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Anti-racism commitment sparks institutional change

Anti-racism commitment sparks institutional change

Photo by Sebastian Evans This summer, Kimberly Barrett noticed a shift. As Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty, she watched as anti-racism protests and the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation, bringing public attention to the long-standing racial inequities she had always seen in our society — and she took

Virtual Career Fair to be held Oct. 7

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Career Center’s annual Career, Internship and Volunteer Fair is one of the many events which has been moved to a virtual platform. The Virtual Career Fair, organized by Assistant Director of Employer and Alumni Relations Mandy Netzel, will be held on Oct. 7 from 4-7 p.m.  According to

Student organizations faced with changes amid COVID-19

In order to continue operating per their original intentions while remaining COVID-19 safe, Lawrence University’s student organizations have had to rapidly adapt and adjust their plans for this term. While the university intends to partially reopen, provided coronavirus testing numbers remain low, student organizations will continue to implement their new plans in the meantime.  For

Convocation emphasizes importance of home and belonging

To kick off the 2020-21 Matriculation Convocation Program, President Mark Burstein delivered his talk, “Finding Home: Belonging During a Pandemic,” on Sep. 24 at 11:15 a.m. as a webcast. The event began with a prelude from several faculty members of the voice department collaborating virtually to perform “Show Us How to Love” by Mark Miller. 

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

VITAL program continues remotely

Photo by Caroline Garrow To mitigate the spread of coronavirus, the Appleton Area School District has begun its school year exclusively virtually. Online classes began on Sep. 1 and have been operating via various Google platforms, such as Google Meets and Google Classroom, ever since.  This online approach has caused an increase in need from

First Fabulous Guest – The Lawrentian Podcast

This week Luther and Fariba welcome the incomparable Molly Ruffing ’22 to the podcast. We discuss paper production, pestilence, and pedantry. Thank you to Caro Granner, Clover Austin-Muehleck, Yidi Zhang, Xiaoya Gao, and Moreau Halliburton for sharing their music with us! Find the podcast on Spotify or the Apple Podcast app. Music: “Sweet Girl” by

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