University News



Class of 2020 International Students
St. Lawrence University welcomed 54 new international students to the Class of 2020.
"The Idiot Box is Here," 1975, Alootook Ipellie
The Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario, will display works from Inuit artist Alootook Ipellie, which are part of St. Lawrence University's permanent collection.
Evie Brahmstedt '19 won the environmental sciences oral presentation session during the 19th-annual summer symposium on undergraduate research experiences at Clarkson University.
The St. Lawrence University Music Department ensembles are accepting new members for the fall semester.
Mary Jane Smith, Lorie MacKenzie, and Erin McCarthy
St. Lawrence University honored several employees with awards for their outstanding service and recognized a number of faculty promotions during its Convocation ceremony.
Front left to right: Sarah Knobel, Andrea Sweigart-Gallagher, Alvin Henry, Jessica Sierk. Back left to right: Sam Byrne, Cristia
St. Lawrence University appointed eight new tenure-track faculty members who began teaching in the Fall 2016 semester.
St. Lawrence University sign founded in 1856
St. Lawrence University has been listed as one of 36 top Middle Atlantic Colleges by, a list that includes four Ivy League universities.
Obiora Udechukwu, Dana professor of art and art history
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will mark the beginning of the academic year with an exhibition to honor Obiora Udechukwu, Dana professor of art and art history.
George (Casmir) Misiewicz ’17 and Samantha Glazier, associate professor of chemistry
George Misiewicz ’17 and Jabari Bowen '18 worked alongside faculty mentors during their summer 2016 University Fellowships.
An old skin boat in Savoonga, Alaska
The National Science Foundation has awarded two separate grants for projects led by St. Lawrence University faculty.
Elizabeth Girard '17 pictured on Hospice's Tranquility Trail
Elizabeth Girard ’17 interned at Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, the same organization that supported her and her family when her father passed away from leukemia.
Kaleigh White '18 pictured with children at a school in Peru.
Kaleigh White ’18 of Middleton, Massachusetts, was awarded a 2016 Tanner Fellowship and spent five weeks teaching in Trujillo, Peru.


Wong, Brezault, Olesker and Bansak
Four St. Lawrence University professors traveled to Kenya and South Africa this summer to conduct workshops and take part in intellectual discussions as part of the New York Six Upstate-Global Collective project.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, participates in a panel discussion at Brookings.
Associate Professor of History Matthew Carotenuto took part in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., on July 19.
Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty
Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty is blogging about letters in the collections of the St. Lawrence University Libraries.
Johnson Hall of Science with flowers in foreground
"Money" magazine ranked St. Lawrence University number 29 on its list of Best Liberal Arts College and number 10 on its list of Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid.
Sullivan Student Center
Fiske Guide to Colleges includes St. Lawrence University in its annual list of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable price.


NCPR logo
Two national press organizations have bestowed upon North Country Public Radio a number of awards for its news coverage and feature reporting.
Timothy J. Simpson
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Tim Simpson, Class of 1980, for a six-year term beginning July 1.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
"The Boston Globe" discussed research presented by Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, which demonstrates his statistics-based model more accurately predicts 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.
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.