University News



Students using microscopes in the lab
The Princeton Review has named St. Lawrence University one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price.
Student using language lab
St. Lawrence University has received a $100,000 grant from the Gladys Brooks Foundation that will aid in the renovation of two language learning laboratories.
Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna
St. Lawrence University will host Dana Lyn and Kyle Sanna for a performance of Traditional Irish Music at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, in Noble Center room 109.


Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Lillian-Yvonne Bertram at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Sykes Common Room.
Three members of the St. Lawrence University faculty have been selected for the Spring 2016 cohort of Digital Initiatives Faculty Fellowships.
Students walking in the snow
St. Lawrence University was named one of the Best College Campuses in New York by
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will kick off the new year with music for Black History Month at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
 St. Lawrence University students tend to a game during the Winter Weekend Carnaval in 2015. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
A weekend full of activities in celebration of winter will take place at St. Lawrence University beginning Friday, Jan. 29.
St. Lawrence University's Department of Education held its second-annual “Tap-A-Leader” event on Saturday, Jan. 23, to encourage aspiring school and district leaders.
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology, was a part of a team of archeologists who have discovered the earliest case of scurvy in ancient Egypt.
St. Lawrence's University Communications won a gold and three silver awards from CASE District II
A set of publication materials produced by the University Communications department at St. Lawrence University has won several design and production awards.
The Rev. Shaun Whitehead sings during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in 2015.
St. Lawrence University will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a service and various campus activities, beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 20, the first day of Spring 2016 semester classes.
The Rain Garden outside the Johnson Hall of Science.
St. Lawrence University's Office of University Communications has added a new sustainability section to its existing online campus map.
From left to right: Justin Martin, Marabeth Peets, Tim Gilbert and Wendy Lawton. (Skidmore photo)
A team of St. Lawrence University Dining and Conference Services cooks took home the bronze in this year’s American Culinary Federation Culinary Conference and Competition.
St. Lawrence University’s University Chorus is accepting new members for the Spring 2016 semester.
"Elephant With Prostrate Passenger," etching. © Edward Gorey Charitable Trust
The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present an exhibition of prints by world-renowned author and illustrator Edward St. John Gorey from Jan. 20 to Feb. 27, with a guest curator on Feb. 8.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
St. Lawrence University will co-host the second-annual Ottawa Hockey Analytics at Carleton, which will consist of talks on the analysis of hockey with Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers.
Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology
Research conducted by Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology, on the effects of cluttered living, or hoarding, on sleep habits was featured in the "Huffington Post" and "U.S. News and World Report."


St. Lawrence University campus, Abbott residence
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has once again included St. Lawrence University on its list of the Best College Values for 2016.
Kathleen Buckley, World AIDS Day
A St. Lawrence University professor and chaplain were awarded a New York State Department of Health Commissioner’s Special Recognition Award on World AIDS Day.
J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon '24 wrote "I'll Be Home for Christmas"
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” remains one of the most beloved Christmas songs of all times, and it gives more to St. Lawrence University than just a special holiday feeling.
St. Lawrence University was named one of only 50 schools in The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Create Futures." (SLU Photo/Ta
Here they are ... the top 10 most read St. Lawrence University news stories from the Fall 2015 semester:
St. Lawrence University announced the Fall 2015 Innovation Grant award recipients, which include health stations, reusable to-go boxes for Dana, a new Green Bikes repair stand, a Queer Peers program, a leadership summit for student athletes, a collection of Chinese books, and a new oven for Campus Kitchens.
Students skiing
The education research website has named St. Lawrence University the sixth best college in the nation for skiers and snowboarders. The criteria included:
The Jama Masjid Mosque in Delhi, India (SLU Photo)
Emma Cummings-Krueger '16 recalls her experiences during the India Study Abroad Program, a program in existence since the late 1980s developed by St. Lawrence and members of the New York 6 Liberal Arts Consortium.