Lawrence University Free Zoom Backgrounds

No matter where you are, you can attend a Zoom meeting 'on campus' with LU's free Zoom backgrounds! Now available on the Communications webpage.

Learning @ Lawrence: Online Series

Free webinars hosted on Zoom! Each session is 35-55 minutes and includes a time for Q&A.

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Tune in Fridays at noon Lawrence Time (Central Time) to learn from our remarkable alumni and faculty, all from the comforts of your home. Follow the Lawrence University Alumni Facebook page for updates and reminders about the series. Continue to check back for updated registration and recording links. The views and opinions expressed by presenters during webinars are their own and not representative of Lawrence University.

See past webinar recordings on our YouTube channel: CLICK HERE

May 7, noon CT Christopher Murray ’75, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo, retired U.S. foreign service officer, and Lawrence University’s 2015 recipient of The Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award
The U.S. and the World in a Biden Presidency

May 21, noon CT | Brienne Colston '15, founder and executive director of Brown Girl Recovery, facilitator and community organizer, and Lawrence University’s 2020 recipient of The George B. Walter ’36 Service to Society Award
Uplifting Black Resistance in the Era of Black Death

June 4, noon CT | Jerald Podair, Professor of History and Robert S. French Professor of American Studies, Lawrence University
Joe McCarthy: Appleton’s Hometown Anti-Hero

Additional Virtual Engagement Opportunities

A Conversation with Presidents Laurie A. Carter & Mark Burstein
Tuesday, May 4 | 6:30 p.m. CT

Lawrence's 16th and 17th presidents recently had the opportunity to spend time together on campus. They discussed everything from their hopes for Lawrence, their respect for presidential history and their personal and professional journeys, to Meatless Mondays. They also answered questions from Lawrentians along the way. Registration is not required. Use this link to access the event at 6:30 p.m. CT on May 4.

LU Regional Club Trivia Night
Thursday, May 13 | 7:30 p.m. CT

Facilitated by Trivia Mafia Host Keith Rose '01, alumni are invited to gather up their team and test their Lawrence and general trivia knowledge.

Teams can be any size, though Trivia Mafia recommends a team of 10 or less, and all team members must register separately to play. Make sure to come up with a creative team name, as we will also have a contest for Most Creative Lawrence-themed Team Name.