University News



Picture of student actors on stage
“Dark Water” the play will run Wednesday, April 4, through Sunday, April 8, beginning at 8 p.m. each night in the Edson R. Miles Black Box Theatre.
Concert Schedule
St. Lawrence University’s Chaplain’s Office will present its eighth-annual Bach Marathon from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
International flags in the Sullivan Student Center
St. Lawrence University has been selected by NAFSA: Association of International Educators as a recipient of the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.
Tonisha Kerr, Tai Nixa Peterson, Pierson Fowler, Ashley Jeffress, and Dzifa Yador
This year’s Laurentian in Residence panel was composed of five recently graduated alumni.
Madeleine Wong, associate professor of global studies, and Shanice Arlow '20
A professor-student research team received a CIIS Fellows grant to examine how the color lines of Apartheid have influenced populations in Namibia.
Dr. John Trentini ’03
St. Lawrence University will host Dr. John Trentini ’03, medical director for the US Air Force’s Pararescue Unit in Las Vegas, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in Bloomer Auditorium.
Photo by Sarah Knobel
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will hold a solo exhibition by Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Sarah Knobel starting on March 5 with an artists discussion on March 12.
John Edgar Wideman
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2017-18 season with author John Edgar Wideman at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in Sykes Common Room.


St. Lawrence University sign
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees approved a new comprehensive fee for its students in the 2018-19 academic year.
Michael Muhammad Knight
The 2018 Kathryn Fraser Mackay Memorial Lecture will welcome Michael Muhammad Knight beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in Sykes Common Room.
Students in the PQRC
The Department of Math, Computer Science and Statistics received an NSF grant to support hosting the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.
Ingrid Matthews and Byron Schenkman
St. Lawrence University will host baroque musicians Byron Schenkman, harpsichord, and Ingrid Matthews, violin, starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Kelly Burke '17
Peace Corps has announced that St. Lawrence University ranked No. 2 among small schools on the agency’s list of 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities.
Left to right: Patti Frazer Lock and Robin Lock
A faculty duo in the Department of Math, Computer Science, and Statistics both received Best Paper awards in their specific fields at recent conferences.
Chinese New Year Celebration 2017
St. Lawrence University will celebrate the Year of the Dog with a Chinese New Year Gala starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, in Eben Holden.
Jennifer Hansen, professor of philosophy and associate dean of the First-Year Program
Jennifer Hansen, professor of philosophy and associate dean of the First-Year Program, has had two academic articles recently published.
Gospel Workshop poster
St. Lawrence University Chaplain’s Office will host the 14th-annual gospel music workshop, “Got Spirit?” starting on Feb. 28. The Gospel Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Mar. 3 in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Poster of "William Shakespeare as Lyricist"
St. Lawrence University will host “William Shakespeare as Lyricist: A Musical Symposium” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Estey Organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will celebrate Music for Black History Month, beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Left to right: Eliza Koso '18,  Ethan Serjak '18, and Dylan Butts '19
Three St. Lawrence University students recall their summer 2017 internship experiences while abroad in China.


Sally Packard, The Americans, 2017, mixed media
The current art installation at St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery features the work of 37 New York Six faculty artists. A guest lecture will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 8.
Anabel Encarnacion '17 speaking at TEDx St. Lawrence in November 2016.
St. Lawrence University will host its second live TEDxStLawrenceU event with eight students, faculty and alumni speakers, beginning at noon on Saturday, Feb. 3, in Gulick Theatre.
 St. Lawrence University students tend to a game during the Winter Weekend Carnaval.
St. Lawrence University will host its annual Winter Weekend celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Sullivan Student Center.
Students at an electrical substation
St. Lawrence received a rating of “silver” in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, or STARS.
St. Lawrence students and alumni gathered together at SLU Connect-D.C.
St. Lawrence University was selected as one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price in The Princeton Review’s"Colleges That Pay You Back."