Spring 2019


The Post-Crescent, May 20, 2019
Lawrence University history professor and former wildland firefighter Jake Frederick talks about the traditions of firefighter funerals following the recent death of an Appleton firefighter.

Inside Higher Ed, May 16, 2019
Mike O'Connor, Riaz Waraich Dean of Lawrence University’s Center for Career, Life and Community Engagement, writes about the need for graduates to cultivate intellectual curiosity as they set out on new career paths.

The Montgomery Advertiser, May 10, 2019
Arnold Shober, associate professor of government, discusses efforts in Alabama to end election of the State Board of Education.

thewholenote.com, April 26, 2019
Review of Brahms Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano featuring the duo of violinist Wen-Lei Gu and pianist Catherine Kautsky, both from the Lawrence Conservatory of Music faculty.

WFRV-TV Channel 5, April 23, 2019
Coverage of Report to the Community and the economic, cultural and charitable contributions of Lawrence University to the Fox Cities region.

Insight Publications, April 23, 2019
Lawrence delivers a $70.3 million economic impact on the Fox Cities.

The Post-Crescent, April 23, 2019
Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble wins back-to-back DownBeat awards.

Wisconsin State Journal, April 21, 2019
Emily Birsan '08 continues to excel on the opera stage. She's featured here in advance of her starring role in the Madison Opera production of Antonin Dvorak's Rusalka and the upcoming Madison Symphony Orchestra performance of Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand.

Inside Higher Ed, April 16, 2019
Kimberly Barrett, vice president for diversity and inclusion and associate dean of faculty, writes about blackface in the Me Too era

Wisconsin Public Radio, April 11, 2019
Native American students embrace the opportunity to work with Matika Wilbur in the creation of a mural on the Lawrence University campus.

Laughingsquid.com, April 12, 2019
The website that explores the unusual gives a nod to "Breathe," the water opera performed at Lawrence in late March.

WLUK-TV Fox 11, April 11, 2019
Coverage of Matika Wilbur of Project 562 and the unveiling of the Native American mural on the outside north wall of the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center.

Wisconsin Public Radio, April 9, 2019
Matika Wilbur of Project 562 talks on WPR's Central Time about her work and collaborating this week with Lawrence students in advance of Thursday's convocation.

Wisconsin Public Radio, April 8, 2019
Kimberly Barrett, vice president for diversity at Lawrence University, talks about how to disrupt racist behavior when you see it.

Manitowoc Herald Times, April 4, 2019
Garth Neustadter '10 joins hometown symphony in Manitowoc for concert marking the retirement of longtime director.

HuffPost, April 3, 2019
Peter Glick, the Henry Merritt Wriston Professor of the Social Sciences and professor of psychology, speaks on benevolent sexism in a story about former Vice President and potential presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Canadian Public Radio, April 2, 2019
"Breathe," the water opera performed March 30-31 in and around the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center pool, got some airtime at about the 35:10 mark during Tuesday's broadcast of "As It Happens" on Canadian Public Radio. 

WLUK-TV Fox 11, March 27, 2019
"Breathe: a multi-disciplinary water opera" is showcased following a rehearsal in advance of the March 30-31 performances in the pool at the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center.

The Post-Crescent, March 20, 2019
Jerald Podair, professor of history and Robert S. French professor of American studies, and Lawrence students Anthony Dare and Sterling Brown talk about socialism, social democracy and the generational divide in today's politics.

Winter 2019

WLUK-TV Fox 11, March 14, 2019
Kimberly Barrett, vice president for diversity at Lawrence, talks about the role of Imagine Fox Cities as it launches a series of listening sessions about improving life in the Fox Cities.

Radio National, March 11, 2019
Marcia Bjornerud talks about her book, "Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World. (Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology Marcia Bjornerud)

The Post-Crescent, March 10, 2019
10 impressive artists who have played at Lawrence Memorial Chapel 

Fox Cities Magazine, March 5, 2019
Lawrence students Rachel Lewis (trumpet), Gabrielle Claus (piano) and Zoe Markle (bass) at the Trout Museum of Art. The trio will be part of the Women Do Jazz performance on March 21.

WFRV-TV Channel 5, March 3, 2019
Kimberly Barrett, vice president of diversity and inclusion, participates in a Newsmaker Sunday conversation: Discussion centers on fallout from the Jussie Smollett case and the reporting of hate crimes.

