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  1. Laura Lavoie, wearing a mustard yellow sweater with a leaf patter, sits in a chair on an outdoor walkway. There are trees with yellow leaves in the background.

    Q&A With St. Lawrence's New Director of Wellness Education Laura Lavoie

    Thao Nguyen '22

    “Holistic” is the first word that comes to mind when thinking about Director of Wellness Education Laura Lavoie’s approach to student wellness. Partly because it’s a word she stresses a lot, but also because her work already embodies it.

  2. Jeff Frank, Karin Heckman, David Murphy, Grace Smith, Ronnie Olesker, and several Saint Lawrence University students in a photo collage.

    St. Lawrence in the News - Nov. 1, 2021

    This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.

  3. Kaleb Davis, wearing a gray Saint Lawrence sweatshirt, holds up a large video camera.

    Student Lenses on Social Change

    For Kaleb Davis ’22, being one of the first students to receive support through the Black Laurentian Initiative’s (BLI) Fund for Racial Justice and Equity Project (RJEP) is particularly symbolic. As one of the BLI’s early members, he watched the process of establishing the fund come full circle. 

  4. Associate Professor David Murphy teaches an outdoor class underneath a large row of green trees.

    Environmental Studies Professor Co-Launches Planetary Limits Academic Network

    ​​​​​​​St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies David Murphy is among five scholars to establish a network of scholars and researchers to promote the understanding of planetary limits, envision scenarios for humanity to thrive within planetary limits, better educate college students about these challenges and advise government officials and communities in developing effective responses.

  5. Alanna Gillis, wearing a light blue sweater and a mask, sits at a table in the library across from Alleigh Szabo, who is wearing a black sweater and a mask. In the background, there is a large book shelf filled with colorful books.

    Professor and Student Present Research at National Conference

    Assistant Professor of Sociology Alanna Gillis and Alleigh Szabo ’24 successfully navigated their first years at St. Lawrence--an unprecedented 2020-21 academic year--by collaborating on a research project and then earning the opportunity to co-present their initial findings at the largest conference in the field of sociology.

  6. A large group of Saint Lawrence University alumni, wearing professional attire, stand in a group holding a scarlet and brown Saint Lawrence University flag.

    Alumni in Action - Oct. 25, 2021

    St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge, are innovative problem-solvers, and make their communities, companies, and the world better places. This periodic roundup features Laurentians at the focus of news stories shared in their communities around the world.

  7. Alvin Henry.

    English Professor’s New Book Reinterprets African American Novels

    Associate Professor of English Alvin J. Henry has published a new book reinterpreting African American novels and identifying a new model of Black queer selfhood.

  8. Howard Eissenstat, Chandreyi Basu, David Murphy, Jeff Frank, Cyntha Bansak, and Alexander Stewart.

    Faculty Focus - Oct. 25, 2021

    Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty published scholarly articles and book chapters, completed National Science Foundation-funded projects, presented at conferences, and provided insight into global affairs.

  9. Pedro Ponce.

    English Professor’s New Book Explores the Power of Stories

    Professor of English Pedro Ponce has published a book of stories that explore human reality and possibility through the power of storytelling.

  10. Cora Ferguson sits at microscope on a desk in the biology lab.

    First Person: My Internship Fellowship Experience

    Cora Ferguson '23

    When people ask me what I did last summer, I always like to start the conversation with “Well, I was a part-time organ farmer.”  While this may sound a little strange, it accurately sums up the research that I was able to do—largely because of St. Lawrence’s Internship Fellowship Program.