, and Feminist Philosophies, was the topic of a plenary session at the Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle conference held recently in Cork, Ireland, and affiliated with University College Cork.

Students & Prof Present Research At Economics Conference
Four St. Lawrence students, and Florence Irene Eggleston Associate Professor of Economics Cynthia Bansak, attended the Eastern Economics Association Meetings held recently in New York City. All five presented research results at the conference.

Prof. Fordham Hernandez To Speak At SUNY Potsdam
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez will give a talk titled "Mixed Race, White Mother: Love & Identity in the Age of Obama," on Tuesday, March 22, at 4 p.m. in the eighth-floor lounge of Raymond Hall at SUNY Potsdam, as part of the 2010-11 Women's and Gender Studies Anne R. Malone Lecture Series. The event is open to the public, free of charge.

Fifteen Inducted Into Biology Honor Society
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, inducted 15 new student members in a ceremony held on February 25, 2011.

Psychology Honor Society Inducts 12 Students
Twelve students were recently inducted into St. Lawrence University's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Prof. Schuckers Presents Research At Sports Analytics Conference
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Michael Schuckers was one of eight finalists selected to present research at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 4 and 5, in Boston. Over 100 research papers were submitted.

Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 12 Students
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently welcomed 12 new members to the organization, with an induction ceremony on February 16, 2011.

Biology Prof Willson Awarded Walker Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Biology Susan Willson has been awarded one of two T. Urling and Mabel Walker Research Fellowships for 2011. Willson and Angelena M. Ross, an adjunct professor of biology at SUNY Potsdam, were awarded fellowships for approximately $5,000 for research projects concerning North Country bird populations.

Prof Fordham Hernandez To Give Women's History Month Keynote
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Traci Fordham Hernandez will give the keynote address for Utica College's observance of National Women's History Month, at its "In Celebration of Women" luncheon on February 28, 2011. Her talk is titled "Herstories and Everyday Activism."

Exoo Book Selected As 'Outstanding Academic Title'
Professor of Government Calvin F. Exoo's 2009 book, The Pen and the Sword: Press, War and Terror in the 21st Century, has been named one of the Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 by Choice magazine, the leading reviewer of academic books.

Erickson, McElfresh '98 In Webinar On Engaging Geoscience Alumni
Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson and Sarah McElfresh '98 recently gave a presentation for a webinar sponsored by the American Geological Institute (AGI) on "Engaging Geoscience Alumni as Career Resources."

Grace Ochieng' '12 Delegate To UN's Commission On The Status Of Women
Grace Ochieng' '12, of Rongo, Kenya, will will gain experience in the art of advocacy as a delegate to the annual Commission on the Status of Women meetings, to be held from February 22 through March 4 at United Nations headquarters in New York City.

Cassidy Griffin '12 Wins DIS Intercultural Award
Cassidy Griffin '12, of Norwich, NY, received the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) Intercultural Leadership Award for the fall 2010 semester.

Health & Counseling Director Pat Ellis Featured In Webinars
Director of the Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center Patricia A. Ellis will be a featured clinical leader-educator in an American College Health Association-approved webinar series hosted by the National College Depression Partnership (NCDP), an affiliate program of New York University. The three-part series is scheduled for February 24, March 24, and April 28, and is intended to provide college health and counseling professionals with training in the latest advances in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of depression in college students.

Heather Cutler '12 & Physics Faculty Attend Workshop At Puerto Rico Observatory
Heather Cutler '12, Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Laboratory Coordinator Jeff Miller participated in the 4th ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, January 16-19, 2011. The National Science Foundation-funded workshop centers on research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies.

Grants Funding Travel Enrichment & Research Awarded To 15 Students
Fifteen students were awarded Travel Enrichment Grants and Travel Research Grants by the Center for International and Intercultural Studies (CIIS) in the Fall 2010 semester. Funding is available through CIIS to support St. Lawrence students who want to supplement their off-campus study experience in some way or obtain funding for travel in connection with independent study and research. The purpose of both types of grants is to enhance immersion in a different culture and extend international or intercultural awareness.

Journal Publishes Book Reviews By Prof. White's Students
Articles by two Class of 2009 graduates have been published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil (Vol. 1, No 25, 2010).

Prof. Gardinier Halstead Directing Play For Pendragon Theatre
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead will direct a production of the Steven Dietz play Private Eyes for Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. The cast includes four professional actors and Sara Cushing '13, of Adams, New York.

Educational Video Game Created By Dan Caldwell M'07 Up For National Award
A video game created by Dan Caldwell M'07, designed to help children in grades K through four learn about human body systems, is in the running for a national award. Caldwell is a middle-school science teacher at Gouverneur (NY) Central School.

Essay, Poetry Translations By Prof. White Are Published
Work by Dana Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven F. White has recently been published, in a new edition and in a journal.

Poem By Librarian Paul Doty Mississippi Review Finalist
Electronic Services Librarian Paul Doty is among the 25 finalists in the 2011 Mississippi Review's Prize for Poetry. The works of the winners and finalists in fiction and poetry make up the winter edition of the journal.

Alex Humphries '08 Creates Business That Partners With Charity
Inspired by travel to "remote" parts of the world, Alex Humphries '08 has created a business that helps people in poverty to make a living.

Dramatic Film Produced By Patrick Cunningham '87 Competing At Sundance Festival
A film produced by Patrick Cunningham '87 will make its debut in the Dramatic Competition of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, beginning January 21. Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene, produced by Cunningham, is written and directed by Sean Durkin.

Three Students Join Earth Sciences Honor Society
Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the Earth science honor society at St. Lawrence, recently elected three new members. Ashley Robin '12, Molly Patterson '12 and Peter Christoffersen '13 were welcomed to the organization in the fall 2010 semester.

James Bessette '73 Wins Professionalism Award From NYS Bar Association
James P. Bessette '73, of Malone, has been awarded the New York State Bar Association award for attorney professionalism, from the organization's Committee on Attorney Professionalism. He is a partner in the Malone firm Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter LLP.

Three Films Produced By Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 To Premiere At Sundance
Trustee Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 is an executive producer of three documentary films that will premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in January.

Lizzy Lewis '11 Awarded Funding For Research
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Lewis '11, of Worthington, MA, has been awarded research funds from the Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society to conduct research as part of her Senior-Year Experience.

Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 18 Students
St. Lawrence's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently inducted 18 new members.

Heather Cutler '12 Undertakes Astronomy Research In Puerto Rico
Heather Cutler '12, a physics major from Waterbury, VT, traveled to the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico over Thanksgiving break, with Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Laboratory Coordinator Jeff Miller, in preparation for a longer residency in January.

Emma Coronado '12 Awarded Geological Institute Scholarship
Emma Coronado '12, of Cazenovia, NY, has been awarded the American Geological Institute's Minority Scholarship for the academic year 2010-2011. A geology major, Coronado is a graduate of Cazenovia High School.

Prof. Emerita Goldberg Historial Association Volunteer Of The Year
Modern Languages and Literatures Professor Emerita Rita Goldberg was honored by the St. Lawrence County Historial Association as its Volunteer of the Year at the association's 63rd Annual Membership Meeting, held in November.

Chris Phelps '91 Has Undefeated First Season At Salisbury
Chris Phelps '91 has had an undeafeated first season as head football coach for the Salisbury School, in Salisbury, Connecticut. The undefeated Crimson Knights won the Erickson League Championship. On November 20, the team prevailed over undefeated Lawrence Academy for the Class "A" New England Championship and the Tom Flaherty Championship Trophy.

Prof. Schuckers Giving 'Science Cafe' Presentation
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Michael Schuckers will be a guest at the next edition of Clarkson University's Science Cafe, at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, November 17, at 7:15 p.m. His presentation is titled "Lies, Damned Lies and ..."

Anne Harrington '72 Appointed To Nuclear Security Administration Post
Anne Harrington '72 has been appointed National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) deputy administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation. In her new post, Harrington will manage NNSA's $2.7 billion nuclear nonproliferation program, in more than 100 countries, to secure vulnerable nuclear material around the world, stop nuclear smuggling and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Students Give Presentations At Math Symposium
Ten students and two faculty members participated in the third annual St. Lawrence Valley Mathematics Symposium, held November 5 and 6 at Clarkson University. Five students gave presentations at the event.

Six Inducted Into English Honor Society
Six students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, on November 2, 2010. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.

Brush Gallery Hosts Meeting For Visual Resources Association
The Upstate New York Chapter of the Visual Resources Association held its annual meeting on November 5, 2010 in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence. The organization, of which the gallery is a member, is "is a non-profit organization established to further research and education in the field of visual resources and to promote a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession."

Students, Faculty, Alumni Present Research At Geological Society Meeting
St. Lawrence faculty, alumni and students presented research results at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, held October 31 through November 3 in Denver. Approximately 6,000 scientists attended the event.

Two Journals Publish Work By Prof. Zhang
Two academic journals have published articles recently by Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Zhenjun Zhang.

Prof. O'Donoghue To Author Newspaper Column
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue will write a column for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise newspaper in Saranac Lake, New York, on astronomy, titled "The Wilderness Above."

Prof. Llorente To Give Lecture At SUNY Potsdam
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Marina Llorente will give a talk at SUNY Potsdam, as part of the Women's and Gender Studies Anne R. Malone Lecture Series. Her talk, entitled "Memory Against Forgetting: Spanish Civil War and Franco's Dictatorship in Contemporary Poetry," will be on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m. in the eighth-floor boardroom in Raymond Hall.

Coach Grembowicz Enters Alma Mater Hall Of Fame
Fran Grembowicz, head field hockey and softball coach, and assistant director of athletics, was inducted into the Castleton State College Hall of Fame on October 2, 2010.

Andrew Bliss '14 Places First In Ski Jump Event
Andrew Bliss '14, of Lake Placid, NY, placed first in the Open Class on the second day of the 2010 Flaming Leaves Ski Jumping Festival, held in Lake Placid on October 9 and 10. He placed 12th on the first day, also in the Open Class.

Pascal Theatre USA Names Prof. Nouryeh To Positions
Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Andrea Nouryeh has been named dramaturg and executive producer for the Pascal Theatre Company USA, founded by Julia Pascal, former instructor in St. Lawrence's program of study in London.

Thomas Marcinkowski '76 Receives Environmental Education Award
Thomas Marcinkowski '76, associate professor of science and environmental education at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), Melbourne, recently received the Walter E. Jeske Award from the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). Accepting the award, Marcinkowski gave specific thanks to retired St. Lawrence faculty members Alan Schwartz, environmental studies, and William Elberty, geography, for opportunities afforded him early in his academic career.

Exhibition By Emeritus Prof. Lowe At Wells College Gallery
An exhibition, "Direct Metal Sculpture," by Emeritus G.L. Flint Professor of Fine Arts J. Michael Lowe is in the String Room Gallery at Wells College, Aurora, NY, through December 8.

Six Students Inducted Into Biology Honor Society
Six students were inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society on October 1, 2010. Beta Beta Beta formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences."

Maxwell Eaton III '04 Writes New Anti-Bullying Book
A new book by Maxwell Eaton III '04, author of the popular "Max and Pinky" series, tackles a topic in the news: bullying. Two Dumb Ducks has just been published by Random House.

Four Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Family Weekend
Four members of the Class of 2011 were elected to St. Lawrence's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society, on October 2, 2010, as part of the University's Family Weekend celebrations.

Peak Weekend '10 Reaches Heights Of Success
St. Lawrence University's Outing Club, the second-oldest such organization in the country, once again succeeded in placing students at the top of all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondack Mountains during Peak Weekend, held September 24 through 26, 2010.

Gerald Benjamin '65 Co-Author Of Book On NYS Government
Gerald Benjamin '65, Distinguished Professor of political science and director of the Center for Research, Regional Education, and Outreach at State University of New York at New Paltz, is the co-author of a new book published by SUNY Press, titled Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State.

New York, Paris Exhibitions Include Work By Prof. Dane
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane will appear in two upcoming exhibitions, one in New York and one in Paris.

Psychology Honor Society Inducts 16 Students
Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 16 new members recently. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Douglas McWilliams '12 Awarded Research Fellowship At Mayo Clinic
Douglas McWilliams '12, of Sackets Harbor, NY, has returned to campus from a summer spent as a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota.

Play By London Program Prof Has N.Y. Debut
A production of The Dybbuk by Julia Pascal, a faculty member in St. Lawrence's program of study in London, is running in New York this summer, as part of the Dream Up Festival. This represents the work's U.S. debut.

Jillian Reich '11 Interns With Homeland Security
Jillian Reich '11, of Mendon, VT, is an intern with the Department of Homeland Security this summer, participating in bioterrorism research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.

Faculty-Student Team Conduct Environmental Research In Alaska
Meredith Kenney '12, of Rensselaerville, NY, and Emma Kearney '12, of Rush, NY, participated in environmental research in Alaska this summer, with Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales. With funding assistance from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant for the Environmental Education Initiative for Active Learning, Research and Advocacy, the trio went to two native villages experiencing environmental challenges caused by climate change.

History Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Alvah
An article by Associate Professor of History Donna Alvah, titled "Teaching 'The United States and the Vietnam War'," was published in the May 2010 issue of Perspectives on History, the journal of the American Historical Association. The theme of the issue was "Controversy In the Classroom."

Jacob Birchard '10 Wins Award For Paper
Jacob Birchard '10, of Amherst, NH, has won the Marleigh Grayer Ryan College Student Writing Prize for best student paper dealing with Asia, from the New York Conference on Asian Studies.

Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 In U.S. Delegation For OAS Meeting
University Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 was part of the U.S. delegation to the Second Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development held in Cali, Colombia, in July of 2010. She spoke to the group about the tribal self-governance program she manages at the United States Department of the Interior and how it relates to the Organization of American States (OAS) member countries who have indigenous populations.

Film By Jim Powers '10 Wins Festival Merit Award
Jim Powers '10, of Averill Park, NY, won the Award of Merit for the script for Reaping Men at the summer 2010 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood.

Kaitlyn Fahsel '11 Bests Army ROTC Peers In Physical Test
Kaitlyn Fahsel '11, of Watertown, NY, finished ahead of nearly 500 other Army ROTC cadets in the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) held as part of cadet training at Join Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Passing the test is a prerequisite for becoming commissioned as a U.S. Army lieutenant.

Doug Mattice Wins Award At Chefs' Conference
Dining Services Production Manager Doug Mattice was pictured in a recent article in Food Service Director magazine, in its July 15,2010, issue.

