An Engaged Community

An Engaged Community

Lawrence distinguishes itself in many ways. Among them is the heightened level of engagement found on and off campus. Community-engaged learning takes students outside of the classroom to create memorable learning experiences that strengthen their sense of altruism and deepen ...


Jill Beck

From the president

 
Dear Lawrentians,
Students are transformed during their time at Lawrence. They enter the college at a time when they are actively forging their identities and seeking their places in the world. They leave as informed, independent thinkers, ...

Conservatory Squared

Alumni Engagement


A New Focus on Film
By Rick Peterson
During a career spanning more than 30 years, filmmaker Catherine Tatge ’72 has created works that explore creative genius, spiritual matters and the human condition. She has chronicled ...

An architect’s rendering of a possible Alton Street entrance for the Downer rennovation

Downer Commons Undergoing a Movie Makeover

Part of the $5 million gift from the Hurvis Charitable Foundation will be used to transform the lower level of the former Jason Downer Commons into the 9,400-square-foot, state-of-the art Hurvis Center for Interdisciplinary Film Studies.
The renovation will ...

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Community Engagement

Lawrence’s annual Report to the Community showcases some of the meaningful connections made between the college and the Fox Valley during the past year. This year’s event, held at the Warch Campus Center in October, put the spotlight on several ...

Engaging with the Curriculum

Engaging with the Curriculum

A Freshman Studies Reunion in Cyberspace
Submitted by Christopher Korbel ’88
On a warm August afternoon, surfing Facebook, I received a post from Brad Gottschalk ’87:
“Fellow Lawrentians: I just finished re-reading As I Lay Dying. (And ...

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Inside Lawrence

Happy Birthday, Lawrence!
LU pride was riding high on Tuesday, January 17 as Lawrence celebrated Founders Day—the anniversary of the college’s founding.
The annual celebration was a huge success with alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends posting ...

Hilary Rogers ’12 frames a photoshoot

A New Focus on Film

By Rick Peterson
During a career spanning more than 30 years, filmmaker Catherine Tatge ’72 has created works that explore creative genius, spiritual matters and the human condition. She has chronicled the lives of such American luminaries as playwright ...