Class of 1973

Sue McDonnell '73

June 14, 2012

Sue McDonnell ’73 Known Worldwide for Revolutionary Equine Behavioral Research

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By Carrie Havranek As she grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, Sue Miller McDonnell ’73 of West Chester, Pa., probably never envisioned being jokingly called “Dr. Ruth for horses.” However, her internationally respected research in equine behavior at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, Pa., has earned her the unofficial title. [...]

Journey of Odysseus

September 12, 2011

Alumni Retrace Journey of Odysseus: Professor Diane Ahl Elucidates Art of the Period

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A group of Lafayette College and Yale University alumni as well as members of Archaeological Institute of America and Smithsonian Institution traveled the Mediterranean earlier this summer aboard the Corinthian II. The ship set forth from Athens and sailed the realms that Homer used as a map of the Greek mind: from the ruins of [...]

closeup of 40th Anniversary of Coeducation Commemorative Quilt

May 9, 2011

First Women of Lafayette Reunion Stirs Reflection and Pride

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Forty years ago, in September 1970, Lafayette College welcomed its first official coeducational class with 146 women. About 30 members of that pioneering group from the Classes of 1972, 1973, and 1974 returned to campus April 29 for the inaugural First Women of Lafayette Reunion. “Lafayette has always been special to me and, while I [...]

Katie Schrack '03

February 2, 2011

Katie Schrack ’03 Is Chief Resident at Temple Ophthalmology Center

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By Elena Gambino For Katie Schrack ’03, practicing medicine is all about being well-rounded. After graduating from Jefferson Medical College in 2007 and completing a residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center, she has been serving as chief resident in the department of ophthalmology, Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine in Philadelphia since June. And, [...]

Edward H. (Ned" Bedrossian '73

September 15, 2010

WPVI-TV Spotlights Dr. Ned Bedrossian Jr. ’73 for Service in Haiti

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In early August, Dr. Edward (Ned) H. Bedrossian Jr. ’73 spent a week in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on a volunteer medical mission to operate on the eyes of victims of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. Bedrossian, an ophthalmologist and ocular surgeon with the Wills Eye Institute of Philadelphia, Pa., saw about 15 patients per day and [...]

Lafayette College

August 17, 2009

Underground ‘Rockstar’

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From breakaway hockey goalposts to disc drives to MRI technology, Stan Trout ’73 has made huge contributions in the world of magnetism The next time you pop a CD into your computer’s disc drive, think of Stan Trout ’73. He may not admit it, but in the world of magnetism, he’s sort of a big [...]

Lafayette College

September 16, 2008

Nafis Hasan ’11 Investigates Antibodies that Fight Cancer Cells

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Alumni guided and helped fund nanotechnology research at Georgia Tech Nafis Hasan ’11 conducted research this summer at Georgia Tech in which he used nanotechnology and bioengineering to investigate antibodies that fight cancer cells. The goal was to uncover the minimum number of antibodies that can detect cancer cells. “We took a pre-manufactured silicon wafer [...]

Lafayette College

May 17, 2008

‘Good Party’ in Store for Class of ’73 at Reunion

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Reunion committee co-chairs contacting all alumni in class By Carrie Pasternak ’08 Returning to Lafayette for Reunion is always a happy experience for alumni and this year’s gathering should prove to be no different. Class Reunion Co-Chair Lester W. Wurfel ’73 says he got involved in organizing his class’ reunion because he “wanted a good [...]

Lafayette College

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 [...]

Lafayette College

October 20, 2007

Good Times at Homecoming

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Alumni renew ties to College and one another amid food, football, and more With sun-splashed skies, moderate temperatures, and stunning foliage decorating the campus, Saturday served up an ideal day for football and a whole lot more as Lafayette celebrated another great Homecoming weekend. A busy schedule was capped off Saturday afternoon by the football [...]