Journal Publishes Work By Class Of 2009 Members
Articles by three members of the Class of 2009 are published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil (Vol. 2, No 24, 2009).

Prof. Cowser Presents At International Hemingway Conference
Associate Professor of English Bob Cowser gave a presentation at the Ernest Hemingway Society's International Conference recently and has been selected as a representative on two educational boards.

Six Students Selected As Summer Admissions Interns
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2010, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.

Prof. Mayer Awarded Grant By Power Authority
Adjunct Associate Professor of Marilyn S. Mayer has been awarded a grant by the St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund (SLRREF), which the New York Power Authority (NYPA) established as part of its relicensing of the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project in 2003. The grant to Mayer, for $20,000, was among projects "that will contribute to appreciation and understanding of the St. Lawrence River ecosystem," according to the authority.

Travis Proulx '04 In The Capitol's '40 Under 40'
Travis Babcock Proulx '04 has been named to The Capitol's "40 Under 40" list of "rising stars in government and politics" in Albany. The publication covers New York State government topics.

Martin Papp '08 In Chinese Version Of 'Idol'
Martin Papp '08 is the first and only American to make it to the finals round of the Chinese version of "American Idol," called "SuperBoy." Papp, originally of Colorado Springs, is an English teacher in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. He spent a semester studying in China while a student at St. Lawrence.

NCPR's David Sommerstein Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award
North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein has been named a 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award winner by the Radio Television Digital News Association for excellence in electronic journalism. Sommerstein won for investigative reporting for "Seaway Valley & Hackett's: A Special Report."

Col. Timothy LaBarge '83 To Command Air National Guard Wing
Col. Timothy LaBarge '83, of Tupper Lake, will become the new commander of the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing during a change-of-command ceremony at the Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, on June 12.

Prof. Rethelyi Awarded Travel Grant
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Maria Rethelyi has been awarded a travel grant from American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) through its East European Studies program.


Article Co-Authored By Whitcavitch-DeVoy '90 Wins Award
An article co-authored by Julia Whitcavitch-DeVoy '90 won the 2009 Article of the year award from the National Career Development Association. The article, "The Psychology of Working: A New Frame-work for Counseling Practice and Public Policy," was published in the Career Development Quarterly research journal.

North Country Public Radio Wins Seven AP Awards
North Country Public Radio's news department was honored with seven first-place awards in the annual New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Awards Competition at a ceremony in Saratoga Springs, NY, on June 5, 2010.

Thirty-One Students Awarded Internship Fellowships For Summer 2010
Thirty-three students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2010, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services office.


St. Lawrence In Top 10 For United Way Employee Campaigns
The United Way of Northern New York, which includes St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis Counties, has announced that St. Lawrence University is in its Top 10 for employee campaigns.


Prof. Ladd's Book Wins Award
Assistant Professor of Education Peter D. Ladd's 2009 book, Emotional Addictions: A Reference Book for Addictions and Mental Health Counseling, won a 2010 International Book Award, in the Health: Addiction & Recovery category.

Viggo Mortensen '80 Honored In Denmark
Viggo Mortensen '80 was awarded the Knight's Cross of Dannebrog April 16, 2010, as part of the official celebration of the 70th birthday of Queen Margarethe of Denmark. Mortensen was one of about 50 people to receive the honor.

SUNY Canton Honors President Emeritus Sullivan
St. Lawrence University President Emeritus Daniel F. Sullivan was awarded an honorary degree by SUNY Canton at its Commencement on May 22, 2010, recognizing his contributions to higher education and to the local community.

Canton Fire & Rescue Honors Six Seniors
Six members of the Class of 2010 who were also volunteers with the Canton Fire and Rescue department were given congratulations and thanks for their service following Commencement. Each received a plaque of appreciation.

Leah Farrar '11 Wins Award For Academic Achievement In Denmark
Leah Farrar '11, of Pittsford, NY, won the Award of Academic Excellence at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), while studying in Denmark during the spring 2010 semester. Over 600 students from colleges across the country were eligible for the award, given each semester for outstanding academic achievement.

Prof. McConnell Part Of Peace Conference In Nicaragua
Assistant Professor of Government Shelley McConnell participated in the Social Science Research Council's (SSRC) Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum in Managua, Nicaragua, May 11, 2010. Participants briefed the United Nations Resident Coordinator and his staff on electoral politics in Nicaragua.

CA State Students Name F. King Alexander '87 President Of The Year
F. King Alexander '87, president of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), has been named this year's recipient of the Robert C. Maxson President of the Year Award by the California State Student Association (CSSA), which represents more than 405,000 students in the California State University (CSU) system. Each year, the CSSA recognizes one CSU campus president whose leadership reflects a commitment to the mission of the CSSA, who has demonstrated exceptional inclusion of students within the context of shared governance and has assisted the CSSA in advancing its statewide policy agenda.

Laura Harrington '90 Receives Cornell Faculty Award
Laura Harrington '90 is one of eight Cornell University faculty members who recently received Provost's Awards for Distinguished Scholarship. Harrington is associate professor of entomology at Cornell.

Mo Cassara '97 Named Hofstra Head Men's Basketball Coach
R. Morgan "Mo" Cassara '97 has been named head men's basketball coach at Hofstra University. Cassara, a native of Canton, NY, had been an assistant coach at Boston College since 2006.

Trisha Smrecak '06 Co-Author Of Climate Change Book
Trisha Smrecak '06, Ithaca, is co-author of the new book Climate Change - Past, Present, and Future: a Very Short Guide, published in April 2010 by the Museum of the Earth, Paleontological Research Institute. Smrecak is a paleontologist at the organization.

Mary Corrigan '73 Semi-Finalist For Regis & Kelly 'Top Teacher'
Mary Corrigan '73, an English teacher in Northfield, Vermont, is among 10 semi-finalists in a "Top Teacher" search by the television show "Live with Regis and Kelly."

David Blanchard '80 To Lead Canton U-U Church
The Reverend David Blanchard '80 has been named to lead the the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton, beginning August 1. Blanchard's first settled ministry was at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington, Kentucky, where he was ordained. He also served the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse, from 1989 to 2006, and most recently has been consulting minister for the Unitarian Universalist Church of Utica.

Maureen Missert '79 Chairs Claxton-Hepburn Board
Maureen Leonard Missert '79 has been elected chair of the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Board of Directors. She is the second woman to chair the board in its history.

Northstar Northstar Café Wins Award For Service
St. Lawrence University's Dining Services has been honored for the fifth straight year by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for being a national leader in campus dining.

Emily Gowdey-Backus '10 Shares Photos Of Great-Grandfather's Work
While conducting some research, senior history major Emily Gowdey-Backus discovered a family connection to her academic work. She put together a Web site for the department of the photographs of her great-grandfather, C.C. Gowdey, conducting research just after the turn of the 20th century.

Prof. Koon Gives Talk At Sci-Fi Workshop In Cuba
Physics Professor Daniel W. Koon recently gave an invited lecture at a science fiction and fantasy writers workshop in Havana, Cuba.

Journal Publishes Article By Prof. Willis
An article by Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Jessica Willis appears in the fall 2009/winter 2010 issue of Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy.

Students, Faculty Present Research At Math, Computing Conferences
Students and faculty in the mathematics, computer science and statistics department attended two conferences held the weekend of April 16 and 17. Seventeen students and eight faculty/staff members participated in the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (HRUMC) in New Hampshire, where 11 students and two faculty members presented research, and 11 students and three faculty members traveled to the University of Hartford to attend the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSCNE).

University Awarded Grant For Science Equipment
St. Lawrence University has received a federal grant of $179,336, awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Congressman Bill Owens announced the award, which will fund equipment upgrades in biology and computer science, is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Moving-Up Day 2010 Winners Announced
Moving-Up Day, a day to celebrate student achievement in academics and co-curricular activities, was celebrated on campus April 24, 2010.

2010 University Fellows Named
Thirty-three students have been selected as 2010 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner. This is the eleventh year of the program.

Six Students Awarded Tanner Fellowships
Six students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2010, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."

Prof. Cowser Gives Keynote Address At Symposium
Associate Professor of English Bob Cowser gave the keynote address for a symposium held at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, TN, April 16 through 21. "A Sense of Place: An Interdisciplinary Symposium" took place during the Chowan Academic Forum, an annual event celebrating the intellectual and artistic life of the university.

Prof. White Leads Eco-Poetry Workshop In Nicaragua
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven F. White, on leave in Nicaragua, recently conducted a workshop entitled "La eco-poesía: hacer la morada con la palabra" ("Eco-poetry: Making a Home with Words"), sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua and the Nicaraguan Association of Young Writers in Managua. It coincided with National Poetry Month in the United States as well as the celebration of Earth Day.

Asst. Coach Saeger Philpot '07 Completes Boston Marathon
Assistant Field Hockey Coach Saeger Philpot '07 completed the 2010 Boston Marathon, with an official time of 3:29:03. It was the second marathon Philpot has completed, and she reports that she's already looking forward to next year's event.

News Team Wins Two Regional Murrow Awards
North Country Public Radio's news team has been honored by the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) with two 2010 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The station took top honors for continuing coverage and investigative reporting in the small market category for New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The series "A Year of Hard Choices" won first place in the continuing coverage category, and David Sommerstein's "Seaway Valley & Hackett's: A Special Report" was honored for best investigative reporting. Both entries are now in consideration for national Edward R. Murrow awards.

Will Mosenthal '11 Awarded Research Fellowship
William Mosenthal '11, of Norwich, VT, has been awarded one of 24 undergraduate research fellowships by the American Physiological Society (APS). Fellowship winners spend the summer in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member. Now in its 11th year, this program aims to excite and encourage students about careers in biomedical research. There were 73 applicants for the 2010 fellowships.

Peace Corps Volunteer Jeneca Dovey '09 Gets Help From Physics Profs
Jeneca Dovey '09 visited campus recently and got some tips on teaching physics from faculty members. A biology major, Dovey had been teaching physics in Guinea as a Peace Corps volunteer and will be teaching in Cameroon.

Mike Hamill '99 Climbs 'Seven Summits' In Less Than A Year
Mike Hamill '99, a professional mountain and climbing guide, has climbed the "seven summits" (the highest points on all seven continents) in less than a year. He achieved the rare feat in 335 days.

SLU Alumni On Steering Committee Of Group Supporting Adirondack Wild Center
Several St. Lawrence graduates are involved in the formation of a new group that hopes to connect young adults from inside and outside of the Adirondack Park in support of the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, while also supporting the region.


Katie Hoskinson '11 Wins Award For Poster Presentation
Katie Hoskinson '11, of Scotia, NY, won one of 15 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Awards for her poster presentation at the 2010 Joint Northeastern-Southeastern Sections Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Baltimore, Maryland. Some 253 undergraduate students presented posters at the meeting.


Roommates Win 'Projects For Peace' Grants
Two St. Lawrence students - roommates - have been awarded "100 Projects for Peace" grants for 2010, in the fourth year of the program. With the grants, of $10,000 each, Brijlal Chaudhari '10, of Nepal, and Melih Cokaygil '11, of Turkey, plan to undertake projects in their home countries.


Celebrating Mathematics, Easy As Pi
Flexing their mathematical muscles, 51 students took part in the celebration of Pi Day by competing in a "Pi-athlon" hosted by the mathematics, computer science and statistics department. Officially, Pi Day is March 14 (3.14), which fell during the University's spring break. So, while the St. Lawrence event was held a few days late, the approximately 150 pieces of pie served throughout the day helped to assuage any feelings of guilt due to tardiness.


Spring Break Includes Study And Service
"Alternative" spring break travel was a popular option for St. Lawrence students this year, with a group traveling to Tennessee to work on a Habitat for Humanity project, a group volunteering at a community center in Philadelphia and a group conducting study in China, related to a course.


Mathematics Honor Society Inducts 14 Students
Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently inducted new members. Fourteen students are new members of the group.


Holly Solano '92 Photo Wins Best In Show
A photograph by Holly (Snyder) Solano '92 won first place in Points of Departure, a juried national photography exhibition hosted by The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts in Rockville, Maryland.


SLU's Own DIY Network: Students Build Computers For Lab
When Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Ed Harcourt said he wanted his computer science students to "get their feet wet and their hands dirty," he wasn't kidding. The dozen students in the fall 2009 course High-Performance Linux Computing Systems, co-taught with Assistant Professor Richard Sharp, built 55 computers for three labs, from scratch, motherboards to monitors.


Biology Honor Society Inducts 11 New Members
Eleven students were inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society on February 26, 2010.


Winners Of Math Jeopardy For $500, Alex!
St. Lawrence University's Math Jeopardy team took first place in a competition held February 19, as part of a two-day mathematics symposium held at Clarkson University. The team beat competitors from Clarkson, SUNY Potsdam, Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College and SUNY Brockport at the event.


Prof. Chiarenzelli Presenting Series Of Talks
Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81 gave the Science Today lecture at SUNY Oswego February 3, on environmental forensics and possible methods of restoration on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, primarily with regard to persistent organic pollutants and biogenic hydrocarbons, such as crude oil and various other forms of petroleum spills.


NCPR's Sommerstein Awarded Fellowship To 'Food Boot Camp'
North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein is one of 12 journalists from around the nation selected as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow on the topic of food. The "Food Boot Camp" takes place March 23-26 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Prof. O'Donoghue To Speak At NYC Symposium On Science & Faith
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue is among the scholars who will speak at "Monuments to Science and Faith," the 20th Annual Symposium of the Monuments Conservancy, to be held March 19 at the Time & Life Building in New York City.


Article By Prof. McConnell Published In Journal
An article by Assistant Professor of Government Shelley McConnell has been published in the February 2010 issue of the journal Current History. The issue is devoted to topics related to Latin America. McConnell's article is titled "The Return of Continuismo?"


Psychology Honor Society Inducts 18 Students
Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, inducted 18 new members recently. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.


Many Laurentian Connections To Vancouver Olympics
The extended Laurentian family is well represented at the 2010 Olympics, in Vancouver.


Prof. FitzRandolph Gives Talk For Historical Society
Associate Professor of Economics Peter FitzRandolph will give a talk on the "great land speculators" of the 18th and 19th centuries as part of the Brown Bag Lunch program of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association. The talk will be on Thursday, February 18, at noon at the Silas Wright House, 3 Main Street, Canton.


