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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, as concerned, responsible citizens. Just as the Lawrence experience is transformative for students, it has been transformativeContinue Reading
On April 22, Rev. Scott Alexander ’71 will dip the rear tire of his bicycle in the Pacific Ocean at Costa Mesa, Calif. This symbolic act will mark the beginning of The Ride to Beat Hunger, Alexander’s month-long, 3,300-mile bike trip across the country to raise $50,000 for two hunger relief organizations. “To be freeContinue Reading
Lawrence students, faculty, staff and local alumni volunteers contributed 507 hours of service on January 16 as part of the nationwide Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. A total of 630 Appleton-area students participated in a special age-appropriate curriculum focused on diversity and social justice issues that was developed by Marika Straw ’13. TheContinue Reading
From move-in day and the annual Midwest Trivia Contest to Björklunden and Senior Experience, the weekly This Is Lawrence video series strives to highlight the people, programs and places that make Lawrence distinctive. One This Is Lawrence video, “The Compassion Project: Manhole Covers,” recently received a distinction of its own—a 2011 Pride of CASE VContinue Reading
There are moments of enlightenment happening every day at Lawrence: from a student researcher experiencing a first-ever scientific breakthrough to a musician who brilliantly performs a challenging recital; from a dynamic come-from-behind victory in an athletic competition to the confidence gained after completing a difficult paper. Since its founding in 1847, Lawrence University has always been a place that has enabled its students and faculty to shine. Now, thanks to the successful completion of the More Light! campaign, Lawrence’s future has never been brighter.
Lawrence University’s London Centre is celebrating 40 years of study abroad in 2011. Alumni and students reflect on it’s importance to their lives.
Known for exuberant campus life, Lawrence yet again provides an eventful Spring Term filled with memorable moments galore. A look at life on the inside.
The Banta Bowl might not sound like the most romantic of venues, but for onetime offensive lineman John Bachhuber ’94 and student athletic trainer Mary Dercks Bachhuber ’92 it worked wonders. There began an LU courtship that resulted in the couple’s wedding just weeks following John’s graduation. After Lawrence, John established a successful career atContinue Reading
Executive Director of Alumni Relations Jan Daniels Quinlan ’74 left Lawrence on November 30 after more than 14 years of service to her alma mater. President Jill Beck praised Jan for her diverse and meaningful contributions to the college, saying “She has enabled generations of Lawrentians to reconnect with their alma mater because of herContinue Reading
Bertrand Goldgar | 1928-2009 Professor of English and John N. Bergstrom Professor of Humanities Bertrand A. Goldgar, the longest-serving full-time member of the faculty in Lawrence history, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14. He was 81. Born in Macon, Georgia, Goldgar joined the Lawrence English department in 1957. He earned a bachelor’s degree from VanderbiltContinue Reading