University News



Wong, Brezault, Olesker and Bansak
Four St. Lawrence University professors traveled to Kenya and South Africa this summer to conduct workshops and take part in intellectual discussions as part of the New York Six Upstate-Global Collective project.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, participates in a panel discussion at Brookings.
Associate Professor of History Matthew Carotenuto took part in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., on July 19.
Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty
Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty is blogging about letters in the collections of the St. Lawrence University Libraries.
Johnson Hall of Science with flowers in foreground
"Money" magazine ranked St. Lawrence University number 29 on its list of Best Liberal Arts College and number 10 on its list of Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid.
Sullivan Student Center
Fiske Guide to Colleges includes St. Lawrence University in its annual list of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable price.


NCPR logo
Two national press organizations have bestowed upon North Country Public Radio a number of awards for its news coverage and feature reporting.
Timothy J. Simpson
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Tim Simpson, Class of 1980, for a six-year term beginning July 1.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
"The Boston Globe" discussed research presented by Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, which demonstrates his statistics-based model more accurately predicts NHL player performance than team draft picks.
Barrise Griffin ’18, Maeve Walsh ’17, Nils Tangemann ’17, Riley Naclerio ’18, Katie Eaton ’17 and Jacqui Ebeling ’17
Six exceptional St. Lawrence University students have been selected to work as Admissions Summer Interns for 2016.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, wrote "In Memory of Bread" as both a memoir of being diagnosed with celiac disease and as a history of humanity's love for bread.
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics, discussed in "The Wall Street Journal" how oil companies behaved during a major natural disaster affecting their employees and customers.
Commencement 2016
"Buffalo Business First" magazine has included St. Lawrence University in its listing of Elite 10 Upstate New York colleges and universities.
Patrick Gagnon
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy June 13 to 17 at the Torrey Health and Counseling Center.


(Clockwise from top-left) Congresswoman Katherine Clark ’85, William “Bill” Torrey ’57, John Gaal, and Charles Aquadro ’75.
St. Lawrence University’s Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, on Creasy Commencement Common, or in Appleton Arena in the event of inclement weather.
Malakia Takane ’18
Two St. Lawrence University students have been selected to receive funding this summer for their Davis UWC Projects for Peace 2016 proposals.
Herring-Cole Hall
St. Lawrence University was named a top-50 college on the National Historic Register by the ranking service Best College Reviews.
St. Lawrence Students pictured at the Model UN Conference at the United Nations
St. Lawrence University’s Model United Nations Club participated in April at the New York University Model UN Conference, which took place at the United Nations.
Fireworks on campus
St. Lawrence University will host a Senior Week Fireworks Display, beginning at dusk on Friday, May 20.
Claire Silberg '15 pictured in Kenya
A recent St. Lawrence University graduate and Kenya Semester Program participant, Claire Silberg ’15, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant, allowing her to teach in Kenya.
Daniel N. McLane, assistant professor of environmental sociology
The senior class has selected Daniel N. McLane, assistant professor of environmental sociology, to receive the Owen D. Young Outstanding Faculty Award.
PCA's 2016-17 theater production calendar
The Department of Performance and Communication Arts has announced its 2016-17 theater season and schedule.
"Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions"
Education faculty Peter Ladd and Kyle Blanchfield have published a new book, titled "Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions."
The editorial team at "The Hill News"
"The Hill News" has won two New York Press Association awards in the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest, including the top spot for General Excellence in college newspapers.
St. Lawrence University received an extraordinary gift from a loyal Laurentian couple with the purpose of endowing a permanent teaching position in the Department of Government.
Joseph Kling, professor of government
The annual Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries' Commencement lecture will be delivered by Professor of Government Joseph Kling from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.