Akwesasne Cultural Center Welcomes President Fox
President William Fox was welcomed at a special event held at the Akwesasne Cultural Center recently, featuring several Akwesasne alumni.


'Central NY Artists' Exhibition Includes Works By Prof. Dane
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane are included in the 62nd Exhibition of Central New York Artists at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. The exhibition runs from February 6 through May 2, and Dane will give a gallery talk on Wednesday, March 10.


Derrick Pitts '78 Named 'History-Maker In the Making'
Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 has been named one of the The Grio's "100 Black History-Makers in the Making."


Article By Prof. Willis Published In Journal
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Jessica Willis is the author of an article titled "Girls Reconstructing Gender: Agency, Hybridity and Transformations of 'Femininity'," published in the journal Girlhood Studies, Volume 2, Number 2, Winter 2009.


Heather McCauley '06 Co-Author Of Published Study
Heather McCauley '06 is a co-author of a newly published study examining how partner violence affects women's reproductive health.


President Fox Edits Book In Church History Series
President William L. Fox '75 is the editor of a new book in the Studies in Church History series published by Peter Lang publishing, The Protestant International and the Huguenot Migration to Virginia, by David E. Lambert.


Rev. Shaun Whitehead Selected For Chautauqua Program
Associate Chaplain Shaun Whitehead has been selected to serve as a Chaplain-of-the-week for the Chautauqua United Church of Christ Society. She will participate in the program in August of 2010.


Geoff Baum '10 Presents Research In Puerto Rico
On January 10-13, Geoff Baum '10, of Lockport, NY, and Physics Laboratory Coordinator Jeffrey Miller attended the 3rd ALFALFA Undergraduate Team Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The NSF-funded workshop centers on research examining cool hydrogen in distant galaxies. Baum presented his SYE computer science project, conducted with Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Richard Sharp, titled "Numerical N-Body Simulation and Visualization" to the group, including computer simulations he created that demonstrate the interaction of massive galaxies.


Four Students Awarded January Internship Fellowships
Four students were awarded internship fellowships by the career services and leadership education office, allowing them to participate in internships during the break between the fall 2009 and spring 2010 semesters.


Dining Services Staff Participate In Workshop On Native American Food
Doug Mattice, production manager in Dana Dining Center, and Nate Todd, catering cook, recently attended a one-day workshop on Native American cookery, held at the College of the Holy Cross and featuring featuring Chef Freddie Bitsoie from Scottsdale, Arizona. They plan to incorporate some of the information from the workshop, including recipes, into future campus dining offerings.


Prof. Koon Serves On Denmark Ph.D. Panel
Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon recently served on a Ph.D. examination committee at the Danish Technical University's department of micro- and nanotechnology, in the Copenhagen area. The thesis being evaluated cited five separate papers written and published by Koon while at St. Lawrence, including two papers co-authored with former St. Lawrence Professor of Mathematics Collen J. Knickerbocker and one co-authored with Arshad A. Bahl '90 and Edward O. Duncan '88 while they were University students.


Prof, Students Participate In Copenhagen Climate Conference
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales and four students participated in the recent COP15 climate-change conference held in Copenhagen, blogging from the event. A variety of events on campus will follow up on their experiences.


Andrew Le '10 To Present Paper At Eastern Sociological Society Meeting
A paper by Andrew Le '10 has been accepted for presentation at the meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) in Boston in March of 2010. Le, of King, WA, is a sociology major.


Suna Stone-McMasters '90 Elected President Of Professional Group
Suna Stone-McMasters '90, director of the chemical stockroom and environmental health and safety officer, has been elected president of SEHSA Environmental Health and Safety Association of NY, Inc., an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting a culture of safety on campuses throughout New York State.


Davis UWC Scholars Program Director Visits SLU
Executive Director of the Davis United World College Scholars Program Philip O. Geier recently visited campus to meet with St. Lawrence students from the program, which provides scholarship grants to a select number of American universities and liberal arts colleges in support of students from all over the world who have completed their pre-university studies at United World College schools.


Becky Buckingham '80, M'84, P'04 Nationally Certified Biology Teacher
Becky Buckingham '80, M'84, P'04 is one of four teachers in St. Lawrence County to achieve certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in 2009. A biology teacher at Lisbon Central School and an adjunct instructor in St. Lawrence's education department, Buckingham earned national certification in secondary biology.


Viggo Mortensen '80 In History Channel's 'The People Speak'
Viggo Mortensen '80 is among the cast of a project called "The People Speak," airing on the History Channel.


Prof. Chiarenzelli Part Of Panel Awarding NSF Grants
Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81 recently served on the Earth Science review panel for the National Science Foundation, at meetings held in Washington, DC, in December of 2009. The panel ranked and awarded funds for the NSF geochemistry major research instrumentation program; Chiarenzelli was the only panelist invited from a primarily undergraduate institution.


Prof. Thacker Authors Chapter In Canadian Lit History Book
Dana Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker is the author of a chapter in The Cambridge History of Canadian Literature, published in December, 2009, by Cambridge University Press.


Paper By Prof. Huang & Alum Among Top 10 Downloads
A paper coauthored by Assistant Professor of Government Grace Huang and Kevin H. Keepper '08 was recently in Top 10 list of downloaded papers in the Social Science Research Network "Urban Development & Developing Countries" category.


Bill Martin '67 Chairs Epic Theatre Board In NYC
Bill Martin '67 has been named chair of the board the Epic Theatre Ensemble in New York. The company, which won an off-Broadway OBIE award in 2007, creates and conducts extensive inner-city school theatre programs and recently received an award from the White House.


Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 Producer Of Acclaimed Documentary Film
Trustee Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 is executive producer of a documentary, Living In Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders, that is eligible for the Academy Award. The film is being shown for one night only on December 14 in theaters around the country; Elizabeth Vargas, anchor of ABC News' "20/20," will host the one-night event featuring the documentary and will moderate a live panel discussion with aid workers and award-winning journalists. The event will be broadcast via satellite from the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City to over 440 select movie theaters nationwide.


Matt Seiler '84 Is Adweek's Exec Of The Year
Matt Seiler '84, CEO of Universal McCann worldwide, has been named a 2009 "Media Superstar" by Adweek magazine and featured as its executive of the year.


Profs Thacker, Jockel Honored At Canadian Studies Conference
Dana Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker and Professor of Canadian Studies J.J. Jockel '74 were both honored with 20/20 Vision Awards by the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States at its 20th biennial conference, held in November, 2009.


Article By Prof. Zhang Published In Journal
An article by Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Zhenjun Zhang has been published in the October 2009 issue of the Sunkyun Journal of East Asian Studies. The article is titled "On the Origins of Detached Soul Motif in Chinese Literature."


St. Lawrence Well Represented At Annual Geological Society Meeting
More than 30 presentations at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Portland, OR, were made by St. Lawrence faculty, students and alumni. All current members of the department gave presentations of their work at the conference.


Neema Mawiyoo '07 Performs At International Festival
Neema Mawiyoo '07 recently was one of three Kenyan women poets invited to read works at the 13th Stockholm Poetry Festival held in November in Sweden.


Woody Parker '09 Is Canton EMS Person Of The Year
Christopher "Woody" Parker '09, of Kansas City, MO, was named EMS Person of the Year at the Canton Fire and Rescue Appreciation Night Banquet, held in October of 2009. Parker returned to the area from Kansas City to receive the honor.


Judith Van Kennen Named 'Woman Of The Year'
Judith Van Kennen, administrative secretary in economics, was recently named Woman of the Year by the St. Lawrence County Chapter of New York State Women Inc. Van Kennen is also the pastor of Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ in Massena, NY.


Math Honor Society Inducts 16
Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, recently inducted new members. Sixteen students are new members of the group.


Prof. Koon's Work Cited In Costa Rican Paper
Professor of Physics Daniel Koon's overview of the history and present state of Costa Rican science fiction was mentioned in an article in November 15, 2009's La Nación newspaper, published in San José, Costa Rica. Koon will teach a First-Year Seminar, Global Science Fiction, in spring 2010 focusing on science fiction in translation; the course includes some of his own translations.


Libuse Binder '97 Writes 'How To Change The World' Book
Libuse Binder '97 is the author of 10 Ways to Change the World in Your 20's, recently published by Sourcebooks.


Evan Munderville '10 In Business Case Competition
Evan Munderville '10, of Schenectady, NY, was part of a team that placed fourth in the Early Leaders Case Competition at the Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester, November 7 and 8, 2009. The fourth-place prize was $1,500; other students on the team were from SUNY Brockport, Queens College and the University of Rochester.


Prof. Dane Exhibiting Works In Three Shows
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane are on exhibition in a solo show and two group shows.


SLU Rotaract Wins Presidential Citation
St. Lawrence University's chapter of Rotaract, the Rotary Club's organization for college students, recently was awarded a Presidential Citation, for activities conducted in 2008-2009. It is the only chapter in this district to win the award this year.


Film By Student & Alum Shown At NY Film Fest
Killing Saul, a comedy co-directed and produced by Jim Powers 'l0 and Andrew Spahr '09, debuted at the New York International Independent Film Festival October 27, 2009.


Translation Journal Publishes Students, Alumnae
Articles by two recent graduates and two current students are published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil (Vol. 1, No 23, 2009).


Rebecca Klar '10 Awarded Research Grant
Rebecca Klar '10, of Easton, CT, has been awarded a research grant by the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation in support of her honors Senior-Year Experience project in neuroscience. Working with Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Karin Heckman, Klar is studying a naturally occurring pigment with potential therapeutic effects for multiple sclerosis.


Aimee Clinkhammer '09 Road Trips The Green Way
Aimee Clinkhammer '09 is one of three employees of the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems who traveled to the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix, AZ, via - appropriately - a "green" road trip.


Caleb Spiegel '96 Quoted In Article On Shorebirds Research
Research conducted by Caleb Spiegel '96 on a rare shorebird species in Alaska was recently cited in an article about the birds in Defenders magazine, a publication of the Defenders of Wildlife organization.


Alums' B&B Among 10 Best In Mid-Atlantic
White Pillars, owned and operated by Donna '69 and John Clark '69, has been named one of the 10 best bed-and-breakfasts in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States for 2009-2010 by the Web site BedandBreafast.com.


Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 Receives Award From Justice Department
Trustee Sharee Freeman '76 recently received a Leroy Collins Preserver of the Vision Award from the United States Department of Justice for her commitment to conflict resolution; reduction of racial tensions; and restoration of good will in diverse communities. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was at the ceremony.


Student & Alumnae Of Kenya Program Form Tea Company Benefitting Kisii Region
Experiences in St. Lawrence's program of study in Kenya by mother-and-daughter alumnae of the program, plus a current student, have inspired the creation of Ajiri Tea, a company formed with the mission of creating employment for the people of western Kenya and educating orphans in the region.


High School Students Visit For Spanish Immersion Day
Some 65 Advanced Spanish students from area high schools, and their teachers, were the guests of the St. Lawrence modern languages and literatures department for a Spanish Immersion Day on October 29.


Prof. White Participates In Library Of Congress Event
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven F. White was part of a panel discussion held at the Library of Congress in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.


Essay By Psych Prof Thacher Winner In Writing Contest
An essay by Associate Professor of Psychology Pamela Thacher received Honorable Mention in the 2009 North Country Writers Contest, hosted by SUNY Jefferson in Watertown.


Family Weekend 5K Sees Over 200 Participate
Over 200 people participated in a five-kilometer run/walk on Family Weekend, resulting in a donation of $2,300 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists.


Adirondack Semester Celebrates 10 Years With Reunion
Over 60 alumni, faculty and friends attended a reunion celebrating the 10th anniversary of St. Lawrence's Adirondack Semester program. The event was held near the site of the program in late September.


Chemistry Honor Society Inducts Three Seniors
Chymist, the University's chemistry honorary society, recently inducted three new members, all in the Class of 2010.


Dacre Stoker '81 Author Of Dracula Sequel
Dacre Stoker '81 is co-author of the first authorized sequel to the book written by his famous relative, Dracula, by Bram Stoker. Dracula: The Un-Dead, by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt, will be released October 13.


Derrick Pitts '78 Guest At White House 'Star Party'
Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 was one of only three non-NASA guests invited to the White House "star party" on the South Lawn on October 7. Pitts set up the telescope near President Barack Obama's podium; both the President and Michelle Obama used the telescope to see a rare "double-double" star on the occasion.


SLU Blood Drive Helps Red Cross Exceed Goal
Volunteers who donated blood during a drive on campus October 7 helped the American Red Cross exceed its goal for collection, with 71 units collected. The goal was 63 units.


Biology Honor Society Inducts Seven Students
Seven students were recently inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society.


Tyler Moran '92 Named NILC Policy Director
Tyler Moran '92 has been named policy director for the National Immigration Law Center (NILC); she had been the organization's employment policy director, based in Boise, Idaho.


Outing Club Reaches Success With Peak Weekend '09
St. Lawrence University's Outing Club, the second-oldest such organization in the country, once again succeeded in placing students at the top of all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondack Mountains during Peak Weekend, held September 25 through 27, 2009.


St. Lawrence Partners With Pendragon Theatre For 'Laramie' Epilogue
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead is directing a staged reading at the Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake that is part of a nation-wide event marking the anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard. Two St. Lawrence students have been cast in the production, with theatre professionals.


Hill News Archive Now Available Online
Searchable issues of The Hill News, from 1911 through 2008, are now available online through the Northern New York Historical Newspapers Web site. The site is provided free of charge to the public by the Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN) in Potsdam.


Psychology Honor Society Welcomes 13 Students
Thirteen students were recently inducted into Psi Chi, the psychology honor society.


Susan Boyle '90 President-elect Of Admissions Association
Susan Boyle '90 is the President-elect of the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling (RMACAC). She is dean of admissions at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.


Amy Atkins '10 Studies At Penland School Of Crafts
Amy Atkins '10, of Westerlo, NY, participated in a course at the prestigious Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC, during the summer. A fine arts/environmental studies major, Atkins took a course studying a variety of cold-glass-working techniques, led by artist Judith Schaetcher. Atkins was awarded a student work-study scholarship to attend.


Journals Publish Research By Prof. Erlichman, Alumni
Two science journals recently published research co-authored by R. Sheldon '68 and Virginia H. Johnson Associate Professor of Biology Joseph Erlichman and St. Lawrence graduates, all of whom where Erlichman's students when the research was conducted.


