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  • September 11, 2014

    Posted September 11, 2014

    Today we recall those members of the Lawrenceville community who perished in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

  • Dan Tapiero ’86 Dives Right In

    Posted September 10, 2014

    When swimming with sharks is your day job, what do you do for recreation? If you’re Lawrenceville trustee Dan Tapiero ’86, you might still swim, but in friendlier waters.

  • Lawrenceville is on LinkedIn!

    Posted September 8, 2014

    A message from Jake Huston ’06, CEO of Threadmason

    Whether you’re a college student or mid-career professional, The Lawrenceville School Alumni Group on LinkedIn is a great place for Big Red alums to network, hire, and be hired.

  • Lawrenceville Celebrates 50 Years of Black Students

    Posted September 4, 2014

    The year was 1964. Just a few months earlier, President Lyndon B. Johnson had signed the Civil Rights Act into law, striking down racial segregation in schools, workplaces, and other public accommodations. That September, Lawrenceville enrolled its first two black students: Second Former Darrell Fitzgerald ’68, a day student from Trenton; and Lyals Battle ’67, a Third Form boarder from Maryland. The 50th anniversary of this pivotal moment in Lawrenceville’s history will be celebrated throughout the coming year, beginning with a special weekend of events September 26-27.

  • In Memoriam: A. Graham Down H’60 ’63 ’64 ’67

    Posted September 3, 2014

    It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of A. Graham Down H’60 ’63 ’64 ’67, beloved former faculty member. Down, who was 85, passed away on Saturday, August 30.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: "Self-Portrait 1999"

    Posted September 1, 2014

    Chuck Close's 1999 "Self-Portrait" was a gift jointly made by Kenneth and Ronda Kornfield P'01 and Peter and Susan MacGill P'03. It is a digital ink jet print.

  • Joe Tsai ’82 Is Getting His 15 Minutes – and a Lot More

    Posted August 26, 2014

    As vice chairman of e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba, Joe Tsai ’82 will soon preside over what may be the largest IPO in U.S. history. Even Bloomberg is saying good things, and giving a nice shout-out to Lawrenceville.

  • Lawrenceville Names 13th Head Master

    Posted August 25, 2014

    The Lawrenceville School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Stephen S. Murray has been named The Lawrenceville School’s 13th Head Master, effective July 1, 2015. Murray will succeed Elizabeth A. Duffy, who has led the school since 2003.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: "Portrait of Dr. John Hawkesworth"

    Posted August 25, 2014

    This Portrait of Dr. John Hawkesworth, circa 1773, is an oil on canvas painted by Joshua Reynolds. It was a gift from Allan P. Kirby, Class of 1913, for whom the Kirby Arts Center is named.

  • 2014 Summer Art Tour: "Arrondissement, Avenue Constant Philippe"

    Posted August 18, 2014

    Art in Old Paris: Arrondissement, Avenue Constant Philippe, dated 1900, is an albumen print. This work by Eugene Atget was a gift from Kenneth and Ronda Kornfeld P'01.

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