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St. Lawrence in the News

2017

September

Angela Sweigart-Gallagher, assistant professor of performance and communication arts
Potsdam radio station B99.3 FM interviewed Angela Sweigart-Gallagher, assistant professor of performance and communication arts, about veteran storytelling performances coming to St. Lawrence University on Sept. 14 and 15.
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies, was quoted by the literary blog "Literary Hub" on the writings of Willa Cather.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, wrote an opinion article on the Kenyan Supreme Court nullifying the Aug. 8 presidential election that was featured in "The Hill."
Oliver Smith '19
St. Lawrence University Junior Oliver (Ollie) Smith '19 traveled to Nicaragua from Aug. 12 to Aug. 19 as a volunteer with a non-profit organization Outreach360.

August

The "Watertown Daily Times" featured St. Lawrence University's new "Build to Break" program, which aims to get sophomore students more engaged with the local community.
Adirondack Semester Yurts
The monthly magazine "Architectural Digest" included St. Lawrence University's Adirondack Semester yurts in its recent article "The 15 Most Beautiful College Dormitories in America."
Duncan Melville, professor of mathematics
Duncan Melville, professor of mathematics, is cautious about a new study regarding an ancient tablet and claims to be the first indication of trigonometry.
Damon T. Berry, assistant director of religious studies
Damon T. Berry, assistant director of religious studies, was interviewed about his book "Blood and Faith: Christianity in American White Nationalism" following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
North Country Public Radio caught up with Olivia Raynard '19 who is building this summer what's known as a "tiny house" on the bed of a trailer.
Local media outlets were on campus to view the hundreds of students, employees and community members who showed up to view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and an expert in Turkish affairs, was quoted by several national and international media outlets in recent weeks
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent penned an opinion piece for the Huffington Post, in which highlighted student interest in community-based learning.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the African studies program
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the African studies program, wrote an opinion article on key issues facing the Kenyan election, which was held on Aug. 8.

July

Calvin (Fred) Exoo, Charles D., Sarah & John D. Munsil Professor of Government
Professor of Government Calvin (Fred) Exoo wrote in an opinion piece that was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Trump's criticisms of the press.
Oscar Castillo '19
SLU PIC intern Oscar Castillo '19 was featured in the Watertown Daily Times regarding his work with the North Country Children's Museum in Potsdam.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted by The New York Times and The Economist on the March for Justice taking place in Turkey.

June

Student interns are digging into organic farming at the St. Lawrence University Sustainability FarmStudent interns are digging into organic farming at the St. Lawrence University Sustainability Farm North Country Public Radio profiled St. Lawrence University student interns working at the Sustainability Farm in Canton.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, was interviewed by the blog "Disruptive Women in Health Care" to discuss his book,

May

Allison Rowland, assistant professor of performance and communication arts
Allison Rowland, assistant professor of performance and communication arts, has published an article on how Google's Street View has provided materials for artists.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and expert on Turkish affairs, wrote an opinion article for The Washington Post ahead of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meeting with President Trump.
R. Danielle Egan, professor of gender and sexuality studies,
R. Danielle Egan, professor of gender and sexuality studies, was interviewed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the city's approval of a new strip club.
The Watertown Daily Times provided coverage of the 15th-Annual North Country Symposium, held on May 8 at St. Lawrence University.
The Interfraternity Council at St. Lawrence University
The Interfraternity Council at St. Lawrence University held its inaugural squash tournament on April 15 and donated proceeds from the event to the Canton Park & Fountain Fund.
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of statistics, was a speaker at the conference.
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of statistics, spoke at the Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference in Ottawa, which was co-hosted by St. Lawrence University.

April

Esthela Calderon-Chevez
The St. Lawrence County Arts Council hosted an opening of the exhibit of paintings by Esthela Calderón-Chevez, adjunct instructor of Spanish. The exhibit will remain on display until May 26.