Digital Scholarship Welcomes 2023-2024 Fellows

Digital Scholarship Welcomes 2023-2024 Fellows

The Digital Scholarship team recruited a record number of Digital Scholarship Fellows for the 2023-2024 academic year. The program, offered in partnership with the Sophomore Success Initiative, is designed to offer sophomores an opportunity to build their digital competencies through hands-on workshops on topics such as digital photography, web design, and audio production. New to…

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…

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…

North Country Resource

North Country Resource

North Country Resource was a collection of resources that were the product of a sociology class at St. Lawrence University with an emphasis on community-based learning. The course, taught by Dr. Stephen Barnard, was titled Social Justice in the Digital Age and includes active engagement at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility (SLCCF). With the shared goal…

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…

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…

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