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St. Lawrence in the News

2015

July

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.
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.

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.