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University News

March 2014

Join alumni, parents, students and fellow faculty and staff for a weeklong series of events starting Sunday, March 30.
Matt Burr ’03, drummer for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Matt Burr ’03, drummer for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, donated a drum kit to the Java Barn for students to jam whenever.
Madeleine Wong, assistant professor of global studies, and Asana Hamidu '15
Center for International and Intercultural Studies Fellows Program award will allow a global studies professor and student to research transnational families in Ghana.
John Hicks in London
John Hicks ’15 of Frederick, Md., will represent St. Lawrence University during a Canadian-led, three-week European Study Tour, where he will visit several branches of European Union government.
Carmen Vázquez
St. Lawrence University will host Carmen Vázquez, an advocate and activist on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer issues at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7, in Griffiths Hall 123.
Xiomalys Crespo ’16, of Ponce, Puerto Rico, will play Juliet, while Neil Devendorf ’16 of Fulton, N.Y. will play the role of Romeo.
“Romeo and Juliet Redux,” adapted by PCA Visiting Assistant Professor Charles Pepiton, opens at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, in Gulick Theatre.
Zachary Hamilton, 12, of Canton
St. Lawrence University’s Center for Civic Engagement will hold its annual “Kick It for a Cause” event to benefit Zachary Hamilton, 12, of Canton, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, in the Newell Field House.
Alexis Paige
"The Laurentian Magazine" will host Vermont-based writer Alexis Paige to St. Lawrence at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, in the Sykes Common Lounge.
Doug Huntley, superintendent of Queensbury Union Free School District
The 12th annual North Country Symposium will take place April 7 at St. Lawrence University’s Eben Holden Conference Center.
A town hall meeting featuring St. Lawrence University students and faculty, North Country Public Radio and guest speakers will discuss the social, economic and political roles prisons play the state of New York.
Daphne Kalotay, author
The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present international bestseller Daphne Kalotay at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in the Sykes Common Room.
St. Lawrence University will host local organic farmer Brian Bennett at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, in Hepburn Hall, room 218.
Students complete Piathalon activities
St. Lawrence students take part in a series of activities as part of Pi-athalon, attempting to come closest to completing 3.14 events.
Shannon Moroney
St. Lawrence University will host speaker, author and advocate Shannon Moroney at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 in Eben Holden as part of the University’s Contemporary Issues Forum lecture series.
Photographer Nancie Battaglia
Photographer Nancie Battaglia of Lake Placid will receive the 2014 St. Lawrence University North Country Citation for bringing attention to the North Country through her art.
Fourteen St. Lawrence University students attended the second annual Career Panel during their spring break, which was held in Boston on March 13.
The Kinan Azmeh’s CityBand will bring sounds of the Middle East to St. Lawrence University, when they perform live at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, at Launders Underground.
St. Lawrence University’s Laurentian Singers will present their Home Concert March 21 following their spring break tour ,which took the singers to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago.
St. Lawrence University will host the sixth annual Brain Blast celebration from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 21, in the Johnson Hall of Science lobby.
St. Lawrence University’s Chaplain’s Office will host its fifth annual Johann Sebastian Bach Marathon, which will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton.
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics at St. Lawrence University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to travel and research for six months in Prague, Czech Republic.
Assistant Professor of Geology Alexander Stewart
Assistant Professor of Geology Alexander Stewart was recently published in the academic journal "Science and Diplomacy" and profiled in "American Association for the Advancement of Science."
The most recent art exhibit at St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, “Cellblock Visions,” will display through April 12 the artwork of incarcerated individuals.
As part of St. Lawrence University’s Annual Church Lecture in Neuroscience, San Diego State University Professor Claire will discuss whether the loss of smell is an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease.