Lawrence University anthropologist Peter Peregrine’s work in locating long-forgotten gravesites at the Outagamie County Asylum Cemetery in Grand Chute has been recognized by the Outagamie County Historical Society.

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Peregrine has been named the 2016 recipient of the historical society’s annual Lillian F. Mackesy Historian of the Year Award, which honors outstanding contributions to Outagamie County history.

It’s the second straight year a Lawrence faculty member has received the award. Music librarian Antoinette...

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Award-winning broadcaster and best-selling author Krista Tippett explores the essence of what it means to be human in a Lawrence University convocation.

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A seven-person team of multi-national Lawrence University students are accompanying government professor Claudena Skran to Philadelphia to work on a public health-related project the second week of February.

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The Princeton Review has named Lawrence University one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking an exceptional education with great career preparation and at an affordable price.


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Lawrence University geologist Marcia Bjornerud has been named a Fellow of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters for 2016. She is the first Lawrence faculty member to be accorded that honor.

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Violinist Rachel Barton Pine brings her dazzling technique and joyous tone to classical and contemporary music Saturday, Feb. 6 in the second concert of Lawrence University’s four-part 2015-16 Artist Series....

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A Foolish Consistency is the Hobgoblins of Little Minds successfully defended its crown, winning its second straight off-campus title in Lawrence University’s 51st Great Midwest Trivia Contest.

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It wasn’t so much “playing” Lawrence University’s Great Midwest Trivia Contest as a freshman in 2013 that got Jon Hanrahan hooked on the college’s 50-hour minutia marathon.

It was taking a break from answering questions to...

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