Class of 1999

Nicole Stodard '99 (far right) works with members of the cast.

April 1, 2014

Nicole Stodard ’99 Directs Award-Winning Theater That ‘Explodes with Thought’

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By Kevin Gray A logo with a grenade image that declares “theatre exploding with thought” is a clue that Thinking Cap is not typical community arts fare. Founded by Nicole Stodard ’99, the Ft. Lauderdale company is being lauded by critics and audiences for its daring approach. Stodard  received “best director” awards from the New [...]

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 [...]

Susan Swett, CHHS Dean

July 13, 2012

Susan Swett ’72 Provides Small-College Touch at George Mason

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By Kate Helm As assistant dean for student affairs in George Mason’s College of Health and Human Services, Susan Swett ’72 strives to recreate aspects of the small-college experience that was so important to her at Lafayette. “Although the small liberal arts experience cannot be replicated at a large university,” she says, “I remember how [...]

Ali Berlin Weinstein '99

June 10, 2012

Ali Berlin Weinstein ’99 Investigates Impact of Mental Stress on Cardiac Patients

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By Kevin Gray Long intrigued by the notion that the mind and body interact in reciprocal ways, Ali Berlin Weinstein ’99 is conducting novel research into the effects of mental stress reactivity on cardiac patients. Weinstein, deputy director of the Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., and her [...]

Jose Punchin-Marrero '99

April 21, 2011

José Punchin ’99 Combines Engineering Skill with Interest in Medicine

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By Barbara Mulligan When structural engineer José Punchin-Marrero ’99 was a boy growing up in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he spent much of his time drawing houses and plans for houses. He often helped his uncle mix concrete and prided himself on knowing the perfect combination of cement, sand, gravel, and water. In retrospect, Punchin [...]

Lafayette College

January 14, 2010

Amy Cerato ’99 is Saluted at the White House

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She receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers President Barack Obama saluted Amy Cerato ’99 as one of the nation’s most outstanding young researchers Wednesday in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. In July, Cerato, a civil engineering graduate, was named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career [...]

Lafayette College

October 12, 2009

From College Hill to Capitol Hill

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Rachel Carr ’99 is majority counsel to House of Representatives transportation subcommittee Helping to draft legislation that would institute a new rail system throughout the country is all in a day’s work for Rachel Carr ’99. She has been majority counsel to the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines [...]

Lafayette College

September 8, 2009

Presidential Praise

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Amy Cerato ’99 is the only civil engineer to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers By Megan Zaroda ’07 Amy Cerato ’99 and her parents were pulling on gardening gloves as they prepared for an afternoon of yard work at Cerato’s lake house. But not before she stole a quick glance [...]

Lafayette College

August 12, 2008

Giving Children a Better Education

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Amanda Alpert Knight ’99 leads Chicago office of Resources for Indispensable Schools and Educators By Dan Edelen For proof against the old saying “Those who can’t do, teach,” look no further than Amanda Alpert Knight ’99. As executive director of the Chicago office of Resources for Indispensable Schools and Educators (R.I.S.E.), this self-professed “Type A [...]

Lafayette College

July 22, 2008

Lafayette Takes Top Honors in New York Green Building Council Design Competition

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Students place first among all undergraduates in multidisciplinary contest Lafayette students took top honors among all undergraduates in the United States Green Building Council’s Natural Talent Design contest to create the most sustainable learning environment in New York City and revitalize premier park space on the Brooklyn waterfront. The students designed a middle school, community [...]