Jillian Reich '11 Conducts Breakthrough Research For Internship
Jillian Reich '11, of Mendon, VT, participated in a 10-week internship with the U.S. Department of Energy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, during the summer.


Anne Dunham '10 Named 'Student Of Impact' On Web Site
Anne K. Dunham '10, of Starksboro, VT, is featured on a Web site for an educational program on relationship violence, as a "Student of Impact."


Jessica Willis Author Of Chapter In New Text
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Jessica Willis is the author of a chapter in the new text Relating to Environments: A New Look at Umwelt, published by Information Age Publishing, Inc.


New Novels Out By Lorrie Moore '78 & Steve Amick '86
New novels by Lorrie Moore '78 and Steve Amick '86 have been published, garnering attention from the national media.


SLU Basketball Players Conduct Camp In Dominican Republic
Six members of the St. Lawrence men's basketball team conducted a week-long basketball camp for youth in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, in August.


Research Paper By Adrienne Woodworth '10 Published
A research paper co-authored by Adrienne Woodworth '10, of Burke, NY, has been published in the June 2009 edition of the SIGACCESS Newsletter.


Depression Screening Program Wins Award
A national project to improve screening for depression in college students, in which the University's Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center has participated, has won an Innovation in Quality Improvement Award from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).


Rick Sprague Wins Award From State CSEA
Rick Sprague, senior circulation technician in Owen D. Young Library, recently won the CSEA Private Sector Mission Achievement Award. Sprague is president of the organization's St. Lawrence University Local, a position he's held since the mid-1990's.


Translation Journal Publishes Review By Thomas
Simunovic '07

An article by Thomas Simunovic '07, a student in Spanish 445, Literary Translation: Theory and Practice with Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White, is published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.


Dean Eppler '74 Awarded NASA Medal For Exceptional Service
Dean Eppler '74 received NASA's Exceptional Public Service Medal on July 9, recognizing "exceptional contributions to the mission of NASA."


Michael Archibald Is President Of Golden Bear Education Foundation
Vice President for University Advancement Michael Archibald has been elected president of the Canton Golden Bear Education Foundation, founded in 2008 as a charitable organization whose purpose is "to accept and administer gifts for charitable purposes, providing enrichment and enhancement of educational programs and opportunities for students by securing and distributing financial and other resources for the Canton Central School District and its students."


Robert Montgomery '82 Leads 'Domino' 16-Patient Kidney Transplant
Robert Montgomery '82, director of the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center, led the first 16-patient multicenter "domino donor" kidney transplant and was subsequently the subject of a variety of national news reports about the feat.


Prof. Hornung Receives Award From Program In Denmark
Dana Professor of Biology David Hornung received a Certificate of Appreciation at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) International Educators Conference, held in June in Copenhagen. Hornung was recognized for his role in developing the course Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach, one of the most popular programs at DIS, which is celebrating its 50th year.


St. Lawrence Joins With Other N.Y. Colleges To Pursue Collaborations
St. Lawrence has joined with five other liberal arts institutions in New York, forming a consortium to begin collaborative work with the goals of controlling business costs and learning from each other's experience in areas of student life and staff development.


Trustee Elinor Tatum '93 Receives Award From Pi Beta Phi
St. Lawrence Trustee Elinor Tatum '93 received a Member of Distinction Award at the Pi Beta Phi fraternity's annual convention, held recently in Texas. The organization states that the award is "presented to highly accomplished members."


North Country Public Radio Wins Two National Broadcast Awards
North Country Public Radio's news team was honored with two 2009 National Edward R. Murrow Awards recently by The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). NCPR's series The Impact of War at Home won in the continuing coverage category and Native Americans in Baseball's Present and Past won for best sports reporting. Both entries received regional Murrow awards in April, as well as top honors from Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI) in June.


Prof. Young Elected To History Of Econ Society's Exec Committee
A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics Jeffrey T. Young has been elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of the History of Economics Society.


Douglas Mattice Wins Award At Culinary Conference
Dining Services Production Manager Douglas Mattice was part of an award-winning team of campus food-service professionals in the 15th annual Chef Culinary Conference team competition held at UMass Amherst in June.


New Volume Edited By Alum And Late Prof
The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) has released the third edition of The Adirondack Reader, a collection of writings that spans more than 400 years of the region's history and literature and reflects changing attitudes toward wilderness. Edited by the late Paul Jamieson, who was emeritus professor of English, with University Editor Neal Burdick '72, this edition includes the work of some 30 new writers as well as the classic entries of Adirondack explorers and philosophers for which the book is known. A 32-page color insert features classic and contemporary Adirondack paintings, illustrations, etchings and photographs.


SLU Hockey Veterans Part Of Stanley Cup Success
The Pittsburgh Penguins came a long way from a 2005-06 team that was dead-last in the standings to 2008-09 Stanley Cup champion, and they can thank the work of two key members of their player development staff with strong St. Lawrence University ties: Ray Shero '84 and former SLU assistant coach Jay Heinbuck.


Katie Hoskinson '11 Selected As NOAA Hollings Scholar
Katie N. Hoskinson '11, of Scotia, NY, is one of 122 undergraduates nationwide selected as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Scholar.


Six Students Chosen As 2009 Admissions Interns
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2009, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.


Prof. Schrems Presenting Work At Conference
Associate Professor of History Melissane Parm Schrems will present research and serve on a panel at the 4th Annual Black New England Conference at the University of New Hampshire in Durham June 11 through 13.


Jacques Martin '75 Named Canadiens' Head Coach
Jacques Martin '75 has been named head coach of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. The announcement was made June 1.


Summer Internship Fellowships Awarded To 28 Students
Twenty-eight students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2009, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services and Leadership Education office.


Thirteen In Class Of 2009 Elected Phi Beta Kappa
Thirteen members of the Class of 2009 were elected to St. Lawrence's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society, on May 16.


Physics Honorary Inducts Two Students, One Prof
Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honorary, recently inducted two new student members into the society, as well as a visiting faculty member. Christopher Funch '11 and Richards G. (Chad) Miller III '10 were both inducted. Miller was abroad for the spring semester and inducted in absentia. Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics Stephen Koons was also elected.


Tanner Fellows For 2009 Announced
Seven students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2009, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."


Beta Theta Pi To Recolonize Campus Chapter
St. Lawrence University has approved Beta Theta Pi fraternity's plan to recolonize its Beta Zeta Chapter on campus, Vice President and Dean of Student Life Joe Tolliver has announced.


Alum, Student Complete Boston Marathon
Suna Stone-McMasters '90, chemical hygiene and environmental compliance officer in the chemistry department, and Nick Lovejoy '09, of Natick, MA, both completed the Boston Marathon on April 19.


Moving-Up Day Award-Winners Announced
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held on April 25, with awards and recognition given to student leaders in a variety of categories.


Dining Services Again Wins Silver Medal
For the fourth straight year, St. Lawrence University Dining Services has been honored by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for being a national leader in campus dining.


Twenty-Five Students Elected To Phi Beta Kappa
Twenty-five students were inducted into St. Lawrence's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society, on April 25.


Alexander Fisher '10 Studying Optics In Paris This Summer
Alexander Fisher '10, of Fulton, NY, will pursue optics research in Paris, France, this summer, through the international Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program of the National Science Foundation.


Student-Directed Film In Atlanta Film Festival
The documentary film Into Abyssinia, co-directed by O'Keefe Foster '11, premiered recently on campus and was also accepted into the Atlanta Film Festival; it was screened for the festival on April 21.


McNair Scholars Chosen For 2009
Nine students have been selected as McNair Scholars at St. Lawrence for the summer of 2009, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor.


University Fellows Selected
Twenty-seven students have been selected as 2009 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.


Trustee Derrick Pitts' In National News Outlets
Trustee Derrick Pitts '78 has been featured in a number of major news outlets recently, discussing a telescope that was used by Galileo, on loan to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, where Pitts is chief astronomer.


Students Present Chemistry Research; Trembley Wins First Prize
Michael Trembley '09, of Syracuse, won first prize for the best poster presented at the recent Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium. Trembley was one of seven St. Lawrence students presenting posters or making an oral presentation at the symposium.


Student Groups Perform Service During Spring Break
St. Lawrence student groups ventured to a variety of locations for spring break, to perform and perform service in communities.


Gallery Pieces Included In Online Asian Arts Network
Pieces from St. Lawrence's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery collection are included in an online collection of Asian artwork from a consortium of 170 liberal arts colleges.


Geology Students Present Work At Conference
Ten St. Lawrence University students presented posters at the 44th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, in Portland, Maine, March 22 through 24.


First-Year Student Awarded 'Project For Peace' Grant
Grace Ochieng' '12, a native of Kenya, has been awarded one of the "100 Projects for Peace" grants for 2009, in the third year of the program. With the grant, she plans to establish a micro-financed sewing project to produce innovative, reusable, washable and environmentally friendly menstrual sanitary pads in the rural village of Lwala, Kenya.


Louise Gava '07 Assisting With Presidents' Climate Commitment Group
Coordinator of Campus Sustainability Louise Gava '07 is part of a small group of campus professionals who will provide input and suggestions to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as they prepare to implement the next steps in the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).


Mathematics Honor Society Inducts Eight
Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, inducted eight new members to the campus chapter on March 10.


Prof. Koon, Corey Griffin '09 Co-Author Presentation
Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon delivered a talk, "Novel geometry for simultaneous resistive, Hall and optical measurement of MgHx thin films," coauthored with Corey Griffin '09, at the March meeting of the American Physical Society, in Pittsburgh, on March 20.


New Book Includes Work by Prof. Erickson, Alumni
A new book from Indiana University Press, A Sea without Fish: Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region, includes references to research done by Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson and two St. Lawrence alumni.


David Wald '84 To Receive Award From Seismological Society
David Wald '84 will receive the Seismological Society of America's (SSA) Frank Press Public Service Award April 8; the award "honors outstanding contributions to the advancement of public safety or public information relating to seismology."


Prof. Dane's Paintings On Exhibition In Los Angeles
Paintings by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane are included in an exhibition called "TRANSformal" at the Pharmaka Gallery in Los Angeles.


SLU Students Participate In Power Shift Climate Change Conference
About 50 St. Lawrence University students participated in the national Power Shift 2009 conference held in Washington, DC, Feb. 28-March 2. The conference is a youth summit on climate change.


Trudy Hall '77 In CICU Alumni Hall Of Distinction
Trudy Hall '77 has been included in the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) Alumni Hall of Distinction for 2009.


Claire Puccia Parham '90 Authors Book On St. Lawrence Seaway
Claire Puccia Parham '90 is the author of a new book about the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project.


Earth Sciences Honor Society Holds Ceremony To Induct Three Students
Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the Earth science honor society at St. Lawrence, recently elected three new members.


Biology Honor Society Inducts Nine Students
Nine students were recently inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society.


Psychology Honor Society Inducts 12 Students
Twelve students were recently inducted into Psi Chi, the psychology honor society. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3 and a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence).


Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead Performing With Pendragon
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead has a role in Pendragon Theatre's "New Directions: An Evening of Short Plays," in Saranac Lake, NY, March 20 through 22 and 27 through 29.


Chiarenzelli Awarded Grant Supporting Undergrad Research
Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81 has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund that will allow him to work on a project during the summer with Wendell Caesar '11, of Brooklyn.


Willis, Denaci To Participate In NEH Seminar
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender Studies Jessica Willis and Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Mark Denaci have been selected to participate in the 2009 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, "Queer Theory Now and Then: Debates in Gender and Sexuality," led by Judith Halberstam, professor of English and gender studies at the University of Southern California.


Fordham, Dorsey Accepted In NEH Seminar
Performance and Communication Arts faculty members Traci Fordham, assistant professor, and Zachary Dorsey, visiting assistant professor, have been selected to participate in the 2009 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, "Queer Theory Now and Then: Debates in Gender and Sexuality," led by Judith Halberstam, professor of English and gender studies at the University of Southern California.


Geoff Baum '10 Presents Research In Puerto Rico
Geoff Baum '10, of Lockport, NY, and Physics Lab Coordinator Jeffrey Miller attended the 2009 Undergraduate ALFALFA Workshop at the Arecibo Radio Observatory, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, in January.


Lauren Nuffort '06 Wins ABA Writing Award
Lauren Nuffort '06, a student at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN, is the recipient of the American Bar Association Section of Health Law's 7th Annual Law Student Writing Competition. Her winning selection will be recognized at the Emerging Issues in Health Law Conference in Orlando, Florida, February 18-21.


Chris Ritter '72 Is VP At WPI
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has named Christopher Ritter '72 vice president for marketing and communications. Ritter will lead a division of 20 professionals in the areas of marketing, public relations, publications and the campus Web site.


Prof. Husinec Named To Geological Society Grants Panel
Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec has been appointed to the Geological Society of America's Committee on Research Grants as Member-at-Large, for the term July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2012.


Resolutions For A 'Green' New Year Offered
A white Christmas is nice, but if you're dreaming of a "green" new year, there are easy ways to make it a reality.


Prof. DeFranza Co-Authors Book With SUNY Canton Colleague
Two North Country college professors adopted a student-oriented, conversational writing style and integrated real world applications when they wrote their newly published book on Linear Algebra.


Prof. Del Rossi Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
Associate Professor of Economics Alison Del Rossi was recently inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at the University of Delaware, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Del Rossi was honored for her achievements in indoor and outdoor track.


Student Work Published In Translation Journal
Three members of the Class of 2007 have had work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. All three participated in a translation workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White.


Stephen Moore '10 Meets UK Prime Minister
Stephen Moore '10, of South Burlington, Vermont, recently met United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Moore is participating in the University's program of study in London for the fall 2008 semester.


Thelmo Officers Elected
Officers of the Thelomathesian Society, the student government organization, have been elected.


Students Demonstrate Geology Fun For Fifth-Graders
Geology majors helped 110 fifth-graders from Canton Middle School have fun with geology recently. The local students were hosted for an afternoon of geology-related activities and demonstrations, all designed and demonstrated by St. Lawrence students.


Andre Couture '82 Receives Entrepreneur Award
Andre Couture '82 was recently honored as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Quebec, in the manufacturing sector. Couture is chairman of the board of Sanimax Industries Inc. in Montreal; he received the honor along with his brother, Martin Couture, CEO of the firm.


Prof. Erickson Honored By His Alma Mater
Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson recently received two honors from his alma mater, the University of North Dakota.


