News and Notes

  • June 7: Teeing up in Memory of Jim Adams '65 H'82 '96 '01 P'93

    Posted April 27, 2015

    Golfers: Mark your calendars and get ready to hit the fairways at the 13th Annual James T. Adams '65 Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 7, at the Lawrenceville School Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Lawrenceville School Camp.

  • Lawrenceville Symposium on Psychology of Learning Draws Nearly 400 Attendees

    Posted April 24, 2015

    Earlier this week, nearly 400 independent and public school educators, major educational grantmakers, and interested parents and alumni convened on the Lawrenceville campus to hear some of the nation’s most prominent experts discuss the issues surrounding “Mindset, Perseverance and Belonging: The Psychology of Learning.” Attendees traveled from 16 states, including Hawaii.

  • The Lawrenceville Club of New York Fetes Head Master Liz Duffy H’43 ’55 ’79 P’19

    Posted April 23, 2015
    LCNY Co-President John Walker '05 leads the room in a rousing cheer for Head Master Liz Duffy H'43 '55 '79 P'19.

    Last night The Lawrenceville Club of New York became the latest regional alumni club to honor Head Master Liz Duffy H’43 ’55 ’79 P’19, who is leaving Lawrenceville at the end of this academic year to become president of International Schools Services. Similar events have been held coast-to-coast throughout the year by regional alumni clubs in Lawrenceville, Chicago and San Francisco, by the Sixth Form (a group of the School’s largest donors), and by the Board of Trustees, in appreciation of Ms. Duffy’s 12 years of outstanding contributions to the School.

  • 33 Honorary Alumni to Attend Alumni Weekend 2015

    Posted April 22, 2015

    As of April 22, 2015, thirty-three Honorary Alumni will attend Alumni Weekend 2015.

  • Author, Author, Author!

    Posted April 21, 2015

    Lawrentians are prolific writers with a wide range of interests and expertise. Want some evidence? Take a look at these new books.

  • Greg Good ’02 Uses Urban Exposure to Give Inner-City Youth Suburban Advantage

    Posted April 15, 2015

    Greg Good ’02 recognized the potential for a competitive advantage in the college admission and scholarship process when he founded the nonprofit Urban Exposure (UE) last winter.

  • Weeden Lecture Dismantles Myths of World War I

    Posted April 9, 2015
    In Lawrenceville’s 2015 Weeden Lecture, Professor Jennifer D. Keene of Chapman University discussed why she thinks it’s time to dismantle the myths surrounding America’s participation in World War I.

    We Americans don’t think too much about World War I anymore. It stopped being “the Great War” in 1941, when Franklin Roosevelt publicly named the new conflict the Second World War. But now, as nations continue to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, Professor Jennifer D. Keene of Chapman University thinks it’s time to dismantle the myths surrounding America’s participation.

  • Nick Jasset ’10 Re-thinks the Energy Bar

    Posted April 7, 2015

    An energy bar for the desk-bound? Another just for study time? Still another for travelers? Welcome to the world of Phi Bar, an energy bar that isn’t only about energy.

  • Masters Awards Take a “Wildly Creative” Turn

    Posted April 2, 2015
    Deb McKay H'85 '88 '94 '14 P'97 accepts the Masters Award from Jen Ridley Staikos '91, president of the Alumni Association

    We knew this Masters Awards ceremony, held on the eve of April Fools’, was going to be different when Director of Alumni Relations John Gore H’64 recited retired English Master Deb McKay’s H’85 ’88 ’94 ’14 P’97 “class rules” – and announced that the same rules would govern the presentations honoring McKay and former French Master Ed Megna (posthumously).

  • It’s “Checkmate” for Francis Hinson ’12

    Posted March 31, 2015

    When the 2015 U.S. and U.S. Women’s Chess Championships begin today, it’s a safe bet that some of the participants will be graduates of Chesscademy Inc., an online chess school co-founded by Francis Hinson ’12 and seven-time national champion Andrew Eng, Hinson’s colleague in this and other technology ventures.

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