WELCOA Platinum LogoLawrence University’s commitment to the health and wellness of its employees  has earned it a Platinum Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) in conjunction with the Wellness Council of Wisconsin. Lawrence is one of only seven institutions nationwide to be honored with the Platinum designation, which honors organizations that “have distinguished themselves as not only leaders, but innovators in workplace health promotion.”

“For more than ten years...

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At 11:00 a.m. in the Lawrence Chapel on Sunday, November 11, 100 years after the moment the World War I guns fell silent on the western front, students and faculty from the Lawrence Jazz Department will perform Armistice 1918, a multimedia piece composed and arranged by jazz pianist and...

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Lawrence University will be hosting a symposium on the international refugee crisis November 4-6. This critical and timely topic will be explored through speakers, art, dance, music and film, introducing the community to people who are themselves refugees; to medical, legal and journalism...

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Prof. Robert Yablon (Univeristy of Wisconsin Law School) will be at Lawrence University November 8 to discuss contemporary challenges to redistricting law, including Wisconsin’s own Gill v. Whitford.  In his talk, “Partisan Gerrymandering: What Next?,” he...

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Lawrence University will present the 38th annual Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend with live performances from the Regina Carter Quartet on Friday, November 2 and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, November 3. Both concerts will take place at 7:30 pm in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. ...

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At a ceremony held at McCormick Place in Chicago on October 23, Lawrence University received The College Star of Transformation award from Chicago Scholars, an organization dedicated to helping “academically ambitious students from under-resourced...

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The Lawrence University community and the rest of the world learned of the sad news that Thomas A. Steitz, one of the giants of biochemistry whose research on the structure of ribosomes earned him the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, died on Tuesday, October 9, from pancreatic cancer.

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