Motherboard/Vice Media, March 1, 2019
Lori Hilt on the dangers of censoring self-harm on social media platforms“I wouldn’t want to censor the image of the healed scar with a tattoo. I could see negative effects of increasing stigma by trying to erase and deny the lived experiences of those who have recovered.”

Wisconsin Public Radio, February 28, 2019
President Mark Burstein on "The Morning Show" with Kate Archer Kent

Insight Magazine, February 27, 2019
Lawrence among colleges, universities gearing up for 'The Pitch'

WBAY-TV Channel 2, February 21, 2019
Former bank building owned by Lawrence in talks for redevelopment

WBAY-TV Channel 2, February 17, 2019
Family Concert, part of the Lawrence Music For All series, at Riverside Gardens.

Mind of State Podcast, February 2019
Peter Glick in Episode 5 on the uptick in anti-semitism. (Henry Merritt Wriston Professor in the Social Sciences Peter Glick joins Princeton University's Susan Fiske as podcast guests of hosts Betty Teng and Michael Epstein.)

MSN, February 7, 2019
Lawrence University and City of Appleton get a mention in MSN's travel tips on Most Beautiful College Towns in Every State

New York Times, February 5, 2019
Marcia Bjornerud column on new findings regarding 2018 Indonesia earthquake that triggered deadly tsunami. (Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology Marcia Bjornerud)

Wisconsin Public Radio, January 25, 2019
Modern Hmong American Art And Expression (Radio interview with Hmong artists Tshab Her and Victoria Kue, whose works are featured at the Wriston Art Center)

North State Public Radio, January 19, 2019
Blue Dot 129: Marcia Bjornerud (Radio interview with Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology Marcia Bjornerud)

WLUK Fox 11 News, January 11, 2019
Hmong exhibit in Appleton sparks discussion on traditional heritage, modernization (feature on new Wriston Gallery exhibition and interview with 
Assistant Professor of Art History and Curator of the Wriston Art Center Galleries and Museum Beth Zinsli)

The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 6, 2019
How to Keep Faculty Searches on Track (article quoting Provost and Dean of Faculty Catherine G. Kodat)

Fall 2018

The Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2018
Most of us are clueless about humanity’s place in the planet's long history. We need to learn 'timefulness' (op-ed authored by Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology Marcia Bjornerud)

The Washington Post, December 6, 2018
Grindr was the first big dating app for gay men. Now it’s falling out of favor. (quoting Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies Jesus G. Smith)

WHBY, December 5, 2018
LU prof weights in on lame-duck legal challenges (analysis from Associate Professor of Government Arnold Shober)

Appleton Post-Crescent, November 24, 2018
Appleton panel: In search of civil discourse in a time of political division and rancor (event and article features remarks by Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life Linda Morgan-Clement)

The Washington Post, November 15, 2018
The man who pioneered Trumpism (op-ed co-authored by Robert S. French Professor of American Studies and Professor of History Jerald Podair)

The Washington Post, November 7, 2018
How the Democrats finally defeated Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (quoting Associate Professor of Government Arnold Shober)

Harvard Business Review, November 2, 2018
How Masculinity Contests Undermine Organizations, and What to Do About It (article co-authored by Henry Merritt Wriston Professor of the Social Sciences Peter Glick)

Appleton Post-Crescent, November 4, 2018
Lawrence University eyes $220 million in fundraising

The New York Times, November 3, 2018
The Psychology of Anti-Semitism (cites research by Henry Merritt Wriston Professor of the Social Sciences Peter Glick)

Appleton Post-Crescent, October 30, 2018
Climate change: Students, advocates in Fox Valley push for action

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, October 26, 2018
Straw bans? Composting buckets? Wisconsin campuses adopt dramatic 'green' changes

The Verge, October 23, 2018
How thinking like a geologist could help us fight climate change (Interview with Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology Marcia Bjornerud)

The Washington Post, October 11, 2018
Thomas A. Steitz, biochemist who won Nobel Prize for mapping crucial molecule, dies at 78

Appleton Post-Crescent, October 5, 2018
Time is now to become informed about health care delivery in Fox Valley (Op-ed by John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the American Economic System and Professor of Economics Merton Finkler)

America Magazine, September 28, 2018
Great Blue Heron (poem by Visiting Assistant Professor of English Charles Austin Segrest)