Month: December 2007

Current Exhibits

Holiday Traditions at Lawrence and Milwaukee-Downer College

Photographs, programs, and other items of holiday traditions at Lawrence and Milwaukee-Downer College are on display in Riverview Lounge in Memorial Union. Traditions shown in the display include the different Christmas cards sent by Lawrence presidents. Traditions celebrated at Milwaukee-Downer College include lantern night and plays put on during the Christmas season. Come and learn about how the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” was brought to the United States by a Milwaukee-Downer professor, and why one year it was reported there were no virgins at Milwaukee-Downer College.

The exhibit is up through the month of December.

Finals Stress Relief

A finals week stress relief event will take place Monday, December 10 from 7-9 pm in Riverview Lounge in the Union. The event will include snacks, chair massages, a fire, games, and puzzles. The event is sponsored by the Celebrations and Traditions Team and the Wellness Committee.

Current Exhibits


Fox Cities Magazine has named Alexander Gymnasium this year’s “Great Spaces Great Places” award recipient for “Best Historic Landmark Building.” In honor of the award, this exhibit features photographs and other items documenting the history of the first Alexander Gym, located where Youngchild Hall now is, and the current Alexander Gym located across the Fox River.

The exhibit will be up through the month of December.