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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

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Senior Dinner Dance
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Senior Dinner Dance
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Senior Dinner Dance
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Senior Dinner Dance
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Senior Dinner Dance
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A happy day is here
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Laurentian Singers perform in Gunnison Chapel
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The newly restored chapel stands silent watch over the Class of 2015
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Phi Beta Kappa induction
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A student holds up a banner honoring the late Garrett Gagne '15
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Phi Beta Kappa induction
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Students in line to get their degrees
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Phi Beta Kappa induction
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President Fox presents a degree
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Honorary Degree Recipients with President Fox and Board of Trustees Chair Jeffery H. Boyd '78
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An Elton John sighting?
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The graduates in front of the newly restored Gunnison Chapel
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Yes, I really graduated!
Man receiving degree
President Fox presents a degree
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Mom and Dad, over here!
woman receiving degree
Tessa Yang '15 receives her degree and the award for the highest GPA
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A proud father and Laurentian shares the day with his children
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Friends and Laurentians for life
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Jumping for joy
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

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.
Heidi Pitzer, visiting assistant professor of education, received an award for her dissertation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
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.
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox '75 joined the three other Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley presidents in an open letter speaking out against bigotry in the region.
May 21: St. Lawrence University senior Divya Biswal became the third two-time national champion in Saint women's track program history when she won the 2015 NCAA Division III women's long jump...
May 21: St. Lawrence University senior Trevor Bibb finished 15th in the 2015 NCAA Division III men's 10,000 meter championship Thursday evening, moving up one spot from his seed position for the...
May 20: St. Lawrence University's Tim McCrossen '88 became the first Saint inductee in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division III Track and Field Hall of...