Student Profiles

Jasmine Jay ’14 puts her thoughts down on paper.

May 21, 2013

Jasmine Jay ’14 Receives Prestigious Writers Institute Scholarship

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Among approximately 400 applications received, English major Jasmine Jay ’14 (Allentown, Pa.) is one of 50 students nationwide to be invited to the prestigious NY State Summer Writers Institute. Jay, a recipient of the institute’s merit scholarship that aims at promoting access and diversity, will spend four weeks over the summer [...]

Zachary Winthrop ’13

May 14, 2013

Zachary Winthrop ’13 Wins George Wharton Pepper Prize, Will Speak at 178th Commencement

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Zachary Winthrop ’13 (Philadelphia, Pa.) is the recipient of the George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded annually to the senior “who most nearly represents the Lafayette ideal.” Read more Commencement coverage The prize was established in 1923 by George Wharton Pepper H’22, a U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, attorney, and founding member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [...]

Karalyn Enz ’13

May 7, 2013

Karalyn Enz ’13 Receives Top Research Honor at College Music Society Conference

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Music and psychology double major Karalyn Enz ’13 (Milford, N.J) presented the best student paper at the 34th Northeast Regional Conference of the College Music Society at Keene State College last month. “The Intimacy of Expression: Implications of Performance Indications in Federico Mompou’s Impresiones Íntimas for Guitar Arrangement and Performance” resulted from a collaboration between [...]

Joel Vargas '14

May 2, 2013

Joel Vargas ’14 Receives Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship to Pursue Filmmaking

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Film and media studies major Joel Vargas ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) is a recipient of the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. The award will provide $4,000 now and $30,000 when he attends a graduate school in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Vargas is one of 20 exceptional students nationwide who received the scholarship [...]

Sarah Hardy '14 and Professor Art Kney in Acopian Engineering Center

April 29, 2013

Sarah Hardy ’14 Awarded Udall Scholarship for Ecological Wastewater Research

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Civil engineering major Sarah Hardy ’14 (Rowley, Mass.) has been awarded a Udall Scholarship to continue her research of ecological wastewater treatment. Presented to 50 students from 43 colleges and universities, the scholarship is given to recipients on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, Native American healthcare, or tribal public policy; leadership [...]

Rebecca McIver ’15 outside Résidence Lafayette in Metz

April 26, 2013

Reflections of an Engineer in France

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Rebecca McIver ’15 (Mableton, Ga.) is spending the semester studying French language and culture in Paris. She wrote the following article about her time abroad. My spring semester started with a move from one Lafayette to another: from Lafayette College to Résidence Lafayette in Metz, France.  As a mechanical engineering and international studies dual degree [...]

Alyson Shumeyko ’14, l-r, Marie Garofalo ’10, and Chelsea Brill ’13

April 19, 2013

Chelsea Brill ’13 and Alyson Shumeyko ’14 Go Inside Disney with Marie Garofalo ’10

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Chelsea Brill ’13 (West Windsor, N.J.) and Alyson Shumeyko ’14 (Vestal, N.Y.) learned the ins and outs of Disney Consumer Products (DCP) in Glendale, Calif., during an externship over the January break with Marie Garofalo ’10, communications coordinator of internal communications at DCP. The students observed Garofalo and her team, and contributed questions and ideas [...]

Andy Kortyna, associate professor of physics, and Hannah Weaver ’14 work in the laser lab in Hugel Science Center.

April 15, 2013

Hannah Weaver ’14 Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Physics major Hannah Weaver ’14 (Whitefish, Mont.) has earned distinction as a recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship. Awarded for academic merit, the Goldwater is the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. Each student’s award will cover college costs up to a maximum of [...]

Anna Harris '14 and a friend

April 8, 2013

Anna Harris ’14 Explores Culture in Central America

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“Under the shadow of a helicopter on the banks of Lake Suchitoto in El Salvador, I got chills as I listened to the sole survivor of the Copayan Massacre relive the memories of his 9-year-old self fleeing from a military-directed air strike on his village,” writes Anna Harris ’14, a history major who spent the [...]

Abby Floyd-Jones ’14 swims the back stroke

January 31, 2013

Spotted on Campus With … Abby Floyd-Jones ’14

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Swimmer Abby Floyd-Jones ’14 (West Chester, Pa.) discusses making promotional videos for a USA Network executive, her economics and policy studies classes, and the importance of having a support system in and out of the pool. Why did you choose Lafayette? Ironically, I initially refused to look at Lafayette because both my parents are alumni [...]