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St. Lawrence in the News

2016

August

Alan Draper, professor of government
Alan Draper, professor of government, was quoted in the "Watertown Daily Times" article on the status of organized labor in the United States.
Calvin F. Exoo, Charles D., Sarah and John D. Munsil professor of government
Calvin F. Exoo, Charles D., Sarah and John D. Munsil professor of government, had two articles published in Truthout.org, an online magazine dedicated to social justice.
School Administrator, June 2016 cover
An editorial in the periodical of the American Association of School Administrators highlighted the partnership between St. Lawrence's graduate education program and BOCES.
"Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions" (2016)
The "Watertown Daily Times" reviewed the co-authored new book by Peter D. Ladd and Kyle Elizabeth Blanchfield, which explores today's political "emotional climate."
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Mindy Pitre
Forbes recently featured a new anthropology card game created by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Mindy Pitre.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics
Research conducted by Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of economics, was quoted in the British news magazine "The Week."

July

Daniel Viscardi '17
Daniel Viscardi, a St. Lawrence University senior and member of the men's track and field team, wrote about how he balances his academic life with his athletic life.
Catherine Tedford, director Richard F. Brush Art Gallery
The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery's Street Art Graphics digital collection, led by the gallery's director Catherine Tedford, was featured on a German news website, "Heute."
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat proved to be a key expert for national and international media to help explain the attempted coup in Turkey.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
Local television station WWNY-TV Channel 7 spoke to St. Lawrence University Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers regarding the July 8 Mega Millions jackpot worth $536 million.
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
National Public Radio ran a story written and produced by North Country Public Radio on the topic of biomass fuels, which quoted David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies.
Paul Graham, associate professor of English
"The Washington Post" reviewed a new book written by Paul Graham, associate professor of English, titled "In Memory of Bread" (Penguin Random House, 2016).

June

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was quoted by North Country Public Radio on the topic of renewable aspect of biomass energy.
Ana Forteva, visiting assistant professor of Modern Languages and German Studies
Ana Foteva, visiting assistant professor of Modern Languages and German Studies, was interviewed by the New Books Network for her book on the Balkans.
St. Lawrence University held a candlelight vigil on June 14 in Gunnison Memorial Chapel to honor and remember of the victims who were killed in the Orlando shooting on June 12.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
The "Los Angeles Times" quoted Associate Professor of History Howard Eissenstat, following Turkey's decision to recall its ambassador from Germany.

May

Wally Johnson, director of sports information
The "Watertown Daily Times" profiled retiring Sports Information Director Wally Johnson for his 40 years of service to St. Lawrence University.
William “Bill” Torrey ’57
Local newspaper and television featured St. Lawrence University's Commencement ceremony, which was held on May 22, 2016.
Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church, whose congregation helped found St. Lawrence University, was part of nearly 170 historic religious institutions featured in an Associated Press article.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
North Country Public Radio profiled Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics, and his use of "big data" in the analysis of sports statistics.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, commented in The Daily Beast on the current debate ongoing in Turkey over what type of constitution the country should have along with calls for greater Islamic law.

April

Deborah Markley
Local media provided coverage of the 14th-Annual North Country Symposium held on April 25 at St. Lawrence University.
Michael Schuckers, professor of statistics
Watertown television station WWNY-Channel 7 profiled St. Lawrence University professor of statistics and women’s hockey coach who have teamed to use statistics to analyze details of the game.
Pictured, Samantha Weber ’15.
St. Lawrence University, along with SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University, will collect reusable items during its finals week to reduce the amount of waste going to regional landfills.
#HereWeGoSaints
"Inside Higher Ed" gave high praise to St. Lawrence University's #HereWeGoSaints Instagram account.