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Poster session showcases Sierra Leone, Sustainable China projects

Poster session showcases Sierra Leone, Sustainable China projects

Students and professors lined the Steitz Hall of Science atrium the evening of Thursday, Jan. 30 for an informal poster session to present research done in China and Sierra Leone over Winter Break. Professors, fellow students and trustees questioned researchers about their work abroad during the two-hour event. Throughout the evening, Kids Give sold cupcakes

‘Dancing with the Profs’ allows students, professors to mingle outside classrooms

The Esch Room doubled as a dimly lit restaurant last Friday, Jan. 31. A deeply distraught woman sat next to an empty bottle of wine and stared intently into a photograph. So began the dance between Assistant Professor of Biology Judith Humphries and sophomore Xun Mendez at Lawrence Swing Dancers’ event, “Dancing with the Profs.”

Olson gives Spoerl Lecture on geoengineering, climate change solutions

Last week, the environmental science department held a lecture by guest speaker Robert L. Olson from the Alternative Futures Institute. The lecture was part of the Spoerl Lectureship in Science and Society and discussed the problems of climate change and the implications of the solutions presented. The lecture was held on Thursday, Jan. 30 at

Shrek holds on to title in 49th Great Midwest Trivia Contest

From Friday, Jan. 24 to Sunday, Jan. 26, students gathered around their computers to take part in Lawrence University’s annual Great Midwest Trivia Contest. The Great Midwest Trivia Contest is a tradition at Lawrence and this year celebrated its 49th year. The contest is called the longest running trivia contest because the last question of

Students diversify arts at LU: Malina and Masupha found Slam Poetry Club

  This winter, Lawrence University sophomores Mary Malina and Tierra Masupha  founded Lawrence University’s first Slam Poetry Club. The club, which is open to all students, is a student-run organization that celebrates the art of slam poetry. Unlike conventional poetry, slam poetry does not place a particularly high premium on meter or rhyme schemes, but

Regarding recent changes to printer policy

It has recently come to the attention of many Lawrence students that their former relationships with the printers scattered around campus have come to a close. In favor of better functionality, software upgrades were implemented over break, which means students are now required to both disconnect from their previous printer settings and then re-engage with

Shadow D.C. draws students interested in journalism, public policy

  Over the past Winter Break, 21 current Lawrence students, ranging from freshmen to seniors and a recent graduate, participated in the Career Services-sponsored “Shadow D.C.” event. Students shadowed 29 various companies and organizations. Related fields included government, journalism, human rights and business. Freshman Ruby Dickson, majoring in International Relations, shadowed Partnership for Public Service