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St. Lawrence University will celebrate both the Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity together on Friday, April 24, across the campus.
The Rev. Fred G. Garry, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Watertown
The Rev. Fred G. Garry, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Watertown, will receive the St. Lawrence University's 2015 North Country Citation during its Commencement on Sunday, May 17.
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, is studying the way journalists use social media. His research and teaching interests focus on the sociology of new media, culture, and communication.
St. Lawrence University’s Art and Art History Senior Art Exhibition will officially open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery.
Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17.
St. Lawrence University’s Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, on Creasy Commencement Common, or in Appleton Arena in the event of inclement weather.
St. Lawrence University students in the Fall 2014 participate in the Adirondack Semester
St. Lawrence University once again has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States in The Princeton Review's Green Guide to Colleges.
Steven Salaita
The American Association of University Professors will host Steven Salaita for a public lecture at St. Lawrence University at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, in Eben Holden.
Jeffrey Chiarenzelli has been appointed as the MacAllaster Professor of North Country Studies.
Jeffrey Chiarenzelli ’81, James Henry Chapin professor of geology, has been appointed as the MacAllaster Professor of North Country Studies. His appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.
Peter Kornbluh
The Department of Government will host author Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in Hepburn Auditorium.
Lorrie Moore '78 (Vanderbilt University/Linda Nylind)
The 2015 St. Lawrence University Writers Series will welcome author Lorrie Moore ’78 to her alma mater for a reading at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, in Eben Holden.
University Chorus will present “The Great American Songbook,” a concert of jazz standards and show tunes from the 20th-century, featuring music on Sunday, April 19.
The St. Lawrence University Wind Ensemble will perform a Spring concert beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Students perform in the Fall 2014 dance concert
St. Lawrence University students will perform in the spring dance concert, which will take place at 8 p.m. April 23 to April 25 in Gulick Theatre.
Christian Hosmer, director of the String Orchestra
The St. Lawrence University String Orchestra will perform a selection of fiddle music on April 17 at the Russell Opera House and on April 26 in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
St. Lawrence University will discuss on WPBS's "Public Eye with Jeff Cole" the steps that colleges and universities in the North Country are doing to investigate sexual assault reports and to prevent incidents from happening.
The Centennial of the Armenian Genocide: A Night of Commemoration
St. Lawrence University will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in the Atwood Hall chapel.
Lauren K. Hall
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Economics will host Lauren K. Hall as part of its Visiting Speaker Series in Political Economy at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, in Hepburn Hall Auditorium.
Lorrie Moore (Courtesy of The New York Times)
Piskor Professor of English Peter Bailey tells us why St. Lawrence's most accomplished English major Lorrie Moore's reading on April 23 is worth attending.
Matt Carotenuto, associate professor of history
Associate Professor of History Matt Carotenuto's blog regarding the terrorist attack in Kenya was featured on the Africa Studies Association website, while KSP students reassure readers of their safety.
The North Country Symposium in 2014
This year’s 13th annual North Country Symposium will highlight the important role of small business in the North Country on April 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in St. Lawrence University’s Eben Holden Conference Center.
Jadian Andrews
This year’s Kick It for a Cause, which is sponsored by St. Lawrence University’s Center for Civic Engagement, will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, in the Newell Field House.
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel concert series will celebrate spring at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, April 10, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton.


Two St. Lawrence University fraternities that once had their charters revoked and housing rescinded will once again have campus housing allocations in 2015.
Bob Durocher named St. Lawrence University's Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation.
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox ’75 announced today that Bob Durocher has been named the next Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation.
Parishville-Hopkinton Central School won the Pi Mu Epsilon cup
Fifty-seven students from 12 regional high schools participated on March 25 in St. Lawrence University’s 71st annual Pi Mu Epsilon Interscholastic Mathematics Contest.