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Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union who ended Communist rule in Eastern Europe and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, delivered a major address titled “Perspectives on Global Change” Wednesday at Allan P. Kirby Sports Center. More coverage of Gorbachev’s visit. Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss introduced Gorbachev and hosted the question-and-answer [...]
The men’s basketball team defeated American, 73-71, in a double-overtime thriller Sunday evening at Bender Arena in Washington, D.C., to advance to the Patriot League Tournament Championship. Lafayette ended the second overtime on an 8-1 run, including a game-winning three-pointer by Jim Mower ’12 (Harleysville, Pa.) with a half-second left. CBS College Sports Network is showing [...]
Tania Torres ’11 Gets to the Heart of the Medical Field During an Externship with Cardiologist Ronald Fields P’08
Tania Torres ’11 (Sugar Land, Texas) got a sneak peak of a career in the medical field during a January externship shadowing Ronald Fields P’08, a cardiologist at Comprehensive Cardiology and St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa. Torres, a double major in philosophy and a self-designed major in classics, spent time in Fields’ office [...]
“This building is a call from my great-grandfather that the study of government and law and civil rights is no less important than economics or engineering or medicine, but rather at the core of all that we do and say here in America,” said S. Dillard Kirby ’81 at Lafayette’s 80th anniversary celebration of the [...]
Alumni returned to College Hill this weekend for Homecoming 2010. The celebration included the annual tailgate picnic, a win by the football team over Stony Brook, various parties and dinners, and a toast to 40 years of coeducation at Lafayette featuring the unveiling of the First Women of Lafayette Commemorative Quilt. A Toast to 40 [...]
Students and their families enjoyed numerous activities during Family Weekend Oct. 1-3, including art exhibits, brunch on the Quad, academic discussions, live entertainment, the annual Garlic Fest in downtown Easton, and the football game between Lafayette and Harvard. Check out photos from the weekend’s events.
The Office of Public Safety sent out the following email to the campus community this afternoon: The man suspected of committing crimes on our campus and elsewhere in the Easton area last weekend is incarcerated in Northampton County Prison. The suspect, Duane Connelly of Phillipsburg, N.J., was apprehended last night by Easton Police and arraigned [...]
Jenn Rossmann is living a double life: When she’s not studying fluid dynamics, she’s writing fiction. “I’m an engineer who likes words,” she says, noting that most of her colleagues have interests outside their field. An assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Rossmann completed a minor in creative writing at University of California Berkeley, where she [...]
Chawne Kimber has always liked math, but she hasn’t always admitted it. “I was one of the girls who had to hide it because it wasn’t cool at the time for a girl to like math,” says Kimber, associate professor of mathematics, who grew up in Tallahassee, Fla., where women were discouraged from certain intellectual [...]
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