1. A student peers into a giant black telescope while astronomer Jeff Miller, wearing a black and gold celestial shirt, grins. Gunnison Memorial chapel is in the background.

    Campus Community Celebrates Historic Total Eclipse of the Quad

    On the afternoon of April 8, 2024, students, faculty, staff, and their family and friends filled the Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad to celebrate St. Lawrence’s unique position within the path of totality, and to experience the total solar eclipse together as a community.

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    MCSS held their 12th Pi-athlon in celebration of Pi Day

    On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024, the department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (MCSS) held their 12th Pi-athlon in celebration of Pi Day. Pi Day is March 14th due to Pi (rounded to two...

  3. Professor Mark MacWilliams to preside over panel at American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting

    Kristen Whittier

    Professor Mark MacWilliams’ 2024 American Academy of Religion Panel has been accepted for their annual meeting in November. Religious Studies Reviews: On the Importance and Future of the Form will be...

  4. Statistics Professor part of Sports Analytics and AI talk

    ChapGPT, AI, and other large language models (LLMs) have recently received a lot of attention. A St. Lawrence University professor is using these tools to improve accessibility to sports analytics...

  5. SLU CCAC Collaborates with Village of Canton Sustainability Committee on New Campaign

    Evelyn Laferriere


  6. Sophomore Seminar students looking at blueprints with a local public works director

    Fall 2024 Sophomore Seminars Announced

    Sophomore Success Initiative Team

    The town of Colton's Department of Public Works Supervisor Darren Richards spoke to sophomore seminar students about municipal planning and environmental engineering at the downtown facility. Sophomore seminar students regularly engage with the community, tackle hands-on projects together, and participate in mentoring activities. Richards is a St. Lawrence alum, parent, and former staff member.

  7. Tyler Karasinksi, wearing red solar eclipse glasses, crosses his arms on top of a desk that is covered in eclipse memorabilia and model of the solar system.

    An Out-of-This-World Graduation Gift

    Bailee Underwood

    No one is more excited about the upcoming total solar eclipse than physics major Tyler Karasinski ’24.

  8. A person, wearing a scarlet jacket and eclipse sunglasses, sits on a giant Adirondack chair and smiles up at the sun.

    Everything You Need to Know About Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse

    With an astronomical moment like this, it's no surprise that there is a lot of information to keep track of. In this story, we share answers to your burning total solar eclipse questions like: When will the eclipse take place? Where can I get the best view? How can I safely view the total eclipse?

  9. Detailed graphic with the phases of a solar eclipse over a wooded and mountainous landscape. The tagline reads "Gateway to the path of totality. St. Lawrence University." In the foreground, the silhouettes of people looking up at the sky.

    Gateway to the Path of Totality

    We were already pretty sure that St. Lawrence holds a special place in the universe, but with a location that puts us right in the path of totality for the upcoming total solar eclipse, it's like we have approval from the cosmos. To help you prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime event, we've compiled the best stories, resources, and tips from the Laurentian community.

  10. Derrik Pitts sits on a chair inside of an observatory with wood walls. A very large telescope is in front of him.

    Laurentian Astronomer Inspires Us to Spend More Time Looking Up

    He is a highly regarded astronomer who appears regularly in the media as a science content expert for shows like PBS’ Nova and The Colbert Report. For more than two decades he has hosted award-winning...