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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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November 27, 2007

Alumni, Students Come Together for Regional Phonathons

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Events in Lehigh Valley and New Jersey raise $25,000 Eight alumni and more than ten students participated in the Lafayette-Lehigh Week Alumni Regional Phonathon 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. The effort garnered 30 pledges totaling $12,107. In addition, 13 individuals are still considering donating to the cause. The [...]

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November 27, 2007

Scott Hunt ’65 Leads 13,000-Member Endocrine Society

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Capturing freshman dinks among his fond memories of Lafayette In the 1960s, at the beginning of the fall semester, first-year students were expected to wear dinks, or beanies, as a freshman custom. For American civilization major Scott Hunt ’65, the memory is a fond one. “It was a great thing to be able to snag [...]

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November 13, 2007

Exploring the Nature of Science

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First-year students gather research on two Lafayette Nobel Laureates The First-Year Seminar, “Science: A Human Endeavor,” taught by William Miles, professor and head of chemistry, explores the nature of science and how it relates to society. Over the course of the semester, the class studies how scientists approach problems, how science has changed the cultural [...]

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November 2, 2007

Tom Dawes ’65 of Rock Band The Cyrkle Dies

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After brief career with alumni band, he wrote some of the best-known commercial jingles Tom Dawes ’65, a member of the rock band The Cyrkle and composer for some of the best-known commercial jingles, died Oct. 13. Comprised of Dawes and Don Danneman ’65, Marty Fried ’66, and Earle Pickens ’65, The Cyrkle recorded the [...]

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October 30, 2007

A Trailblazer in Architecture

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USC’s James Steele ’65 has authored 27 books and developed unique study program in Asia By Dan Edelen While teaching his own students from the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture during its annual semester in Asia, Professor James Steele ’65 glimpsed opportunity in the faces of Cambodian students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. [...]

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August 15, 2007

John Bruce ’65 Helps World’s Poorest Gain, Keep Land

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Former World Bank senior counsel consults for developing countries and UN; his work has taken him to more than 50 nations By Dan Edelen In the highlands of Ethiopia, John Bruce ’65 discovered his calling. “It was a revelation,” he says of his days there as a Peace Corps volunteer lawyer, confronting issues facing the [...]

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August 7, 2007

Lindsay Gonzalez ’09 Taps into Her Artistic Side

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English and art double major works with independent filmmaker Bill Hayward ’65 The work that Lindsay Gonzalez ’09 (Towanda, Pa.) is doing this summer is more than just an internship; it’s an adventure. In this instance, it’s an artistic adventure as Gonzalez spends her time working with respected independent filmmaker Bill Hayward ’65 on a [...]

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July 19, 2007

Lee Pesky Learning Center Helps Hundreds of Children Each Year

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Alan Pesky ’65 helps provide brighter future through Idaho nonprofit By Deb Schlosser In the 1970s, Lee Pesky ’87, son of Alan Pesky ’65, was diagnosed with a learning disorder. The family’s experience afterward was the impetus for the founding of the Lee Pesky Learning Center after Lee’s death in 1995. “Lee had started a [...]