Engaged Learning

Engaged Learning is what characterizes a Lawrence education and distinguishes Lawrentians. Simply put, Lawrence students learn by doing.

This is Appleton

It may sound small and quaint, but Appleton is no sleepy, remote burg.

DownBeat & Fulbright

Lawrentians are regular recipients of DownBeat Magazine’s coveted Student Music Award and the Fulbright U.S. Student grant.


With Gratitude

Opportunities supported by Lawrence alumni, family and friends inspire students to follow their passions and realize their dreams. 


From the laboratory to Lake Winnebago, Lawrentians learn by doing.

Sierra Leone

Lawrentians make regular trips to Sierra Leone, gaining valuable field experience and providing invaluable support to local communities.


Collaborative Performance

Look inside a personalized Senior Experience, where students engage with faculty, alumni and business professionals to craft a deeply personal production.

The Minneapolis Gig

Faculty and students join alumni professionals for an evening of musical collaboration.

The Traveling Classroom: China

Lawrence’s Sustainable China program transports students and faculty into the streets of the world’s most populous country for a liberal arts exploration.


Lawrentians have the unique opportunity to engage with influential world figures, who inspire intellectual exploration and invigorate community discussion.

Musicians in Motion

All Lawrentians have the opportunity to collaborate intellectually, transcend boundaries and create something entirely new.

Behind Cabaret

100+ students, 30+ countries, two incredible performances. Take a look at the 40th Cabaret rehearsals and hear from the students involved.

E Pluribus Vikingi

We’ve discovered that when students become fully engaged in the Lawrence experience, they're affected by a remarkable phenomenon.

Women in Science

From collaborative research to field experience, Senior Experience is both unique for each student and universal for students across the university.


Traveling Workshops

Lawrence's jazz faculty introduces students to Lawrence's style of Engaged Learning.

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