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

June 18, 2014

Serious Environmental Stewardship: Campus Community is Committed to Sustainability

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At Lafayette, green is the new maroon. The only school in the Lehigh Valley that signed the Presidents Climate Commitment – a 2008 initiative that saw 450 colleges and universities nationwide pledge to reduce campus greenhouse-gas emissions – Lafayette has set a high bar for environmental sustainability. “We’re committed to conserving natural resources, making good [...]

Christopher Kelly ’13

June 16, 2014

Christopher Kelly ’13 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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Christopher Kelly ’13 is well on his way to becoming a paleoclimatologist. He has studied ancient algae preserved in deep sediment of the south Atlantic Ocean, analyzed a century’s worth of western tropical Pacific coral growth rates, and looked in the beachrock of the subtropical wave-dominated coast of eastern South Africa for evidence of sea [...]

San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo '06 celebrates after forcing a fumble in the NFL divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints.

June 5, 2014

NFL Special Teams Standout Blake Costanzo ’06 Returns to 49ers

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Former Lafayette College linebacker and special teams standout Blake Costanzo ’06 rejoined the San Francisco 49ers Tuesday, signing 2 ½ years after leaving the organization to play for the Chicago Bears. He signed a one-year contract for the veteran minimum of $855,000 for players with seven to nine years of experience.

Professor Lauren Anderson and Tyler Fruneaux ’14 work in the lab in Acopian Engineering Center.

May 30, 2014

Tyler Fruneaux ’14 Has Top Research Paper at Chemical Engineering Conference

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Tyler Fruneaux ’14 conducted experiments involving a special kind of plastic that can be used to grow new cells without damaging them. Such technology could be used to improve treatments for burn victims and others in need of skin grafts or tissue transplants. He won first place in the research paper competition at the Mid-Atlantic Regional [...]

Joel Vargas '14

May 25, 2014

Five Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards

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Joel Vargas ’14 wants to be a “filmmaker of conscience” who entertains his audience in an ethical and meaningful way. He has a great opportunity to further prepare for that through a Fulbright Scholarship to study in London. He’s among five Lafayette graduates who have received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to live, work, and study abroad, including [...]

Kirby Sports Center

May 25, 2014

Student-Athletes Earn National Academic Recognition

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Seventeen of Lafayette’s 23 Division I sports have received 2014 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program Public Recognition Awards. These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in each sport with their Academic Progress Rates. The APR is the NCAA’s measure of academic achievement for every Division I team.

Faculty, staff, and alumni enjoy dinner prior to the awards ceremony.

May 23, 2014

Faculty and Staff Saluted for Distinguished Teaching, Scholarship, and Service at Annual Awards Banquet

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Outstanding professors and other members of the Lafayette community were honored tonight for distinguished teaching, scholarly research, and service to the College at the annual pre-Commencement awards dinner. Read more Commencement coverage President Allison Byerly, Wendy Hill, provost and dean of the faculty, and Edward Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, presented awards [...]

PARDees Awards

May 23, 2014

Seniors Lauren Berry, Brad Bormann, Mark Ross, and Ana White Receive PARDees Awards

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Lafayette’s senior student-athlete awards show, the PARDees, was held Thursday evening at the Williams Center for the Arts. More than 100 student-athletes and their families gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2014. Seniors Lauren Berry, Brad Bormann, Mark Ross, and Ana White garnered the top honors as selected by Lafayette’s head coaches [...]

Emily Crossette '15

May 21, 2014

Emily Crossette ’15 Receives Udall Scholarship for Environmental Research

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Civil engineering major Emily Crossette ’15 (Glenside, Pa.) has been awarded a Udall Scholarship recognizing her research on possible contaminants released by wastewater treatment plants. Presented to 50 students from 47 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; [...]

Spring Mag 2014

May 19, 2014

Lafayette Publications Earn National Recognition for Excellence

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Four publications produced by the Communications Division have been selected as recipients of Certificates of Excellence in the 2014 American Inhouse Design Awards competition. Sponsored by Graphic Design USA magazine, the American Inhouse Design Awards is the nation’s biggest showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers. The awards recognize creative projects produced by marketing and [...]