In the middle of Congo Square, Malik Bartholomew, our tour guide, said, “I would like you all to close your eyes in honor of the resilience and musicality of enslaved Africans on American soil.” Standing in the heart of Louis Armstrong Park, located in New Orleans, I felt that this was a sacred place.
St. Lawrence’s new biomedical sciences major is hands-on, experiential, versatile, and designed for students who are curious to explore big questions regarding health and disease. Associate Professor of Biology Karin Heckman and Sarah Johnson ’82 Professor of Biology and Psychology Ana Estevez illuminated the benefits of majoring in biomedical sciences at a liberal arts institution, shared what makes St. Lawrence’s program unique, and illustrated how faculty and staff will support their students’ wide range of possible career aspirations.
Wellness initiatives, Olympic and Paralympic medals, new academic programs, and the successes of our faculty, students, and alumni were among the top viewed online stories from St. Lawrence University during the 2021-22 academic year.
After St. Lawrence’s Class of 2022 flip their tassels, they’ll enter the world prepared to leave it better than they found it. After four years of taking inspiring classes, encountering new perspectives around the globe, volunteering in their communities, conducting purposeful research, following creative pursuits, and working with passionate Laurentian mentors, they have the tools they need to make an impact wherever they go next.
In an ever-shifting media landscape, St. Lawrence’s new digital media and film major will empower students to think critically and creatively about the content they consume and produce. After four years of interdisciplinary classes and opportunities to gain real-world experience, students will be well-positioned to confidently take on careers in journalism, videography, graphic design, film, and more. Program co-chairs Sarah Knobel, associate professor of art and art history, and Brook Henkel, associate professor of German and film studies, shared what students can expect from this innovative new major.
St. Lawrence University announced its 2021-22 Moving-Up Day academic award winners, as well as Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa’s newest inductees on Saturday, April 30.
Over the years, St. Lawrence has earned recognition for its commitment to its students and for fostering their unique abilities to make an impact on communities across the country and the world. See what others are saying about the programs, initiatives, and qualities that set us apart.
I cannot make up my mind, which, to be honest, is why I am a triple major with a minor. Sounds crazy, I know, but at St. Lawrence, it makes sense somehow. Here’s why.
Housed in St. Lawrence’s economics department, the new finance major combines both theoretical and practical approaches to equip students to tackle some of today’s biggest challenges when it comes to funding public health, education, and other key services.
St. Lawrence’s new data science major is interdisciplinary, hands-on, and full of opportunities for students to apply their coursework to real-world opportunities like internships and research.