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  1. Two students stand in a field of wildflowers holding bug nets.

    Collaboration, Curiosity, Discovery: Research at St. Lawrence

    Imagine spending eight full weeks on campus digging into a topic you’re passionate about and getting paid to do it. This is the job of St. Lawrence’s University Fellows: days spent in the lab, library, or the field, collaborating with faculty mentors and asking questions that prompt new discoveries. 

  2. Mindy Pitre assists a student during an excavation.

    Professors, Students Honored with Historic Preservation Award for Helping Local Community

    An anthropology professor, her students, and a chemistry professor have been recognized for their expertise and commitment to preserving one local village’s history with the New York State Historic Preservation Award for Excellence in Archaeological Stewardship.

  3. SLU Anthropology Faculty Affirm Commitment to Racial Justice

    We, the faculty of the Department of Anthropology at St. Lawrence University, condemn the ongoing police violence against Black people across the United States. The murders of Rayshard Brooks, George...

  4. A group of 20 Saint Lawrence students stand with their professors as they receive an award.

    Anthropology Prof., Students Honored for Expertise, Integrity in Work with Local Remains

    A St. Lawrence University anthropology professor and more than 20 of her students were recognized by local elected officials on Wednesday, Jan. 15, for their enthusiasm to help a community when it needed them most.

  5. Faculty member and students doing field work

    Anthropology Prof., Students Exhume Skeletal Remains in Heuvelton

    When the Village of Heuvelton began a project to replace its existing water tower, construction crews stumbled onto something rather unexpected: skeletal remains. That’s when St. Lawrence University’s Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology and J. Ansil Ramsay Professor of Public Health, received a call from the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.