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St. Lawrence in the News

2016

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.
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.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of the Department of Economics
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of the Department of Economics, was quote in a "Watertown Daily Times" article discussing how government is the largest employer in St. Lawrence County.
William A. Torrey '57
In a story highlighting the NHL's expansion 50 years ago, Canada's national newspaper "The Globe and Mail" featured St. Lawrence University Hall of Fame inductee William A. Torrey '57.
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology, was quoted in "U.S. News and World Report" regarding her endorsement of a recent study showing test scores for young children drop later in the school day.
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
Pamela Thacher and Serge Onyper, both associate professors of psychology, wrote about their research into school start times in the magazine "eSchool News."
Alan Draper, professor of government
Alan Draper, professor of government, wrote an op-ed for the "Watertown Daily Times" on just how much saying "I Love You" is worth on Valentine's Day.
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was recently quoted in "The Tyee" regarding the diminishing returns of oil.
Local television station WWNY-Channel 7 reported that St. Lawrence University employees raised $18,190.16 the United Way of Northern New York.
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
A recent study conducted by Pamela Thacher and Serge Onyper, both associate professors of psychology, was recently published in the academic journal "Sleep."
Students outside the Federal Reserve in New York City.
The Association of American Colleges and Universityies profiled St. Lawrence University's Business in the Liberal Arts program in the January/February edition its "AAC&U News" newsletter.
Alpine Ghost
North Country Public Radio recently interviewed Steven Yardley '16 and William McMaster '16, two St. Lawrence University students from the musical act Alpine Ghost.

January

Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and coordinator of Peace Studies
Laura Rediehs, associate professor of philosophy and coordinator of Peace Studies, was invited by the Huffington Post to blog on matters of religion and science.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
CBC News in Ottawa, Canada, covered the Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference, which was sponsored by St. Lawrence University and featured Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics.
"The New York Times" columnist Frank Bruni mentions the value of a St. Lawrence University education at a presentation he delivered to independent college presidents in January.