Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry involves capturing 3D information about an object or location through radar, sonar, lidar, or digital photography. The digital scholarship team at St. Lawrence University uses digital photography to “scan” objects that we recreate digitally using photogrammetric software such as PhotoCatch and Agisoft Metashape. This means taking several photographs (typically 100 or more) of one object…

Object Project

Object Project

The Object Project is an ongoing campus storytelling program that asks St. Lawrence University students to reflect on–and share–significant objects in their lives: the tools and talismans that connect us to our passions, our people, our identities, and our stories.  The storytelling project began with Nicole Roche’s fascination with beloved objects and related stories and grew…

Remote Conferencing

Remote Conferencing

Educause—the nation’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing higher education through the integration of information technology—has suggested that we have moved beyond the Information Age and have entered what they are calling the “Connected Age.” St. Lawrence’s approach is firmly rooted in face-to-face classroom instruction, but more and more we are extending the bounds of the…

Nature Up North

Nature Up North

Mission Nature Up North is a community-based organization whose mission is to foster a deeper sense of appreciation for, and connection to, the North Country environment and in doing so to create a bioregionally literate community that is committed to protecting the wild things and wild places that define this place we call home. Long-term…

Microscopy

Microscopy

This project is a showcase of student and faculty work produced in the Anthropology, Biology, Geology and Physics Departments at St. Lawrence University using confocal, light and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Access to this research grade equipment allows students to learn specimen preparation techniques, laser physics, digital image acquisition and analysis. The concept of a…

Learned in Translation

Learned in Translation

Vivian Susko ’20 spent the summer of 2018 engaged in an immersive journalism project in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia. She interviewed nearly twenty people, spanning across varying generations and professions. The questions were tailored to the specific age range and career of each interviewee, but all encounters gathered information regarding the communist regime in Slovakia and the current…

Kenya Semester Archive

Kenya Semester Archive

Efforts are underway to gather key documents and a range of program ephemera and digitize them for preservation purposes. These include mission statements and annual reports, program brochures and promotional material and other documents that chart the institutional history of the program. Useful to researchers examining the history of study abroad programs more generally, these…

Issac T. Hopper Project

Issac T. Hopper Project

Isaac T. Hopper served as the chairman of the Committee on Discharged Convicts for the New York Prison Association from 1845 until 1852, when at age 81, illness forced him to resign his post. As one of only a few paid agents of the association, Hopper kept an office in New York City to receive…

History, Memory & Repair

History, Memory & Repair

One of the most profound issues confronting societies emerging from periods of violent human rights abuse is how to move beyond the collective and personal scars inflicted by these legacies of repression. This website explores such collective practices as truth commissions, judicial prosecutions of perpetrators of mass violence, and the establishment of human rights memorials…

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