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Nick Lin

Nick Lin, class of 2023, is majoring in Neuroscience following a pre-medical track. His research interest encompasses the biological aspects of the medical field. During this project, Nick further explores his interests by examining the immune system of albino frogs. He is looking forward to furthering this research and eventually publishing it officially. Down the road, he plans to pursue a career as a physician. 

Nishal Basnet

My name is Nishal Basnet, and I am a rising Junior at St. Lawrence University. I am majoring in sociology and minoring in public health. I am also Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) scholar, and the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program scholar. My interest is in social work, focusing on immigrants' and refugees' welfare in the United States. My goal is to get a Doctorate in clinical social work. I am interested in research opportunities on public policy and public health of the refugee and immigrant population.

Anamo kisho

Ethiopian Cuisines
Lake Awasa

My name is Anamo Kisho, and I am from  Hawassa, Ethiopia, a small town around Lake Awasa. It is a beautiful town with an amazing view of the Sunset. I grew up in a Christian family, and religion has shaped me into the person I am today. I put great value on my family because family is the most important thing for me. I speak Amharic, Sidama and English.

Alexandra Hill


Sentimental Analysis
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
Bar graph of number of derogatory mental health terms used in a novel in chronological publishing order.
Series: Summer 2021 Project Showcase

Alexandra Hill (she/her/hers), born and raised in Los Angeles, California, is a member of the Class of 2023 at St. Lawrence University with a triple major in English, French, and mathematics, as well as a minor in statistics. Hill’s student research utilizes math to analyze the portrayal of mental health in literature. Beyond her scholarly interests, she works as editor-in-chief of The Laurentian Magazine and managing editor of The Hill News. She is president of the co-ed service fraternity APO, program manager for St.

James Barrow

I grew up in Johannesburg South Africa and went to boarding school for my high school years. Growing up in Africa was an amazing experience and I really developed a love for the outdoors. In South Africa, I spoke mostly English and a bit of Afrikaans. I have a twin sister and a younger brother. My dad is the director of a real estate and construction business in Johannesburg and my mom is a stay-at-home mom with a huge passion for the outdoors. 

Yixiao Xie

Xie's favorite library spot in Chengdu.
Xie's home.
Xie's favorite food.

My name is Yixiao Xie, a St.Lawrence student from China, Chengdu. I can speak two language English and Chinese.

I want to study in America when I was a middle school student, but at that time my English was extremely bad. Then I went to an international school to study language. It changed my life because it made my English better and I can finally go to America to study.

Masashi Tsutsumi

Group of skiers

I am Masashi Tsutsumi, from Tokyo, Japan and I am a student at St. Lawrence University at Canton, N.Y. I speak Japanese and English fluently and I have lived in Tokyo, Vancouver, and New Hampshire before my time at St. Lawrence. 

Chyanne Turner

During the summer of 2020, Chyanne worked remotely with her faculty advisor Dr. Amanda Oldacre to write a research grant for submission to the Petroleum Research Fund. Over the course of eight weeks, she and her advisor researched functionalization and activation methods of petroleum coke. Over the duration of the summer, she also became accustomed to the writing form of a grant; she discusses her research and writing processes in her recorded presentation. Chyanne is continuing her work with Dr. Oldacre and hopes to continue pursuing chemistry research after graduation.

Autumn Sherman


Special Cases of Crossing Numbers
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
front-screen of video
Series: Summer 2020 Project Showcase

Autumn Sherman (Class of 2023) is majoring in mathematics, and performance and communication arts. She plans to have mathematics as her primary major. Her fellowship project is on the crossing numbers of graphs, a newer research area within graph theory. She enjoys the study of theoretical mathematics. She plans, with her mentor Dr. Natasha Komarov, to continue her crossing number research during her years at St. Lawrence.

Zhuoer Li

Zhuoer Li is an international student from Qingdao, China. She attended United World College Thailand before coming to St. Lawrence University. It has been her fourth year studying away from home. Through this process, she has gained cultural understanding and compassion towards the global community. She is dedicated to serving locally through law and advocacy.