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Applications for field experience in Jamaica being accepted

Associate Professor of History Jake Frederick, Edwin & Ruth West Professor of Economics and Social Science and Professor of Government Claudena Skran and J. Thomas and Julie Esch Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama Timothy X. Troy, are now accepting applications for a field experience in Jamaica trip planned for Spring Break in 2018. The

Staff members receive President’s Award

Cynthia Patterson, pictured here, has worked at Lawrence for 26 years. Photo courtesy of The Lawrentian archives   The recipients of the 2016 President’s Award of Excellence were announced at the end of January. Larry Darling, director of recording technology, was the second recipient of this award. The Lawrentian hopes to have an article featuring

Recent grad joins Campus Safety team

Upon graduation, Lawrentians take their first tentative steps into the “real world.” Josh “Blue” Mosley ‘16, a recent addition to the Campus Safety team, has decided not to wander very far. With aspirations for a career in law enforcement, Mosley hopes to gain valuable experience right here at Lawrence. Like many Campus Safety officers, Mosley

Students celebrate Lunar New Year

On the evening of Saturday, Jan. 28, Lawrence celebrated the Lunar New Year—also known as the Chinese New Year—with food, activities and performances in the Warch Campus Center. The popular event was attended not only by Lawrence students, but by friends, families and other community members interested in celebrating and learning about New Year traditions

New provost to start this year

Photo courtesy of the Office of Communications   As Lawrentians celebrated the holidays over winter break, President Mark Burstein announced the selection of our future provost and dean of the faculty, Catherine Gunther Kodat. The selection committee was drawn to Kodat’s experience, temperament and love of the liberal arts. They believe these qualities make Kodat

Senator Tim Kaine campaigns on campus, pushes early voting

Senator Tim Kaine greets the crowd after his remarks. Photo by Natalie Ortega Wells On Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m., as Beta Theta Pi shoveled 14 tons of sand into their house in the wake of their annual Beach Bash, hundreds of students and citizens of the Fox Valley gathered in the Somerset Room

Sustained Dialogue training aims to heal

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Lawrence will officially begin a new community-focused initiative called Sustained Dialogue (SD) by beginning student moderator training. According to the Sustained Dialogue Institute (SDI), SD is defined as “a systematic, prolonged dialogue among small groups of citizens committed to changing conflicted relationships, ending conflict and building peace.” The goal of training

Degrees of Debt rally dissects tuition troubles

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 20, USA Today Network-Wisconsin kicked off the first Degrees of Debt Rally at the Warch Campus Center. The rally explored the personal impact of student debt on current students and recent alumni with a strong focus on identifying potential solutions to the problem of rising costs in higher education.

Group housing selection met with intense criticism

Lawrence University Community Council’s (LUCC) new group living legislation finally came to fruition as the Group Housing Selection Board reviewed group living applications on Thursday, May 6. However, there were significant challenges to efforts to reduce the effect of bias on final outcomes. As a result, many complaints and several formal appeals were filed in