Class of 1986

Lafayette College

March 26, 2008

Richard Osifchin ’86 Shares His Experience with Martha Were ’09

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Director of global pharmaceutical commercialization at Merck hosted an interim-session externship Richard Osifchin ’86 is the director of global pharmaceutical commercialization at Merck&Co, Inc. in Rahway, N.J. Over the January interim session, he served as an externship host for Martha Were ’09 (Kampala, Uganda), who is majoring in chemical engineering, as a part of an [...]

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March 21, 2008

Martha Were ’09 Explores Chemical Engineering in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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She served an externship with Richard Osifchin ’86, director of global pharmaceutical commercialization at Merck During the interim session, chemical engineering major Martha Were ’09 (Kampala, Uganda) spent three days with Richard Osifchin ’86, director of global pharmaceutical commercialization at Merck, as a part of the program offered by Career Services. The following is a [...]

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March 21, 2008

Richard Osifchin ’86 Impacts Healthcare Issues

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He is director in global pharmaceutical commercialization for Merc For Richard Osifchin ’86, the best part of his job is that he gets to apply his knowledge of chemical engineering and chemistry to help people battle tough healthcare issues. He is a director in global pharmaceutical commercialization for Merck & Co., Inc. in New Jersey. [...]

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March 19, 2008

A Delectable Success

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19 alumni turn out to mentor 80 students at Etiquette Dinner For students preparing to embark on professional careers, the thought of participating in a business dinner can be daunting. The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Affairs partnered with Lafayette Dining Services to hold an etiquette dinner Feb. 28. The evening featured Anne Baum, [...]

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March 19, 2008

Carolynn Van Dyke Will Help Alumnae Explore ‘Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood’ at CLW Conference

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Professor will lead discussion of graphic novel about girl coming of age during Iranian Revolution By Danielle Ward ’08 When Council of Lafayette Women Chair Diane Jakacki ’86 asked Carolynn Van Dyke, Francis A. March Professor of English and coordinator of the women’s and gender studies program, to conduct a book discussion at next month’s [...]

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March 11, 2008

Eduardo Diaz ’10 Receives Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship

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Scholarship includes tuition assistance and paid internship at Morgan Stanley Economics and business major Eduardo Diaz ’10 (Quito, Ecuador) has received the Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship. The scholarship provides qualified undergraduate underrepresented minority students with a two-year academic scholarship and a paid internship in the firm’s Institutional Securities and Information Technology businesses the [...]

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February 28, 2008

Wants, Wishes, and Wills

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At April’s Council of Lafayette Women Conference, Wynne A. Whitman ’86 will speak about protecting yourself and your family in sickness and health by Carrie Pasternak ’08 The Council of Lafayette Women (CLW) Conference, which will be held April 4-5, will feature discussions from an assortment of alumnae on their areas of expertise and interest. [...]

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January 31, 2008

Orientation to Life: Secrets to Survival & Success

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Alumni experts will share insights into finance, graduate school, and other topics March 1 Young alumni, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to the second annual Orientation to Life: Secrets to Survival & Success, an interactive informational program focused on life after college, Saturday, March 1. Presented by the Alumni Association and its Young Alumni [...]

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December 7, 2007

Pursuing the Big Idea

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Mary Stengel Austen ’86 finds her niche as president and CEO of Tierney CommunicationsBy Kate Helm As an undergraduate at Lafayette, Mary Stengel Austen ’86 envisioned a future in sales, but a fortuitous job opening at a public relations firm the summer after she graduated led her down a different path. Now president and CEO [...]

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December 5, 2007

Helping Cancer Survivors Overcome Infertility

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Winston Thompson ’86 heads Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center at Morehouse School of Medicine By Barbara Mulligan Young women who survive cancer with the help of chemotherapy or radiation often experience a bittersweet victory. Many are left infertile by the lifesaving treatment – unable to bring new life into the world. Winston E. Thompson ’86 [...]