Month: April 2008

Faculty Award Citations

Citations for awards given to faculty members at Commencement each June are now available on the Archives website. Citations for honorary degrees awarded to retiring faculty are located at

http://www.lawrence.edu/library/archives/honfac.shtml

Citations for the Excellence in Teaching Award are located at

http://www.lawrence.edu/library/archives/univaward.shtml

And citations for the Young Teacher Award can be found at

http://www.lawrence.edu/library/archives/youngteacher.shtml

Citations go from 1978 to the present year, and additional years will be added in the future. For questions or information, visit or e-mail the University Archives.

Artist Series performers, 1908-2008

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Conservatory of Music Artist Series. The program was started in 1908 by William Harper, Dean of the Conservatory at the time. The series consists of outside performers of national and international acclaim coming to campus and giving concerts.

In honor of the centennial, a list of the performers from the last 100 years is now on the Archives’ website at

http://www.lawrence.edu/library/archives/artistseries.shtml

Throughout 2008, a digital collection and exhibit will also be done on the history of the Artist Series. For further information on the history of the Series, visit or e-mail the University Archives.

Current Exhibits

Lawrence International Cabaret and Dinner

This exhibit on display in the cases on the first floor of the library features photographs, programs and newspaper articles from the International Cabaret and Dinner of years past. The first Lawrence International Dinner and Cabaret took place in 1976 and was hosted by Lawrence faculty and staff. Since then the dinner and Cabaret have been popular annual traditions and are now hosted by the students of International Club.