University News



Students visit the New York State Capitol during the SLU Connect Albany event. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
Nineteen St. Lawrence University students had the opportunity to take part in the first SLU Connect Albany event held Oct. 13-14, meeting successful alumni and participating in panel discussions.
Relay Week poster
A student-lead group will host this year’s Relay for Life, which will take place starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, and continue to 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Newell Field House.
St. Lawrence University continues its Noon in the Chapel series with “Generations of Jazz” beginning at 12:15 on Friday, Oct. 28, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Commencement 2016
Nearly 97 percent of recent St. Lawrence University graduates were either employed or attending graduate school less than one year after graduation.
Students shop at the student-run Barn Good Thrift Store, part of the SLU ReUse initiative
St. Lawrence University is one of the nation's 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to the 2016 edition of The Princeton Review's "Guide to 361 Green Colleges." named St. Lawrence University one of the best campus in New York
St. Lawrence University was named one of the best campus in New York by and among the top 50 best small and best liberal arts colleges in America.
Gordon G. Gallup Jr., professor of psychology at SUNY Albany
St. Lawrence University will host the annual Richard D. Church Lecture in Neuroscience at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
Nominations for North Country Citation, which will be awarded at St. Lawrence’s Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21, 2017, are being accepted through Dec. 15, 2016.
Jeison Castillo, "Jaguar Man from Mirití," 2015, oil and yagé on canvas
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present an exhibition “Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art, and Spirituality” from Oct. 24 to Dec. 10.
St. Lawrence University’s Wind Ensemble will perform their fall concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Valeria Luiselli
St. Lawrence University’s Writer Series will continue it 2016-17 season with author Valeria Luiselli at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in Sykes Common Room.
Sanford J. Ungar
St. Lawrence University will host Sanford J. Ungar, president emeritus at Goucher College in Baltimore, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Eben Holden.
Jemima Pierre
St. Lawrence University will host Jemima Pierre, associate professor of anthropology and African and American studies at UCLA, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
Students participate in the Career Connections' Career Boot Camp
St. Lawrence University has been awarded a four-year grant totaling $800,000 to support the “Sophomore Journeys” program.
Halley Choy '17, Essence Parker '17, Tanveer Kalo '18, Claire Dudley '19, Anabel (A.) Encarnacion '17
Five St. Lawrence University McNair Scholars participated in the 2016 Ronald E. McNair Scholars Research Conference at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
St. Lawrence University students take part in the Unity Project.
Students and staff brought the Unity Project to St. Lawrence in order to have a discussion on diversity and to visualize the interconnections that exist between everyone.
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of Canadian studies and English
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of Canadian studies and English, has edited a volume on Nobel Prize in Literature-winning author Alice Munro.


Left to right: Gisele El Khoury, Madeleine Wong and Marcella Salvi
Three St. Lawrence University faculty attended the Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Conference: The Global Liberal Arts in the 21st Century, which took place at Hamilton College, Sept.
Students enjoy Adirondack-themed dinner
"The Daily Meal" has once again has named St. Lawrence University among its listing of Best Colleges for Food in America.
Josh Clark as Romeo and Zoe Speas as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"
The American Shakespeare Center will bring its “Hungry Hearts Tour” to St. Lawrence University starting on Oct. 4.
TEDxStLawrenceU announcement
Eleven speakers have been selected to present talks at the first TEDxStLawrenceU, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
St. Lawrence University kicks off its Noon in the Chapel concert series with “Music for High Holy Days,” beginning at 12:15 on Friday, Sept. 30, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
St. Lawrence University will hold a Campus Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Mother and daughter walking on campus
St. Lawrence University will host nearly 100 colleges and universities during Higher Education Night, which will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Left to right: Frederick Lifsitz, violin; Paul Yarbrough, viola; Zakarias Grafilo, violin; Sandy Wilson, cello.
St. Lawrence University will welcome the Alexander String Quartet for a noontime matinee on Sept. 28 and 8 p.m. performance on Sept. 29 during its week-long residency in Canton.