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Leigh-Post and Padilla deliver rousing performance

Leigh-Post and Padilla deliver rousing performance

FACULTY RECITAL. Photo by Nidi Garcia. On Sunday Oct. 19, two Lawrence Unviersity Conservatory faculty members joined to perform an ambitious program featuring 18 art songs by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) and Ned Rorem (b. 1923). Conservatory students and faculty members came to the Lawrence Memorial Chapel at 4 p.m. to enjoy the music and show

Bead and Read Week connects students and faculty

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty Kimberly Barrett shares the story of Ruby Bridges. Photos by Marieke de Koker   In an effort to promote cultural awareness, students gathered for s’mores, hot chocolate and fireside stories this past week for the Bead and Read event in the Diversity Center.

Convocation honors students and faculty

Professor of History and Patricia Hamar Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies Paul Cohen delivered the lecture. Photo by Luke Payne. Lawrence University held its annual Honors Convocation on May 23, 2017 from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel. Professor of History and Patricia Hamar Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies Paul Cohen gave

‘Biking with Profs’ strengthens faculty, student relations

For many students, getting to know professors may seem intimidating, even with the casual ‘call-me-by-my-first-name’ teaching style adopted by most Lawrence professors. It can be difficult to break through the wall of academia and see that professors are just people. There are several groups on campus that hold events to get to know professors on

Meditations on Music: Jazz Faculty Big Band Concert

Any student in the jazz department is undoubtedly familiar with the faculty jazz combo and its various combinations, but concerts from the big band are a whole lot rarer. Fortunately, though, their talents did not go unheard on Feb. 1 when they performed the music of Dave Rivello, a bandleader and teacher at Eastman. Written

Faculty evaluates the presidential debate

The faculty panel addresses student questions at the end of the event. Photo by Tabarique Anwar Last Tuesday, September 27, an open-admission panel discussion assessing the first U.S. Presidential Debate took place in the Warch Campus Center Cinema from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The panel discussion had been conducted by Vice President for Diversity

Letter to the Editor: LGBTQ Faculty and Staff

To Gay, Lesbian Or Whatever (GLOW) and to all Trans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally (TLGBQIAA), genderqueer, and Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) students on campus,   We are your LGBTQ faculty and staff at Lawrence University, and we are impressed. We have known improvements have been needed for a long time; and while

Jazz, classical faculty collaborate with Traux

On Feb. 26, students and faculty assembled in the Esch Hurvis Studio to join Sumner Truax ’12 in a collaborative recital. Truax joined the Lawrence Saxophone faculty this academic year. Truax invited Associate Professor of Violin Samantha George, Instructor of Jazz Saxophone José Encarnacíon, Professor of Music Steven Jordheim, Associate Professor of Music Michael Mizrahi,

Harper Hall features Faculty Jazz Quartet

Though we often speak  highly of our Conservatory professors as teachers and pedagogues, we do not boast about their continually amazing performance careers nearly enough. We were reminded of this last Wednesday, Jan. 15, when the Faculty Jazz Quartet took to the Harper Hall stage and kept audience members on the edge of their seats,