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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:38am


Friday, September 16, 2016
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Students and faculty from across the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium who have been involved in research projects sponsored by the Upstate-Global Collective initiative will share their work and discuss future research.  Please contact Nell Bartkowiak, NY6 Project Manager, at for more information.  REGISTRATION IS...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 11:59am

NY6 faculty members are invited to attend the 2016 Finger Lakes Project Sustainability Curriculum Development Workshop at Wells College in Aurora, NY, on May 26-27. 

In this 1-1/2 day training workshop, faculty will discuss how to develop effective, assessable sustainability curricula. Participants will hear examples from other sustainability educators on how they successfully infused sustainability concepts into their courses, and also will learn about resources to enhance...

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:06pm


Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Sixth Annual New York Six Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference is expanding to include the arts!  The conference will be held on Saturday, September 17 at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, and we are expecting around 100 student presenters and several dozen faculty mentors to participate.  This year, for the first time, this event will also feature an exhibition of student photography and video works which...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:23am

Colgate English professor Peter Balakian has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Ozone Journal, his collection of poems published last year by University of Chicago Press. Prof. Balakian also is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in humanities and director of creative writing at Colgate. Read the full announcement from Colgate here. Congratulations to...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:33am

Twenty-eight students have been selected for summer research positions through the Upstate-Global Collective program, which provides opportunities for students to engage with faculty across the New York Six on interdisciplinary research. Many students will be working with faculty from outside their home institution. The list of student researchers and faculty mentors are provided below, along with a brief description of the projects:

1. "Indigenous Ethnic Group Identification and...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:33am

The NY6 Study Abroad Collaboration Working Group will be meeting at Union on Thursday, April 21st to make plans for a June meeting of program faculty to explore possible collaborations on programming in France and Spain, to share best practices, and to review proposals of projects planned for the upcoming year.  

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:06am

Jeff Boyd, SLU '78 and chair of the St. Lawrence Board of Trustees, recently spoke about the power of the liberal arts as sound preparation for business careers. You can watch a short clip of his talk here. Boyd is chairman of the Priceline Group. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:19am

Our March newsletter is full of, well, news! There is a lot happening in the New York Six, so check it out! If you have news items for future newsletters, please send them to Amy Cronin at


Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 12:49pm

Student work eminating from the blended learning course "Latin American History Through Travel," focused on Cuba, is on exhibit at the St. Lawrence University Richard F. Brush Art Gallery through April 16, and at Skidmore College's Case Gallery through March 25. The Skidmore exhibit also can be viewed on the website How Was Cuba?


These exhibits highlight students' experiences in a January 2016 travel...

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:21am

On Saturday, April 2, St. Lawrence University will hold a one-day summit on sexual assault and affirmative consent, the New York State-mandated standard for sexual misconduct adjudication. The event will be held at the Best Western University Inn (adjacent to the SLU campus at 90 E. Main St., Canton, NY) from 10 am to 4 pm. You may register here.

The summit will address two fundamental questions: how can...