University News



Students at an electrical substation
St. Lawrence received a rating of “silver” in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, or STARS.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, took part in a Middle East Institute’s panel discussion.
St. Lawrence students and alumni gathered together at SLU Connect-D.C.
St. Lawrence University was selected as one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price in The Princeton Review’s"Colleges That Pay You Back."
Okey Ndibe
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2017-18 season with author Okey Ndibe at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Sykes Common Room.
University Chorus singing
University Chorus is accepting new members for the Spring 2018 semester.
Thomas Brent Smith
St. Lawrence University will host Thomas Brent Smith, director of the Petrie Institute of Western American Art at the​ Denver Art Museum, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, in Griffiths Art Center, Room 123.
1926 Estey Pipe Organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel will feature the music of Johann Sebastian Bach at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Elena Brzozowski ’18, Vina Smith-Ramakrishnan ’18, Haley O'Brien ’18, and Kylie Clancy ’20 at the National Institutes of Health
Four anthropology student majors attended the Public Leadership Education Network’s (PLEN) Women in STEM Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C.
Serge Onyper, associate professor of psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology Serge Onyper has been named as the James R. Wallace Professorship in Psychology.
Catherine Tedford, director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery
Two sticker exhibitions curated by Catherine Tedford, director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, will be shown at Central Washington University from Jan. 4 through March 10.
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government, wrote a chapter that was featured in the recently published book "The World Views of the Obama Era."


Paul Redfern
St. Lawrence University has named Paul Redfern as its next vice president for University Communications, President William L. Fox announced on Dec. 20.
Florence W. Hines
St. Lawrence University has named Florence W. Hines vice president and dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. She will begin her duties in early summer 2018.
J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” by J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon, as well as his other songs, generate royalties that give back to St. Lawrence University each and every time it plays.
Winter campus with blue sky
The largest donation ever made to St. Lawrence University as well as the largest incoming class were among the Top-10 news stories of 2017.
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, wrote an opinion article calling out a provision in the Senate's proposed tax bill that would open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and cost taxpayers more than they would receive back in return.
SLUFunk will perform “I Will Survive” Study Break Concert” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, in Launders Underground.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Government will host guest speaker Sanford Schram ’71 at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
The Laurentian Singers
The Laurentian Singers will perform their 18th-annual Holiday Concert and Carol Sing “A Gaelic and Gallic Christmas Garland,” Dec. 8 in Heuvelton and Dec 9 in Canton.
Fall Dance Concert 2017 (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
The Fall Dance Concert will start at 8 p.m. on Dec. 7 with a dress rehearsal followed by free, ticketed shows on Dec. 8 and 9.
1926 Estey pipe organ
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel concert series will end 2017 with Music for Christmas, beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.


University chorus singer
The St. Lawrence University Chorus will celebrate Christmas this semester with their holiday program, “Angels and Shepherds,” on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.
St. Lawrence University announced the Fall 2017 Innovation Grant award recipients.
“The Blue Moon Radio Hour" poster
The Department of Music will host “The Blue Moon Radio Hour: A Staged Radio Broadcast of Music and Drama from the 20s-30s,” beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Launder’s Underground
Students pictured next to a windmill in Denmark
IIE's "Open Doors" reports nearly three-quarters of all St. Lawrence University students study abroad during their attendance, with nearly two-thirds studying abroad for a semester or longer.