Farmer, Revill Win Awards At Conference
Two members of the financial aid staff received awards at the recent conference of the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association.


Mathematics Honorary Society Inducts New Members
Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honorary society, recently inducted new members. Twenty-one students are new members of the group.


Three Alumni Elected Fellows Of Geological Association
Three St. Lawrence graduates, including Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli, have been elected Fellows of the Geological Society of America (GSA).


Leah Rohlfsen Wins Award At National Conference
Assistant Professor of Sociology Leah Rohlfsen won the 2008 Susan B. Anthony Aetna Award for Excellence in Research on Older Women and Public Health at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting in San Diego in October.


Amy Hauber Has Solo Exhibition At SUNY Fredonia
A solo exhibition of works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Amy Hauber is at the Rockefeller Art Center at SUNY Fredonia, through November 19.


O'Brien Research Winners Named
The Fifth Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been awarded to three students whose projects for the 2007-2008 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."


English Honorary Inducts Four Students
Four students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, in October of 2008. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.


New 'Max & Pinky' Book By Maxwell Eaton III '04 Published
A new book in the popular "Max and Pinky" series by Maxwell Eaton III '04 has been published: The Mystery.


SLU Students Featured In French Newspaper
St. Lawrence students participating in semester- or year-long study in France were the subject of a feature story in the regional French newspaper L'Éclaireur Brayon.


Rafferty Sweeney '09 Wins Award For Geology Research
Rafferty Sweeney '09, of Longmont, CO, won the Austin A. Sartin Award for Outstanding Student Research presented at the Sigma Gamma Epsilon undergraduate research session at the Annual 2008 Geological Society of America Meeting in Houston, Texas. This is the second year in a row that a St. Lawrence student won the award; in 2007, Lauren Chrapowitsky '08 won.


Habitat 'Sleep Out' Raises Funds And Awareness
About 25 students slept outdoors on the quad on October 3, in an event to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, as well as awareness about homelessness.


Grace Potter n'06 To Appear On TV
Recording artist Grace Potter n'06 is scheduled to appear in an upcoming episode of the television show "One Tree Hill," performing two songs; the show is scheduled to air Monday, October 20.


Biology Honorary Inducts New Members
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary society, inducted five new members recently.


Family Weekend Event Raises $2,500 For Komen For The Cure
The Advocates Program and the Panhellenic Council held a 5K run/walk during Family Weekend, September 28, resulting in a contribution of $2,500 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


St. Lawrence Faculty, Students, Alum Present Work At Conference
Faculty, students and graduates of St. Lawrence were among the scientists presenting research at the 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Sciences, held October 5-9 in Houston, Texas. Approximately 10,000 scientists attended the events.


SLU Sweeps Undergraduate Writing Prizes At Conference
St. Lawrence University swept the undergraduate category at the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) for the 2008 Marleigh Grayer Ryan Writing Prizes, with Kevin Keepper '08 winning first prize, and Matthew Satterley '08 receiving honorable mention.


Claire Plagge '09 Conducts Science Research For Internship
History major Claire Plagge '09, of Cape May Court House, NJ, was awarded a 10-week paid internship during the summer of 2008 to conduct research at the University of New Hampshire-Goddard Joint Center for the Earth Sciences, through its Research and Discover program.


Psychology Honor Society Inducts 17 Students
Seventeen students were recently inducted into Psi Chi, the psychology honor society. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3 and a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence).


SLU Republicans Volunteer For Campaign
St. Lawrence University Republicans joined with New York State College Republicans recently as volunteers in the campaign of Alexander "Sandy" Treadwell, Republican candidate for New York's 20th Congressional District.


St. Lawrence Trio Summit Mt. Whitney
St. Lawrence made it to the top...of Mount Whitney in California, that is, thanks to an alumnus and two students who climbed to the 14,496-foot summit in the summer of 2008.


Science, Art Combine In Exhibition By Prof. French
A six-print exhibition of "teaching art" by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French has been installed on the third floor of the Johnson Hall of Science. Titled Carbon Allotropic Images - a Universe of Pure Carbon," the prints are "stylized depictions of various known and theorized elemental carbon structures," according to French.


Bruce Seely '75 Is Dean At Michigan Tech U
Bruce Seely '75 has been named dean of Michigan Technological University's College of Sciences and Arts, effective Aug. 1. He joined the faculty there in 1986 and had been chair of the department of social sciences for six years.


Grant Thatcher '82 Director Of Admissions At Southern Vermont
Grant L. Thatcher '82 has been named the director of admissions at Southern Vermont College in Bennington. He had served as associate director of undergraduate admission at Northwestern University for four years.


Chemistry Honor Society Inducts Four Seniors
Chymist, the University's chemistry honorary society, recently inducted four seniors into the organization.


Kevin Szott '86 Leads U.S. Delegation At Paralympics
Kevin Szott '86, a three-time U.S. Paralympic gold medalist, has been named to the U.S. presidential delegation welcoming athletes from around the globe to the Paralympic Games in Beijing. Szott, a regional sales manager for The Hartford, is one of eight former Paralympic athletes who will represent the Office of the President at the opening ceremonies on September 6.


Prof. Egan Is Co-Editor Of New Book Series
Associate Professor of Gender Studies R. Danielle Egan has been named co-editor of a new international books series, Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality and Culture, with Palgrave Macmillan Press.


Kevin Keepper '08 Wins Asian Studies Writing Prize
A paper by Kevin Keepper '08 has been selected for the Undergraduate Prize in the 2008 New York Conference on Asian Studies Marleigh Grayer Ryan Writing Prize Competition. The paper, "Intellectual Property Rights In China: Capacity and Incentive for Proper Enforcement in China," was written for a class taught by Assistant Professor of Government Grace Huang.


SLU Students Intern At National Conventions
St. Lawrence students participated in internships at both the Democratic and Republican national conventions held this year.


Exchange Student's Photo-Essay About SLU On The Web
Photos and an essay by Chiara Castelbolognesi, who spent the spring 2008 semester here as an exchange student through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), are featured on the ISEP Web site.


Faculty Win Award For Conference Presentation
A poster presentation by faculty in mathematics, computer science and statistics won an award for best poster presented in the Section on Statistics in Sports at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) held in Denver, Colorado, in August.


Sandy Gates '09 Participates In Thailand Seminar
Sandy Gates '09, of Bethel, Vermont, recently participated in a seminar in Thailand, run by the Prevent Human Trafficking Institute. She is studying in Thailand through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) and received funding for participating in the study program from the global studies department's Fred Kahrs Award.


Mary Courtney '85 Wins Teaching Award
Mary Read Courtney '85 was recently recognized by the Rochester, NY, City School District as "an exemplary first year teacher."


Koon Presents Poster, Writes Article During Sabbatical
A poster presentation and an upcoming journal article are outcomes of a recent sabbatical by Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon.


John McClenahen '63 Writes Poetry Book
Retired journalist John S. McClenahen '63 is the author of Eight Mile: Selected Poems, published by iUniverse.


Students Complete Adirondack Stewardship Training
Two St. Lawrence students, Ryan Littlefield '10 and Peter Tucker '09, were among the seven undergraduates from four colleges who participated in an intensive four-day Adirondack Park Stewardship Training program through the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks.


Prof. Caldwell Writes Novel
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Roy C. Caldwell has written a novel, The Springfield Story, published in April 2008 by Authorhouse. It is described as "a short satirical novel, loosely inspired by the first chapters of Candide".


Richard Baltz '74 Named Veterans Health Care Center Director
Richard J. Baltz '74 has been appointed director of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. He is responsible for the daily operations of the Audie L. Murphy Division, Kerrville Division, South Texas VA Health Care Center at Harlingen and the Satellite Clinic Division, which includes six clinics.


David Tersegno '10 Conducting Research At Princeton
David Tersegno '10 is among 26 undergraduates and six high school students working with researchers in the Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE) center at Princeton University this summer.


General-Wage Increase Approved By Unions, University
Following a revision to the salary policy for faculty and staff in 2008, the University initiated discussions with the three collective-bargaining units on campus that resulted in a higher general-wage increase (GWI) than had previously been agreed upon.


Prof. Egan Named To Editorial Board Of Sexuality And Culture
Associate Professor of Gender Studies R. Danielle Egan has been named to the editorial board of the journal Sexuality and Culture.


Shoshanna James '10 Participating In Australia Internship
Shoshanna James '10, of Newburgh, NY, is participating in an eight-week internship in Sydney, Australia, this summer, with the marketing and public relations firm We're All About Marketing (WAAM), which is based there.


Sandy Boynton '69 Wins Faculty Award
Sandy Boynton '69, professor in the humanities and social sciences department at Schenectady County Community College, received the 2008 SCCC Foundation Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.


NCPR's Sommerstein Wins National News Award
North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein is the recipient of a 2008 National Edward R. Murrow Award for journalism excellence from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. His three-part report, "Farm to Farm, Family to Family," was judged Best News Series by a small-market station.


Alumni Executive Council Has New Officers
St. Lawrence's Alumni Executive Council has a new slate of officers, and several new members have joined the Council, which gathered recently for a meeting at the University's Canaras Conference Center.


Credit-Rating Agencies Upgrade University
The credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's upgraded St. Lawrence University's bond rating in June (2008), and Moody's reaffirmed its rating. Ratings, which reflect the relative financial strength of institutions, help determine their cost of borrowing and are therefore important measures of a university's financial health.


University's Programs In Kenya Resume With Summerterm
St. Lawrence's programs of study have resumed in Kenya, with three Summerterm courses taught there.


Student-Faculty Econ Research Presented At Conference
Results of research conducted by a collaborative team of economics students and faculty will be presented at the Economic Science Association (ESA) conference in Pasadena, California, this summer by Kim-Anh Le '09, of Vietnam.


Prof. Abraham's Talk Makes News In India
A talk in India by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Shinu Abraham, on archeological research in Kerala, India, indicates that "a new appraisal of the State's ancient history" may be written, according to an account in one of two newspapers that covered the lecture.


Graduate Alumnus Receives Honorary Degree In Italy
Joel Rosenbaum M'56 recently received an honorary degree from the University of Siena in Italy, for research in cell biology that he has conducted with colleagues there.


Alums' Gift Forms Research Project For Stanzi McGlynn '10
A summer research project by Stanzi McGlynn '10, of Montoursville, PA, will result in a database of digital images of West African textiles to be used by both the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery and the Owen D. Young Library.


Two Alumnae Awarded Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
Two students nominated by the Canton Rotary Club for prestigious Ambassadorial Scholarships were awarded them and both are graduates of St. Lawrence University. Only three were awarded in the entire region, and it is highly unusual for two to be awarded from the same club.


Six Students Selected As 2008 Admissions Interns
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2008, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.


David Emblidge '67 Interviewed About SLU Talk By RFK In '66
Media coverage of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Robert Kennedy included several mentions of Kennedy's speech at St. Lawrence University in 1966, which was recorded by David Emblidge '67, an associate professor in the department of writing, literature and publishing at Emerson College.


Kasarian Dane Painting Included In Syracuse's Everson Museum Exhibition
A painting by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane is included in the exhibition "The Object and Beyond: 2008 Everson Biennial" at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. More than 266 artists residing in the Central New York region submitted more than 1,000 works for consideration by exhibition juror Edward Winkleman, an independent curator and director of Winkleman Gallery in Chelsea, New York, who specializes in contemporary art. He selected works by 55 artists for the exhibition, opening June 13 and occupying all four galleries on the second floor of the museum.


NCPR Takes Top Honors At NY AP Awards
North Country Public Radio (NCPR) took top honors in the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Awards Competition, announced June 7. The station, hosted at St. Lawrence, was honored with eight first-place awards, two special mentions and The Steve Flanders Grand Prize, given to one radio station that exemplifies the best traditions of journalistic initiative and dedication in providing a complete news service to the listening public. NCPR, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, was chosen for the AP's Grand Prize over all radio stations in New York, regardless of commercial or public status or market size.


Students Travel To Italy For Music Course
Three students in the Spring 2008 course Music in Venice traveled with instructor Barbara Phillips-Farley to get the experience first-hand, after Commencement. The travel component of the course is optional.


Four Class Of 2007 Alumni Get Works Published
Four members of the Class of 2007 have had their work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.


2008 Tanner Fellowships Awarded To Six
Six students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2008, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."


Scott Pomfret '90 Authors Memoir
Scott Pomfret '90 is the author of a new book, Since My Last Confession, which has the subtitle "A Gay Catholic Memoir." Pomfret is a trial attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Boston, as well as an author.


McNair Scholars Selected For Summer 2008
Thirteen students have been selected as McNair Scholars at St. Lawrence for the summer of 2008, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor.


Prof. Halstead Has Role In Professional Theatre Production
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Halstead has a role in Pendragon Theatre's production of the play Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, which opens July 22 and runs through the end of August. The professional company is based in Saranac Lake, New York.


Prof. Erickson Attends NASA Workshop Led By Alumnus
Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson recently participated in an Apollo Geology Training Workshop at NASA in Houston, led by Senior Scientist Dean Eppler '74.


Prof. Thacker Part Of Boise's 'Big Read'
Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker recently gave an invited talk to the City Club of Boise, Idaho, for its "Big Read" of Willa Cather's My Ántonia.


Dining Services Wins Award In National Competition
St. Lawrence University Dining Services has, for the third straight year, been honored by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for being a national leader in campus dining.


2008 Moving-Up Day Award-Winners Listed
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held on April 26, with awards and recognition given to student leaders in a variety of categories.


Over 1,000 Trees Planted By Students
More than 1,000 trees have been planted by students recently, on campus and other University property, to serve as carbon off-sets and for future sustainability efforts.


Mike Tudoreanu '09 Interns With British Labour Party
Mihnea (Mike) Tudoreanu '09, of Bucharest, Romania, worked for the British Labour Party during the British election season as part of an internship while participating in St. Lawrence University's program of study in London for spring 2008.


St. Lawrence Celebrates Davis UWC Scholars
St. Lawrence's Davis United World College Scholars gathered recently for a celebration with President Daniel and Ann Sullivan, recognizing the contributions scholars make to the campus community, and the world community as well.


Physics Honorary Society Inducts Four Students
St. Lawrence's chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honorary society, inducted four new members recently.


Maureen Collins Baker '57 Authors Brother's Biography
Alumni Council member Maureen Collins Baker '57 has written a book, Outrageous Hero, honoring the memory of her brother B.T. Collins, former California assemblyman and Vietnam veteran who once served as the chief of staff for then-California Governor Jerry Brown and director of the California Conservation Corps.


