University News



"The Narrows" by Kristin Rehder
The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will host a photography exhibition by Kristin Rehder, titled “Through the Narrows: Meditations on an Adirondack River,” from Aug. 22 to Oct. 13.
Class being taught outside
The Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges praises St. Lawrence for its excellent Career Services office, active student government and overall smooth operation.
Writers Series Poster
St. Lawrence University’s Department of English has announced its 2018-19 Writers Series lineup. All events are free and open to the public and will take place beginning at 8 p.m.


Geology student working with faculty in the lab
The online college ranking site College Consensus named St. Lawrence University one of the Best Colleges in New York for 2018.
Photovoltaic solar system located just outside of Watertown, New York.
St. Lawrence University has entered into a new solar energy agreement, increasing the amount of clean energy used to power campus.
St. Lawrence University HEOP Class of 2022
Rising junior and NCPR intern Michael Paulino ’20 profiled the incoming HEOP Class of 2022 during their summer orientation at St. Lawrence.
Norbert Oros ’19 and Makayla Rogers ’19
Two St. Lawrence University students were named New York Six Upstate Summer Research Fellows for Summer 2018.
CSTEP and McNair scholars at Undergraduate Research Conference
CSTEP and McNair scholars attended the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference from July 19 to 21 in Niagara Falls, New York
Helen Eifert ’18 and Alexander K. Stewart
Helen Eifert ’18 and Alexander Stewart published a chapter in a Geological Society of America book on the higher than average number of female students at St. Lawrence University enrolled in STEM majors, including geology.
Admissions interns standing in front of a tree
Six Laurentians earned the opportunity to spend their summer at St. Lawrence University as Admissions Summer Interns.
Reunion Citation Recipients
Several Laurentians were honored with alumni awards that are given annually at the largest alumni gathering of the year.
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology
Stephen Barnard, assistant professor of sociology, published "Citizens at the Gates" on journalistic practices in the age of Twitter.
Sullivan Student Center with blue sky
Fiske’s "Guide to Colleges," which highlights colleges that offer the best academic experience for an affordable price, includes St. Lawrence University.


Second rendering of proposed changes to Appleton Arena
St. Lawrence University has received financial commitments that make plans to renovate historic Appleton Arena a reality.


Jeffrey Frank, assistant professor of education
Jeffrey Frank, assistant professor of education and coordinator for undergraduate programs, has been awarded the John William Miller Fellowship for the academic years 2018-2020.
Edward W. Keller ’86
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Edward W. Keller ’86, Lisa Tarbox Luke ’82, Dr. Heather L. McCauley ’06, and Scott O’Connell ’87, P’16n, P’18 as new term members.
Stephen Hietsch
St. Lawrence University has named Stephen Hietsch as the next vice president for finance and administration.
Liberal Arts Science Scholars
A project lead by a multidisciplinary team of St. Lawrence University faculty will be featured in the National Science Foundation’s “STEM for All Video Showcase.”
Student riding bike in spring
The Laurentian alumni network, celebrating the Class of 2022, and honoring retirees all help to round out the most popular news stories of the Spring 2018 semester at St. Lawrence University.
The Hill News logo
St. Lawrence University’s student-run newspaper, "The Hill News," won a New York Press Association (NYPA) award in the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest.
Picture of Sykes Hall in spring
St. Lawrence University has exceeded its enrollment targets for the incoming Class of 2022 this fall.
Graduates tossing caps at Commencement
Forbes listed St. Lawrence University's Augsbury/North Country Scholars program a top example of a college program that provides students and families in surrounding communities.


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 28.
Gabrielle Smith ’18 presenting her research topic
St. Lawrence University celebrated both the Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity together on Friday, April 27.
Robert Thacker, Dana Professor of Canadian Studies and English
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries’ Pre-Commencement Lecture will be delivered by Robert Thacker, Dana Professor of Canadian Studies and English, at 1:30 p.m.