Class of 1974

Sue Bauman

October 21, 2013

Balancing Work and Life in the Medical Field

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By Bill Kline More than a passion play. It’s hard work. It’s grabbing opportunities. It’s discovering that there is more than one path to becoming a medical professional. And once you’re there, it’s realizing that your life does not have to be 100 percent work with no time for family, friends, and fun. Forty students [...]

Rosemary Konner Steinbaum '74

August 22, 2013

Rosemary Steinbaum ’74 Curates Philip Roth Exhibit

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“Newark has been to Philip Roth’s writing what whaling was to Melville,” said Rosemary Konner Steinbaum ’74 in an article in the Huffington Post about a photographic exhibit on the acclaimed American author, one of a number of events staged in his hometown to honor his 80th birthday. The city is a nexus for Roth [...]

John Hasnas '74

July 15, 2012

John Hasnas ’74 Is Founding Director of New Institute on Business Ethics

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 One of today’s leading thinkers in business ethics and legal philosophy, John Hasnas ’74 says, “Lafayette provided me with an excellent basis from which to pursue a career of ideas. I received a wonderful education and worked with caring and inspiring professors, including Professor Ralph Slaght, Hogg Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, [...]

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 [...]

Jacquelyn Wilkins '77

March 1, 2011

Jacquelyn Wilkins ’77 Oversees Environmental Standards for Massport

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By Matt Sinclair ‘90 People may have different opinions on what size a city government should be, but everyone wants things to run smoothly. And when it comes to environmental standards for Boston’s Massport, that’s just what Jacquelyn Wilkins ’77 ensures. As sustainability program manager for Massachusetts Port Authority — better known as Massport — [...]

Liza Roos Prior Lucy ’74

September 2, 2010

Quilt Exhibit by Liza Lucy ’74 Runs in Skillman Library Through Dec. 31

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A member of the first class of women at Lafayette, Liza Roos Prior Lucy ’74 majored in psychology, but then in her sophomore year she made a quilt for her boyfriend’s waterbed from 25 navy blue bandanas and found her life’s work. “It was a totally amateurish thing,” says Lucy, a renowned quilt maker. “It [...]

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April 12, 2010

Dwight P. Miller ’74 Crosses Artificial Academic Boundaries

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The electrical engineering and psychology graduate worked in aviation safety, helped design a security portal system for the White House, and now consults in custom home design By Dwight P. Miller ’74 My years at Lafayette studying for my B.S. in electrical engineering were not easy. I had little practical experience with electronic circuits and [...]

TerrenceByrd74W

January 23, 2009

Team Player

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Terrence Byrd ’74 thrives in providing access to quality health care Nearly 50 million people in the United States lack health insurance or access to proper medical care. Ask Terrence Byrd ’74; he knows. The same intensity he brought to the gridiron as a wideout at Lafayette he summons daily on behalf of the needy—and [...]

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January 13, 2009

A Warm Heart Behind An Open Door

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Alma Scott-Buczak ’74 improves lives of NJ Transit workers, children in New York, and the underprivileged A grease gun, a spark plug gapper, and a good set of wrenches in the hands of a master mechanic keep the buses and trains of the New Jersey Transit running. But a box of tissues, a jar of [...]

Lafayette College

September 8, 2008

Life in the Space Business

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Thomas C. Bagg III ’74 reflects on career and role in Hubble Space Telescope mission By Thomas C. Bagg III ’74 Lafayette was a part of my life from my earliest recollections. My father, Thomas C. Bagg Jr. ’39, hosted many Washington D.C. area Lafayette alumni picnics. There were usually about 200 people at these [...]