Author Archives: Molly Ruffing

Culinary cash donations feed fellow Lawrentians

In order to provide an alternate option for students to use any remaining culinary cash, there will now be two donation options offered at the end of the term. Although many students budget their culinary cash so they do not have money remaining, others end the term with a surplus.  Whether a student has three

Sophomores participate in Day of Service

In order to encourage discussions of purpose, community and identity amongst sophomore students, Associate Dean of Students and Dean of the Sophomore Class Rose Wasielewski partnered with the Office of Student Activities and the Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) to create Sophomore Day of Service.  Thursday, Oct. 4, marked the day, and

WellU hosts annual Wellness Fair

In order to educate students about wellness resources on and off campus, WelLU hosted a Wellness Fair on Thursday, Oct. 17. Lawrence groups and community organizations offered interactive learning opportunities and prizes from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center. Students were encouraged to visit each table through the

Alumni return to discuss decolonization in publishing

In an effort to educate the Lawrence community about their experiences in book publishing and the changes in the industry, two alumni returned to campus to deliver a lecture sponsored by the gender studies department. Carol Hinz ’00 and Andrew Karre ’02 delivered their lecture, “Decolonizing Children’s Books: Antiracism, Feminism, and the Art of Editing,”

Appleton recognizes National Coming Out Day

McFleshman’s Brewing Company, a brewery opened recently by Lawrence University Associate Professor of Chemistry Allison Fleshman and her husband, was one of the restaurants that supported Appleton’s National Coming Out Day. Photo by Allegra Taylor. In order to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness for the LGBTQ+ community and the civil rights movement, cities

Wellness Services provides free access to self-care app

Photo by Alex Dahl. In an effort to further support Lawrentians, Wellness Services is promoting a mobile care app named Sanvello, which is being offered to all students for no cost. According to the Lawrence University Wellness Services’ website, Sanvello is designed to “relieve the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.”   Associate Dean of

Changes to student printing allowances

In an effort to encourage sustainable decision-making on campus, Lawrence University has implemented a yearly print allowance. Vice President for Student Life Christopher Card sent out an email to students on behalf of the Sustainability Steering Committee on Monday, Sept. 9. In his email, Card explained that the changes to student printing procedures were made

Psychology professor delivers Honors Convocation on education

Professor of Psychology and Director of Inclusive Pedagogy David Burrows delivered the Convocation titled “Education for Effective Action.” Photo by David Baldwin. On Tuesday, May 21, the final convocation of the 2018-2019 academic year took place in Memorial Chapel. Professor of Psychology and Director of Inclusive Pedagogy David Burrows delivered his talk titled “Education for

LU alumnus returns to discuss intersectionality in psychology

In order to “reflect on what intersectionality means for psychology and how it can be integrated,” Lawrence alumnus, Alex Ajayi ‘12, delivered a talk titled “Intersectionality with Psychology: Identity, Social Stress and Well-Being.” This talk occurred at 4:30 p.m. on May 9, in the Steitz Hall of Science Room 102. Ajayi is currently an Assistant