University News



Emily Casey-Wagemaker '19, Heather Thompson '19, Estela Lucas '18, andHalley Choy '17.
Four St. Lawrence University students opted to use their Mid-Winter vacation to visit several graduate schools in New York State.
St. Lawrence Univesity's Laurentian Singers
St. Lawrence University’s Laurentian Singers will wind up their Spring Break tour with a Home Concert beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in Gunnsion Memorial Chapel.
Mainstage Productions will present a contemporary adaptation of “Everyman,” a medieval morality tale
St Lawrence University’s Mainstage Productions will present a contemporary adaptation of “Everyman,” a medieval morality tale, starting at 8 p.m. April 5 to 8 in the Edson R. Miles Black Box Theater
George Lakey
St. Lawrence University will host George Lakey for its Peace Studies Lecture, which will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, in Hepburn Hall room 218.
"Paper Bullets" poster
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will host David Sommerstein, a.k.a. DJ Tapatío from North Country Public Radio’s The Beat Authority, for “Beats in the Gallery: It Ain’t No Joke” from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 1.
Deirdre McCloskey
St. Lawrence University will host world-renowned economist Deirdre McCloskey at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
2016-2017 CSTEP Students
St. Lawrence University's CSTEP hosted approximately 140 students, faculty and staff from neighboring colleges for the 21st Annual Career Exploration Symposium.
Students organizing the Syria benefit and fundraiser
Two St. Lawrence University student groups are co-sponsoring a benefit fundraiser for Syrian refugees in the Syracuse-area who are trying to establish their new lives in the United States.
William W. Cowan '86 and Shauna Ryan King ’79
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected William W. Cowan, Class of 1986, and Shauna Ryan King, Class of 1979, as new members.
1926 Estey Pipe Organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will pay tribute to several of the organ masters with a performance beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, March 10, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Sara L. McKinnon
Sara L. McKinnon will discuss the image of a violent Mexico from both sides of the border at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Sykes Common Room.


Christina Biles '13 in Tanzania
The Peace Corps has announced that St. Lawrence University for the first time ranked among its top 10 small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
St. Lawrence University sign
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees approved a new comprehensive fee for its students in the 2017-18 academic year.
Eve Stoddard, Dana professor of global studies, and John Collins, professor of global studies.
Two professors in the Department of Global Studies have published a new textbook, providing a detailed look at key aspects of the emerging field.
Simona Sharoni
St. Lawrence University will host guest speaker Simona Sharoni who will discuss activism on campus and in the community from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, March 6, in Eben Holden.
Sonali Skandan
St. Lawrence University will welcome Sonali Skandan for a performance of Bharatanatyam Dance of India at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Re-Writing the Streets exhibition
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present two street art exhibitions from March 3 to April 18, including an exhibition by senior by Meg Chandler ’17.
Kelly Grey Carlisle
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2016-17 season with author Kelly Grey Carlisle at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in Sykes Common Room.
Bailey O’Keeffe '16
Bailey O’Keeffe '16 lent St. Lawrence University her statistical expertise to analyze the amount of screen time male and female actors of Oscar-nominated films received in 2017.
The Rev. Shaun Whitehead, associate chaplain
St. Lawrence University’s Chaplain’s Office will host the 13th-annual gospel music workshop and concert, “Got Spirit!” starting Wednesday, Feb. 22.
President William L. Fox
President William L. Fox went on record with the "Watertown Daily Times" to explain how the Excelsior Scholarship could affect St. Lawrence University and other private colleges in New York State.
St. Lawrence University students prepare a meal as part of The Campus Kitchen at St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University was one of five colleges in the national Campus Kitchens network that will receive $3,000 to address rural hunger in their community.
Gunnison Memorial Chapel's Estey Organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will celebrate Black History Month by performing a concert of African-American spirituals.
Amber Jamilla Musser, assistant professor of women and gender Studies at Washington University
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Chaplain’s Office will host guest speaker Amber Jamilla Musser at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20.
Jennifer Grygiel ’01
St. Lawrence University will host Jennifer Grygiel ’01, assistant professor of communications at Syracuse University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Sykes Common Room.