Students Walking 60 Miles In Fund-Raiser
Three members of the Class of 2011 will participate in a three-day event this summer in Chicago to help find a cure for breast cancer. Sarah Holden '11, Molly Wike '11 and Julia Logan '11 are planning to participate in the "Breast Cancer 3-Day," benefitting Susan G. Komen For the Cure, August 8 through 10. Their team is called SLU Ladies.


North Country Public Radio Honored with Five 2008 Regional Murrow Awards
North Country Public Radio (NCPR) has been honored with five 2008 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence from the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). NCPR's five awards represent the most wins in its region.


Stephen Butler '79 Honored By Planners' Association
Stephen C. Butler '79, of Seattle, WA, will be inducted into the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows on April 27. The College of Fellows "recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the planning profession."


Prof. Pomponio Gives Invited Talk In Italy
Professor of Anthropology Alice Pomponio recently gave a talk, titled "Informazione in pericolo: Una lingua minacciata di morte nel Pacifico del Sud" (Information in Peril: An Endangered Language in the South Pacific)," to graduate students in the philosophy and social sciences department of the University of Siena, Italy. The talk was part of her Fulbright Foundation Senior Lectureship.


University Fellows Selected For 2008
Twenty-two students have been selected as 2008 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.


Students Awarded 'Projects For Peace' Grant
Two St. Lawrence University students have been awarded one of the "100 Projects for Peace" grants for 2008, in the second year of the program. Yuki Poudyal '09, of Nepal, and Nicole Szucs '10, of Bolivia, plan a project that aims to provide 20 to 30 young people living on the streets of Kathmandu with the opportunity to be more productive and help them reintegrate into society.


Bookstore Story Hours Give Children Global View
Local children have the opportunity for some "armchair travel" through a program at St. Lawrence University's Brewer Bookstore and students from a variety of nations.


Joey Webb '09 Awarded Summer Research Fellowship
Joey Webb '09, of Pleasant Grove, Utah, has been awarded a 2008 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at the University of Texas Southwestern. Webb is a psychology and biology major.


Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81 Gives Invited Talk At Grinnell Symposium
Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81 gave a talk at Grinnell College's "Critical Issues for the Arctic" Rosenfield symposium on the dangers of formerly used defense sites (FUDS).


Brooke Bouchard '08 Wins Library Network Student Award
Brooke Bouchard '08, of Watertown, has received the Outstanding Student Employee award from the Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN). Bouchard is a graduate of Immaculate Heart Central School.


Juniors Palmer, O'Connor Win Geology Scholarships
Two St. Lawrence University students have been awarded an Angelo Tagliacozzo Memorial Geological Scholarship. Johanna Palmer '09, of East Meredith, NY, and Michael O'Connor '09, of Rouses Point, NY, were among five students awarded scholarships; 14 applied.


Erin McCarthy Chairs ASIANetwork
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Coordinator of the Asian Studies Program Erin McCarthy has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of ASIANetwork, a consortium of over 170 North American colleges and universities.


Duncan Ellis '86 Named 'Power Broker'
Duncan Ellis '86 has been recognized by Risk & Insurance magazine as a top insurance broker serving clients in the chemical, real estate and technology industry. Ellis is a managing director at Marsh, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies, in New York.


Scott Giles '82 Named To National Student Aid Group
Scott Giles '82, of Shelburne, VT, has been appointed to a three-year term on the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Giles is vice president for policy, research and planning at the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).


Students Volunteer Across Country For Spring Break
Volunteer groups from St. Lawrence University once again spread out to various areas of the country to help community organizations during the 2008 spring break.


Biology Honorary Inducts 11 New Members
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary society, inducted 11 new members recently. The St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta Beta Beta was established in 1942. Beta Beta Beta formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences."


Brad Baldwin Awarded Grant For River Study
Associate Professor of Biology Brad Baldwin has been awarded a grant by the St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund (SLRREF), which the New York Power Authority (NYPA) established as part of its relicensing of the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project in 2003. The grant to Baldwin, for $18,942, was one of four awarded to projects "that will contribute to appreciation and understanding of the St. Lawrence River ecosystem," according to the authority.


Pedro Ponce Wins Fiction Contest
Assistant Professor of English Pedro Ponce won the 2nd Annual Burnside Review Fiction Chapbook Competition, with a story titled "Superstitions of Apartment Life."


ROTC Cadets Get 'Copter Rides For Aircraft Orientation
Two St. Lawrence students participating in the ROTC program at Clarkson University recently took a ride in military helicopters, during an aircraft orientation day.


English Honorary Society Inducts 14 New Members
Fourteen students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, in March of 2008. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.


Dawn Severenuk '90 Wins 'Women Will' Contest In Spain
Dawn Severenuk '90 is the winner of the 2008 Saab-Salomon Women Will competition in Spain, and will be creating and documenting the first cycle tourism route to cross Spain as a result.


Jonathan Biele '92 In Magazine's 'Top 40 Under 40'
Jonathan Biele '92 has been named one of the "top 40 investment bankers under 40" by Investment Dealers Digest. Biele is head of Cowen and Company's capital markets group.


Students Attend Black Solidarity Conference
St. Lawrence students in the Black Student Union and African Student Union attended the 13th Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University February 29 through March 2, 2008. The conference theme was "The Ballot or the Bullet: Revitalizing the Revolution."


Journal Publishes Article By Professor Horwitz
An article by Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, titled "Free-Market Money: A Key to Peace," appears in the January 2008 issue of The Freeman, vol. 58, No. 1.


Stever Bartlett '96 Named EISA Alpine Coach Of The Year
Stever Bartlett '96, alpine ski coach at Middlebury College, has been named Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Alpine Coach of the Year.


Justin Pesony '08 Nominated For National Award
Men's ice hockey goaltender Justin Pesony '08 is one of 10 Division I players in the nation nominated for the Lowe's Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) Award, presented each year "to the outstanding senior NCAA Division I Student Athlete of the Year." Fans' votes help determine the winner.


Jonathan Cardinal '08 Named To USA Today College All-Stars
Jonathan Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg, NY, has been named to the 2008 All-USA College Academic Third Team, USA Today's recognition program for outstanding undergraduates.


Michaela Stewart '08 Is NYS Assembly Intern
Michaela Stewart '08, of Averill Park, NY, is participating in the New York State Assembly Internship Program during the spring 2008 semester.


Psychology Honorary Society Inducts 15 New Members
Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society, inducted 15 new members in its spring 2008 ceremony.


Deb Sheldon Achieves Perfect Score On Food-Safety Test
Deb Sheldon, a food service generalist in Dining Services, achieved a perfect score on the ServSafe food-safety test recently, the first employee in the department ever to achieve that score.


Kadine Hamilton '08 Awarded Grant To Participate In Conference
Kadine Hamilton '08, of Bronx, NY, is one of 53 students throughout the nation awarded a APS/NIDDK Minority Travel Fellowship from the American Physiological Society, to attend the Experimental Biology 2008 conference from April 5-9 in San Diego, CA.


Dennis Lock '08 And Richard Torres '09 Present Research At Conference
St. Lawrence mathematics majors Dennis Lock '08 and Richard Torres '09 recently presented results of their research at the National American Mathematics Society-Mathematics Association of America meeting in San Diego, CA.


Students Complete Volunteer Work In Jamaica
Ten St. Lawrence University students, with Director of the Center for Diversity and Social Justice Margaret Kent Bass, traveled to the Jamaica community of Mount Vernon in January, working with the Global Volunteers organization to assist the community in re-building infrastructure there.


Mike Bobbie '08 Exhibits Senior Project In Brush Gallery
"Awaiting Creation," a senior-year project by fine arts and environmental studies major Mike Bobbie '08, of Higganum, CT, was recently on exhibition in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery on campus.


Viggo Mortensen '80 Nominated For Academy Award
Viggo Mortensen '80 has received his first nomination for an Academy Award, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, for his portrayal of a Russian mobster in Eastern Promises. Nominations were announced January 22, with winners schedule to be announced February 24. Mortensen also was nominated for his first Golden Globe Award this year, for the same role.


Shawn Golley '08 Conducts Physics Research In Puerto Rico
Shawn Golley '08, of Hamilton, N.Y., conducted research for his senior project in computer science and physics at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in January.


Seniors Participate In U.N. Climate Change Conference
Shelly Martin '08, of Stowe, Vermont, and Kate Olsen '08, of Muncy, Pennsylvania, participated in the the 13th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change which took place in Bali in December. Martin and Olsen accompanied Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales as participants in the conference.


Students Awarded Grants For Travel Research
The Center for International and Intercultural Studies awarded grants for independent travel and research to seven students, allowing all to pursue research in other countries. Independent travel and research grants allow selected students to conduct research abroad during the break between semesters.


Danielle Sagor '09 Presenting Research At State Event
Danielle Sagor '09, of Liverpool, NY, will be among the students from 28 private schools in New York State presenting the results of their original research at the inaugural Independent Sector Undergraduate Research Exposition in Albany on January 22.


Student Researchers Meet With Faculty In Italy
Senior anthropology majors Shannon Friere, of Glens Falls, NY, and Emily Stanfill, of Littleton, CO, studied in Italy during the fall semester, 2007, and gave Professor of Anthropology Ali Pomponio - in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship - and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology Richard Perry a tour of the areas they studied.


Jeff Seely '76 New CEO Of Jobster
Jeff Seely '76 has been appointed chief executive officer of Seattle, Washington-based Jobster, an online career network. He had been CEO of ShareBuilder from 1998 until the sale of the company to ING Direct, which closed on November 15, 2007.


Theatre Students Assist Local Elementary School
Students in the course Children's Theatre, taught by Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie G. Halstead, worked with fifth- and sixth-graders in Canton's St. Mary's School, giving the course a community-based-learning component. The students' work helped the school meet a state requirement that they otherwise would not have met, due to its resources.


Language Students' Translations Published In Journal
Seven students who took the Fall 2006 course Literary Translation: Theory and Practice, from Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White have had their work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.


Viggo Mortensen '80 Gets First Golden Globe Nomination
Viggo Mortensen '80 has received his first nomination for a Golden Globe award, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, for his portrayal of a Russian mobster in Eastern Promises. Nominations were announced December 13.


SLU Government Honorary Wins Two Grant Awards
St. Lawrence University's chapter of the national political science and government honor society, Pi Sigma Alpha, has been awarded two grants by the organization's national office.


Douglas Dempster '77 Named Dean At U-Texas/Austin
Douglas Dempster '77, who had been acting interim dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin since fall 2006 and senior associate dean of the college since 2001, has been appointed dean of the college. Dempster, who holds the Marie and Joseph D. Jamail Senior Regents Professorship and the Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Fine Arts as a professor in the college's department of theatre and dance, was named after a national search.


SLU Habitat For Humanity Raises Funds For Local Project
The St. Lawrence University chapter of Habitat for Humanity recently presented a check for $2,000 to Raquette Valley Habitat for Humanity, to assist with the group's 2008 building project, in nearby Renssealer Falls.


Brush Gallery Director To Be Budapest Artist-In-Residence
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Director Catherine Tedford will be an artist-in-residence in Budapest, Hungary, for two weeks during the University's semester break.


Geology Prof, Alum Co-Author Article
Associate Professor of Geology Stephen Robinson and Chris Stevens '04 are the co-authors of an article in the Geological Society of America Special Publications Volume 432, Stratigraphic Analysis Using Ground Penetrating Radar. The article is titled "The Internal Structure of Lacustrine Strandline Deposits, Northern New York."


Works By Kasarian Dane In International Exhibition
Paintings by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane are included in an international exhibition that recently opened in Munich, Germany, and will later travel to Tokyo, Japan, and San Francisco.


Article By Prof. Baldwin, Alumni Published In Journal
An article titled "A Mangrove Lagoon-Seagrass Complex on San Salvador," by Associate Professor of Biology Brad S. Baldwin, Kira A. Krumhansl '06, Patrick J. McLaughlin '05, Gabriel L. Sataloff '05 and Molly J. Gove '06, has been published in The Bahamas Naturalist and Journal of Science, Volume 2, Issue 2 (September 2007).


John M. Finley II '70's Company Wins Award
MemPro Ceramics Corporation, of which John M. Finley II '70 is chairman and CEO, is the recipient of a 2007 NorTech Innovation Award. The annual awards program recognizes companies in Northeast Ohio creating and developing breakthrough innovative technologies.


SLU's Circle K Assists Local Boy, Family
The members of St. Lawrence University's Circle K service organization have used the proceeds of recent fund-raising activities to contribute to a fund assisting a local child with health problems who recently lost his home in a fire.


University V.P. Coakley Part Of New Brokaw Book, Documentary
Vice President for Administrative Operations Thomas Coakley is finding himself in some celebrated company, with his inclusion in the new book Boom! Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today, by former NBC newsman Tom Brokaw. Brokaw has been mentioning Coakley and his wife, Nellie, in media interviews about the volume, and the Coakleys have been making time in their schedules for their own interviews with news media.


Roger Brandt '80 Wins Affordable Housing Award
A project spearheaded by Roger W. Brandt Jr. '80 has been chosen as the "Best Family Project" in Affordable Housing Finance magazine's 2007 Readers Choice Awards for the Nation's Best Affordable Housing Developments.


SLU's Washington Semester Program Honored
St. Lawrence University's Washington Semester program has received special recognition from American University, noting the successful 30 years of the institutions' partnership.


Performance By Evette Hornsby-Minor In Online Journal
A performance by Assistant Professor of Gender Studies Evette Hornsby-Minor appears in the online journal Liminalities, Volume 3, Issue 3 (2007). The piece, If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again: An Ethnographic Performance of Black Motherhood, is based on Hornsby-Minor's dissertation and is a film by Rachel Ramist.


Sue Cypert Presents Workshop At Conference
Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Special Assistant to the President for Equity Programs Sue Cypert presented a workshop at the College and University Performance Conference held in October in Arlington, Virginia.


Student Work On Leica Company Web Site
Eight photographs taken by St. Lawrence students with the University's Leica confocal scanning microscope are on the Leica company's Web site.


Shari Worthington '80 Wins Leadership Award
Shari Worthington '80 received the Emerging Leader Award at the ISA Honors and Awards Gala, held in October. The award "recognizes up-and-coming leadership benefiting the society and its members."


