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September 2013

The Laurentian Singers will perform two concerts during St. Lawrence University's Family Weekend celebration.
Elaine White
The St. Lawrence community honored longtime employee Elaine A. White for her 50 years of service to the University.
The Alexander String Quartet
St. Lawrence University once again will host the San Francisco-based Alexander String Quartet for a three-day residency beginning Tuesday, Oct. 8, which will include two free concerts open to the public.
Sven Birkerts
The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present author Sven Birkerts at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Sykes Common Room.
Dr. Bruce Berman
St. Lawrence University's African Studies program presents Dr. Bruce Berman, professor emeritus in political studies and history at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, as part of the annual C.L.R. James Guest Lecture in African Studies.
St. Lawrence University’s Family Weekend – a time when students get to enjoy the campus with their families – will take place Oct. 4 through Oct. 6.
E. Patrick Johnson
Author and Northwestern University professor E. Patrick Johnson will perform and present his research on black Southern gay histories and contemporary issues Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Kathryn Mullaney (St. Lawrence University), Jim Reagan (Sen. Patty Ritchie's office), Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, Colleen Quinn (ChargePoint) and Richard Burns (National Grid)
A new two-car electric vehicle (EV) charging station was unveiled Tuesday at an event attended by elected officials and representatives of ChargePoint, National Grid and St. Lawrence University.
Nearly 100 colleges, universities and institutions will be represented at Higher Education Night, which will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Leithead Field House at St. Lawrence University.
St. Lawrence University students studying in Kenya are all safe and accounted for, following the recent mass shooting at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
Madera Vox
An unusual configuration of oboe, bassoon, piano, percussion and voice is what makes Madera Vox unique, versatile and engaging.
St. Lawrence University was once again ranked Best Colleges for Food in America by "The Daily Meal."
R. John “Monty” Montgomery ’14
This weekend, R. John “Monty” Montgomery ’14 will complete his quest to become an Adirondack 46er during St. Lawrence University’s tradition of Peak Weekend.
STARS silver badge
St. Lawrence University has earned national recognition for its achievements in several areas of sustainability.
William E. Collins
William E. Collins, visiting assistant professor of education and coordinator of St. Lawrence University’s Educational Leadership program, has co-authored a book on the importance for school principals to support the development of teacher-leaders.
Assistant Professor of English Juraj Kittler
Assistant Professor of English Juraj Kittler presented a paper in Lisbon, Portugal, highlighting the historical parallels between the earliest modern newsgathering systems and digital era information networks.
Controlled-burn demonstration at the 2012 Campus Safety Fair
St. Lawrence University will hold an all-day Campus Safety Fair on Friday, Sept. 20, featuring a workplace bullying seminar that is open to the general public.
St. Lawrence University’s will host an annual fundraising walk to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, helping to make children’s wishes come true.
A Tesla electric car parked outside the Sullivan Student Center.
Climate change and its effects on the natural and human environment will be explored during St. Lawrence University’s Climate Change Forum, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 17 through Thursday, Sept. 19.
St. Lawrence University September 11 Memorial
Nearly 20 St. Lawrence students gathered outside Gunnison Memorial Chapel around 11 p.m. on Sept. 10, ready to blanket the top half of the Quad with 2,996 flags in remembrance of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
'U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges' has once again placed St. Lawrence University among the best higher educational institutions in the country.
Performers JW Turner and Lyn Ellen Burkett will give a lecture and premier musical works by modern composers, including Associate Professor In-Sil Yoo, during a daylong residency at St. Lawrence University on Friday, Sept 13.
St. Lawrence University presents “Coming Together: A Time of Remembrance and Reflection” on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 5:15 p.m. at the Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Pico Iyer
Author and essayist Pico Iyer begins this year's Writers Series at St. Lawrence University.
The St. Lawrence University Music Department ensembles are accepting new members for the fall semester.
St. Lawrence University’s monthly “Noon in the Chapel” performances will return on Friday, Sept. 6 with music for the High Holy Days.