Author Archives: Laura Udelson

Film starts discussion on Native American experience

Film starts discussion on Native American experience

On Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center cinema, Audrey Geyer, director of “Our Fire Still Burns: the Native American Experience,” held a question and answer conversation. Her film screened in the cinema during the three days prior to her visit on campus. The event was hosted by the Office of

Students consider campus identities in community-wide forum

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., concerned students and members of the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center gathered in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room for the event “How Far Have We Come?: A Community Conversation.” Hosted by the Committee on Diversity Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs — known as CODA

Preview: Second annual Queer Thanksgiving to take place on Nov. 22

Lawrence University’s second annual Queer Thanksgiving will take place on Friday, Nov. 22 at 3:00 p.m. in the Diversity Center. The event serves as a way for Lawrence LQBTQIAP+ students, staff and faculty to connect with each other and share a Thanksgiving meal together in an accepting, family-like setting. The meal will be provided entirely

University Receives Award for Employee Health Efforts

Lawrence University was recently awarded the Wellness in the Workplace award by the national organization WELCOA (the Wellness Council of America). Lawrence sent an extensive application to WELCOA to receive the award. The application looked at goals and projects implemented during the 2011-12 academic year to improve the faculty work environment. The Committee of Wellness

Bill Viola offers metaphysical experience

World-renowned video artist Bill Viola came to Lawrence to present his early work and to speak for the Convocation on Tuesday, April 16. In the Convocation and video screenings, Viola discussed reoccurring themes, inspirations, challenges in early video making and his creative process. Viola’s work was presented in a three-day video program in the Wriston

Senior wins prestigious Fulbright to Colombia

Senior Thomas Matusiak has been awarded the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Scholarship to Colombia for the 2013-14 academic year.  In Colombia, Matusiak will teach English part-time at a not-yet-determined school and pursue research in Colombian cinema. Colombia was a clear destination of choice for Matusiak because of his honors project on Colombian Cinema. Associate Professor

Expo bridges cultural divides with dialogue

International Students showcased souvenirs, traditional clothing, books and instruments from their native countries at the International Expo Weekend Sunday, Jan. 27 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room. The event included a discussion where students discussed “fake” and cultural barriers that they felt the domestic students and international students had between

DFC event presents politics of women’s rights

  On Nov. 1, the Downer Feminist Council hosted the event “Cookies and Contraceptives,” where a representative from the Appleton Planned Parenthood came to discuss Planned Parenthood Services and its place in the upcoming election.  Cookies, lemonade, women’s rights buttons, informative pamphlets and condom goody bags were provided for attendees. Planned Parenthood representative Sabrina Johnson