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  1. Two salmon boat fishers, wearing bright orange rubber jumpsuits, pull silver salmon our of a yellow net on the deck of a boat.

    Laurentians Inspire: Alaska Boat Captain Casts a Net on Sustainability

    This summer Jessica Normandeau ’14 set sail on her newest business venture: captain of a 32-foot vessel in Bristol Bay, Alaska. With grueling 18-hour workdays and a lot of creative problem solving, she’s part of a small percentage of women sustainably harvesting fish from the world’s largest, completely wild, sockeye salmon run.

  2. Sara and Kate Holby.

    Tea Time

    Teal Borden ’22

    Building a sustainable family business with Kenyan connections.

  3. Jon Rosales and a fellow research, wearing royal blue rain jackets, stand in a field of green grass and white flowers. Large snowcapped mountains are in the distance.

    NSF Grant Supports St. Lawrence Climate Research

    St. Lawrence received three NSF grants this year. A professor and student will use a $78,872 grant to travel—twice—to the Arctic’s Bering Sea Region and study the traditional ecological knowledge of the Siberian Yupik tribe.

  4. Three Students Secure Chocolate Passport Grants

    Three St. Lawrence students have secured Chocolate Passport grant funding to support projects examining sustainable cacao agroforestry, consumer responsibility, and medicinal and pharmaceutical uses of cacao.

  5. A view of the oldest building on campus on a bright, sunny spring day.

    St. Lawrence Earns National Recognitions

    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.

  6. Up-close with a lot of red and brown M and Ms.

    Laurentian Makes a Sweet Donation

    After learning about the Chocolate Passport Project, Priscilla (Penny) Wightman ’74 was inspired to donate three boxes of books and resources about chocolate and sustainability to the St. Lawrence University Libraries. 

  7. Elise Pierson, Shiru Kimani, and Sydney Peterson.

    Celebrating Women's History Month

    Recipients of prestigious scholarships and fellowships. A United Nations climate conference youth representative. Researchers. Olympians. This March, St. Lawrence University marks Women’s History Month by honoring the extraordinary accomplishments of many of our woman-identifying students during the past year.

  8. A large group of Saint Lawrence University alumni, wearing professional attire, stand in a group holding a scarlet and brown Saint Lawrence University flag.

    Alumni in Action–February 2022

    St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge, are innovative problem-solvers, and make their communities, companies, and the world better places. This periodic roundup features Laurentians at the focus of news stories shared by and within their communities.

  9. A group of cross-country skiers practice racing on a snowy path in a wooded forest.

    What’s at Stake: Alumni, Faculty Publish Research on Climate Change and Winter Sports in the North Country

    Winter in the North Country is synonymous with outdoor activities like pond hockey and cross country skiing. In a collaborative research article recently published in The Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, two faculty members and three St. Lawrence alumni explore how carbon emissions and climate change could affect these cold-weather traditions. 

  10. Elisa Van Kirk, Howard Eissenstat, Aileen O'Donoghue.

    St. Lawrence in the News – Dec. 13, 2021

    This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.