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Statistics has been approved as a new major at St. Lawrence University

The New York State Education Department this week approved a new bachelor of science degree in statistics, giving students the opportunity to major in a rapidly growing discipline.

Niche.com named St. Lawrence the best campus in New York State

A new athletic director, national nods to value and performance, and research concerning colorful cat collars help round out the top 10 most popular news stories of the Spring 2015 semester.

Emily Metzger '15 present research during the Festival of Scholarship at St. Lawrence University.

A grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation will make rhetoric and communication studies an even more integral component of a St. Lawrence education.

St. Lawrence University students Skype teach to Rwanda.

Seven St. Lawrence University students will travel to Rwanda in late spring to continue teaching English as a second language to the women they've been teaching this semester using Skype.

Statistics has been approved as a new major at St. Lawrence University
New Statistics Major Receives Approval
Niche.com named St. Lawrence the best campus in New York State
The Top 10 News Stories of the Spring 2015 Semester
Emily Metzger '15 present research during the Festival of Scholarship at St. Lawrence University.
St. Lawrence Elevates Public Speaking as Critical Skill
St. Lawrence University students Skype teach to Rwanda.
Students Skype Teach ESL to Rwanda, Plan Visit in May

Photo Gallery

students carrying banner
A student holds up a banner honoring the late Garrett Gagne '15
students in line at graduation
Students in line to get their degrees
woman receiving degree
President Fox presents a degree
man with sun glasses
An Elton John sighting?
women looking at diplomas
Yes, I really graduated!
Man receiving degree
President Fox presents a degree
man waving
Mom and Dad, over here!
woman receiving degree
Tessa Yang '15 receives her degree and the award for the highest GPA
three people holding diplomas
A proud father and Laurentian shares the day with his children
three women
Friends and Laurentians for life
group of people
Jumping for joy
people dancing
Senior Dinner Dance
people dancing
Senior Dinner Dance
people dancing
Senior Dinner Dance
people dancing
Senior Dinner Dance
people dancing
Senior Dinner Dance
people in chapel
Laurentian Singers perform in Gunnison Chapel
man signing book
Phi Beta Kappa induction
woman shaking hands with young woman
Phi Beta Kappa induction
Woman placing cord on man
Phi Beta Kappa induction
people in graduation gowns
Honorary Degree Recipients with President Fox and Board of Trustees Chair Jeffery H. Boyd '78
graduates sitting on lawn
The graduates in front of the newly restored Gunnison Chapel
people walking into commencement
A happy day is here
people processing into graduation
The newly restored chapel stands silent watch over the Class of 2015
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)
A new spire is installed at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on May 1, 2015. (SLU Photos/Tara Freeman)

News Page Tabs

Six anthropology majors attended the Public Leadership Education Network's Science and Health Policy Critical Issues Seminar in Washington, D.C., in January.
First Lady Michelle Obama asked students across the country to tweet their college or university of choice, and she retweeted Hannah Suzanne Jones who has chosen St. Lawrence University.
Asana Hamidu ’15 of Bronx, New York, and Madeleine Wong, associate professor of global studies, presented a paper at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago.
Jeffrey Rickey, vice president and dean for admissions and financial aid, told the NobleHour blog what any incoming college students should do before their first day of classes.
Local media outlets featured coverage of St. Lawrence University's commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, 2015, and listed the names of local graduates.
Al Jazeera quoted Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, regarding a new law in Turkey that legalizes police crackdowns against its Alevis populations.
May 30: St. Lawrence University senior Jack Whelan capped a record-setting senior year by earning Liberty League Player of the Year honors in voting by the league's coaches.
May 30: St. Lawrence University freshman Gordon White was named Liberty League men's outdoor track Rookie of the Year in voting by the league's coaches.
May 30: St. Lawrence University's Divya and Megan Kellogg were unanimous selections as Liberty League Field Athlete of the Year and Rookie of the Year for outdoor track and Saint coach Kate Curran...