Cur Non, family motto of the Marquis de Lafayette, means “Why not?” It’s our rallying cry. Why not have courage and confidence, take risks, and create your own destiny? Learn more.
The renowned primatologist and activist’s visit included a lecture and personal interactions. Enjoy a video, photos, and an article.
High-level research, small-class discussions, field experience, community projects, global study. Students and faculty solving real-world problems together. It’s high-impact learning. Learn more.
Our faculty love teaching and mentoring undergraduates. We have one of the highest percentages of students working with professors on research. Learn more.
Inside the House of Mouse
Two students learned the ins and outs of Disney Consumer Products through a job-shadowing experience hosted by Marie Garofalo '10. Read about their externship.
Cur Non in Motion
Take an intense 30-second tour of “Cur Non” (“Why not?”) at Lafayette. Watch the video.
Tony Blair Visits Lafayette
The former British prime minister gave a talk and spent time with the Lafayette community. Watch a video, view photos, and read an article.
Learning from Great Leaders
Students benefit from prominent leaders visiting campus, often spending time with them in sessions encouraging them to grasp key ideas in new ways. Read more.
Watch Commencement Live 2:15 p.m. Saturday
A live stream of the entire ceremony will be available online. On campus, it will be broadcast in Colton Chapel, rain or shine.
Bringing Big Issues to TV
A class is producing a 30-minute broadcast on technology and fracking that will air on public TV in May and June. Read about the course.
Adventure of a Lifetime
Lafayette offers short-term study-abroad courses around the world. Watch the video.
A Big Hit in Europe
Music professor Skip Wilkins plays to enthusiastic audiences in his jazz tours abroad, including the final concert hosted by former Czech President Vaclav Klaus. Read about his musical travels and recordings.
The Science of Wiffle Ball
Watch a feature on the aerodynamics research of Jenn Rossmann and other professor profiles. Watch the video.