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Paul Graham ’99, associate professor of English
aul Graham ’99, associate professor of English, explains on The Academic Minute that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder
The Rev. Shaun Whitehead, associate chaplain, leads a choral group in 2016
St. Lawrence University’s Office of the Chaplain will host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
Dave Ruch (Photo by Greg Meadows)
St. Lawrence University will host musician Dave Ruch at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Les Canards Chantants
St. Lawrence University will present Les Canards Chantants for two performances on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Amy Hysick
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Education will host New York State Teacher of the Year Amy Hysick at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in Eben Holden.
Untitled self portrait by David Gaither
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present an exhibition of recent works by Atlanta-artist David Gaither from Jan. 18 to Feb. 25 with a gallery lecture on Monday, Feb. 6.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and an expert in Turkish affairs, was interviewed by the BBC following a deadly shooting at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, on New Year's Eve.


St. Lawrence ranked 67 in Kiplinger's 100 Best Value in Private Liberal Arts Colleges.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has once again included St. Lawrence University on its list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.
St. Lawrence's first TED event, TEDxStLawrenceU was held on Nov. 12, 2016.
The top 10 St. Lawrence University News stories for 2016.
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics, has been named a 2016 recipient of the Macsherry Family Community Spirit Award by the United Way of Northern New York.
Michael Schuckers, Peterson professor of mathematics and professor of statistics
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of mathematics and professor of statistics recently co-edited a handbook on directing a quantitative and mathematics support center.
J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon '24
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” has a direct St. Lawrence connection, and it gives something back to the University each and every time it plays.
St. Lawrence University announces the Fall 2016 Innovation Grant award recipients.
Kimberly Flint-Hamilton
St. Lawrence University will welcome Kimberly Flint-Hamilton in January as the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.
Alan Draper
Alan Draper, a senior professor of government, has been selected as the named Michael W. Ranger ’80 and Virginia R. Ranger P’17 Professor in Government.
St. Lawrence University's 2015 Candlelight Service (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University held its traditional Candlelight Service in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at 7 p.m. and again at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Fall Dance Concert 2016 (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University presented its Fall 2016 Dance Concert to showcase student dance talents Dec. 1 to Dec. 3 in the Gulick Theatre.


Nick Penniman, executive director of
The St. Lawrence University chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, will host Nick Penniman '92 at 7:30 on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Sykes Common Room.
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel concert series will end 2016 with “Music for Christmas” beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
St. Lawrence University's Laurentian Singers
The Laurentian Singers will perform their 17th-annual Holiday Concert and Carol Sing “Peace, Love, Joy: Nowell, Navidad, Hanukkah” in Heuvelton on Dec. 2., and in Canton on Dec. 3.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Government will host a discussion “What to expect from a Trump Presidency” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Hepburn Auditorium.
Tenzin Choeyang '19, Laura Ramirez-Tlapa '19, Abigail Enders '19
Three St. Lawrence University McNair Scholars participated in the 25th annual Ronald E. McNair Research Conference and Graduate Fair from Oct. 28 to 30 in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Professor Michael Schuckers pictured with Šejla Palić '17 and Mary Beth Benzing '17.
"The Washington Post" featured St. Lawrence University students, who predicted the presidential outcome and won the American Statistical Association’s National Election Prediction Contest.
Jana Morgan '07
Flash-seminar and skills workshop with Jana Morgan '07, a public transparency and social activist, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 13.
St. Lawrence students perform "Legally Blonde"
“This is the first show in 25 years,” said Jennifer Thomas, director of St. Lawrence University’s first musical in decades. “It’s a big deal.”