Class of 2007

Lafayette College

September 10, 2008

Professor Mary Jo Lodge Receives Rave Reviews for The Grecian Formula

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Critics hail the direction and choreography in Lodge’s August production at New York’s International Fringe Festival Mary Jo Lodge, assistant professor of English, won rave reviews for her direction and choreography of The Grecian Formula, which was recently performed at the New York International Fringe Festival. The Grecian Formula is a hypothetical re-creation of ancient [...]

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September 3, 2008

Blogging From Beijing, Entry 7: Olympics Reflections

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Megan Zaroda ’07 shares her experiences as a publications director, food critic, English consultant, and lover of adventure in China Megan Zaroda ’07, an Easton native, never really expected to be back in China. But even though she had dreams of Manhattan post-graduation, she developed a healthy addiction to Asia after spending a semester studying [...]

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August 23, 2008

Today Show Brings Back Megan Zaroda ’07 in Beijing

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She appeared in live weekend segment A few weeks ago, Megan Zaroda ’07 landed a spot on the Today Show to show off the capital’s burgeoning nightlife scene to weekend anchor Lester Holt. A friend of a friend of a friend who worked at NBC plugged her as the “white girl who spoke Chinese,” she [...]

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August 5, 2008

NBC’s Today Show Features Megan Zaroda ’07 in Beijing

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Program focuses on city’s nightlife and how Olympics are affecting it Though shortened for the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing’s nightlife hours normally extend well past the time that residents rise for their morning tai chi. So before the bars and clubs begin to throw their locks at 2 a.m., NBC Today show weekend anchor Lester [...]

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August 1, 2008

Getting Children Excited About Learning Again

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Ben Doremus ’07 teaches in Italy — by Danielle Ward ’08 and Dan Stefan ’10 We talked to Ben Doremus ’07 recently about his job as a web design and information technology teacher at the International School of Trieste (IST), Italy. An electrical and computer engineering graduate, Ben described his Lafayette experience as “fantastic,” but [...]

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July 10, 2008

David Wahl ’07 Manages Projects For Major Utility

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He enjoys working with vendors and overseeing work crews for PSE&G — by Elizabeth Hall ’10 Chemical engineering graduate David Wahl ’07 works as a generation engineer for PSE&G (Public Service Enterprise Group), a gas and electric utility company in New Jersey. It is the state’s oldest and largest publicly owned utility. He is working [...]

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June 30, 2008

Project Engineer Shelly Christman ’07 Works To Finish Lehigh Valley Hospital Facilities

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She appreciates Lafayette’s ideal size and liberal arts courses — by Elizabeth Hall ’10 Having graduated from Lafayette as an A.B. engineering major (now called engineering studies), Shelly Christman ’07 works as a project engineer for The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. Despite her extremely busy schedule, I was able to touch base with Shelly and talk [...]

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June 4, 2008

Mateen Poonawala ’07 Enjoys Working As Business Analyst In Toronto

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Lafayette’s small size, undergraduate focus, access to NYC, and combination of engineering and liberal arts helped prepare him — by Carrie Pasternak ’08 Mateen Poonawala ’07 has spent the last year working for Deloitte Consulting. While at Lafayette, he was enrolled in the College’s double degree program in which he earned a B.S. degree in [...]

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May 21, 2008

Professor Diane Ahl Publishes Book on Life and Work of Italian Renaissance Painter Fra Angelico

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Publication will be released at the end of May Diane Cole Ahl, Arthur J. ’55 and Barbara S. Rothkopf Professor of Art History, has recently published her latest book detailing the life and work of the esteemed fifteenth century Italian painter, Fra Angelico. Her book, Fra Angelico, was published in April by Phaidon Press Inc. [...]

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April 16, 2008

For Students, an Inside Look at CNBC in New York City

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Lafayette’s proximity to the media capital enables students to help stage the business network’s Executive Leadership Awards program Students experienced the power of Lafayette’s proximity to New York City, the world’s media capital, in a two-day internship at CNBC. Our Proximity Advantage: New York City internships and externships are a part of the unique Lafayette [...]