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St. Lawrence in the News

2015

May

Commencement 2015
Local media outlets featured coverage of St. Lawrence University's commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, 2015, and listed the names of local graduates.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Al Jazeera quoted Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, regarding a new law in Turkey that legalizes police crackdowns against its Alevis populations.
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox '75
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox '75 joined the three other Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley presidents in an open letter speaking out against bigotry in the region.
A new spire is lowered onto Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015.
Local media outlets were present on campus during installation of the new spire on Gunnison Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 1.

April

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
USA Today quoted St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat who spoke for historians who largely dispute Turkey's view of the event.
North Country Public Radio has been recognized with five regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Michael Shuman
North Country Public Radio featured a story on economist Michael Shuman, who was the keynote speaker at the 2015 North Country Symposium at St. Lawrence University.
Armenian commemoration
Time Warner Cable News covered an event hosted at St. Lawrence University that commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Peter Kornbluh
North Country Public Radio interviewed Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive, who spoke at St. Lawrence University on April 22.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
In an article about authoritarianism in Turkey, Slate magazine used a quote from a paper written by Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, for the Washington-based Project on Middle East Democracy
Armenian commemoration
North Country Public Radio talked with local Armenian community members ahead of the Aremenian Genocide Commemorative event, which took place on April 22 at St. Lawrence University.
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, explains to Academic Minute how journalists today are using social media to conduct their work.
Ally Friedman '15
Ally Friedman '15 produced a story for North Country Public Radio during her internship with the National Public Radio affiliate.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics, has a proposed that the NHL hold a tournament for the 14 non-playoff teams, which was featured in the "Boston Globe."
Susan Willson, associate professor of biology
A recent study by Susan Willson, associate professor of biology, on the use of colorful collars to prevent cats from killing birds was featured in Mother Nature Network.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor of economics
MarketWatch has published an opinion article written by Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor of economics, on the rise of feminism and gay marriage in capitalist societies.
Aileen O’Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics
Priest Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O’Donoghue spoke with North Country Public Radio about International Dark Sky Week.
Greg Carvel, men's hockey coach
The "Watertown Daily Times" and "USA Today" announced that Men's Hockey Coach Greg Carvel will serve as an assistant coach for the U.S. National Team during their bid for the world championship.
Peter Bailey, Piskor Professor of English
The "Watertown Daily Times" ran an editorial written by Peter Bailey, Piskor Professor of English at St. Lawrence University, about short-story author Lorrie Moore's upcoming visit to campus.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history.
An article in The Christian Science Monitor on this week’s terror attack in Istanbul and its repercussions for human rights in Turkey features insights from St. Lawrence University’s Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history.
Local television station WWNY-TV, Channel 7, previewed an upcoming Bach Music Marathon, which was organized by St. Lawrence University's Organist and Musician-In Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor.

March

Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology, was quoted in a recent "Watertown Daily Times" article that discussed people who collect memorabilia as a hobby.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
he New York Times interviewed Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat regarding a piece of legislation passed in Turkey.
Adirondack Semester yurts
Best College Values released a list ranking the 30 Most Luxurious Student Housing buildings, which included St. Lawrence University.
Susan Willson, associate professor of biology
Associate Professor of Biology Susan Willson's cat collar study has caught the attention of MTV news, which put a slight twist on her research.