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St. Lawrence in the News

2017

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.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and expert in Turkish government and affairs, wrote an opinion article for "The Hill" that discusses Turkey's April 16 referendum, which could solidify President Erdoğan rule.
Re-Writing the Streets exhibition
Local television station WWNY-TV Channel 7 promoted the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery's sticker art collection, titled "Re-Writing the Streets: The International Language of Stickers."
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, wrote for the Syracuse "Post-Standard" that President Trump's stance and executive order on coal is contrary to the economics of energy.

March

The "Watertown Daily Times" wrote about a new community organization, One World Culture Club, which held an event on March 18 called “Jambo (Hello) Kenya" at the Canton Free Library.
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology
Research being conducted by Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology, at the site of the St. Lawrence County Poorhouse was reported in local newspapers.
Catherine Tedford, director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery
North Country Public Radio interviewed Catherine Tedford, director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, on the current exhibition "Re-Writing the Streets."
Alan Draper, Michael W. Ranger ’80 and Virginia R. Ranger P’17 Professor in Government
Alan Draper, Ranger professor in government, told the Syracuse "Post-Standard" that the American society closely resembles the power elites of the NCAA basketball tournament.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics, tells MarketWatch.com that he's surprised how quickly libertarians have become Trump supporters.

February

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, wrote in "The Philadelphia Inquirer" that the new Trump administration should seek a "renewable first" energy strategy.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor of economics
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor of economics, was named in The Guardian for taking a libertarian position that is concerned about President Trump's executive orders.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
In an article featured in Vox.com, Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, cautioned against language indicating that a "deep state" exists within the U.S. government.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, explained in the Syracuse Post-Standard that gluten-free is not just a trend diet, especially for those who have celiac disease.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, made gluten-free fresh tortilla in the North Country Public Radio kitchen.
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and chair of Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and chair of Canadian studies, spoke to North Country Public Radio's Martha Foley about the meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau.
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Alison Del Rossi, associate dean of Faculty Affairs
"The Wall Street Journal" interviewed Alison Del Rossi, associate dean of Faculty Affairs, about a paper she recently co-wrote on the value of double majors.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, has been quoted in national and international media on the purges against faculty and media in Turkey following the attempted coup.
North Country Ambassadors, a St. Lawrence University student group, has begun selling stickers to support the Canton Fountain Fund.
Untitled self portrait by David Gaither
Watertown TV station WWNY Channel 7 profiled Atlanta-artist David Gaither, whose exhibition is on display Jan. 18 to Feb. 25 at the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery.
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and chair of Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Dana professor of English and chair of Canadian studies, spoke to North Country Public Radio's Martha Foley about NAFTA and its impact on the North Country economy.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies, wrote about the impact of President Trump's recent immigration and travel ban and its impact on international

January

Natalia Singer, professor of English
Natalia Singer, professor of English, wrote an article for ATTN on the Women's March in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2017.
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government, wrote an opinion article featured in the "Syracuse Post-Standard" about her experiences immigrating to the United States from Israel.
St. Lawrence University was one of more than 500 theaters across the country that participated in a pre-inaugural "Ghostlight Project."
Twitter post about students heading to Washington, D.C.
About 50 St. Lawrence University students joined women and men from across Northern New York who made the trip to Washington, D.C., to take part in the Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 21.