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Grossman House

December 23, 2013

Grossman House Featured in National Media

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The College’s environmentally sustainable renovation of the Grossman House for Global Perspectives has been featured in the December edition of University Business magazine. The publication covers topics in higher education management for presidents and other senior officers at two- and four-year colleges and universities. Read the article Built on High Street in 1915 by the [...]

Laura Trocchia '17, left, and Corinna Anderson '17 relax on the Adirondack chairs on the Quad. The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, the jackets are out. Autumn has come to Lafayette. The College’s beautiful campus sits on 340 acres and has 60 buildings merging modern and historic architecture. © Chuck Zovko / Zovko Photographic llc October 15, 2013

December 5, 2013

Lafayette’s Fall Foliage

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The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, the jackets are out. Autumn has come to Lafayette. The College’s beautiful campus sits on 340 acres and has 60 buildings merging modern and historic architecture. Check out a photo gallery of fall campus images. View images of campus on Flickr

Alyssa Calomeni ’11 and Professor Megan Rothenberger

December 5, 2013

Biology Infusion Initiative Provides Interdisciplinary Solutions

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Students in Megan Rothenberger’s Environmental Issues in Aquatic Ecosystems class are tackling problems using expertise and resources from biology and civil engineering. As part of the course, students visited a local constructed wetland. There, David Brandes and Art Kney, both associate professors of civil and environmental engineering, explained how aggressive invasive plants and seasonal algal [...]

Students enjoy a dance class taught by Ben Munisteri in Kirby Sports Center.

November 12, 2013

Lafayette Receives $450,000 Grant to Bring Choreographers to Area Colleges

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Lafayette is the recipient of a $450,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will bring established and emerging choreographers to the classrooms, studios, and stages of area colleges. The collaborative program will explore the use of dance as an art form and how its creative powers can be infused across a liberal arts [...]

Jolly Shi ’16 has taken part in two externships and a summer internship through Gateway.

October 30, 2013

Gateway Provides Students with Roadmap to Success

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When David Kafafian ’13 graduated this spring, he already had a job lined up with IBM’s Consulting-by-Degrees program in Manhattan, an accomplishment he attributes to the networking and job-seeking skills he learned in Career Services’ Gateway program. “Gateway has been my point of entry into Lafayette’s incredible alumni network,” says Kafafian, who earned an A.B. [...]

Peter Todaro '16 and Julia Kripas '15 harvest and clean vegetables at LaFarm.

October 30, 2013

Closing the Food Loop: LaFarm Contributes to Student Learning and Campus Sustainability

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On a Wednesday afternoon early in the fall semester, students from LaFarm delivered 175 pounds of fresh potatoes to Lafayette Dining Services. Those organic potatoes, which had been grown at Metzgar Fields just two miles away and harvested that day, were cleaned, prepared, and served to students the next day. The peelings and scraps from [...]

Sue Bauman

October 21, 2013

Balancing Work and Life in the Medical Field

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By Bill Kline More than a passion play. It’s hard work. It’s grabbing opportunities. It’s discovering that there is more than one path to becoming a medical professional. And once you’re there, it’s realizing that your life does not have to be 100 percent work with no time for family, friends, and fun. Forty students [...]

Benjamin Triscuit ’14 speaks during a lunch-and-learn session

October 16, 2013

Students Learn about Nonprofit Management

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It was not until this summer that Benjamin Triscuit ’14 (Erie, Pa.) truly understood what it means for an organization to be a nonprofit. He interned at the Gertrude B. Fox Environmental Center in Bethlehem, Pa., where he designed a full exhibit on the importance of insects in the environment, helped write grant proposals, and [...]

Buck Family

October 15, 2013

Lafayette Honors Buck Family for Generous Support

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The College is honoring the Buck family for nearly 100 years of generous support with a reception 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, followed by dinner with newly inaugurated President Alison Byerly. The reception will be held in the Simon Room of Skillman Library, where a collection of photos and letters written by Grace Buck to [...]

Skillman Library at night

October 10, 2013

Skillman Library Celebrates 50 Years of Providing Innovative Services and Resources

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Skillman Library occupies a worthy place on Lafayette’s campus: the center. This academic year, it celebrates 50 years of being at the center of innovation in the way it provides resources and services and enables the high-level scholarship that is such an integral part of the Lafayette experience. Retrospective of Skillman Library View more images [...]