Class of 2008

Michael-Ahene-'08

June 1, 2009

Covering Hip-Hop Culture and More at ‘The Source’

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Michael Ahene ’08 writes for influential NYC magazine as well as alternative publication Michael Ahene ’08 is a contributing writer for The Source, a magazine about hip-hop music, culture, and politics, and Beyond Race, which covers music and entertainment from a progressive perspective. He previously served an internship at the New York City office of [...]

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December 10, 2008

Prof. Emeritus Bernard Fried Edits New Book on Intestinal Parasites

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Robert Peoples ’08, one of many students Fried has mentored in research, co-authored a chapter Bernard Fried, Kreider Professor Emeritus of Biology, is co-editor of a new book focusing on new possible avenues of medical research using intestinal parasites called echinostomes. The Biology of Echinostomes: From the Molecule to the Community was published in November [...]

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November 4, 2008

From Soccer Defender to Defense Contractor

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Caitlin Uff ’08 works on classified projects at Lockheed Martin Only two weeks after graduation, Caitlin Uff ’08 found her dream job working at Lockheed Martin Technology Services‎ in Cherry Hill, N.J. “As a mathematics-economics major, I knew I would want to work at a top corporation,” she says, “but I never thought I would [...]

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October 23, 2008

Seeking Leopards in New Territories

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Alumni chapters joining effort to help recruit students in California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Southern Florida, and Texas By Kate Helm The vitality and enthusiasm of the College’s alumni chapters have long been a hallmark of Lafayette. The Office of Admissions is putting those strengths to use in a new recruitment initiative designed to help [...]

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October 13, 2008

Nalven Summer Fellowship Provides Hands-on Learning Experiences

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Fund allows students to conduct one-on-one field-based ecology research with professors Every summer, the David M. Nalven ’88 Summer Research Fellowship provides two students with the opportunity to assist one of their biology professors in field-based ecology research. When Nancy McCreary Waters, associate professor of biology, began her Lafayette career in 1985, she says there [...]

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July 24, 2008

Meghan Vellotti ’08 Receives Graduate Fellowship from National Society of Professional Engineers

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She will pursue a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. By Daniel Stefan ’10 Meghan Vellotti ’08 has received a Steinman Fellowship from the National Society of Professional Engineers, which she will use to obtain a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The $10,000 grant is awarded to engineering students who [...]

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July 24, 2008

Meghan Vellotti ’08 Receives Graduate Fellowship from National Society of Professional Engineers

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She will pursue a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. By Daniel Stefan ’10 Meghan Vellotti ’08 has received a Steinman Fellowship from the National Society of Professional Engineers, which she will use to obtain a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The $10,000 grant is awarded to engineering students who [...]

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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 [...]

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July 7, 2008

Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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She is one of 35 recipients of scholarships worth up to $50,000 per year Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2008 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. De Sousa, who graduated May 24 with a B.S. in biology and an A.B. in art, will [...]

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July 7, 2008

Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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She is one of 35 recipients of scholarships worth up to $50,000 per year Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2008 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. De Sousa, who graduated May 24 with a B.S. in biology and an A.B. in art, will [...]