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Lafayette has launched the Center for Community Engagement to support and expand experiential learning opportunities through partnerships with communities at the local, national, and global levels. “I think this is a step that can lead to something really amazing that will highlight and enhance all the work that we’re doing,” says Bonnie Winfield, director of community partnerships.
High-tech X-ray equipment funded by a $265,000 National Science Foundation grant is opening up valuable opportunities in classroom instruction and research. Housed in the Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department, the new X-ray system enables professors and students to make high-temperature measurements to study thermal expansion in minerals as well as to identify naturally occurring and [...]
Lafayette marked the completion of the Quad renovation project with a dedication ceremony May 24 recognizing the many alumni, parents, and friends whose donations made it possible. The extensive renovation involved the removal of roadways and parking areas to create a safer, more accessible, environmentally sustainable, and more visually unified space. The end result gives [...]
The College will mark the creation of a more attractive, functional, and environmentally sustainable central campus 6 p.m. Friday. A ceremony to celebrate completion of the ambitious Quad renovation project will be held on Conway Plaza, located at the entrance of Pardee Hall that faces the Quad. Following a welcome by President Daniel H. Weiss, [...]
In early April Lafayette alumni returned to campus to speak with students, but in a new way. Through the Faculty/Alumni Partnership, alumni in the fields of English, mathematics, international affairs, and anthropology & sociology came back for a day in classes, networking with and providing career advice for students, and catching up with faculty and [...]
The College held a dedication ceremony April 5 for the Grossman House for Global Perspectives, a special residence of 25 students interested in topics related to globalization. Grossman House, which opened on High Street at the beginning of this academic year, is named in honor of Richard A. Grossman ’64 and his wife, Rissa Welt [...]
The College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Oechsle Center for Global Education April 6 at the site of building’s future location, along South College Drive south of Pardee Hall. The center is being made possible by the support of Walter Oechsle ’57 and his wife, the late Christa Huber Oechsle. Oechsle, an emeritus trustee [...]
Lafayette will celebrate two major initiatives in global education this weekend. A dedication ceremony will be held for Grossman House, a special residence housing 25 students interested in global topics, 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 5. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Oechsle Center for Global Education will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Grossman House, [...]
More students have been enjoying Lafayette’s nightclub, The Spot, thanks to a wide variety of programming including DJ dance parties, concerts, formals, sports parties, relaxation sessions, movie and game nights, and comedy nights. Located on Third Street across from the Williams Visual Arts Building, The Spot gives students a place to socialize and try different [...]
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