Three people, walk behind two happy dogs in the woods as they conduct research on tracking turtles.

St. Lawrence Magazine
Fall 2023

Teaming Up to Save Wildlife On the Trail With a Detection Dog and His Research Team

Revisiting My ‘Why’

President Morris reflects on the moments at St. Lawrence that remind her what drew her to a career in higher education.

How a Wildlife Detection Dog and His Student Handlers Are Helping Preserve Rare Turtles

The river valley is quiet. It’s a sunny day in June, and Evelyn Albrecht ’25 has just given the wildlife detection dog named Newt his search command. Something switches on in the 4-year-old Labrador retriever’s brain. He’s in work mode now, bounding along the river bank in an erratic zig-zag pattern, deploying his stellar snout to sniff out wood turtles and help aid conservation efforts in Rhode Island. 

Christ Family Scholarship Established with Love

The moment they stepped onto the Beta fire truck for their first date, Bill Christ ’68 and Jane Jochum Christ  ’69 began what would become a quintessential St. Lawrence love story.

On a Ringing Streak

Janel Smith ’99 has the longest track record when it comes to ringing the iconic St. Lawrence University chapel bells.
Neal Burdick '72

Donors Light Up Bloomberg Lab Ticker-Tape

Jim ’69 and Charlie Mahoney ’69 are among the alum and parent donors whose names appear on the ticker-tape outside the Bloomberg Finance Lab. While the lab was created with funds from a George I. Alden Trust grant, these individual gifts fund annual licensing renewal for the proprietary Bloomberg terminals.