Parents & Families
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 [...]
The men’s and women’s track and field teams were honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross County Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Both teams were named to the 2010 USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. The USTFCCCA honors completed what was an already successful academic year for the program as the Leopards placed [...]
Alumni chapters bring together Lafayette graduates, parents, and friends to begin and renew friendships with one another and strengthen bonds to the College. They enjoy sports outings, luncheons, and dinners featuring faculty or alumni speakers, networking events, museum trips, welcoming receptions for incoming students, events with President Daniel H. Weiss, service projects, tailgates, happy hours, [...]
This week, Spotted on Campus took a departure from its normal Q&A by having fencer Jared Katz ’12 fill GoLeopards.com fans in on his world travels. What’s your major and what do you like about your major? I am double majoring in archaeology and history. My major is extremely interesting because it has allowed me [...]
Caitlin Flood ’12 (Bellerose Terrace, N.Y.), a double major in government & law and philosophy, is spending the summer as an intern with the Midtown Community Court. A part of New York’s Center for Court Innovation, the court issues community service sentences for quality-of-life offenses, such as prostitution, illegal vending, graffiti, shoplifting, and vandalism. I [...]
Work by Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 and the College’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to develop locally sustainable drinking water resources in Malawi and Honduras has been featured in the July/August edition of International Educator magazine. The article, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” focused on students and faculty who are helping people in the [...]
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