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Faculty Q&A – Stefan Debbert

Faculty Q&A – Stefan Debbert

Photo provided by Office of Communications. How are you so chill??? — Anonymous  This is kind of you to say but demonstrably false. I am by nature kind of a “try-hard,” according to local teens who live in my house. But whatever: this should not be a pejorative! It is 2021, we are all of

Faculty Q&A – Tim Albright

I was walking around Times Square when my buddy, trombonist Alan Ferber called. He was stuck on a train and couldn’t make it to his show on time, and he asked if I could sub for him at the last minute. I quickly ran over to the theater for Catch Me If You Can, threw on Alan’s tuxedo (which was 5 sizes too big for me) and sight-read the entire 3 hour show. It was nerve wracking to say the least, but exhilarating too.

Diversity Center welcomes LU community

The Diversity Center is open most of the day to all students. Photo by Allegra Taylor Despite every effort Lawrence makes to build a campus where all people can feel safe and welcomed, there are still areas where students feel they can’t express themselves in full, explained the Diversity Center Social Media Coordinator and sophomore

André de Quadros gives guest lecture on arts in the global community

André de Quadros speaks in Harper Hall. Photo by Taylor Blackson. On Monday, May 8, the multi-talented André de Quadros held a guest lecture in Harper Hall, entitled, “Music, Peace, and Justice: Projects and Challenges.” A conductor, ethnomusicologist, human rights editor and Professor of Music at Boston University, de Quadros flew in from Australia the

“Peter and the Wolf” delights community

Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra performs “Peter and the Wolf.” Photo by Taylor Blackson. On Sunday April 23, the Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra performed a concert featuring Stephanie Sundberg’s “Curiously Deliberate” and Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf.” The orchestra aimed to attract children and families with kid-friendly repertoire selections and an afternoon concert time. The

Community conversations facilitate structured dialogue

Faculty, staff and students were invited to engage in open-minded discussion. Photos by Emily Midyette On Friday, March 31 in the Esch Hurvis room of the Warch Campus Center, the second Community Conversation on Political Common Ground was held. The dialogue was faciliated by Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the

Community comes together for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts calls community members to action in the Memorial Chapel. Photo by Luke Payne   Last Monday, Lawrence partnered with the nonprofit Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities to hold a service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The two-hour long celebration, titled “Refusing to be a Bystander to Racism and

Community Conversation on Safety facilitates real dialogue

Faculty, staff and students of Lawrence University teamed up with members of the local police force to discuss pressing issues on diversity within the Appleton community. Photo by Emily Midyette On Friday, Oct. 21, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Lawrence University, along with the Appleton Police Department, hosted the Community Conversation on Safety.