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2016

August

Alpha Psi, the St. Lawrence chapter of the political science honor society Pi Sigma Alpha, won the “Best Chapter Award” for the 2015-16 academic year.
Sahar Milani, assistant professor of economics
Sahar Milani, assistant professor of economics, wrote an article that will be published in the academic journal Environmental and Resource Economics.
The following seven St. Lawrence University faculty have been appointed (or *reappointed) to endowed professorships.

July

Juraj Kittler, associate professor of performance and communication arts
Juraj Kittler, associate professor and chair of Performance and Communication Arts, recently published two articles on the history of communication technologies.

June

Karin Heckman, associate professor of biology
Karin Heckman, associate professor of biology, received the Nanotoxicology Poster Presentation Award at the eighth-annual International Nanotoxicology Congress held June 1 to 4 in Boston.
Peter J. Bailey, Piskor professor emeritus of English
The University Press of Kentucky has published the second edition of "The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen" by Piskor Professor of English Emeritus Peter J. Bailey.
Robert Thacker, professor of Canadian Studies and English
Robert Thacker, professor of Canadian Studies and English, delivered the keynote address at the Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story from June 2 to 5 .
Robert Thacker, professor of Canadian Studies and English
Robert Thacker, professor of Canadian Studies and English, took part in a roundtable discussion at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2016 in Calgary.

May

Alexander K. Stewart, assistant professor of geology
Research conducted by Alexander K. Stewart, assistant professor of geology, was recently published in the "Geological Society of America Special Papers."
Paul Siskind, adjunct instructor for the First-Year Program, presented two workshops about the legal and health issues involved in combating corruption and harassment in the workplace.
From left-to-right; Charlie Waters, Sean Godard, Sklyer Ng, and Madison Rusch at CCSC-NE Hamilton College April 29-30.
St. Lawrence University students and faculty presented and participated at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Northeastern Conference.
India Harvey ’18
India Harvey ’18 who is majoring in performance and communication arts, has been selected as a finalist in Vermont’s Freedom and Unity TV film competition.
Pictured: A cross-section of the resistivity survey.
Jeffrey Chiarenzelli, professor of geology and MacAllaster Professor of North Country Studies, delivered two lectures in Central New York.

April

The Weave News Team
A team of St. Lawrence University faculty and alumni representing The Weave News presented in April at the Action in Media Education Conference at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.
orjana Nikolic ’18
Borjana Nikolic ’18 served as a NY6 Instructional Technology Apprentice Program apprentice and presented at the NorthEast Regional Computing Program annual conference.
Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and program coordinator for Peace Studies
Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and program coordinator for Peace Studies, published an essay in Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist organization.
CSTEP students attend annual conference
St. Lawrence University's Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) students attended and presented at the 24th Annual CSTEP Conference in Bolton Landing, New York, from April 8 to 10.
Ablaze Records has released a recording by Paul Siskind, adjunct instructor for the First-Year Program.
Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 pm on the SLU campus in Gunnison Chapel
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Mindy Pitre, assistant professor of anthropology, has developed a new learning tool, titled “Origins: An Evolutionary Journey.”

March

Students and faculty attending ACS conference in San Diego
St. Lawrence University students and faculty traveled to San Diego to present their research at the 251st National Meeting of the American Chemistry Society.
Lewis Professor of Modern Languages Steven White
Steven White and Esthela Calderón of Modern Languages have been invited as guest lecturers at Williams College.
St. Lawrence University will host its annual Health and Wellness Fair for students, faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, in the Sullivan Student Center’s Winston Room.
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of modern languages
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of Italian and French, has published an article in the edited volume "Lezioni Americane di Giorgio Bassani."
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, was published in the edited volume "Communication and Information Technologies Annual: [New] Media Cultures."