Class of 2004

Katherine Blair '04

April 19, 2013

Katherine Blair ’04 Shapes Health Policy for the State of Colorado

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By Larry Atkins Making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation is the focus of Katherine Blair ’04, health policy adviser in Governor John Hickenlooper’s Office of Policy, Research, and Legislative Affairs. She is helping the governor accomplish his vision. “Colorado created the first bipartisan health insurance exchange in the country, which will launch in [...]

Michael Raynor '84

October 5, 2012

Michael Raynor ’84 Appointed Ambassador to Benin

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By Lori H. Burke Though far from being the largest nation on the African continent, the Republic of Benin is a powerful beacon of hope for supporters of democracy and human rights around the world. As the West African country makes steady progress, it will be supported by the newly appointed U.S. ambassador, Michael Raynor [...]

Alex Karapetian '04

June 5, 2012

Alex Karapetian ’04 Becomes President-Elect of Alumni Association

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At the Alumni Association annual meeting held during Reunion Weekend, Alex Karapetian ’04 was named president-elect, succeeding David Reif ’68, whose term as president of the Alumni Association will begin July 1. Reif, who has been a trial lawyer for the past 30 years, is partner at the Hartford, Conn., office of McCarter & English, [...]

Lindsay Pugh '05

April 27, 2012

Lindsay Pugh ’05 Plays Key Role in Raising Funds to Upgrade the National Mall

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 When Lindsay Pugh ’05 jogs on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., she sees much more than grassy esplanades and monuments. She sees a healthier, smarter version of America’s most popular, pivotal park—the country’s “front yard.” Pugh directs corporate relations for the Trust for the National Mall, nonprofit partner of the [...]

Kamaka Martin '04

March 13, 2012

Kamaka Martin ’04 Takes on New Role with Leading Company in Electronic Discovery

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By Kevin Gray The legal profession has been profoundly affected by the centrality of electronic data to litigation. The Internet, social networking, and cloud computing have impacted the ever-changing landscape of e-discovery and evidence law. Leading the way as the profession catches up with this new reality is Recommind, Inc., of New York and San [...]

Kate Hardin '08 (left) and Adam Bozick '06 attend a reception for prospective Lafayette students.

February 9, 2012

Admissions Staff and Alumni Volunteers Hold Interview Receptions for Prospective Students across the Country

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By Kate Helm When John Sperduto, a prospective Lafayette student from Middletown, N.J., arrived on campus for an alumni admissions reception with his father, he immediately liked the vibe. Lafayette was the first school among 10 others he’s applied to that saw him as something other than a walking application. “Through the event, the admissions [...]

William F. Casey III '85

September 16, 2011

Locust Capital Partner Bill Casey III ’85 Builds New Philadelphia Alumni Council

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By Dan Edelen “Hometown Boy Makes Good” is the classic feel-good story. For Philadelphia native son William F. Casey III ’85, his success in the financial world and networking is not only a personal triumph but also a boon to his city and Lafayette. Casey, managing partner since 2009 of the boutique Philadelphia investment firm [...]

Lauren Sefcik Anderson ’04, left, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, with students in a lab in Acopian Engineering Center.

August 31, 2011

Professor Lauren Sefcik Anderson ’04 Knows Both Sides of the Lafayette Classroom

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When her grandmother had knee replacement surgery, Lauren Sefcik Anderson ’04 was only in elementary school, but she remembers wanting to help. Though she had no idea what engineering even was, she was fascinated by her grandmother’s new knees. “I didn’t really understand why she needed new knees, but I remember thinking of it not [...]

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May 18, 2011

Raisa Sheynberg ’04 Helps Protect U.S. Interests in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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By Kevin Gray When asked to reflect on her life after Lafayette, Raisa Sheynberg ’04 describes many exciting opportunities—including her time as teaching assistant for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and her travels to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia on behalf of the U.S. Treasury. Sheynberg is a policy adviser on Afghanistan and Pakistan for [...]

Earth magazine, April 2011 cover

March 31, 2011

Study of Ancient Microbes by Brian Schubert ’04 Is EARTH Magazine Cover Story

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Examining microorganisms that have survived in geologic materials for tens of thousands to millions of years has been the focus of research conducted by Brian Schubert ’04, assistant researcher, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii. The April issue of EARTH magazine features an article about the research, written by Tim Lowenstein, professor of [...]