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For nearly 40 years, Lawrence University has sponsored a program of informative luncheon lectures for the Fox Valley community. Known as “Lunch at Lawrence,” these gatherings provide an informal opportunity to hear from a diverse group of Lawrence faculty and distinguished visiting faculty on a wide range of issues and topics.

All lunch programs are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in the Warch Campus Center. The cost of each luncheon is $16.50 and advance registration and payment is required. The full series is available for $82.50 ($99 value.)

REGISTER ONLINE For more information, or to register by phone please call the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at 920-832-7019.

2017-2018 Schedule

October 6, 2017

Megan Pickett, associate professor of physics

Extrasolar Planets: Other Earths, other life?


November 10, 2017

Kimberly Barrett, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty

Loving Large at Lawrence: Compassionate Ways to Fight Hate and Promote Intellectual Development


February 9, 2018

Bart De Stasio, Dennis and Charlot Nelson Singleton Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Biology

Invasive Species in our Waters: the Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Bad?


March 9, 2018

Adam Galambos, Dwight and Marjorie Peterson Professor of Innovation and associate professor of economics

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April 13, 2018

Allison Fleshman, assistant professor of chemistry

The Chemistry of Paint Drying: It's More Fascinating Than It Sounds


May 11, 2018

Brian Pertl, Dean of the Conservatory of Music

Deep Listening, Collaborative Play and Awakening Your Creative Soul

The Archive

Check out an archive of previous Lunch at Lawrence presentations from 1993 to 2015.

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