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St. Lawrence in the News

2015

February

Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics, was featured in a Fox Sports Arizona article on the use of analytics in the NHL.
Sarah E. Johnson '82, a St. Lawrence University trustee, received an Oscar for her role as executive producer on the film "Birdman."
Kenneth Okoth '01
Kenneth Okoth '01, a St. Lawrence University a former McCurdy-Sprague trustee, was featured in a BBC World Service's article on the continued cleanup of Kibra slums.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, was quoted in a Deseret News Service article on the income gap between blacks and whites in America.
Wairimu Ndirangu
National Public Radio feature interviewed Wairimu Ndirangu, who directs St. Lawrence University's Kenya Semester Program in Kenya and who spent the Fall 2014 semester at St. Lawrence.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, was named a Wall Street Journal "Notable & Quotable."
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor of performance and communication arts
An article written by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor of performance and communication arts, titled "8 Tips to Combat the Bullying Epidemic," was published in "Edutopia."
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, assistant professor of history, has been widely sourced as a faculty expert on issues relating to contemporary Turkey politics and social issues.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics, was featured in an exclusive Q&A with the "Ottawa Citizen" newspaper.
teven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, applies economic principles to the use of "less-lethal" weapons by police.
Steven Horowitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics, discusses with WalletHub.com the gap in wealth that exists between races in America.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics, was quoted in the "Boston Globe" on the growing use of statistics in the world of sports.

January

Geoff Falen, director Career Connections
Geoff Falen, director of St. Lawrence University's Career Connections program, argues that professional development for college students is necessary in order to ensure their success after graduation.
A 2011 St. Lawrence University study that focused on the effects of chewing gum on student test scores maintains a popular following in social and traditional media.
oe Erlichman, professor and R. Sheldon '68 and Virginia H. Johnson Chair of Science
Joe Erlichman, chair of science, is part of a national team of researchers profiled in the journal "Neurology Today," regarding the study of cerium oxide nanoparticles.
Daniel F. Sullivan, president emeritus of St. Lawrence University, co-wrote an opinion piece on President Obama's national college rating system that was published in "Inside Higher Ed."
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
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.