Class of 2014

Michael Kelley '14

November 20, 2012

On the Ice: Michael Kelley ’14 Interns with New York Islanders

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For Michael Kelley ’14 (Westfield, N.J.), it’s his dream to make his career working for a professional sports team. By spending the summer interning with New York Islanders, he made a major step toward fulfilling that dream. “Going to sporting events my whole life, I always thought it would be an amazing job to be [...]

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September 14, 2012

Wesley von Dassow ’14 Studies Tectonic Plates on the Moon

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Wesley von Dassow’s geological studies took one giant leap this summer. Von Dassow ’14 (Sarasota, Fla.) interned with the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.  There, he studied images freshly snapped by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, identifying and cataloguing geological features of the moon.  The information he generated could be used [...]

Nancy Freeborne, CHHS

September 7, 2012

Award-Winning Academic Adviser Nancy Freeborne-Brinton ’83 Advances Public Health

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Add one unhealthy person to a household, and soon everyone is infected. In a broad sense, the same thing can happen in society. An awareness of that possibility informs the daily work of Nancy Freeborne-Brinton ’83, assistant professor and undergraduate program director, Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University. [...]

Abenezer Solomon ’14 outside the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in New York City

August 28, 2012

Abenezer Solomon ’14 Spends Summer Fighting Injustice at EEOC

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Abenezer Solomon ’14 (Brooklyn, N.Y) aspires to have a career in which he battles injustice and inequality in our society. This summer, he gained experience doing just that as an intern with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in New York City. A double major in government & law and anthropology & sociology, Solomon worked [...]

Prof. Chris Phillips (right) and Gavin Jones '14

February 21, 2012

Prof. Chris Phillips Explores Reading Habits of 19th Century Eastonians, One of the First Studies of Its Kind in the Country

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Until a year ago, the emerging research field of the history of reading was largely circumstantial, based on diaries or sales figures. A public database launched last March and later reported by Anne Trubek in the New York Times article “What Muncie Read” set the stage for authoritative records of American reading. The Muncie, Ind., database, [...]

Peter Simon '75

January 27, 2012

Peter Simon ’75 Receives Simon School Dean’s Medal Award from University of Rochester

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J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, was presented with the Dean’s Medal Award by the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the school’s 25th anniversary celebration. Simon is co-chairman of William E. Simon and Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., and its investment group and leads [...]

Barb Levy '74

December 21, 2011

USA Today Spotlights Barb Levy ’77

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Barb Levy ’77 is featured in USA Today for her contributions to the phenomenal success of the nation’s fastest-growing company. The newspaper spotlights Levy, a foremost merchandising expert, for her role as senior strategy advisor at the discount fashion website Ideeli, which is ranked No. 1 on the Inc. Magazine list of the nation’s fastest-growing [...]

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December 20, 2011

Six Leopards Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team

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Cross country runner Rose Willey ’14 (Brookfield, Conn.), field hockey player Emily Valeo ’13 (Norristown, Pa.), football players Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) and Mark Ross ’14 (Aliquippa, Pa.), and soccer players Blake Fink ’13 (Westampton, N.J.) and Graham Heydt ’12 (Northbrook, Ill.) have been selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team for their respective [...]

John Paul Bisciotti '14 works with laser equipment in Hugel Science Center.

December 16, 2011

Lafayette Allows John Paul Bisciotti ’14 to Follow His Passions in Music and Engineering

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When he graduates from Lafayette in a few years, John Paul Bisciotti ’14 (Media, Pa.) plans to be a mechanical engineer—but he will surely be a more musically talented mechanical engineer than most. Bisciotti takes classes in engineering, mathematics, and physics as he works toward his degree. He excels in math and science, and enjoys [...]

Geology students use the iPad prototype during their research trip to Greybull, Wyo. over fall break.

November 4, 2011

Computer Science Students Produce Software that Could Change the Way Geologists Work in the Field

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During last year’s trip to Wyoming for a geology class, students carefully recorded longitude and latitude, angles of sediment beds, rock types, and other observations in an orange field notebook. This year, students used an application on an iPad that was developed by four computer science and engineering students doing EXCEL research with Chun Wai [...]