University News



1926 Estey Pipe Organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will perform Organ Masters I at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20.
Saks Afridi, Code-Switching, 2017, lenticular print
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will feature the exhibition “Multitudes: An art exhibition in the age of the #muslimban” from Oct. 18 to Dec. 15.
Ally Farzetta as Lady Macbeth and Calder Shilling as Macbeth
The American Shakespeare Center will perform “The Taming of the Shrew,” “Macbeth” and Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” from Oct. 27 to 29.
Students looking at a skeleton in the lab
St. Lawrence University was named one of the best schools in New York State for anthropology majors.


Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, organist and musician in residence, was quoted in the "Watertown Daily Times" regarding water-powered organs and their connection to the North Country.
Michael Gale, Jr.
St. Lawrence University’s Annual Church Lecture in Neuroscience will host Dr. Michael Gale, Jr., at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16 in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
Sarah Barber, associate professor of English, and Robert Thacker, Dana Professor of English
Robert Thacker and Sarah Barber co-wrote an op-ed that was featured in "Inside Higher Ed" on improving the sophomore-year experience.
St. Lawrence University will hold a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in Hepburn Hall, room 218, related to issues of immigration and enforcement at the U.S. border.
Inside Appleton Arena
St. Lawrence University has received a gift in the form of a planning grant that will allow for a comprehensive study to consider ways of renewing and enhancing Appleton Arena.
Left to right: Zakarias Grafilo, violin; Frederick Lifsitz, violin; Paul Yarbrough, viola; Sandy Wilson, cello
The Alexander String Quartet will perform two public concerts at noon on Oct. 4 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 5, as they make their return to St. Lawrence University.
Campus sign, St. Lawrence University founded in 1856
St. Lawrence University will host nearly 70 colleges and universities during its annual Higher Education Night, which will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
David Greenberg and Chris Norman
Multi-instrumentalist musicians Chris Norman and David Greenberg are scheduled to perform together at St. Lawrence University at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 22, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
1926 Estey Pipe Organ
St. Lawrence University will kick off its Noon in the Chapel concert series with “Music for High Holy Days” at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Kathleen Buckley, chaplain
St. Lawrence University Chaplain Kathleen Buckley was named a Minority Access National Role Model, while the University was included in Minority Access’ list of “institutions committed to diversity for 2017.”
Students and faculty in the lab
More than 97 percent of recent St. Lawrence University graduates were either employed or attending graduate school less than one year after graduation.
The Rain Garden outside the Johnson Hall of Science.
St. Lawrence University announced today that it has been awarded funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to support its energy master plan.
A class being taught outside
St. Lawrence University maintained a consistent standing among national liberal arts colleges in the most recent edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook.
Sayed Kashua
The 2017 Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture will be delivered by award-winning author Sayed Kashua at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, in the Sykes Common Room.
“Veterans Project: Odyssey Home” will be presented at the St. Lawrence University’s Edson R. Miles Black Box Theater at 8 p.m. on Sept.14 and 15.


University Chorus combines the vocal talents of students, faculty and staff and community members, performing a varied repertoir
St. Lawrence University’s Music Department ensembles are now accepting new members for the fall semester.
Left to right: Eric Williams-Bergen, Mary Cosmo, Thadine Wight, and Samantha Glazier
St. Lawrence University honored several employees and recognized a number of faculty promotions during its Convocation ceremony held on Aug. 30.
Group picture of new tenure-track and visiting faculty
St. Lawrence University has appointed four new tenure-track faculty, who will began teaching in the Fall 2017 semester.
Eric Avery
The first exhibition of 2017-18 at St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will feature a collection of handmade paper through Oct. 8 with an artist reception on Monday, Sept. 4.
Eloise Brezault, assistant professor of Francophone and African studies
Eloise Brezault, assistant professor of Francophone and African studies, co-edited the book, titled "Memory as Cultural Capital: Cross-Cultural Encounters in French and English."
Sue Halpern
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will launch its 2017-18 season with author Sue Halpern at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, in Sykes Common Room.