University News



Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
"The Boston Globe" discussed research presented by Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, that demonstrate his statistics-based model more accurately predict NHL player performance than team draft picks.
Barrise Griffin ’18, Maeve Walsh ’17, Nils Tangemann ’17, Riley Naclerio ’18, Katie Eaton ’17 and Jacqui Ebeling ’17
Six exceptional St. Lawrence University students have been selected to work as Admissions Summer Interns for 2016.
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English
Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, wrote "In Memory of Bread" as both a memoir of being diagnosed with celiac disease and as a history of humanity's love for bread.
André Lynch M’16
André Lynch M’16 received first place in the contest “Shout Out to the Humanities" in the graduate student category for his rap video "Facts of Humanities."
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics
Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics, discussed in "The Wall Street Journal" how oil companies behaved during a major natural disaster affecting their employees and customers.
Commencement 2016
"Buffalo Business First" magazine has included St. Lawrence University in its listing of Elite 10 Upstate New York colleges and universities.
Patrick Gagnon
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy June 13 to 17 at the Torrey Health and Counseling Center.


(Clockwise from top-left) Congresswoman Katherine Clark ’85, William “Bill” Torrey ’57, John Gaal, and Charles Aquadro ’75.
St. Lawrence University’s Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, on Creasy Commencement Common, or in Appleton Arena in the event of inclement weather.
Malakia Takane ’18
Two St. Lawrence University students have been selected to receive funding this summer for their Davis UWC Projects for Peace 2016 proposals.
Herring-Cole Hall
St. Lawrence University was named a top-50 college on the National Historic Register by the ranking service Best College Reviews.
St. Lawrence Students pictured at the Model UN Conference at the United Nations
St. Lawrence University’s Model United Nations Club participated in April at the New York University Model UN Conference, which took place at the United Nations.
Fireworks on campus
St. Lawrence University will host a Senior Week Fireworks Display, beginning at dusk on Friday, May 20.
Claire Silberg '15 pictured in Kenya
A recent St. Lawrence University graduate and Kenya Semester Program participant, Claire Silberg ’15, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant, allowing her to teach in Kenya.
Daniel N. McLane, assistant professor of environmental sociology
The senior class has selected Daniel N. McLane, assistant professor of environmental sociology, to receive the Owen D. Young Outstanding Faculty Award.
PCA's 2016-17 theater production calendar
The Department of Performance and Communication Arts has announced its 2016-17 theater season and schedule.
"Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions"
Education faculty Peter Ladd and Kyle Blanchfield have published a new book, titled "Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions."
The editorial team at "The Hill News"
"The Hill News" has won two New York Press Association awards in the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest, including the top spot for General Excellence in college newspapers.
St. Lawrence University received an extraordinary gift from a loyal Laurentian couple with the purpose of endowing a permanent teaching position in the Department of Government.
Joseph Kling, professor of government
The annual Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries' Commencement lecture will be delivered by Professor of Government Joseph Kling from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.


Students line up for Moving-Up Day ceremonies at St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence University continued its traditional Moving-Up Day Academic Awards and the Omicron Delta Kappa “Tapping” ceremonies on Saturday, April 30.
Through the New York 6 Liberal Arts Consortium, several St. Lawrence University students and faculty have been selected as Selected as Upstate-Global Collective Summer Student Research Fellows for 2016.
Rhythm & Roots Ensemble will present “Singer-Songwriters” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, in Launders Underground.
Abye Assefa, associate professor of sociology and African studies, pictured on right
Abye Assefa, associate professor of sociology and African studies, participated in a panel discussion on April 25 at the Brookings Institution as part of the Africa Security Initiative.
Traditional Arts in Upstate New York will screen a series of student short films on Heritage Award recipients beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5.
The Spring 2016 Innovation Grant award recipients include exploring a new 3D printing center, enhancing student exposure to and skill with activism, creating new spaces for community, and supporting eSports.