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St. Lawrence in the News

2014

December

Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history, was quoted in "The New York Times" for an Dec. 19, 2014, article on the recent arrest warrant issued for a rival of Turkey's president.
Kirk Douglas '39 (Los Angeles Times)
In a story published on the birthday of actor Kirk Douglas '39, the Los Angeles Times published a poem he had written while a student at St. Lawrence University.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
In a "USA Hockey Magazine" article, Michael Schuckers, assistant professor of statistics, weighed in on the recent importance placed on statistics in hockey.
Pre-health students from St. Lawrence University and SUNY Potsdam will be working with patients in their homes as part of a new health coach curriculum from Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
President William L. and Lynn Smith Fox
A French news outlet highlighted a ceremony celebrating St. Lawrence University's 50-year partnership with the University of Rouen, which took place on Nov. 26.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
The "Boston Globe" turned to Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics, for his analysis of the types of players most likely to be drafted by teams.

November

AIleen O'Donoghue, associate professor of physics
Aileen O'Donoghue, associate professor of physics, discusses with North Country Public Radio what the Philae lander and the Rosetta mission might tell us about comets and the origins of the solar system.
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history, was interviewed on Australia's "The Wire" radio program, regarding the 13,000 miners in Turkey who have died over the last 12 years.
A "Watertown Daily Times" editorial praised St. Lawrence University for its determination to restore Gunnison Memorial Chapel, after the Oct. 6, 2013, fire damaged the historical building.
Archie F. MacAllaster
The "Watertown Daily Times" highlighted the recently named Archie F. MacAllaster Professorship in North Country Studies.
Gunnison Memorial Chapel (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
The "Watertown Daily Times" recently reported on the continuing reconstruction of Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, was quoted in a Washington Post article on a café in Prague, where only bitcoins are accepted as payment.

October

Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, was featured on the podcast "Freakonomics," regarding his co-authored article titled "Eating Brains and Breaking Windows."
William Collins, assistant professor of education
The St. Lawrence-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES, publicly praised William Collins, assistant professor of education, for helping them secure a $750,000 state grant.
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology
The "Watertown Daily Times" and Time Warner Cable News turned to Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, for his expertise on social media use as an emerging threat to college campuses.
Hayley Humiston '16, who is currently taking part in St. Lawrence University's Washington, D.C., study abroad program, was featured on C-SPAN asking questions to former Congressmen.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor and chair of performance and communication arts
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor and chair of the Department of Performance and Communication Arts, tells parents in Huffington Post why they need a vacation without their kids.
Wairimu Ndirangu
Vermont Public Radio interviewed Wairimu Ndirangu, a director with St. Lawrence University's Kenya Semester Program, regarding student uses of technology while spending time overseas.
Cappex, a college decision service, has named St. Lawrence University 12th safest college in the nation, based on a survey of its users.
Trustee Sarah E. Johnson '82 was part of a team of executive producers on a documentary titled "The Invisible War," which won two Emmy awards.
The "Watertown Daily Times" and North Country Public Radio both featured stories on the the first Atlatl Battle the Department of Anthropology held during St. Lawrence's Family Weekend.

September

William Bradley, visiting assistant professor of English
William Bradley, visiting assistant professor of English, and Christian Exoo, library building supervisor, co-authored an article that was featured in Truthout.org.
Robin Lock, Burry professor of statistics
The Watertown Daily Times highlighted the American Statistical Association's Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award given to Robin Lock, Burry professor of statistics.
Imman Merdanovic '17, a theater major from Bosnia-Herzegovina, is the lead in a play that will be performed at the Russell Opera House on Sept. 27 and 28 and at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Oct. 4 and 5.
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history, was quoted in a "Los Angeles Times" article regarding the exchange of hostages between Turkey and the Islamic State.