News and Notes

  • Lawrenceville Unveils the Newly Renovated Eichelberger Tennis Center

    Posted October 20, 2016

    Athletic Director Tripp Welborne and Head Master Stephen S. Murray H’55 ’65 ’16 P’16 welcomed alumni and parents to the official unveiling of the newly refurbished Eichelberger Tennis Center at a dedication ceremony held during Parents’ Weekend. Donors Karina and Patrick Fung P’18, Yiping Li and Chiu Hung Shum P’19, and the Friedland,and Wellemeyer families were recognized by Head Master Murray for their exceptional generosity to the School.

  • Mary Kate Barnes H’59 ’77 P’11 ’13 ’19 to Receive the Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award

    Posted October 17, 2016

    The Lawrenceville School congratulates Mary Kate Barnes H’59 ’77 P’11 ’13 ’19 on being selected as the winner of the Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award from CASE (the Council for Advancement and Support of Education). The Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award “recognizes independent school advancement professionals for their distinguished service to their profession, their school and CASE. It was named in honor of Robert Bell Crow, a former development director at Deerfield Academy.”

  • The F. M. Kirby Math and Science Center Sheds New Light on Age-old Disciplines

    Posted October 14, 2016

    October 6, 2016, marked the official dedication of the new F.M. Kirby Math and Science Center. A physical testament to the School’s investment in the fields of math and science, the building sheds new light on the importance of two age-old disciplines in preparing students for success in the 21st century.

  • Robert Burkhardt Jr. ’58 P’07 ’09 Receives The Lawrenceville Medal

    Posted October 3, 2016

    Robert James Burkhardt Jr. ’58 P’07 ’09, the 2016-2017 recipient of The Lawrenceville Medal, has been a Peace Corps volunteer, plumber and circus performer. He has led early conservation efforts in California and raised funds for grassroots organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest. But he is first and foremost a teacher, and that particular skill was evident when he visited campus last week to accept his prize, also known as the Aldo Leopold Award.

  • Caroline Cahill ’09 Feeds America

    Posted September 26, 2016

    Caroline Cahill ’09 has been named a recipient of the University of California’s Global Food Initiative “30 Under 30 Awards” in recognition for her work as a Feeding America Child Hunger Corps Fellow.

  • Artemis Joukowsky III ’80 Partners with Ken Burns to Tell a Family Story

    Posted September 20, 2016

    On Sunday, September 18, The New York Times posed a provocative question in an op-ed piece by Nicholas Kristof: “Would You Hide a Jew from the Nazis?” Kristof goes on to cite the work of Martha and Waitstill Sharp GP’80, who did exactly that hundreds of times over. Their grandson, Artemis Joukowsky III ’80, is now telling their story in a documentary co-directed with Ken Burns, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War. Following a recent preview at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., the film is scheduled to air on Tuesday, September 20, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time on PBS.

  • Dave Salerno ’92 Finds Golden Opportunity in Rio

    Posted September 16, 2016

    From the team dominance of the Final Five to Michel Phelps’ victory laps, the 2016 Summer Olympics were filled with golden opportunities, including one that marked a career highlight for NBC Sports producer Dave Salerno ’92.

  • Lawrenceville Honors Family & Friends Lost on 9/11/01

    Posted September 11, 2016

    Lawrenceville remembers all of those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., particularly the members of the School community who lost their lives on that tragic morning:

  • Katie McMahon ’92 Out to “Hound” Us All

    Posted September 9, 2016

    As vice president and general manager at SoundHound Inc., Trustee Katie McMahon ’92 is out to “hound” us all with her company’s latest product, a digital assistant app known simply as Hound.

  • Nash Jenkins ’11: Having the TIME of His Life

    Posted September 2, 2016

    Just one year after earning his B.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins, Nash Jenkins ’11 has a piece on the cover of TIME.


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