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St. Lawrence in the News

2017

August

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and an expert in Turkish affairs, was quoted by several national and international media outlets in recent weeks
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent penned an opinion piece for the Huffington Post, in which highlighted student interest in community-based learning.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the African studies program
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the African studies program, wrote an opion article on key issues facing the Kenyan election, which was held on Aug. 8.

July

Calvin (Fred) Exoo, Charles D., Sarah & John D. Munsil Professor of Government
Professor of Government Calvin (Fred) Exoo wrote in an opinion piece that was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Trump's criticisms of the press.
Oscar Castillo '19
SLU PIC intern Oscar Castillo '19 was featured in the Watertown Daily Times regarding his work with the North Country Children's Museum in Potsdam.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted by The New York Times and The Economist on the March for Justice taking place in Turkey.

June

Student interns are digging into organic farming at the St. Lawrence University Sustainability FarmStudent interns are digging into organic farming at the St. Lawrence University Sustainability Farm North Country Public Radio profiled St. Lawrence University student interns working at the Sustainability Farm in Canton.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, was interviewed by the blog "Disruptive Women in Health Care" to discuss his book,

May

Allison Rowland, assistant professor of performance and communication arts
Allison Rowland, assistant professor of performance and communication arts, has published an article on how Google's Street View has provided materials for artists.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and expert on Turkish affairs, wrote an opinion article for The Washington Post ahead of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meeting with President Trump.
R. Danielle Egan, professor of gender and sexuality studies,
R. Danielle Egan, professor of gender and sexuality studies, was interviewed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the city's approval of a new strip club.
The Watertown Daily Times provided coverage of the 15th-Annual North Country Symposium, held on May 8 at St. Lawrence University.
The Interfraternity Council at St. Lawrence University
The Interfraternity Council at St. Lawrence University held its inaugural squash tournament on April 15 and donated proceeds from the event to the Canton Park & Fountain Fund.
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of statistics, was a speaker at the conference.
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of statistics, spoke at the Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference in Ottawa, which was co-hosted by St. Lawrence University.

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.