Student Bios

Xiaoying Claire Lu '16
2016
Majors: Physics and Mathematics

I came to SLU hoping to be a journalist, then an engineer. As a requirement, I took University Physics in my freshmen year and Modern Physics in sophomore year. However, the material in Modern...

Evan Smith '16
2016
Majors: Physics and Mathematics

I started my Physics major in my Sophomore year and got involved in the Undergraduate Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Team (ALFALFA) project in the winter of Junior year, an astronomy consortium...

Sophie Foreman '15
2015
Majors: Physics
Minors: Math

When I first started at St. Lawrence I was absolutely certain of my decision to study chemistry.  Luckily, a pre-requisite for upper level chemistry courses is University Physics; it was...

Christina Gay '15
2015
Majors: Physics and Math
Minors: Computer Science

I came to St. Lawrence expecting to be a Pre-Med student, and decided to start with a physics course instead of one in biology. Within the first semester, I had decided to major in physics. I...

Steve Goldman
2013
Majors: Physics
Minors: Math

Physics became an interest to me later in my undergraduate career. After spending years in math and chemistry I found my true passion of physics and astronomy. Realizing the vast number of...

Alex Knoll
2013
Majors: Physics
Minors: Math

When I first arrived at St. Lawrence University, I was largely unsure of what I wanted to study. I was interested in many different disciplines within the sciences but I initially had a difficult...