Former Raymond H. Herzog Professor of Science and Professor Emeritus of Biology Michael LaMarca passed away Feb. 9 of complications from a stroke. A resident of Rochester, Minn., where he made his home in retirement, he was 85.
A specialist in reproduction and developmental biology, LaMarca joined the Lawrence faculty in 1965 and taught with distinction until he retired in 1995. His career as a scientist and teacher was distinguished by his legendary commitment to the disciplined study of the living...read more
The second presentation in a five-part Lawrence University series examining issues related to cultural competency looks at gender Friday, Feb. 24. The one-hour program “Gender in the 21st Century” begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Warch Campus Center. It is free and open to the public.... read the rest of this story
Virtuoso jazz pianist Gerald Clayton brings his hard-swinging, melodic style along with an impressive pedigree to the Lawrence Memorial Chapel Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. for the third concert of Lawrence University’s 2016-17 Jazz Series.
Tickets for the Gerald Clayton Trio and special...read the rest of this story
Lawrence University graduates and employees are clearly making their mark in the Fox Cities based on the 2017 Future 15 Award winners.
Four of this year’s 15 honorees are Lawrence graduates, including one who is a current member of the staff: Fanny Lau ’14, Elyse Lucas ’10, Paris Wicker...read the rest of this story
History isn’t Allison Holley’s go-to category when it comes to playing her favorite game, the popular television quiz program “Jeopardy!.” But thanks to the show, she recently managed to make history.
The senior English and Spanish major from Racine recently became the first...read the rest of this story
With the help of the combined talents of vanguard composer Philip Glass and iconic beat poet Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence University’s opera studies program explores four decades of social activism in four performances of “Hydrogen Jukebox.”
The production will be staged Feb. 16-18 at 7:30 p....read the rest of this story
Lawrence University is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking an exceptional education with great career preparation at an affordable price according to The Princeton Review.
Lawrence was included in the education services company’s 2017 edition of its just released...read the rest of this story
After finishing third a year ago, Holy Broman Literary Society ended Hobgoblins of Little Minds’ two-year run as champions, winning the 2017 off-campus title for the first time in Lawrence University’s 52nd Great Midwest Trivia Contest.
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