Anthropology and Sociology
Scott Kominkiewicz ’12 leaves this month for Japan, where he’ll spend the year teaching English through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. JET, administered by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations, promotes grassroots international exchange between Japan and other nations. In addition to instructing students of all ages in English, Kominkiewicz will help [...]
Six students are working to green up the plates of the Easton community, using a variety of innovations to make vegetable-growing possible within limited green space. The team is working as part of Technology Clinic, a hands-on course that brings students from different majors together to help solve real-world problems. This semester, the group focused [...]
Two alumni have won Fulbright Scholarships that will allow them to live, work, and study in foreign countries in 2013. Kelly McNulty ’11 received an English Teaching Assistantship Award, and Mathew Pezon ’10 won a scholarship to study in Spain. Thirty-three Lafayette students have received Fulbrights in the last 13 years. McNulty begins her Fulbright [...]
Alex Meis ’08 is part of a team that won the inaugural National Invitational Public Policy Challenge, with a $15,000 award, sponsored by the Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania. The winning entry details a mobile app to empower caregivers of students in the New York City Department of Education with timely student attendance information to ensure that all children are present in school all day, every day.
As she helps others follow their instincts, therapist Lanette Rozier ’75 allows her own inner voice to guide her through life’s most challenging decisions. Her choices have led her to a thriving practice in Millstone Township, N.J., and to the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009. During the 2008 presidential election, Rozier was [...]
Lafayette honored more than 120 students for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation April 29 in Colton Chapel. Awards and prizes recognized outstanding academic success in all four of Lafayette’s academic divisions—engineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. This spring, 47 students will join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most respected undergraduate [...]
Quarterback Andrew Shoop ’13 (Danville, Pa.) discusses exploring other cultures as an anthropology and sociology major, staying in shape during the off season, and the importance of leadership. What do you enjoy most about your major? I think what I enjoy most about my major is that I constantly get to learn about other cultures [...]
National Football League special teams standout Blake Costanzo ’06 has signed a new contract, reportedly two years, with the Chicago Bears. The linebacker tweeted about the new contract yesterday, thanking San Francisco 49ers fans and expressing his excitement to Bears fans. Costanzo played a big role in helping the 49ers advance in last season’s playoffs, [...]
“There is something about finding yourself so completely out of your element that helps you define your own culture and your place within it. The people I met during my study abroad have redefined my definition of warmth. They were willing to help anyone at the drop of a hat, would give and give and [...]
NFL special teams standout Blake Costanzo ’06 had two tackles and an assisted tackle for the San Francisco 49ers today, but the team lost its NFC Championship game to the New York Giants, 20-17. Costanzo, who was selected as an alternate for the Pro Bowl this season, was featured by the media in newspaper and website [...]
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