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Lawrence undergoes reaccreditation process

Lawrence undergoes reaccreditation process

Throughout the week, Lawrence was reviewed for accreditation by a panel of peers from multiple universities. Photos by Larissa Davis. As part of the accreditation process happening at Lawrence this past week, a forum was held to discuss campus life and community concerns. The forum was open closed to faculty, staff, and administration, as a

Lawrence to undergo re-accreditation process

Over the next week, Lawrence will begin the process of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Accreditation is a process of reviewing a university, to confirm that it lives up to federal standards and is eligible for federal money. For higher education institutions like Lawrence, accreditation occurs once every ten years. A group of

Career Services updates name and mission

Career Services has an updated look, name and game plan for the 2018-2019 school year. The new Center for Career, Life and Community Engagement (CLC) is making its debut on the second floor of Chapman Hall. Physically, this means a new conference table, expanded lobby and coffee bar to create a more student-friendly environment. On

An Interview with the 2018 Commencement Speaker

This year’s commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2018 will be Peggy Shepherd, one of the country’s leading voices for environmental justice, as well as one of its strongest advocates. The commencement, which will be on June 10, will take place on the campus green. Shepherd is a Howard University graduate and a co-founder

Lawrence alumnus returns to lead listening session

Returning to campus after two years working in New York City, Lawrence alumnus Jon Hanrahan ’16 led a listening session in WLFM house last Friday. At Lawrence, Hanrahan was a piano performance major and former Trivia headmaster. Since then, he has moved on to the offices of New York Public Radio in Lower Manhattan, working

Community Conversation discusses Cabaret controversy

As a way to exchange personal stories and come to a better understanding of fellow Lawrence students, a Community Conversation was held in the Pusey Room last Wednesday, April 25. Around 15 students, facilitators and members of the administration attended the event. The conversation was part of a multi-pronged approach by the administration to address

Lawrence welcomes WAICU Diversity Conference to campus

The WAICU Diversity Conference included workshops for the participants, all of which were held in the Diversity Center. Photo by Emma Gilshannon. Collaborating to promote diversity on college campuses, Lawrence University hosted the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU) for a conference last weekend. This was the first time the WAICU Diversity Conference,

Annual Cabaret performances showcase international culture

Students performed the Chinese Thousand-Hand Guan Yin dance in the first act. Photos by Marieke de Koker. Celebrating cultures and traditions from all over the world, the Lawrence International (LI) annual Cabaret performance was held in the Stansbury Theater last weekend. The two showings were held on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3

“Science Evangelist” delivers Convocation on technology

In her talk, “Technology’s Unexpected Consequences,” Ainissa Ramirez used examples to illustrate how technology has influenced us. Photo by David Baldwin. Lauded as a “Science Evangelist,” Ainissa Ramirez gave a convocation in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel on Tuesday titled “Technology’s Unexpected Consequences.” The event began with a prelude by Lecturer of Music and University Organist