Sunday, April 19, 2020
Hosted on Zoom


Thank you for joining us for our Virtual Lawrence University Experience!

All of these sessions will be hosted on Zoom, which is free to use and can be accessed by any device with internet connection. If you choose to participate in smaller sessions or individual meetings, we recommend a device with a camera and microphone if possible.

If you would prefer to call into these sessions, please use these instructions: Dial-In Instructions

Some sessions will be hosted as a webinar, where your camera and microphone will be turned off. You can submit questions through the chat, which will go directly to the moderator only.

Other sessions will be hosted as meetings, and you will have the option to turn your microphone and camera on. Please be mindful of your surroundings, both visual and audio, to be respectful of the other participants in the meeting. 

If you experience technical issues during the day, please call 920-832-7179.

Schedule of Events

All times listed are CDT (GMT -5)

11-11:25 a.m.

Welcome with Ken Anselment, vice president for enrollment and communications (Webinar)
Enter Welcome Webinar


11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Non-Academic Sessions (choose one)

Sessions will be recorded so you may access information from a session you did not attend at a later time.

Wellness – Mental, Physical, Spiritual (Meeting)
Join Erin Buenzli, director of wellness and recreation, Rich Jazdzewski, associate dean of wellness services, and Linda Morgan-Clement, director of the center for spiritual and religious life, to discuss all of the ways Lawrence is supporting the wellness of students in every way.
Enter Wellness Meeting


Life After Lawrence  (Meeting)
Learn about how we prepare students for post-graduate life with Mike O’Connor, director of the Center for Career, Life, and Community Engagement. 
Enter Life After Lawrence Meeting


Study Abroad & Off-Campus Programs  (Meeting)
Lezlie Weber, director of off-campus programs, will lead a conversation with Lawrence students who have returned from studying abroad, and answer all your questions – where you can go, how to pay for it, what it’s really like.
Enter Study Abroad & Off-Campus Meeting


Residential & Student Life  (Meeting)
Find out what student life is like on our residential campus from Greg Griffin, director of student activities, Brittany Bell, assistant dean of students and director of diversity & inclusion, and Bonny Sucherman, assistant director of residential education & housing.
Enter Residential & Student Life Meeting


12:05-12:35 p.m.

Student Panel for Prospective Lawrentians (Meeting)
Current Lawrentians are here to answer all your burning questions about what being a Lawrence student is really like!
Enter Student Panel Meeting


Student Success Panel for Parents & Families (Webinar)
A panel of student support experts are ready to share with you all the ways we will help your student succeed at Lawrence!
Enter Student Success Panel Webinar


12:40-12:50 p.m.

Closing remarks from Mary Beth Petrie, dean of admissions (Webinar)
Enter Closing Webinar


1-2:30 p.m.

Academic Presentations (Meetings)
Our faculty are excited to tell you about their department and answer any questions you may have. If you so choose, please feel welcome to participate by audio and video.

1 p.m.

Foreign Languages
Rosa Tapia & Eilene Hoft-March
Enter Foreign Languages Meeting

Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Gary Vaughan
Enter Innovation & Entrepreneurship Meeting

Mathematics & Computer Science
Alan Parks
Enter Mathematics & Computer Science Meeting

Teacher Education & Educational Studies
Stewart Purkey
Enter Teacher Education & Educational Studies Meeting

Theatre Arts
Kathy Privatt
Enter Theatre Arts Meeting


1:30 p.m.

Art & Art History
Beth Zinsli
Enter Art & Art History Meeting

Nancy Wall
Enter Biology Meeting

Matthew Arau
Enter Conservatory Meeting

Jonathan Lhost
Enter Economics Meeting

English & Creative Writing
Celia Barnes
Enter English & Creative Writing Meeting


2 p.m.

Environmental Studies
Monica Rico
Enter Environmental Studies Meeting

Physics & 3-2 Engineering
Doug Martin
Enter Physics & 3-2 Engineering Meeting

Pre-Med & Pre-Health Careers
Stefan Debbert
Enter Pre-Med & Pre-Health Careers Meeting

Terry Gottfried
Enter Psychology Meeting


3-4 p.m.

Virtual Faculty Showcase Concert
Members of the Conservatory Faculty will be entertaining you from their homes!
View the program
Enter the Concert