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…

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…

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…

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,…

Engaged E-Reading

Engaged E-Reading

In a letter to his friend Francesco Vettori, Niccolo Machiavelli describes a typical day of his life while in exile—his punishment for conspiring against the Medici in Florence. At night, Machiavelli would retire to his study and immerse himself in the works of ancient political theorists reflecting, “for the space of four hours I feel no…

Canadian Inuit Prints & Drawings

Canadian Inuit Prints & Drawings

The Canadian Inuit art collection at St. Lawrence University includes more than 100 original prints, drawings, photographs, and carvings from Cape Dorset, Pangnirtung, and Baker Lake. Highly distinguished artists in the collection include Kenojuak Ashevak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, Kavavaow Mannomee, and Ningeokuluk Teevee. A series of editorial cartoons by the late Alootook Ipellie is…

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