News

University News

2015

September

Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program, uses Taylor Swift's new music video to highlight ongoing stereotypes about the African continent in "Salon."
 Alita Rogers ’17, Anna Dietderich ’16 and Nicole Leinders ’16
St. Lawrence University students secured summer internships in Washington, D.C., through their connections made with alumni and experiences in the Washington semester programs.
Angie Estes
St. Lawrence University’s Writer’s Series willl kick off its 2014-15 season with author and poet Angie Estes at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Sykes Common Room.
Seeing the Elephant gallery card
The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery is currently hosting the exhibit “Seeing the Elephant: Artists Respond to Conflict and War,” on display through Oct. 10, with an informal discussion on Oct. 5.

August

Second International Congress on Mexican Norteña Music
The Second International Congress on Mexican Norteña Music will take place from Sept. 10 to 12 at St. Lawrence University, culminating in a concert beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.
St. Lawrence University's Adirondack Themed Dinner
The food magazine "The Daily Meal" has once again ranked St. Lawrence as one of the Best Colleges for Food in America.
University Chorus
St. Lawrence University’s Music Department ensembles are now accepting new members for the fall semester.
New Faculty Fall 2015
St. Lawrence University appointed nine new tenure-track faculty members for the start of the Fall 2015 semester.
Left to Right: Timberly Hewitt, Pat Gagnon, Cynthia Bansak, Mary Hussmann
St. Lawrence University honored several employees with awards for their outstanding service and recognized a number of faculty promotions during its Convocation ceremony.
St. Lawrence University students are invited to participate in the fifth-annual New York Six Undergraduate Research Conference, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Colgate University.
International students welcomed to the Class of 2019.
St. Lawrence University welcomed 56 new international students to the Class of 2019 during international student orientation.
Kirk and Anne Douglas pictured with President William L. and Lynn Fox.
In an article written by Money magazine on celebrities who assist students with their college education, the Kirk Douglas Scholarship at St. Lawrence University was among the seven listed.
Brittany Cuff conducts research
"Money" magazine has named St. Lawrence University to its top-10 list of best-value schools where standardized test scores are optional for admissions.
R. Danielle Egan, professor and chair of the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies
R. Danielle Egan, professor and chair of the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, co-edited a new book, titled "Children, Sexuality and Sexualization" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
Autumn Rolack '17
Eighteen St. Lawrence University Ronald E. McNair and Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) scholars conducted research or participated in internships on campus this summer.
Gretchen O'Leary '17 interned at the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Five St. Lawrence University students took part in the inaugural St. Lawrence University Public Interest Corps, interning at local sites for 10 weeks this summer.
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology, has been conducting a thorough investigation of an abandoned cemetery for the poor located just outside of Canton. Her research was featured in local media reports.
Brittany Cuff ’16 and Hal Starnes ’17 in the laboratory
St. Lawrence University students participate in the University Fellowship program, which provides funding to undergraduates for summer research with a faculty mentor.
Morgan O’Hare '16 pictured with Dr. Robert A Montgomery ’82 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore
Morgan O’Hare '16 received the St. Lawrence University Internship Fellowship and spent her summer interning at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore as a research assistant.
 The Princeton Review selected St. Lawrence University as one of the 380 outstanding institutions profiled in its most recent "B
The Princeton Review selected St. Lawrence University as one of the 380 outstanding institutions profiled in its most recent "Best Colleges" book.

July

St. Lawrence University faculty experts
St. Lawrence University faculty and staff have been featured in national and local media, contributing to reports on current events and national policy issues.
Bob Cowser, professor of English
In an article discussing the Obama administration making Pell grants available to prisoners, Politico quoted St. Lawrence University Professor of English Bob Cowser.
Forbes listed St. Lawrence University in its list of "Top Colleges" for 2015
"Forbes" has listed St. Lawrence University in its list of "Top Colleges" for 2015.
Mellon Foundation funds St. Lawrence University's Global Gateways Program
St. Lawrence University will receive a grant from the Mellon Foundation to create the Global Gateways Program, helping to transition international students better to academic and campus life.
Kealey Viglielmo ’17, a conservation biology major from Woodstock, Vermont. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
Kealey Viglielmo ’17, a conservation biology major was awarded an Internship Fellowship to study American kestrels in northern New York over the summer.