University News



Inside Appleton Arena
St. Lawrence University has received a gift in the form of a planning grant that will allow for a comprehensive study to consider ways of renewing and enhancing Appleton Arena.
Stephanie Elizonda Griest
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2017-18 season with travel writer and author Stephanie Elizonda Griest at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Campus sign, St. Lawrence University founded in 1856
St. Lawrence University will host nearly 70 colleges and universities during its annual Higher Education Night, which will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
David Greenberg and Chris Norman
Multi-instrumentalist musicians Chris Norman and David Greenberg are scheduled to perform together at St. Lawrence University at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 22, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
1926 Estey Pipe Organ
St. Lawrence University will kick off its Noon in the Chapel concert series with “Music for High Holy Days” at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Kathleen Buckley, chaplain
St. Lawrence University Chaplain Kathleen Buckley was named a Minority Access National Role Model, while the University was included in Minority Access’ list of “institutions committed to diversity for 2017.”
Students and faculty in the lab
More than 97 percent of recent St. Lawrence University graduates were either employed or attending graduate school less than one year after graduation.
The Rain Garden outside the Johnson Hall of Science.
St. Lawrence University announced today that it has been awarded funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to support its energy master plan.
A class being taught outside
St. Lawrence University maintained a consistent standing among national liberal arts colleges in the most recent edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook.
Sayed Kashua
The 2017 Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture will be delivered by award-winning author Sayed Kashua at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, in the Sykes Common Room.
“Veterans Project: Odyssey Home” will be presented at the St. Lawrence University’s Edson R. Miles Black Box Theater at 8 p.m. on Sept.14 and 15.


University Chorus combines the vocal talents of students, faculty and staff and community members, performing a varied repertoir
St. Lawrence University’s Music Department ensembles are now accepting new members for the fall semester.
Left to right: Eric Williams-Bergen, Mary Cosmo, Thadine Wight, and Samantha Glazier
St. Lawrence University honored several employees and recognized a number of faculty promotions during its Convocation ceremony held on Aug. 30.
Group picture of new tenure-track and visiting faculty
St. Lawrence University has appointed four new tenure-track faculty, who will began teaching in the Fall 2017 semester.
Eric Avery
The first exhibition of 2017-18 at St. Lawrence University's Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will feature a collection of handmade paper through Oct. 8 with an artist reception on Monday, Sept. 4.
Eloise Brezault, assistant professor of Francophone and African studies
Eloise Brezault, assistant professor of Francophone and African studies, co-edited the book, titled "Memory as Cultural Capital: Cross-Cultural Encounters in French and English."
Sue Halpern
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will launch its 2017-18 season with author Sue Halpern at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, in Sykes Common Room.
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.
(Left to right): Ben “Webb” Campbell ’18, Paul Nakamura ’18, Jennifer Scudder ’18, Aleksandrs Ablazevics ’19, Andy Cring '92.
Four St. Lawrence University students were accepted to participate in eBay's Finance and 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.”


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.