Author Archives: Tashi Haig

Alumni Angle: Brienne Colston

Lawrence University’s student body is characterized by a passion for activism and standing up for one another. One such example of this attitude can be seen in alumna Brienne Colston ’15. Colston describes herself as a “fat, black, poor, queer femme” and explains how experiences relating to this identity during her time at Lawrence lead

Alumni Angle: Dr. Matthew Arau ‘97

Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Matthew Arau ‘97. Photo by Hannah Burgess. After spending enough time on the Lawrence campus, it becomes increasingly evident that a surprising number of our faculty and staff are in fact former Lawrence students. Assistant Professor of Music, Chair of the Music Education Department and Associate Director of Bands at

Lawrence University Honors Project

Professor Antoinette Powell explains the Honors Project to students. Photo by Billy Liu. In one small library room, several dozen students crowded in and craned their necks to listen to Music Librarian and Assistant Professor Antoinette Powell explain the ins and outs of completing the Honors Project. Powell described the prestigious project as “extra academic

The Mudd and Me: Technology Services Helpdesk

IT Technology Specialist Blong Lee. Photo By Hannah Burgess. For any student in a technological fix, the Technology Services helpdesk, located on the Seeley G. Mudd Library’s second floor, is the go-to spot for a quick resolution to an issue. Technology Services can sometimes be confused with Technical Services, however, the two are distinctly different

The Mudd and Me: Alumnae to Library Staff

Periodicals Assistant Trudi van Beuningen-Hamilton ‘86 and Library Administrative Assistant Holly Tuyls Photo by Hannah Burgess. What do Lawrentians do after graduating? The answers are intriguing and varied, and the Lawrence alumnae who currently work in the Seeley G. Mudd Library are a prime example of this. Though each graduate has returned to the “Lawrence

The Mudd and Me: The Reference Desk

DIrector of the Seeley G. Mudd Library Peter Gilbert at the Reference Desk on the first floor of the library. Photo By Larissa Davis. It can be overwhelming to navigate a research project if one is unfamiliar with the right research sites or resources available in the Seeley G. Mudd Library. The reference desk, easily

The Mudd and Me: the Milwaukee-Downer Room

The Milwaukee-Downer Room is located on the first floor of the Seeley G. Mudd Library. Photo by Larissa Davis. The Milwaukee-Downer Room is just as full of magic as one would expect from a space popularly referred to as the ‘Harry Potter room.’ Sheltered from the bright entrance floor of the library by heavy, wooden

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