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St. Lawrence in the News

2016

February

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was recently quoted in "The Tyee" regarding the diminishing returns of oil.
Local television station WWNY-Channel 7 reported that St. Lawrence University employees raised $18,190.16 the United Way of Northern New York.
Students outside the Federal Reserve in New York City.
The Association of American Colleges and Universityies profiled St. Lawrence University's Business in the Liberal Arts program in the January/February edition its "AAC&U News" newsletter.
Alpine Ghost
North Country Public Radio recently interviewed Steven Yardley '16 and William McMaster '16, two St. Lawrence University students from the musical act Alpine Ghost.

January

Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and coordinator of Peace Studies
Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and coordinator of Peace Studies, was invited by the Huffington Post to blog on matters of religion and science.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
CBC News in Ottawa, Canada, covered the Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference, which was sponsored by St. Lawrence University and featured Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics.
"The New York Times" columnist Frank Bruni mentions the value of a St. Lawrence University education at a presentation he delivered to independent college presidents in January.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, laid out for Yahoo! News why playing the lottery is a losing proposition from a purely economic standpoint.
The St. Lawrence University Men's Hockey Team selected the Church and Community Program, a Canton-based inter-denominational nonprofit organization, as their charity of the year.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of Economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of Economics, argued in a national publication that the private sector has proven more effective at disaster relief than the federal government.
2015

December

The annual Candlelight Concert in the Gunnison Memorial Chapel
The Washington Post featured an article about J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon's classic Christmas song I'll Be Home for Christmas" and its ties to St. Lawrence University.
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics, talks with the "Adirondack Daily Enterprise" and North Country Public Radio about what observers can see in the nighttime sky.
The Winter 2016 edition of The Beta Theta Pi Magazine featured and article on St. Lawrence University's Beta Temple, which dates back to 1926.
St. Lawrence University's geographic information systems, or GIS, lab partnered with the St. Lawrence County Planning Office to create a digital atlas of agricultural lands.
Tim Lockier, a sophomore at St. Lawrence University from Connecticut, skis outside the Outing Club house Tuesday in Canton.
Despite that the winter of 2015 has been unusually warm with no snow in sight, Laurentian students decided they were going to ski and snowboard regardless. 
Watertown television station WWNY Channel 7 reported on St. Lawrence University's 94th Candlelight Service, which returned this year to Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Approximately 300 faculty, students and staff from St. Lawrence University signed a statement of support in the face of a third hate note received by a SUNY Potsdam faculty member.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted in several media outlets, including "The Daily Beast," after Turkish warplanes shot down a Russian fighter jet.

November

Larry French, Baker professor of chemistry
Larry French, Baker professor of chemistry, was quoted in London's The Telegraph for an article on tracing ecstasy deaths in Great Britain to Southeastern Asia.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
National commentators turn to Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics, who argues in his new book that the lack of free play among children is undermining democracy.
Kirk and Anne Douglas pictured with President William L. and Lynn Fox.
Kirk Douglas '39 wrote in an essay for the "Huffington Post," discussing his theater experiences at St. Lawrence and the feeling of failure when he didn't make it to Broadway.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted in national and Canadian media following the elections in Turkey on Nov. 1.

October

The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Create Futures"
The New York Post wrote an article about The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom," which includes St. Lawrence University.
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government, wrote an editorial on the recent wave of violence in Israel, which was featured by Reuters.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the African studies
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program, wrote a piece that was featured in the The Washington Post's "Answer Sheet" on reason why less men study abroad in Africa.