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  1. Dr. Pitre Publishes Paper

    Associate Professor of Anthropology Mindy Pitre published a paper in the International Journal of Paleopathology describing the human skeletal remains of a young child from 19th century Heuvelton, New...

  2. A collage of Emanuele Citera, Mindy Pitre, Robert Flahive, Howard Eissenstat, Rafael Castillo Bejarano, and Yesim Bayar.

    Faculty Focus-January 16, 2023

    Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty published research articles, shared expert insight as podcast guests, and presented their research at conferences.

  3. Alison Rowland, Antun Husinec, Jennifer Baker, Kevin Angstadt, Sahar Milani, Adam Harr, Robert Flahive, Jessica Madden, and Howard Eissenstat.

    Faculty Focus-December 12, 2022

    Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty presented their creative work on stage, during conferences, and in published research articles.

  4. archaeological dig

    Forensic Archaeological Excavation

    Students in Associate Professor of Anthropology Mindy Pitre’s Forensic Anthropology course took part in an immersive experience that involved forensic archaeological excavation.

  5. Anuva Anannya stands next to a microscope in a geology lab.

    McNair Scholar Selected for National Science Foundation Fellowship

    Following a competitive nationwide search, Anuva Anannya ’22 has been selected for the 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, an award that will fund her research-based master's and doctoral degrees at an accredited U.S. institution of her choice.

  6. Anuva Anannya and Alexander Stewart hold a best poster award together at the Geological Society's annual conference. Anuva's award-winning poster on Mars is in the background.

    McNair Scholar Wins Award at 2021 Geological Society of America Conference

    The power of the St. Lawrence experience united Anuva Anannya ’22, Helen Eifert ’18, and Associate Professor and Chair of Geology Alexander K. Stewart in conducting award-winning research.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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...