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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.


View of Kirk Douglas Hall and Avenue of the Elms in winter.
The Princeton Review features St. Lawrence University in the 2017 edition of its book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."
St. Lawrence University will celebrate the Chinese New Year on Feb. 3.
St. Lawrence University will celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a Chinese New Year Gala starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, in the Sullivan Student Center's Winston Room.
William L. Fox, president of St. Lawrence University
A statement released on Sunday, Jan. 29, by St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox reinforced the University's "deeply rooted attachment to the international community of scholars."
Ryan Kmetz
St. Lawrence University has hired Ryan Kmetz as its new Assistant Director of Sustainability and Energy Management.
Fred Arroyo, Viebranz visiting professor of creative writing
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2016-17 season with Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Fred Arroyo at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Sykes Common Room.
Henrietta Jordan
The Department of Government will host former member of the Vermont House of Representatives and health care advocate Henrietta Jordan at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Hepburn Hall room 218.
Mirari Brass Quintet
St. Lawrence University will present Mirari Brass Quintet for a performance and open rehearsal and workshop Feb. 9 and 10.
Deena Glitz McCullough ’84 is a LINC mentor to Andrew Callahan ’19.
College Rank, a website dedicated to evaluating and ranking college programs and experiences, has released its list of the Top 25 Best College Alumni Networks, which includes St Lawrence University
Mindy Pitre, assistant professor of anthropology
The Luxor Times and the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt has selected research conducted by Mindy Pitre, assistant professor of anthropology, as one of the top 10 finds in Egypt of 2016.
Madeleine Wong, associate professor and chair of global studies
Madeleine Wong, associate professor and chair of global studies, delivered a presentation at the International Migration Institute at Oxford University on Jan. 18.
 St. Lawrence University students tend to a game during the Winter Weekend Carnaval. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
A weekend full of activities in celebration of winter will begin on Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Lawrence University.
Paul Graham ’99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham ’99, associate professor of English, explains on The Academic Minute that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder
Untitled self portrait by David Gaither
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present an exhibition of recent works by Atlanta-artist David Gaither from Jan. 18 to Feb. 25 with a gallery lecture on Monday, Feb. 6.
The Rev. Shaun Whitehead leads a choir of students. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University’s Office of the Chaplain hosted the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
Les Canards Chantants
St. Lawrence University will present Les Canards Chantants for two performances on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Amy Hysick
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Education will host New York State Teacher of the Year Amy Hysick at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in Eben Holden.
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel concert series starts 2017 with “Organ Masters I,” beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.


St. Lawrence ranked 67 in Kiplinger's 100 Best Value in Private Liberal Arts Colleges.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has once again included St. Lawrence University on its list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.
St. Lawrence's first TED event, TEDxStLawrenceU was held on Nov. 12, 2016.
The top 10 St. Lawrence University News stories for 2016.
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics
Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest associate professor of physics, has been named a 2016 recipient of the Macsherry Family Community Spirit Award by the United Way of Northern New York.