Class of 2002

Lafayette College

January 25, 2008

Emeritus Professors Joseph Sherma and Bernard Fried Celebrate 20 Years of Collaborative Research

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Since 2001, they have published 44 papers with 19 undergraduate students Joseph Sherma, Larkin Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, and Bernard Fried, Kreider Professor Emeritus of Biology, are celebrating 20 years of completing research with Lafayette students with the publication of “Twenty Years of Collaborative Research in Invertebrate Biology and Analytical Chemistry at Lafayette College” in [...]

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January 23, 2008

Rediscovering That Lafayette Feeling of Closeness and Belonging

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Haley Sarsfield ’02 found family-like atmosphere in NYC Alumni Chapter By Haley Sarsfield ’02 When I left Lafayette, I knew immediately where I was going to live — New York City. The idea of so many people and so many things to see and do excited me. But after living in NYC for two years, [...]

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January 21, 2008

Bill Scott ’74 Leads Pennsylvania Bar Institute

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As attorney, he specializes in workers’ compensation defense For Bill Scott ’74, the years he spent as a government and law major are filled with fond memories. Now president of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) and a shareholder at the law firm of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin (MDWCG), Scott believes his Lafayette education [...]

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August 30, 2007

Professor Ilan Peleg’s New Book Focuses on Majority-Minority Relations

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Democratizing the Hegemonic State was released in July by Cambridge University Press Ilan Peleg, Charles A. Dana Professor of Social Science, recently published a new book, Democratizing the Hegemonic State: Political Transformation in the Age of Identity, with the prestigious Cambridge University Press. The book is grounded in deep, value-based conviction. He says, “I believe [...]

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August 23, 2007

Attempted Elephant Flight Is Fun Folly for Ken Poli ’02

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Dumbo craft gains Internet fame for splendid crash at Flugtag event A life-size elephant rolled on wheels across a platform, building up momentum to “fly” across Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Piloted by Ken Poli ’02, Dumbo failed to take flight, but it did make its mark in Flugtag history – it earned a spot among the [...]

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August 22, 2007

Professors William Jemison ’85, Andrew Kortyna, and Todd Wey Receive NSF Grant for State-of-the-Art Equipment

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Grant will help continue undergraduate research projects William Jemison ’85, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, Andrew Kortyna, assistant professor of physics, and Todd Wey, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, recently obtained a Major Research Instrumentation grant for $257,762 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will be used to purchase [...]