Class of 1975

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 [...]

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January 10, 2008

Donald Landry ’75 Honored by Columbia University Medical Center

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He will give Dean’s Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences Jan. 15 Donald Landry ’75 has been chosen to give the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences by Columbia University Medical Center. He will speak on “Vasodilatory Shock: Bedside to Bench, and Back” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at P&S Alumni Auditorium, 650 West [...]

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December 13, 2007

Marcia Bernicat ’75 to Serve as Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau

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White House has announced President Bush’s intention to nominate her to join Administration The White House has announced that President George W. Bush plans to nominate Marcia Bernicat ’75 to the post of ambassador to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. Bernicat, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, currently serves [...]

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December 10, 2007

Dedicated Dentist

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Alfonzo B. Owens III ’75 cares for those less privileged By Dan Edelen At dawn in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., most days of the week you can find the definition of dedication behind the wheel of a car. Dentist Alfonzo B. Owens III ’75 is heading for Brooklyn, commuting to the clinic he helped found, Cumberland [...]

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November 28, 2007

Five Students Presented Research at National Conference

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Chemical engineering major Matthew Ide ’08 took third place in a poster competition Five engineering majors recently traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, to present their research at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) 2007 Annual Meeting, held Nov. 4-9. The students participated in the student poster competition. Chemical engineering major Matthew Ide ’08 [...]

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September 12, 2007

Policy Studies Presents ‘Visions of the Energy Future’ Oct. 11-12

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Lectures and discussions focus on critical policy and technological challenges The Policy Studies program, in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society (IEEE/PES), will host an energy conference on campus Oct. 11-12. The “Visions of the Energy Future” conference will feature lectures and discussions regarding current energy use and ways [...]

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August 20, 2007

A Passion for the Environment

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Nigel Martin ’10 writes about his experience with groundbreaking sustainability research Nigel Martin ’10 (Elkins, W.Va.) is an A.B. engineering major. He is the student project leader of groundbreaking research called the “Sustainable Development Roadmap.” The project is led by Javad Tavakoli, professor of chemical engineering, and Sharon Jones, associate professor of civil and environmental [...]

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August 7, 2007

Ground-Breaking Sustainability Research has National Audience

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Engineering students present revolutionary model to the largest chemical companies in the industry Representatives from 10 of the largest chemical companies in the industry gathered at Lafayette Aug. 9 to witness a presentation from students on a revolutionary, new model for sustainable development. This model, called the “Sustainable Development Roadmap,” is an adaptable template created [...]