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April 8, 2009

M.K. Asante ’04 Receives Langston Hughes Award

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Also, his Kwanzaa film earned top honors at Africa World Documentary Film Festival The honors keep coming for author, filmmaker, and professor M.K. Asante ’04. Last week, he received the Langston Hughes Award from the Langston Hughes Society, which promotes awareness and appreciation of the famous African American poet, novelist, and playwright. This week, his [...]

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March 19, 2009

Celebrating Milestones

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Angela Coxe ’03 uses Alumni Online Community to share good news As a member of the Alumni Online Community, Angela Coxe ’03 is a bearer of good news. Coxe announced her acceptance to the George Washington University School of Law Masters in Law program and that she passed her patent registration exam. She is a [...]

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February 17, 2009

Speedy Delivery by Paul Germain ’04 Names Best Feature Film at Children’s Film Festival Seattle

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Documentary pays homage to Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood character Speedy Delivery by Paul Germain ’04 was honored this month (February 2009) as Best Feature Film at the Children’s Film Festival Seattle. A DVD version of the film became available this month at www.speedydelivery.com. Previously, Speedy Delivery won the Audience Choice Award at the Feel Good Film [...]

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December 30, 2008

Career Booster

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Susan King Nachtigall ’04 sees Alumni Online Community as valuable networking tool When Susan King Nachtigall ’04 was moving from Pennsylvania to California, she was seeking networking opportunities. “I was looking for alumni connections in hopes of finding a job,” says the economics and government graduate. She saw information on the alumni web site about [...]

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November 7, 2008

Collaborative Research Explores How Products Affect Environmental Policy-making

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Professors Chris Ruebeck, Sharon Jones, Jeff Pfaffmann, and Kristen Sanford-Bernhardt create an interdisciplinary experience for students By Elizabeth Kemmerer A group of professors and students from economics and business, computer science, and engineering is using an interdisciplinary approach to see how environmental policy-making is affected by the life cycles of products. According to Sharon Jones, [...]

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October 15, 2008

Giving Democracy a Helping Hand

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Abigail Lewis Cooper ’98 is program officer at National Democratic Institute for International Affairs A trip to Honduras sponsored by the Alternative School Break Club as an undergraduate led Abigail Lewis Cooper ’98 to make one of the most important decisions of her life. “[That] program in Honduras was my first experience with abject poverty,” [...]

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October 7, 2008

M.K. Asante Jr. ’04 Films ‘The Black Candle,’ Publishes Third Book

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Documentary on Kwanzaa will be screened in U.S. and Africa Author and filmmaker M.K. Asante ’04 has created the documentary The Black Candle, which uses Kwanzaa as a vehicle to explore and celebrate the African-American experience. It traces the holiday’s growth out of the Black Power movement in the 1960s to the present global, pan-African [...]

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August 26, 2008

Update: Film by Paul Germain ’04 Screened at Egyptian Theater in Hollywood

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Speedy Delivery won Feel Good Film Festival’s Audience Choice Award Speedy Delivery by Paul Germain ’04 was screened on the Feel Good Film Festival’s closing night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood after receiving the event’s Audience Choice Award. Germain also received a $1,000 cash prize. The documentary is scheduled to air on PBS regionally [...]

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August 21, 2008

‘Another Great Lafayette Experience’

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Hosting a summer internship for Natalie Cothren ’09. By Danielle De Vita ’04 Danielle De Vita ’04 is a senior account executive for Novita Communications, a public relations firm specializing in architectural design in Brooklyn, N.Y. This summer, she hosted an internship for English major Natalie Cothren ’09 (Akron, Ohio). During my sophomore year at [...]

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July 22, 2008

Lafayette Takes Top Honors in New York Green Building Council Design Competition

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Students place first among all undergraduates in multidisciplinary contest Lafayette students took top honors among all undergraduates in the United States Green Building Council’s Natural Talent Design contest to create the most sustainable learning environment in New York City and revitalize premier park space on the Brooklyn waterfront. The students designed a middle school, community [...]