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St. Lawrence in the News

2015

July

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor of theater and co-chair of performance and communication arts
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, associate professor of Performance and Communication Arts, was interviewed by blog site, Marriah Media, about her children's play "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?"
R. Danielle Egan, professor and coordinator of gender and sexuality studies
R. Danielle Egan, St. Lawrence University professor and coordinator of gender and sexuality studies, was quoted by the "Watertown Daily Times" on the recent Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling.

June

Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
The Huffington Post cited St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Psychology Pamela Thacher's recent study regarding the effects of hoarding on sleep patterns.
John Collins, professor of global studies
John Collins, professor of global studies, wrote an opinion piece for Syracuse, New York's, The Post-Standard, in which he argues for a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of the Department of Economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the economics behind the "pink tax" notion.
Alexis (Lexi) Williams '15 of Fairport, New York
"USA Today" ran a "selfie" picture taken by Alexis Williams '15 during St. Lawrence University's commencement ceremony in its "Your Take" section.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat's comments on the recent Turkish elections were feature in "USA Today" on June 9, 2015.
Michael Schuckers, associate professor of statistics
The "Watertown Daily Times" reported on St. Lawrence University's new major in statistics, which received New York State Education Department approval in May.
Statistical research regarding the picks in the NHL Draft, conducted by Associate Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers, was featured in a recent article by the Bleacher Report.

May

Jeffrey Rickey, vice president and dean for admissions and financial aid
Jeffrey Rickey, vice president and dean for admissions and financial aid, told the NobleHour blog what any incoming college students should do before their first day of classes.
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.