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Around Campus

2015

June

The Northern New York Community Foundation's Board of Directors awarded a $5,000 grant to St. Lawrence University's Nature Up North program for web development support.
(Left to right) EJ Curtis ’17, Jennifer Finan ’17, Connor Heaney ’16, Isabel Bogacz ’17, Stephen Grow ’16, Nicolette Celia ’16.
Six St. Lawrence University students attended the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society conference in Ithaca, New York, where five presented their research.
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics who was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to travel and research in Prague, Czech Republic, was featured by the University of Chemical Technology.
Patrick Gagnon, director Safety and Secuirty
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy beginning on Monday, June 15.
Julia Morris, visiting assistant professor of modern languages
Julia Morris, visiting assistant professor of modern languages, presented a paper at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences on June 2 in Ottawa.

May

TMarisa Turner '16, Anna Rabideau '15, Abigail Stowell '16, Klare Nevins '16, Kassandra Tirado '17 and Lourine Weller '15.
Six anthropology majors attended the Public Leadership Education Network's Science and Health Policy Critical Issues Seminar in Washington, D.C., in January.
Hannah Suzanne Jones of Hampton, New York
First Lady Michelle Obama asked students across the country to tweet their college or university of choice, and she retweeted Hannah Suzanne Jones who has chosen St. Lawrence University.
Asana Hamidu ’15
Asana Hamidu ’15 of Bronx, New York, and Madeleine Wong, associate professor of global studies, presented a paper at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago.

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