News and Notes

  • Cupid On Campus

    Posted February 12, 2016

    For these lucky alumni, Lawrenceville provided a diploma and a soul mate. Check out the list to see how many marriages you would have predicted.

  • Ron Kane ’83 Coaches Winners On and Off the Court

    Posted February 9, 2016
    The Big Red basketball coaching staff shows its support for Coaches vs. Cancer/Suits and Sneakers.

    English Master and varsity basketball coach Ron Kane ’83 jokes that he spends more time with his players than with his wife during the season. Together nearly every day for three months and 25 games, Kane uses the opportunity to get his team involved in community service initiatives, hoping to even the score by keeping life in perspective beyond the court.

  • Manoush Zomorodi ’91 Makes a “Note to Self”

    Posted February 3, 2016

    Like many of us, Manoush Zomorodi ’91 embraces the convenience of modern technology but is wary of its hold on her life. Unlike most of us, however, she hosts a weekly podcast, Note to Self, on WNYC (New York) that seeks answers to modern-day digital dilemmas by interviewing industry experts and conducting social experiments.

  • Poet Keith O'Shaughnessy '88 and the Power of Words

    Posted February 1, 2016

    Keith O’Shaughnessy ‘88 vividly remembers the day he sat with classmates in the James Dixon Library and listened to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Merrill ’43 read from his work. A generation apart, both Lawrentians shared an undeniable love of the written word and its power to speak volumes.

  • Quarter Century Society Hosts Judith Corrente H’01 P’98 ’01 and Corrie Schankler ’98

    Posted January 25, 2016
    Seated, left to right: Judith Corrente H'01 P'98 '01, QCS Advisor and History Master Kris Schulte P'15, Corrie Schankler '98. Standing: QCS student officers.

    The name “Quarter Century Society” may be a misnomer at this point, with coeducation now in its 29th year, but this student-run organization dedicated to the exploration of women’s issues and presentations by women leaders takes its inspiration from the events surrounding the 25th anniversary of coeducation on campus. The Society recently hosted Judith Corrente H’01 P’98 ’01 and Corrente (Corrie) Schankler ’98, mother and daughter, to present on the topic of “Feminism through the Ages.”

  • Sheridan Snyder ’54 Receives Lawrenceville Medal

    Posted January 22, 2016
    Sherry Snyder '54, newest recipient of The Lawrenceville Medal

    On January 21, Sheridan Gray “Sherry” Snyder ’54 became the 25th recipient of The Lawrenceville Medal, also known as the “Aldo Leopold Award.” Given in memory of Aldo Leopold, the distinguished environmentalist and author who graduated from Lawrenceville in the Class of 1905, the award is conferred annually on a graduate of the School who represents "brilliant, life-long work in a significant field of endeavor."

  • Regina Parker ’12 Wins Inaugural Schwarzman Scholarship

    Lisa Gillard, Director of Public Relations
    Posted January 18, 2016

    Regina Parker ’12 has been awarded an inaugural Schwarzman Scholarship, through which she will earn a one-year Master of Public Policy degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

  • Aashna Mago ’13: A Virtual Reality Star is Born

    Posted January 14, 2016

    Virtual reality (VR) is widely considered to be the next frontier in technology, and Aashna Mago ’13 is determined to put women at the forefront of the movement.

  • Sherry Snyder ’54 to Receive The Lawrenceville Medal

    Posted January 11, 2016

    Each year, at the Aldo Leopold Dinner, The Lawrenceville Medal is conferred upon a graduate of the School who represents "brilliant, life-long work in a significant field of endeavor." The highest honor the School grants to an alumna or alumnus, the Medal is dedicated to the memory of Aldo Leopold, the distinguished environmentalist and author who graduated from Lawrenceville in the Class of 1905.

  • Mike Carter ’11 Takes “Marty” Back to the Future

    Posted January 4, 2016
    Mike Carter '11 and team work on "Marty" at the test track.

    It was no coincidence that Stanford’s self-driving vehicle, dubbed “Marty,” was revealed on October 21, 2015.

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