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…

Pegatinas Políticas

Pegatinas Políticas

Street art stickers have become an ever-present global trend, taking over city sidewalks, building walls, traffic signs and just about any other accessible surface of the built environment. Stickers have validated themselves in today’s ever-changing modern society not by their impressive size or their technological advancement. Rather, they have influenced society due to their cultural…

People’s History Archive

People’s History Archive

John Collins, professor of Global Studies, and Cathy Tedford, Director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, proposed a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary collaborative project that offers students, faculty, alumni, and others the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, global, investigative blog, Weave, and a digital archive, Street Art Graphics, to document the creative ways in which ordinary people make…

Paths to the Buddha

Paths to the Buddha

This group has worked together since Fall 2013 to create a cluster of new, interrelated courses under the theme “Paths to the Buddha.” Project goals include fostering inter-departmental collaborative teaching in ways that are unique to St. Lawrence University, creating opportunities for group participants to learn from each other’s research and teaching, developing an interdisciplinary…

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…

Forging Memory

Forging Memory

A collaboration of faculty, students, and communities in the United States and Chile has emerged to jointly exhibit a collection of about sixty Chilean patchwork appliques called arpilleras at SUNY Potsdam’s Gibson Gallery and St. Lawrence University’s Brush Gallery in Spring 2019. This website contains information on the exhibit and the historical context in which this art…

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…

Herbaria Project

Herbaria Project

The Herbaria Project is designed to serve as a digital compendium of herbarium specimens imaged and cataloged by students taking courses such as Ethnobotany, Introductory Botany, and the World of Plants. This project’s goal is to facilitate not only learning about plant anatomy and morphology, but also how humans interact with plants, using them for agriculture,…

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