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St. Lawrence University sign
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees approved a new comprehensive fee for its students in the 2017-18 academic year.
Eve Stoddard, Dana professor of global studies, and John Collins, professor of global studies.
Two professors in the Department of Global Studies have published a new textbook, providing a detailed look at key aspects of the emerging field.
Simona Sharoni
St. Lawrence University will host guest speaker Simona Sharoni who will discuss activism on campus and in the community from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, March 6, in Eben Holden.
Sonali Skandan
St. Lawrence University will welcome Sonali Skandan for a performance of Bharatanatyam Dance of India at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Re-Writing the Streets exhibition
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present two street art exhibitions from March 3 to April 18, including an exhibition by senior by Meg Chandler ’17.
Kelly Grey Carlisle
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2016-17 season with author Kelly Grey Carlisle at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in Sykes Common Room.
Bailey O’Keeffe '16
Bailey O’Keeffe '16 lent St. Lawrence University her statistical expertise to analyze the amount of screen time male and female actors of Oscar-nominated films received in 2017.
The Rev. Shaun Whitehead, associate chaplain
St. Lawrence University’s Chaplain’s Office will host the 13th-annual gospel music workshop and concert, “Got Spirit!” starting Wednesday, Feb. 22.
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