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  1. 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.

  2. Kaleb Davis, wearing a gray Saint Lawrence sweatshirt, holds up a large video camera.

    Student Lenses on Social Change

    For Kaleb Davis ’22, being one of the first students to receive support through the Black Laurentian Initiative’s (BLI) Fund for Racial Justice and Equity Project (RJEP) is particularly symbolic. As one of the BLI’s early members, he watched the process of establishing the fund come full circle. 

  3. Alanna Gillis, wearing a light blue sweater and a mask, sits at a table in the library across from Alleigh Szabo, who is wearing a black sweater and a mask. In the background, there is a large book shelf filled with colorful books.

    Professor and Student Present Research at National Conference

    Assistant Professor of Sociology Alanna Gillis and Alleigh Szabo ’24 successfully navigated their first years at St. Lawrence--an unprecedented 2020-21 academic year--by collaborating on a research project and then earning the opportunity to co-present their initial findings at the largest conference in the field of sociology.

  4. A kayak landing next to a bog surrounded by pine trees and tall grass. Two orange kayaks sit on the grass.

    First Person: The Bog Chronicles

    Chris Neilson '21

    There’s no shortage of opportunities that I have had the privilege to experience in my four years here in the North Country. From my “intermediate canoeing” pre-orientation trip to the many journeys...

  5. A student wearing a face mask performs bench work in the biology lab.

    First Person: Research and Relationships With Faculty

    Erica Byrne '21

    Amidst my final semester at St. Lawrence, not a day goes by that I don’t find myself wishing I had four more years at the place that has become my second home. Although I am overwhelmed by sadness and...

  6. Lucy Hochshartner mid-stride during a Nordic ski competition.

    Recent Alumna Awarded Fulbright to Study Environmental Degradation in Paraguay

    Lucy Hochschartner '20 says her professors at St. Lawrence fostered her interest in environmental justice through social science research. Her recent Fulbright Award will allow her to study the effects of deforestation in Paraguay's Gran Chaco forest and pursue her passion for climate activism.

  7. Grace Harkins with a wide smile stands among a garden of daffodils.

    Student Advocates for Racial Justice in the Classroom in Op-Ed for “Education Post”

    Grace Harkins ‘21 recently wrote an op-ed published in Education Post about the urgent need to normalize difficult conversations about race and incorporate anti-racist curricula into K-12 classrooms...

  8. Grace Harkins with a wide smile stands among a garden of daffodils.

    Living Wisely With Uncertainty: Changing Norms in a COVID-19 World

    COVID-19 may have forced Grace Harkins '21 to change her plans to be on campus for her summer research fellowship, but it hasn't prevented her from producing work that enriches our understanding of systemic norms in a rapidly changing world.

  9. Headshot of Julie DeGuardi.

    Global Activism with North Country Roots: Recent Alumna Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Ecuador

    For Julianne DeGuardi ’17, curiosity has fueled her ambitious exploration as a student and as a graduate. Now, she will be able to use her insatiable drive to learn, teach others, and make a difference as a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Grant recipient.

  10. Two students, in a psychology class, view two live rats in a container on the desk.

    First Person: Facing My Fear of Rats

    Maddie Robb '22

    I would like to start off by saying I am an avid animal lover and the proud owner of two amazing dogs. There are just a couple of animals that make me uncomfortable to even think about. Every animal...