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University News

2017

August

Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest Associate Professor of Physics
St. Lawrence University astronomers Jeffrey Miller, laboratory coordinator, and Aileen O'Donoghue, Priest Associate Professor of Physics prepare to view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Helen Huang and Robin Rhodes-Crowell
A workshop delivered in China by two St. Lawrence University employees received coverage in two newspapers.
(Right to left): Ben “Webb” Campbell ’18, Paul Nakamura ’18, Jennifer Scudder ’18, Aleksandrs Ablazevics ’19, Andy Cring '92.
Four St. Lawrence University were accepted to participate in eBay's Finance & Analytics internship program due, in part, to a strong Laurentian connection.
Oscar Castillo ’19 working with children at the North Country Children's Museum exhibit.
Eight St. Lawrence University students and recent graduates took part in the SLU PIC summer internship program, while another 62 students received Internship Fellowship awards.
Aileen O'Donoghue, associate professor of physics
Aileen O'Donoghue, associate professor of physics, discusses with North Country Public Radio the August sky, which will include a solar eclipse on Aug. 21 as well as the Perseid meteor shower.
Liz Kamb '18 talks to local school teachers on the Grasse River
Nature Up North held a Teachers Workshop for eight North Country primary and secondary school educators from Aug. 1 to 2 at St. Lawrence University.
Richardson Hall
The Princeton Review commended St. Lawrence University for its loyal alumni network, robust science lab facilities and co-curricular opportunities in “The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition.”

July

Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, at Brookings
Associate Professor of History Matthew Carotenuto participated in a panel discussion on July 21 at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.
Nevaan Perera '18 conducted research with Asst. Prof. Choong Soo Lee
Nearly 50 undergraduate researchers are living on campus and working alongside their faculty mentors as part of the various summer research fellowships.
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies, co-edited a volume on Willa Cather, author of My Ántonia.
Ryan Kmetz, assistant director of sustainability and energy management
Ryan Kmetz, assistant director of sustainability and energy management, received the APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities' 2017 Rex Dillow Award for Outstanding Article.
Sullivan Student Center in sunny weather
St. Lawrence University has once again been selected for inclusion in Fiske's Guide to Colleges, the annual list of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable price.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and an expert in Turkish affairs, wrote an op-ed that was featured in Reuters on the one-year anniversary of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.

June

Jeff Chiarenzelli, professor of geology, with class on river
Jeff Chiarenzelli, professor of geology, and Sean Regan ’10 with the USGS participated in the orientation of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewards personnel.
Aileen O'Donoghue, Evan Smith '16 and Jeffrey Miller with the Green Bank Telescope in the background
St. Lawrence University astronomers Aileen O’Donoghue and Jeffrey Miller met up with Evan Smith '16 at a workshop held at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia.
Zhihong “Hook” Huang ’02
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Zhihong “Hook” Huang, Class of 2002, as a new member. His six-year term begins July 1. Zhihong “Hook” Huang ’02
From left: Teddy Geraghty ’18, Chloe Warner ’18, Emily Hurlbut ’19, Nina Melkonyan ’18, Jennifer Kim ’18, Connor McSweeney ’18.
Six exceptional St. Lawrence University students were selected for the coveted Admissions Summer Internship for 2017.
North Country Public Radio
North Country Public Radio, has won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the Best Website in the small market category.
Left to right: EJ Curtis III, Danielle Clifford, and Thomas Bedard.
Three graduating seniors who took part in St. Lawrence University’s Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) have been accepted into medical school for the fall.
Tabitha Ferrer Flood ’08 and Andrew J. Alvarez ’08 were elected McCurdy-Sprague trustees.
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Andrew J. Alvarez and Tabitha Ferrer Flood, both Class of 2008 graduates, as McCurdy-Sprague trustees beginning June 1.
2016 safety and security academy graduates
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy June 12 to 16, providing in-depth training relative for university safety and security operations.

May

Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty
Librarian Paul A. Doty will blog about his summer reading lists, which revolve around the 45th president.
Shinu Abraham, associate professor of anthropology
Shinu Abraham, associate professor of anthropology, was part of a team of scholars awarded a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research into ancient South Asian trade.
Kristin McKie, assistant professor of government and African studies
Kristin McKie, assistant professor of government and African studies, participated in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., on May 19.
Class taught outside in front of Gunnison Memorial Chapel
St. Lawrence University has exceeded its enrollment targets for the incoming Class of 2021 this fall, which helped to bolster its stable bond rating with Standard & Poor’s.