Geology Students, Faculty Present Research At Conference
Three students and four faculty members from St. Lawrence University gave presentations at the 119th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Denver October 27-31. The event draws about 6,300 geoscientists.


Kimberly McClure Pacala '78 Joins Five Talents International Board
Kimberly McClure Pacala '78, of Great Falls, VA, has joined the Five Talents International board of directors. Pacala is the director of development for Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks in Lake George, NY.


Laura Puccia Valtorta '80 Named To Arbitration Panel
Laura Puccia Valtorta '80, of Columbia, SC, has joined the National Arbitration Forum's national panel of independent and neutral arbitrators and mediators.


Laurentian Singers Perform For Gov. Spitzer
The Laurentian Singers performed for New York Governor Eliot Spitzer when he visited the North Country on October 9.


English Honorary Society Inducts New Members
Eleven students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, in October of 2007. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.


Andy Rampersaud '10 Gets Grant To Present Research
Andy Rampersaud '10, of Bronx, NY, has been granted a travel award to present his work at the 2007 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), to be held in Austin, Texas, November 7 through 10.


Late Judge David Klim '74 Inducted Into H.S. 'Wall Of Fame'
The late Judge David Klim '74 is among seven Nottingham High School alumni who will be honored at the second annual "Wall of Fame" induction ceremony on October 13, 2007, at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.


Rachel May '02 One Of Tampa's '30 Under 30'
Rachel R. May '02, an associate in the Carlton Fields law firm in Tampa, FL, was included in Tampa Bay Business Journal's "30 Under 30 Class of 2007."


St. Lawrence Students At The Top - Of Adirondacks
St. Lawrence University's Outing Club, the second-oldest such organization in the country, once again succeeded in placing students at the top of all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondack Mountains during Peak Weekend, held October 5 through 7, 2007.


Prof. Thacker Receives Award From Alma Mater
Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker is among the first three winners of the University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts Arts in Academics awards. Thacker and two other graduates returned to give talks highlighting their research and academic pursuits at the First Annual Arts in Academics Speaker Series on September 28, as part of the university's 50th Anniversary Homecoming celebration.


Alums' Reggae Band Releases CD
JohnStone, the Washington, DC-based reggae band that includes alumni Andre White '97 and Brendan DeMelle '98, has released a new CD, titled Innocent Children.


Three Students Awarded O'Brien Research Prizes
The Fourth Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been awarded to three students whose projects for the 2006-2007 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."


Seniors Inducted Into Chemistry Honorary Society
Eight students have been inducted into the St. Lawrence Chymist Club, the chemistry honorary.


Biology Honorary Society Inducts New Members
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary society, recently held inductions. The St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta Beta Beta was established in 1942. The society formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences."


Psi Chi Holds Induction Ceremony
Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society, recently held inductions. To be eligible for the honor, students must have an overall average of at least 3.2 and a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence).


English Prof Duriel Harris Giving Reading In Syracuse
The current season's Stone Canoe Writer's Series in Syracuse will begin with a reading by poet and musician Duriel E. Harris, assistant professor of English, on Saturday, October 6, at 2 p.m. at the Delavan Art Gallery, 501 West Fayette Street, Syracuse. Harris will read her poetry and discuss experimental projects that integrate poetry with dance, music and painting. The event is co-sponsored by the Community Folk Art Gallery.


Research By Robin Lock, Julia Palmateer '07 Wins Award
Burry Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Robin Lock and Julia Palmateer '07 won the the 2007 Statistics In Sports poster competition at the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings in Salt Lake City, Utah. The project, titled "Assessing Ratings Methods for College Hockey Teams," was part of Palmateer's senior research.


Prof, Alum Co-Author Award-Winning Biometrics Paper
A paper co-authored by Assistant Professor of Michael E. Schuckers and Yordan Minev '07 won third prize at the International Conference on Biometrics, held in Korea in August. Much of the research conducted by Minev for the paper also was part of his senior-year experience, for his degree in economics/mathematics.


Charlotta Chung '08 Attends Roosevelt Institute Policy Expo
Charlotta Chung '08, of Clifton Park, NY, participated in the Roosevelt Policy Expo 2007 in Washington, D.C. in July. It is an event of the Roosevelt Institute, the only "think tank" devoted to public policy written by students.


Drew Bagnall '07 Signed By L.A. Kings
Drew Bagnall '07 has been signed by the Los Angeles Kings hockey team to a multi-year entry-level contract.


Peter deMenocal '82 Consultant For Documentary Film
A new documentary about the environment, produced and narrated by Leonardo diCaprio, lists Peter deMenocal '82 as one of the 72 experts consulted for the film, titled The 11th Hour.


Catherine Day Phillips '89 Sets Racing Records
Catherine Day Phillips '89 is the first female trainer to win the Arlington Million horse race. She is the co-owner of Jambalaya, the first Canadian-bred horse to win the race, run at Arlington Park in Illinois August 11, 2007.


Josh Belsky '89 Wins America's Cup
Josh Belsky '89, "pitman" for the Swiss Team Alinghi, successfully defended the America's Cup this year. It is the fifth time he has participated in the event and the third time he has been a member of the winning team.


Michaela Stewart '08 Attends Public Choice Conference
Michaela Stewart '08, of Averill Park, NY, attended the 2007 Public Choice Outreach Conference, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, July 12-15. The conference is designed for young scholars who are planning professional careers in academia, law or public policy and features nationally known speakers in economics, politics and other topics.


Paper By Robin Lock Wins Award
Burry Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Robin Lock is the winner of the 2007 Dexter Whittinghill Contributed Paper Award from the Mathematical Association of America's Special Interest Group on Statistics Education.


Jonathan Biele '92 Now At Cowen Group
Cowen Group, Inc. has hired Jonathan Biele '92 as co-head of its Equity Capital Markets Group. He will be based in New York.


Student, Faculty Works In Regional Art Shows
Regional art exhibitions in Cooperstown and Potsdam, New York, include the work of St. Lawrence University faculty and a student.


Kate Farrington '09 Is Rangel Scholar
Catherine (Kate) Farrington '09, of Brattleboro, Vermont, was one of 15 students participating this summer in the 2007 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program held at the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center in Washington, DC. This is the sixth year of the program.


Riding Coach Drueding In Alma Mater's Hall Of Fame
Riding Coach Mary Drueding has been named to the second annual Athletic Hall of Fame class at her alma mater, Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire. Induction for the five new members of the hall will take place October 7, 2007.


Scott Conroe '77 Writes Book On Fraternity Life
Scott Conroe '77 is the author of a forthcoming book about contemporary fraternity life, and his decision to "join" a Greek organization as a college professor.


Stephen Schultz '82 New Director of Jackson Hole Arts Center
Stephen Schultz '82 has been named executive director of the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Schultz brings to the post over 20 years of senior executive management experience from both public and private companies, which includes expertise in marketing, communications, public/media relations, fundraising and long-range strategic planning. He will oversee the Center's approximately $1 million annual budget and 19 full and part-time employees.


Floyd Sandford '61 Writes Peace Corps Memoir
A new book by Floyd Sandford '61 is described as "the entertaining, often humorous, memoirs and adventures of a Peace Corps science teacher, living, traveling and working in Nigeria, West Africa, in the 60's."


Nigel Fellman Greene '09 Winner Of National 'Hot Spot' Contest
Nigel Fellman Greene '09, of Medfield, MA, the president of the SLU Coalition on Climate Change, is the winner of the national "Hot Spot" video contest sponsored by the League of Conservation Voters. The 30-second video he made will be sent to presidential candidates, and he's being sent to the New York Live Earth concert taking place on July 7.


Trustee Jay Ireland '77 Is CEO Of GE Asset Management
General Electric Company has announced that St. Lawrence Trustee Jay Ireland '77 has been named president and CEO of GE Asset Management Incorporated (GEAM). In this role, he will become a member of GE's Corporate Executive Council and the GE Capital Board of Directors. Ireland succeeds Ronald Pressman, who has been named president and CEO of GE Real Estate.


World's Trouble Spots On View In '87 Grad's New Book
A new book by John Norris '87 offers "a highly readable tour of the sights, scares and moral tradeoffs that he encountered in the Earth's most troubled places." The Disaster Gypsies was published in April, 2007, by Praeger Security International.


Alums' Films Among AFI's 'Top 100'
The American Film Institute (AFI) recently announced an updated list of the top 100 films of all time, and two of them star St. Lawrence University graduates.


Shawn Golley '08 Interns In D.C. Patent Office
Shawn Golley '08, of Hamilton, New York, is one of 10 students participating this summer in the 2007 Microsoft-American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Federal I.T. Internship Program.


NCPR's Brian Mann Wins National Murrow Award
The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the highly prestigious 2007 National Edward R. Murrow Awards, honoring excellence in electronic journalism. Brian Mann, North Country Public Radio's Adirondack bureau chief, is being honored for Best Sports Coverage for "Rugby Brings Elegance and Violence to the Adirondacks," his story of the 33rd annual Can-Am Rugby tournament held in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid in August of 2006.


Mike Keenan '72 Named Calgary Flames Head Coach
Mike Keenan '72 has been named head coach of the Calgary Flames hockey team. The appointment makes Keenan the 13th head coach in the Flames' history.


Six Students Are Summer Admissions Interns For 2007
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.


Stephen Howe '76 Named FT President In The Americas
Stephen Howe '76 has been appointed president of the Financial Times in the Americas. In his new role, Howe will represent the FT and is primarily responsible for driving advertising revenues and managing the brand's performance and growth in the U.S.


Leif Skodnick '02 Hired By Sea Wolves Hockey
Leif Skodnick '02 has been named director of communications for the Mississippi Sea Wolves ECHL hockey team based in Biloxi. He was formerly director of broadcasting and public relations for the Johnstown Chiefs hockey team, the AA affiliate of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.


Lyndsay Belt '08 An Intern In Yellowstone Park
For many college students, summer is time to find a job where they can earn extra money to pay tuition and gain valuable experience for post-graduation plans. Lyndsay E. Belt '08, of Potsdam, NY, however, found something more.


President Sullivan Elected To cIcu Board
St. Lawrence President Daniel F. Sullivan has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu). cIcu represents the chief executives of the more than 100 independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities in New York State on issues of public policy.


Student Achievements Noted At Moving-Up Day 2007
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held April 28, 2007, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel, recognizing student achievement in a variety of fields.


Summer 2007 Internship Fellowships Awarded
Twenty-nine students have been awarded internship fellowships for the summer of 2007, allowing them to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. The fellowships are awarded through the Career Services and Leadership Education office.


SLU Participates In Project To Improve Depression Screening
Fifteen percent of college students suffered from depression last year, up from 10 percent in 2000, according to The American College Health Association. Mental health professionals on college campuses expect the percentage to rise again this year, but St. Lawrence University is addressing the problem by participating in a national pilot project to improve screening and care for students with depression.


Bernard Smith '01 Named 'Marketer Of The Next Gen'
Bernard Smith '01 was recently selected by Brandweek Magazine as one of 10 "Marketers of the Next Generation," a list of "the hottest marketers under the age of 40." Smith, head of marketing and promotions for UA Marketing in New York, is the only individual on the list in his 20's.


Dining Services Wins Awards From National Organization
St. Lawrence University Dining Services has been honored for the second year in a row by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for being a national leader in campus dining.


2007 McNair Scholars Named
Ten students have been selected as McNair Scholars at St. Lawrence for the summer of 2007, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor.


University Fellows Named For 2007
Twenty-four students have been selected as 2007 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.


Students Give Presentation At Theater Conference
Four St. Lawrence students recently participated in a conference honoring playwright August Wilson, giving a presentation that arose from the class August Wilson and the Blues, taught by Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Andrea Nouryeh and Visiting Instructor of Music Timothy Mangin.


Professor's Work In SUNY Potsdam Exhibition
"Bag of Wisdom: Igbo Knowledge and the Art of Obiora Udechukwu," an exhibition of work by Udechukwu, Dana Professor of Fine Arts, is in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Gallery through May 23.


Five Students Awarded Tanner Fellowships
Five students have been awarded the Tanner Fellowship for 2007, allowing them to pursue topics of interest and educational opportunities that would not otherwise be possible.


Todd Haskell '90 Promoted At NY Times
The New York Times has announced that Todd Haskell '90, vice president of business development, will assume responsibility for the advertising functions of NYTimes.com.


Christina Shaver '03, M.Ed. '05 Wins State Key Club Award
Christina Shaver '03, M.Ed. '05 was awarded the William O. Hamilton Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award by New York District Key Club International at their recent convention, as the state's top faculty advisor out of 260 clubs in New York State.


Students Present Research At Chemistry Conference
Four chemistry students gave poster presentations at the 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition held March 25-29, 2007, in Chicago.


Prof. Koon's Sci-Fi Works Published
Universe Pathways, a Greek science-fiction, fantasy and horror magazine, has published Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon's English-language translations of six stories by Cuban and Argentine writers.


Paige McKnight '08 Wins Library Network Award
Paige McKnight '08, of Chase Mills, has received the Outstanding Student Employee award from the Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN). McKnight, a graduate of Madrid-Waddington High School, was nominated for the award by Owen D. Young Library staff members Patti Pearson, Joan Larsen and Robin Hutchinson.


Fourth Memoir By Kirk Douglas '39 Published
Kirk Douglas '39 is the author of a newly published memoir, Let's Face It: 90 Years of Living, Loving and Learning, from Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Brian Hanson '07 And Diane Burns Present Joint Research
Brian Hanson '07, of White River Junction, VT, and Visiting Instructor in Geology Diane Burns gave a research presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, held March 12-14, 2007, in Durham, NH.


Student Groups Volunteer For Spring Break '07
Groups of St. Lawrence University students, accompanied by staff, will be spending spring break 2007 helping others in two U.S. cities, Charleston, SC, and Philadelphia, PA.


English Honorary Inducts New Members
Eleven students were inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the University's Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society, in spring 2007. The honorary takes its name from a member of the St. Lawrence University Class of 1882, the popular journalist and author of Eben Holden, the first "best-seller" of the 20th century.


Second Book By Paul Fideler '58 Published
Paul A. Fideler '58 recently had his second book published, Social Welfare in Pre-Industrial England: The Old Poor Law Tradition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). The volume crosses period boundaries that often isolate late medieval, early modern and 18th-century historiographies from one another.


