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April 21, 2008

Lauren Sefcik ’04 Honored With Fellowship At University Of Virginia

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She will return to Lafayette as assistant professor of chemical engineering next school year Lauren Sefcik ’04 has received the Faculty Senate Dissertation-Year Fellowship at University of Virginia where she is pursuing doctoral studies. The fellowship rewards “graduate students who have taught extraordinarily well at University of Virginia while maintaining a record of excellence in [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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March 19, 2008

A Delectable Success

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19 alumni turn out to mentor 80 students at Etiquette Dinner For students preparing to embark on professional careers, the thought of participating in a business dinner can be daunting. The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Affairs partnered with Lafayette Dining Services to hold an etiquette dinner Feb. 28. The evening featured Anne Baum, [...]

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January 31, 2008

Orientation to Life: Secrets to Survival & Success

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Alumni experts will share insights into finance, graduate school, and other topics March 1 Young alumni, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to the second annual Orientation to Life: Secrets to Survival & Success, an interactive informational program focused on life after college, Saturday, March 1. Presented by the Alumni Association and its Young Alumni [...]

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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 7, 2008

Deborah Rosen Explores Early American Indian Policy-Making in Latest Book

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History professor examines state and territorial policies that affected early American Indian citizenship Deborah Rosen, professor and head of history, has taken an in-depth look at early American Indian policy-making in her most recent book, American Indians and State Law: Sovereignty, Race and Citizenship, 1790 – 1880 (University of Nebraska, December 2007). The publication examines [...]

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January 4, 2008

Beth Ponder ’04 Receives Research Award From International Organization

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International Proteolysis Society honors alumna for malaria research at general meeting in Greece The post graduate endeavors of Beth Ponder ’04 have taken her to new heights and new places. She was recently awarded the Biochemical Journal Young Investigator Award for the best scientific poster presentation at the fifth general meeting of the International Proteolysis [...]

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October 16, 2007

Former Leopard Outfielder James Conrad ’07 Signs with Michigan Pro Baseball Team

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He will play for the Frontier League’s Traverse City Beach Bums next season Former Leopard outfielder James Conrad ’07 has signed with the Traverse City (Mich.) Beach Bums of the Frontier League for the 2008 season, according to the team. A mathematics graduate, Conrad finished his senior season as Patriot League Baseball Scholar Athlete of [...]

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October 14, 2007

Abigail Rutherford ’04 Curates Auctions of Vintage Fashions

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She actively pursues, catalogs, and markets property for Chicago firm As director of vintage couture and accessories at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Abigail Rutherford ’04 admits it’s hard to part with certain items after an auction is over. A recent auction included a collection of 20th century garments and accessories, featuring a Karl Lagerfeld [...]

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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 [...]