University News



Josh Clark as Romeo and Zoe Speas as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"
The American Shakespeare Center will bring its “Hungry Hearts Tour” to St. Lawrence University starting on Oct. 4.
TEDxStLawrenceU announcement
Eleven speakers have been selected to present talks at the first TEDxStLawrenceU, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
St. Lawrence University kicks off its Noon in the Chapel concert series with “Music for High Holy Days,” beginning at 12:15 on Friday, Sept. 30, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
St. Lawrence University will hold a Campus Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Mother and daughter walking on campus
St. Lawrence University will host nearly 100 colleges and universities during Higher Education Night, which will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Left to right: Frederick Lifsitz, violin; Paul Yarbrough, viola; Zakarias Grafilo, violin; Sandy Wilson, cello.
St. Lawrence University will welcome the Alexander String Quartet for a noontime matinee on Sept. 28 and 8 p.m. performance on Sept. 29 during its week-long residency in Canton.
Sullivan Student Center in the late afternoon
St. Lawrence University moved up seven spots in the latest "U.S. News & World Report" rankings of national liberal arts colleges.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program, has written a new book on President Barack Obama’s connection to his ancestral home of Kenya.
Mason Inman
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Environmental Studies will host on Sept. 19 journalist and energy analyst Mason Inman, who will address the long-term outlook for oil.
Yokko performing "Butoh Medea"
New York City-based performer Yokko will perform “Butoh Medea” on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Edison R. Miles Black Box Theatre.
Jill Pflugheber, director of St. Lawrence’s Microscopy and Imaging Center
The latest National Science Foundation award to St. Lawrence University for a new laser-scanning microscope adds to the more than $1 million for various faculty-led projects over the past year.
Melissane Schrems, associate professor of history
Melissane Schrems, associate professor of history and coordinator of Native American studies at St. Lawrence University, will lead a discussion series on the history of the women's suffrage movement.
Elizabeth Bradfield
St. Lawrence University’s Writer Series will kick off its 2016 to 2017 season with naturalist and poet Elizabeth Bradfield at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, in Sykes Common Room.
St. Lawrence University, in conjunction with the Fort La Présentation Association, will host the War of 1812 Heritage Talks from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Samantha Glazier, associate professor of chemistry
Samantha Glazier, associate professor of chemistry, published an article in the journal Biophysical Chemistry with two recent St. Lawrence University graduates.


Students using microscopes in lab
The Princeton Review commended St. Lawrence University for its loyal alumni network, robust study abroad programs and best science lab facilities in its “Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition.”
Gala fundraiser to feature film "Here Alone"
St. Lawrence University is sponsoring the St. Lawrence International Film Festival (SLIFF) as a Signature Sponsor, as they gear up for their 2017 film event.
Class of 2020 International Students
St. Lawrence University welcomed 54 new international students to the Class of 2020.
"The Idiot Box is Here," 1975, Alootook Ipellie
The Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario, will display works from Inuit artist Alootook Ipellie, which are part of St. Lawrence University's permanent collection.
Evie Brahmstedt '17 won the environmental sciences oral presentation session during the 19th-annual summer symposium on undergraduate research experiences at Clarkson University.
The St. Lawrence University Music Department ensembles are accepting new members for the fall semester.
Mary Jane Smith, Lorie MacKenzie, and Erin McCarthy
St. Lawrence University honored several employees with awards for their outstanding service and recognized a number of faculty promotions during its Convocation ceremony.
Front left to right: Sarah Knobel, Angela Sweigart-Gallagher, Alvin Henry, Jessica Sierk. Back left to right: Sam Byrne, Cristia
St. Lawrence University appointed eight new tenure-track faculty members who began teaching in the Fall 2016 semester.
St. Lawrence University sign founded in 1856
St. Lawrence University has been listed as one of 36 top Middle Atlantic Colleges by, a list that includes four Ivy League universities.
Obiora Udechukwu, Dana professor of art and art history
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will mark the beginning of the academic year with an exhibition to honor Obiora Udechukwu, Dana professor of art and art history.