Kira Krumhansl '06 Does Undersea Research
It's not uncommon for recent graduates to feel all at sea, but for Kira Krumhansl '06, of Amherst, NH, that's been a very good thing.


Thomas Okey '86 Awarded Pew Fellowship
Thomas Okey '86, a senior quantitative marine ecologist at the Department of Marine and Atmospheric Research at the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Queensland, Australia, has been awarded a 2007 Pew Fellowship in marine conservation for climate change research.


Eight Students Inducted Into Psychology Honorary
Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society, recently held a ceremony to induct eight new members.


Stephanie Walter '08 Awarded Chemistry Fellowship
Stephanie Walter '08, of Syracuse, NY, has been awarded a fellowship through the National Science Foundation to conduct chemistry research in Thailand in the summer of 2007.


Martin Papp '08 Takes Leave To Launch 'Fair Trade' Business
You might say that the leave of absence that Martin Papp '08, of Colorado Springs, CO, is taking is a coffee break. He's teamed up with two friends to launch a "fair trade" coffee and tea business in his hometown.


Cardinal, Chung Selected 2007 Truman Finalists
Jonathan Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg, and Charlotta Chung '08, of Clifton Park, NY, are among the 200 students from 129 institutions selected as finalists for the 2007 Truman Scholarships.


President Sullivan Elected Vice Chair Of AAC&U Board
St. Lawrence University President Daniel F. Sullivan has been elected vice chair of the board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).


David Miller '81 Named Deputy NYS Education Commissioner
David J. Miller '81 has been appointed deputy commissioner for innovation and chief of staff of the New York State Education Department. The appointment was announced February 13, 2007, by the State Board of Regents and State Education Commissioner Richard Mills.


Daniel Bisaccio '76 Recognized For Environmental Education
Daniel Bisaccio '76, of Troy, NH, a teacher at Souhegan High School, has been recognized by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) for work he and his students did with Youth Accord at the El Eden biodiversity conference in 2005.


Sean Murphy '91 Among 'Fab 50' Litigators
The American Lawyer has named Sean M. Murphy '91, a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, as a "Fab 50 Young Litigator," an elite group of litigators whom the magazine recognizes as the top 50 litigators in the United States under age 45. Murphy, 37, is a securities litigator in the New York office of Milbank.


Burgess '75, Byrne '02 Take Posts In Spitzer Administration
Michael Burgess '75 and John Byrne '02 both have positions with the state of New York, in Governor Eliot Spitzer's administration.


Lorien Eck M'06 Earns National Honor
Lorien Eck M'06, of Los Angeles, CA, has received certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). She is one of 7,700 teachers nationwide to achieve National Board Certification in 2006, and the only known St. Lawrence graduate to receive the certification.


'Puck Run '07' Raises Funds For Area Hospital
Braving one of the few snowstorms to hit the North Country to date this winter, the sisters of Kappa Delta Sigma at St. Lawrence and the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon at Clarkson University held the Second Annual "Puck Run" for charity prior to the St. Lawrence-Clarkson men's ice hockey game at Appleton Arena on January 23.


Winston, Ferrero Promoted At Goldman Sachs
Donna Winston '85 and Gregory Ferrero '84 have both earned promotions recently at Goldman Sachs.


Jamie Lomax '07 Researches Senior Physics Project In Puerto Rico
During Thanksgiving break in 2006, Jamie Lomax '07, of North Creek, NY, accompanied Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Physics Lab Coordinator Jeffrey Miller to the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to conduct research using the facility's 1,000-foot radio telescope.


Doreen Tobin '74, MEd '75 Wins National Award
Doreen M. Tobin '74, MEd '75, interim vice president for student affairs at East Stroudsburg University, has received the Ted K. Miller Achievement of Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). The award "recognizes outstanding accomplishments in advancing standards of practice and quality assurance in educational programs and services in higher education, with the goal of enhancing student learning."


'In Our Right Minds' Created, Performed By Dale Allen '83
Since 2005, Dale Allen '83 has been "guiding women to their strengths as leaders," through a multi-media performance piece called "In Our Right Minds: A Celebration of Women, the Sacred Feminine and the Right Brain."


Dining Services Wins Top Prize In Bake-Off
A team from St. Lawrence University's Dining Services won the top prize in the Potsdam Food Co-op's 9th Annual Holiday Bake-Off contest.


George Moore '70 Elected President Of NE Bar Association
Attorney George R. Moore '70, of Andover, MA, has been elected to a one-year term as president of the New England Bar Association. Moore is a shareholder in the law firm of Devine Millimet.


Five Awarded Internship Fellowships For January 07
Five students have been awarded internship fellowships by the career services and leadership education office, allowing them to participate in internships during the break between the fall 2006 and spring 2007 semesters.


Students Awarded Grants For Travel-Related Research
The Center for International and Intercultural Studies has awarded grants for independent travel and research to six students and travel enrichment grants to six students, allowing all to pursue research in other countries.


Alumni Collaborate On Psychology Text
Karen G. Duffy '68 and Gary Krolikowski M'77 are the co-authors of McGraw-Hill's Seventh Edition of Annual Editions: Social Psychology, to be released in February of 2007.


Book By Maxwell E. Eaton III '04 Due Out In December
Maxwell E. Eaton III '04, is the author and illustrator of a children's book, The Adventures of Max and Pinky: Best Buds, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers and due on shelves December 26, 2006.


Meredith Potter '04 Appointed To Sports Heritage Association Board
Meredith Potter '04, public affairs coordinator and executive director of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Hall of Fame, has been appointed to the board of the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA).


Journal Publishes Work By Alumni, Prof Koon
Five St. Lawrence alumni, all of whom were students in a translation workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White, have had work published in the Cadernos de Tradução, No. XVI, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. The journal also includes a review by Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon.


Professor Erickson's Work In N.D. Museum
A new exhibition, "Corridor of Time: Cretaceous and Paleocene Prehistoric Life," at the Heritage Center, the state museum in Bismarck, North Dakota, includes includes fossil discoveries by Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson, who has been conducting research and leading groups of St. Lawrence students to conduct digs in the area since 1972.


Professor Dane's Paintings Exhibited In Chicago
A selection of new work by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Kasarian Dane, co:lor, is on exhibition at rowlandcontemporary in Chicago, through January 6.


Brendan Hayes '04 Awarded Mitchell Scholarship
Brendan Hayes '04 is one of 12 2008 George J. Mitchell Scholars named by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance. Awarded annually, the scholarships allow Americans to pursue a year of post-graduate study at any university on the island of Ireland.


Nine Elected To English Honorary
Nine students were recently inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society.


Cary Kennedy '90 Elected Colorado Treasurer
Cary Kennedy '90 has been elected Colorado's state treasurer, becoming the first Democrat to hold the office since 1986.


SLU Celebrates International Education Week
St. Lawrence University celebrated International Education Week November 13-17, with flags and stickers identifying sites around the world where students, faculty and staff have lived and studied.


Christian Ehrhardt '07 Trains Emergency Personnel
St. Lawrence senior Christian Ehrhardt not only knows how to respond to emergencies ranging from fires to terrorist bombings, he's teaching local authorities how to do it as well.


Tedford Is Juror For Gibson Gallery Exhibition
St. Lawrence University Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Director Catherine Tedford was the juror for the Gibson Gallery's annual student "Art Attack" exhibition at SUNY Potsdam.


Peter Wisbey '86 Appointed To NYS Lincoln Commission
Seward House Executive Director Peter Wisbey '86 has been appointed to the New York State Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission by Governover George Pataki. The commission, formed in February, will work in conjunction with a similar federal commission to commemorate, in 2009, the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.


Emblidge, Olsen Win In GIS Map Contest
Kevin Emblidge '06 and Bill Olsen, GIS/GPS technician, won third prize at the 2006 New York State GIS (geographic image systems) map competition, held during the state GIS Conference in Lake Placid in October.


SLU Students Help Local Harvest Walk
St. Lawrence University's student government organization, the Thelomathesian Society, and its president, Jon Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg, contributed approximately $3,500 to the local 2006 Harvest Walk fund-raiser, helping the event surpass its goal and collect some $14,500 in total gifts.


Susan Cypert Presents At National Conference
Associate Vice President for Human Resources Susan M. Cypert gave a presentation at the 4th Annual HR Measures, Metrics, and Analytics Summit 2006, held in Chicago Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, by the American Strategic Management Institute.


Emeritus Prof Romey Wins National Award
Emeritus Professor of Geography William Romey was selected to receive the highest award given by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NGAT), the Neil Miner Award.


Arquit, Benedict, Murphy Cited By Magazine
Three St. Lawrence University alumni have been included in lists selecting the top individuals in the legal profession by the magazine Lawdragon, which covers legal news and reviews lawyers and judges.


SLU Students, Faculty, Alumna Convene At UBuffalo Event
Three St. Lawrence students were among the partcipants in the University of Buffalo's 8th Bi-Annual Minority Student Graduate Awareness Conference: Beyond The Bachelor's Degree, held October 21.


St. Lawrence Prof Gives Presentation At NYU
Assistant Professor of Global Studies Martha Chew Sánchez gave a presentation at New York University October 18, as part of a film screening and discussion of Mexican corridos, the subject of her new book.


Students, Faculty Research St. Lawrence...Island
A team of three faculty members and two students from St. Lawrence University are among the researchers studying the environmental impact of a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) in a remote area of Alaska called, fittingly enough, St. Lawrence Island.


Fishing Buddies Team Up For Event
Ten St. Lawrence students recently took an afternoon fishing trip with 10 "buddies" from St. Lawrence Central School, in a volunteer program assisted by Keith Curley '03, of Trout Unlimited.


SLU Arts Tech Center Poster In 'Virtual' Symposium
St. Lawrence University's Newell Center For Arts Technology (NCAT) is featured in a symposium poster session, virtually speaking.


Geology Students, Faculty Present Research At National Meeting
Research by St. Lawrence faculty and students will be presented at the 118th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, October 22 through 25 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Some 6,200 geoscientists are expected to attend.


Psychology Honorary Inducts 23 New Members
Twenty-three new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology honorary, Psi Chi.


Lorrie Moore '78 Auctions Spot In Her Next Work
An anonymous bidder has paid over $1,000 to see his or her name appear at least once in the next published work of fiction by author Lorrie Moore '78.


2006 O'Brien Research Prize Winners Announced
The Third Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been awarded to three students whose projects for the 2005-2006 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."


Prof, Alum Co-Authors Of Astronomy Paper
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue and Emily R. Knox '03 are co-authors of article published in the July 2006 issue of Astronomical Journal.


Journal Publishes Alumni Articles
Three St. Lawrence graduates, all of whom were students in a translation workshop taught by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White, have had work published in the most recent issue of Cadernos de Tradução, from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.


Karla General '07 Completes D.C. Internship
Karla E. General '07, Hogansburg, New York, completed a 10-week internship during the summer in the Washington office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York). General was one of 12 students from nine tribes and 11 universities to be selected as 2006 Native American Congressional Interns.


DeCoteau, Exoo Giving Guest Lectures
Two St. Lawrence University professors will give invited lectures at other institutions in September.


St. Lawrence ATO Chapter Wins Award
St. Lawrence's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, Alpha Omicron chapter, received the True Merit award at the organization's national congress in Austin, Texas, during the summer.


Orientation '06 Includes Service Projects
Orientation activities for the Class of 2010 included an optional community service project, and about 100 members of the class chose to participate.


Education Award Named For Bill Lewis '58, M'64
An annual award given by a local education organization has been named in honor of Bill Lewis '58, M'64, a retired Potsdam Central School counselor and coach.


Alumni And Former Coach Making Hockey News
St. Lawrence's impact on ice hockey has made recent headlines in a number of ways.


Andrew Kraus '09 Completes 100-Mile African Desert Run
St. Lawrence men's crew team member Andrew Kraus '09, of Devon, PA, spends a lot of time on the water for his sport, but from July 3 through 6, he ran a 100-mile race through the Namib Desert in Namibia, Africa.


Timothy de la Bruere '04 Vermont Commissioner On Native American Affairs
Timothy de la Bruere '04, of Newport, VT, has been named to the newly formed Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs by Governor Jim Douglas.


Paul Castron '86 Directs Blue Jackets Amateur Scounting
Paul Castron '86 has been named the Columbus Blue Jackets' director of amateur scouting. His responsibilities include overseeing all amateur scouting efforts by the club in North America and Europe.

SOAR Program Has Multiple SLU Connections
A number of current and former St. Lawrence faculty members are teaching fall courses for the Potsdam SOAR (Society of Active Retirees).

Travis Gingras '06 Wins GIS Award
Travis Gingras '06, a mathematics major and member of the club hockey team, has won the 2006 National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE) Robert R. Churchill Memorial Prize for Student Scholarship in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Leif Skodnick '02 Gets Johnstown Chiefs Post
Leif Skodnick '02 has been named director of broadcasting and public relations for the Johnstown Chiefs hockey team, the AA affiliate of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

Book By NCPR's Brian Mann Published
Brian Mann, a reporter for St. Lawrence University-based North Country Public Radio, has published his first book, Welcome to the Homeland, which the publisher describes as a "unique blend of travelogue, political analysis, and family memoir."

NCPR Receives Grant from New York State Music Fund
North Country Public Radio, based at St. Lawrence University, is the recipient of a $330,000 grant from The New York State Music Fund for UpNorth Music, a project to spotlight and promote regional musicians. Over the next two years, a team from NCPR will travel around the North Country to record a wide variety of musical acts, and will present performances through on-air broadcast, podcasts, CDs, and concerts. The New York State Music Fund was created when the New York State attorney general's office resolved investigations against major record companies that had violated state and federal laws prohibiting "pay-for-play," also called "payola."

SLU VP Mullaney Offers College Money-Management Tips
Following the arrival of that coveted fat envelope from the college or university, parents typically sit down with their son or daughter and figure out how to pay the tuition, room and board. But your college financial planning shouldn't end there, according to Vice President for Business and Finance Kathryn Mullaney.

Off-Campus Summer Study Takes Place In Four Countries
Participating in an archaeological "dig" in Africa, exploring a Caribbean coral reef and studying art in one of the great European capitals were among the experiences St. Lawrence students had while taking Summerterm 2006 courses taught off campus. The courses allow study abroad without committing to an entire semester or year away from the University. This is the first year that a summer version of St. Lawrence's very popular program of study in Kenya was offered.

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Updated: January 24, 2013
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