University News



Solar panels
St. Lawrence University has entered into two long-term agreements that will provide approximately half of the University’s electrical power needs with renewable clean energy.
Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad
St. Lawrence University has named the Quad for Richard F. Brush '52 in recognition of his generous gift to the campus.
Several a cappella student vocal groups will perform during St. Lawrence University’s Family Weekend the weekend.
Tom Kasulis
Connect with Tom Kasulis as he explores the connections of knowing at the 2015 Kathryn Fraser Mackay Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 4:30 p.m.
Matthew Stanley
In the spirit of an interdisciplinary liberal arts education, Matthew Stanley will deliver the 2015 Niles Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, in the Sykes Common Room.


Ensemble Aubade
St. Lawrence University will welcome Boston’s Ensemble Aubade to celebrate Debussy at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Tim Sailer as Jack, Zoe Speas as Gwendolen, and Josh Innerst as Algernon  in “The Importance of Being Earnest.
American Shakespeare Center will perform “The Life ofKing Henry the Fifth,” “Julius Caesar” and “The Importance of Being Earnest” at St. Lawrence Oct. 8 to 11.
St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University will host 75 universities and institutions during Higher Education Night, which will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Leithead Field House.
Sarah Skwire
St. Lawrence University’s Department of English will host Sarah Skwire as the as part of the American Shakespeare Center's visit to campus.
Tie dying during Pride Week in April 2015
St. Lawrence University reported progress in September toward goals related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) issues identified in the Diversity Report.
Mary Jane Smith, associate professor of history and coordinator of African American studies
Four members of the St. Lawrence University faculty have been selected for the Fall 2015 cohort of Digital Initiatives Faculty Fellowships.
President William L. Fox '75
President William L. Fox ’75, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins ’75, and Board of Trustees Chair Jeffrey H. Boyd ’78, attended the Council of Independent Colleges “The Liberal Arts in Action" symposium in Washington, D.C.
Sean Reville interned during the summer at the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge, Mass.
Sean Reville '17 was a Sustainability Semester intern while Jennifer Lifsitz ’17 and Olivia Mathieu ’17 were both Internship Fellowships recipients. All three interned this summer in Boston.
The DuPont Brothers
The St. Lawrence Department of Music will host a Nepal Benefit concert from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, in Launders Underground.
Kenneth Johnson ’85
St. Lawrence University's Bloomer Lecture will welcome back to campus Kenneth Johnson ’85, who will discuss environmental change at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, in the Bloomer Auditorium located in Brown Hall.
Left to right: Diego Nocetti, Allan Zebedee, Brian Chezum and Cynthia Bansak
A team of professors from Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University has been selected by the Eastern Economic Association to serve as editors for the "Eastern Economic Journal."
Richardson Hall historical sign
An Innovation Grant award lead to descriptive signage near several of the campus’ main academic buildings.
Residential room burn demonstration during Campus Safety Fair
St. Lawrence University will hold an all-day Campus Safety Fair on Friday, September 25, with room burn demonstrations and beer-google golf cart driving.
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel is excited to announce its return to Gunnison Memorial Chapel with a concert beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.
Alexander String Quartet with Joyce Yang
The Alexander String Quartet will perform concerts at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, and noon on Wednesday, Sept. 23, during their four-day residency at St. Lawrence.
Christopher Long
The 2015 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, with guest speaker Christopher Long.
Student at Commencement 2015.
St. Lawrence University was named one of only 50 "Colleges That Create Futures" by The Princeton Review. A book-signing celebration will take place from 11:30-1 on Sept. 18 in the Student Center.
The choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw will be in residence at SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University from Sept. 12 to 19.
SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University will co-host the groundbreaking choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw in residency from Sept. 12 to 19, with a screening of "Horse Dance" at SLU on Sept. 17.
A picture of Gunnison reflected in Kirk Douglas Hall.
"U.S. News & World Report" and "USA Today's" College Factual rankings demonstrate St. Lawrence University's continued strength compared to its peer institutions.
Melissane Schrems, associate professor of history
St. Lawrence University and the Fort de La Présentation Association will co-sponsor Heritage Talks on Sept. 18 and 19 in Canton.