News and Notes

  • Has Lawrenceville Changed in the Past Fifty Years?

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Bill Graupner ’64 H’81 P’91 ’95 spent five years as a Lawrenceville student and 37 more as a member of the faculty. A recipient of the Masters Award in 2010 for his “remarkable and exceptional classroom teaching and mentoring” in mathematics, he wrote this essay for the Class of 1964 50th Reunion Olla Pod.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: Paris Genre Scene

    Posted July 21, 2014

    Paris Genre Scene is an early 20th century oil on canvas by Maurice Utrillo. It was a gift from Jane C. H’40 and Henry C. Woods, Jr. ’40 H’59 ’62.

  • Davis Gift Endows Rising Scholars Program

    Posted July 17, 2014

    Andrew and Sydney Davis P’15, through Andrew’s role as a trustee for the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Foundation, have made a gift of $1 million to endow Lawrenceville’s Rising Scholars Program, it was announced today by Head Master Elizabeth A. Duffy H’43 ’79.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: “Adoration of the Shepherds”

    Posted July 14, 2014

    Produced in 1652 by Rembrandt van Rijin, “Adoration of the Shepherds” is an etching on paper. It came to Lawrenceville through the Estate of Thomas S. Buechner ’44.

  • The Lawrenceville Fund Reaches $5.9 Million

    Posted July 9, 2014

    The Lawrenceville Fund, the Lawrenceville School’s annual giving campaign, concluded the 2013-14 campaign on June 30 with near-record results. In the final tally, 3,619 alumni (33%) and 667 current and past parents (58%) gave $5,898,703, the second highest Fund total ever, exceeding the goal of $5.7 million.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: "Rooming House"

    Posted July 7, 2014

    Rooming House was painted in 1991 by John Register ’57, a major California realist. The painting, an oil on canvas, was a gift from Audrey and Martin Gruss ’60.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: "La Memoire"

    Posted June 30, 2014

    A textile installation that overlooks the foyer in Bunn Library, Sheila Hicks’ La Memoire was a gift from Lynn and Robert Johnston ’54 P’92 ’94.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: “Low Rider II”

    Posted June 23, 2014

    Low Rider II, sculpted in 1984 of corten steel by Charles Ginnever, sits between the Crescent and Bunn Library. It was given to Lawrenceville by the late Bill Wilson ’54 and his wife, Pat.

  • Liz Lian ’11 and Sanibel Chai ’11 Address Wardrobe Woes with WICK

    Posted June 18, 2014

    Looking for “party proof” semiformal summer garb that won’t stress your budget or your sense of decorum? Fashion partners Liz Lian ’11 and Sanibel Chai ’11 think they have the answer with WICK, a women’s clothing company that uses activewear fabrics and unique designs to ensure your comfort and your cool.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: " The Boy with the Thorn"

    Posted June 13, 2014

    Sculpted in bronze by an unknown artist, The Boy with the Thorn was a gift of Austin Boyd in honor of his brother, Malcolm Boyd, Class of 1911, who died of typhoid fever in the spring of 1909.

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