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St. Lawrence in the News

2016

July

The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery's Street Art Graphics digital collection was featured on a German news website, Heute.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
Local television station WWNY-TV Channel 7 spoke to St. Lawrence University Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers regarding the July 8 Mega Millions jackpot worth $536 million.
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
National Public Radio ran a story written and produced by North Country Public Radio on the topic of biomass fuels, which quoted David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies.
Paul Graham, associate professor of English
"The Washington Post" reviewed a new book written by Paul Graham, associate professor of English, titled "In Memory of Bread" (Penguin Random House, 2016).

June

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was quoted by North Country Public Radio on the topic of renewable aspect of biomass energy.
Ana Forteva, visiting assistant professor of Modern Languages and German Studies
Ana Foteva, visiting assistant professor of Modern Languages and German Studies, was interviewed by the New Books Network for her book on the Balkans.
St. Lawrence University held a candlelight vigil on June 14 in Gunnison Memorial Chapel to honor and remember of the victims who were killed in the Orlando shooting on June 12.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
The "Los Angeles Times" quoted Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat, following Turkey's decision to recall its ambassador from Germany.

May

Wally Johnson, director of sports information
The "Watertown Daily Times" profiled retiring Sports Information Director Wally Johnson for his 40 years of service to St. Lawrence University.
William “Bill” Torrey ’57
Local newspaper and television featured St. Lawrence University's Commencement ceremony, which was held on May 22, 2016.
Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church, whose congregation helped found St. Lawrence University, was part of nearly 170 historic religious institutions featured in an Associated Press article.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
North Country Public Radio profiled Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, and his use of "big data" in the analysis of sports statistics.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, commented in The Daily Beast on the current debate ongoing in Turkey over what type of constitution the country should have along with calls for greater Islamic law.

April

Deborah Markley, co-founder of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, challenged attendees at the North Country Symposium to env
Local media provided coverage of the 14th-Annual North Country Symposium held on April 25 at St. Lawrence University.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
Watertown television station WWNY-Channel 7 profiled St. Lawrence University professor of statistics and women’s hockey coach who have teamed to use statistics to analyze details of the game.
Pictured, Samantha Weber ’15.
St. Lawrence University, along with SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University, will collect reusable items during its finals week to reduce the amount of waste going to regional landfills.
#HereWeGoSaints
"Inside Higher Ed" gave high praise to St. Lawrence University's #HereWeGoSaints Instagram account.

March

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
The "Los Angeles Times" quoted Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, regarding the rise of radical Kurdish youth in Turkey.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and expert in Turkish affairs, was quoted internationally on the recent EU-Turkey deal regarding Syrian refugees.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
The Associated Press profiled Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, in an article about the growing use of data analysis in sports, specifically in hockey.
Kirk and Anne Douglas pictured with President William L. and Lynn Fox.
In a "Watertown Daily Times" editorial, the newspaper touted the longstanding relationship St. Lawrence University has with one of its greatest benefactor, Kirk Douglas '39.
Alan Draper, professor of government
Alan Draper, professor of government, argued in a recent opinion article that even though Donald Trump has high unavailability ratings, he could win the White House if Democrats nominate Bernie Sanders.

February

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was interviewed in the English-language news "Today's Zaman"on the current status of Turkish government.
St. Lawrence University students study abroad in Denmark. (SLU Photo/Alexander Kusak '12)
In a "U.S. News and World Report" release, St. Lawrence University was named among colleges with the most students who study abroad.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted in the "Gulf Times" and other foreign media on the role of ethnic Kurds in Syria.