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St. Lawrence in the News

2015

August

Susan Willson, associate professor of biology
Associate Professor of Biology Susan Willson's study into the use of colorful collars to prevent cats from sneaking up on songbirds received attention from Treehugger.com.
Elun Gabriel, associate professor of history
Elun Gabriel, associate professor and chair of the Department of History and coordinator of European studies, was quoted in the "Watertown Daily Times" regarding old Soviet maps of Watertown, New York.

July

Meg Bernier Keniston, assistant director of editorial services and social media
Forbes magazine interviewed Meg Bernier Keniston, assistant director of editorial services and social media, on students searching for colleges on their smartphones.
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, was interviewed on a variety of radio programs to discuss government regulations on poverty.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was interviewed on San Francisco's National Public Radio affiliate KQED, where he discussed Turkey's bombing of Kurdish militants.
The Watertown Daily Times interviewed Gretchen O’Leary, who is interning at the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Melissane Schrems, associate professor of history
The Watertown Daily Times featured Associate Professor of History Melissane Schrems, who spoke on behalf of the Fort de la Presentation Association regarding land claims in Ogdensburg.
Bob Cowser, professor of English
Professor of English Bob Cowser was interviewed on prison education on WAMC's "The Best of Our Knowledge," which was syndicated on National Public Radio.
Howard Eissenstat, asscociate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, gave the "Los Angeles Times" a quote regarding Turkey's airstrikes on ISIS positions, following a suicide bombing on July 20 that left 32 people dead.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies, co-wrote an opinion piece on President Obama's upcoming visit to his ancestral home of Kenya.
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, wrote an opinion piece on libertarian parenting that was featured in Newsweek.
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, argues that capitalism allows anyone to move in (and out) of the 1 percent of wealthiest Americans.
Calvin (Fred) Exoo, Charles D., Sarah & John D. Munsil professor of government
Calvin (Fred) Exoo, Charles D., Sarah & John D. Munsil professor of government, was quoted in a WWNY-TV report on possible federal budget cuts and the impact it would have on Ft. Drum.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history at St. Lawrence University, was quoted in the July 9 edition of "The New York Times."
Time Warner Cable News focused on St. Lawrence University's inclusion in the 2016 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
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?"
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and economics chair
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and economics chair, op-ed featured in "USA Today" argues that the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling will not destroy the institution of marriage.
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.