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2015

April

Heidi Pitzer, visiting assistant professor of education
Heidi Pitzer, visiting assistant professor of education, received an award for her dissertation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
Eleanor Jones ’16, a junior from Fryeburg, Maine
Eleanor Jones ’16 received a National Science Foundation scholarship to attend in June the North American Dendroecological Fieldweek in Maine.
St. Lawrence University faculty and art gallery director will take part in the New York Six-sponsored “Humans vs. Zombies” mini think tank, which will take place April 16 and 17 at Union College.
John Collins, professor of global studies
Professor of Global Studies John Collins delivered a lecture at the University of Chicago titled "Defending the Milieu in Global Palestine."
St. Lawrence University has been listed as a "vegan friendly school" in peta2's 2014 Vegan Report Card project.

March

Pedro Ponce, associate professor of English
The latest installment of Associate Professor of English Pedro Ponce's serial novel Dreamland is now available online.
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of modern languages
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of modern languages, presented his new book at the International Conference of Jewish Italian Literature in Italy.
 Juan J. Ponce-Vázquez
Juan J. Ponce-Vázquez, visiting assistant professor of history, had a chapter published in an edited volume published by Routledge titled The Atlantic World.
Paige Randal '15
Paige Randall ’15 was recently published in "Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics," a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal.

February

Babasola Fateye, visiting assistant professor of biology
Babasola Fateye, visiting assistant professor of biology, had part his doctoral thesis accepted for publication in the journal "Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy."
St. Lawrence University will host Jamie Utt who will deliver his presentation, titled "Turn Down for What: Building Sex-Positive Party Culture,” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22, in Sykes Common Room.
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and Canadian studies, will discuss Canadian author and Nobel prize-winner Alice Munro at UCLA's Hammer Museum.

January

Robin Lock, Burry professor of statistics
Four St. Lawrence University faculty in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics attended and presented at the MAA-AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings.
St. Lawrence University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. service at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 19, in Gulick Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
2014

December

Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy
Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and program coordinator for Peace Studies, wrote an essay for the Carnegie Council that became the most popular website resource posted in 2014.
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history who also serves as a Turkey Country Specialist for Amnesty International-USA, has written a series of posts for Amnesty.
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history, participated in a panel discussion on the state of Ottoman and Turkish Studies at the Middle East Studies Association Conference

November

Xiaoshuo Hou, assistant professor of sociology
Xiaoshuo Hou, assistant professor of sociology, delivered a presentation to members of SOAR, a community of lifelong learners sponsored by SUNY Potsdam.
A Facebook post by Colegio La Salle thanking Steven White
Steven White, professor of modern languages, donated 120 copies of his book to students at the Colegio La Salle in León, Nicaragua.
Public Services Librarian Paul Doty and Science Librarian Nicole Nawalaniec led a workshop on the research skills university students need to acquire for the St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System.
St. Lawrence University's Rotaract Club will host this year's Relay For Life event, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, and continuing until 6 a.m. Saturday in the Newell Field House.
Jordan Sheridan '17 helps students fold American flag envelops to be delivered to veterans. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University students demonstrated their appreciation on Veterans Day to those who have served by writing and sending letters to local veterans.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Geology recently hosted the 86th annual New York State Geological Association Meeting and Field Conference, which took place Oct. 10 to 12.
Reilly 16 painting
A picture obtained by Clifford Reilly Jr. ’16 of Potsdam, New York, was selected by Nikon as a “picture of distinction” in the 40th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Zhenjun Zhang, associate professor of modern languages
Zhenjun Zhang, associate professor of modern languages, has published a new book in the “Sinica Leidensia,” a noted Chinese studies series published since 1930s by Brill.