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When Sarah Campbell ’19 was deciding which of her two majors would be best for an independent research project her senior year at St. Lawrence, one of her professors showed her that she didn’t have to choose.
Associate Professor of Sociology Alanna Gillis brings to the St. Lawrence community a passion for improving higher education by understanding student experiences. She also brings a love of outdoor adventure to her new home in the North Country.
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox and the presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium have issued a statement opposing the changes to visa regulations for international students and visiting scholars which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The proposed regulations would end the practice of issuing visas for the duration of a student’s academic studies or a scholar’s academic appointment and institute a fixed-term visa.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continued through the summer of 2020 and people yearned for insight into the short- and long-term effects it might have on their lives, Emily Green ’21 researched and wrote articles for her internship that could help.
Each year, St. Lawrence University students find innovative ways to bring the campus community together throughout the year to celebrate each Laurentian’s uniqueness while strengthening ties to one another. The UNITY Project is one example of a student initiative that has quickly become a favorite annual campus tradition.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Athletics and Recreation has announced the immediate addition of esports as a competitive varsity program. Esports, which is a form of sport competition using video games, becomes the 35th current varsity sport offered at St. Lawrence.
St. Lawrence University honored employees with awards for their service and recognized faculty promotions during Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Assistant Professor of Government James Sieja recently penned an op-ed published by RealClearPolitics that discusses what the U.S. Senate will need to consider as preparations are made for confirming a supreme court nominee at the same time as votes are being cast.
Each year as the United Nations observes the International Day of Peace, a group of St. Lawrence University students organizes events and leads efforts on campus to showcase what is possible when people come together to learn, take action, and make a difference. These students are the University’s Davis United World College (UWC) Scholars.