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November 17, 2010

Professors Duhl and Lamb-Faffelberger Advance Scholarship through Editorial Positions at International Journals

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Lafayette’s international reputation continues to grow as Olga Anna Duhl and Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger, professors of foreign languages and literatures, have been appointed editors of leading peer-reviewed journals in their fields. Both professors are dedicated to maintaining and elevating the high intellectual caliber of the publications. Duhl, who specializes in French, will serve as the correspondent [...]

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May 26, 2010

Professor Rado Pribic Travels to Germany and Austria to Study the Looting of European Art by the Nazis

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Professor Rado Pribic will be visiting museums and other locations in Germany and Austria in June and July to research the looting of art objects during the Nazi Era and the restitution of those objects to the families of the rightful owners. Pribic, Williams Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures and chair of international affairs, [...]

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April 7, 2009

German Author and Professor Michaela Holdenried Will Discuss Intercultural Literature April 8

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The 2009 Max Kade Distinguished Professor for German Studies is teaching an interdisciplinary course on poetry and film of New York City and Berlin Michaela Holdenried, a German author and professor and Lafayette’s 2009 Max Kade Distinguished Professor for German Studies, will present a lecture, “Contemporary German-speaking Literature – An Intercultural Melting Pot,” at 4:10 [...]

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December 17, 2008

Students Will Spend Winter Break all Over the Globe

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Locations include New Zealand, South Africa, Guatemala, England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the Czech Republic More than 140 students will be studying in New Zealand, South Africa, Guatemala, England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the Czech Republic during the winter break. This is the 31st year in which Lafayette is offering concentrated, three-week courses during the [...]

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June 11, 2008

Six Students Receive Fulbright Grants

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Lafayette has had 21 students receive the honor in the past nine years Deirdre Maher ’08, Stephanie Morillo ’08, Michael Zboray ’08, Danielle Horowitz ’08, Diana Galperin ’08 and Karen Bouldin ’08 have been awarded Fulbright Grants to study and teach at various locations around the globe. Lafayette has had 21 students receive Fulbright Grants [...]

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April 10, 2008

Students Will Stage a Reading of Their Original Play April 21

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They worked with Zdenka Becker, Austrian-Slovak playwright and Lafayette’s 2008 Max Kade Writer-in-Residence Zdenka Becker, Austrian-Slovak author and Lafayette’s 2008 Max Kade Writer-in-Residence, and students in the German junior/senior seminar will present a staged reading of their play “A Bridge of Words” at 4:15 p.m. April 21 in the Max Kade Center for German Studies, [...]

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April 8, 2008

Michael Adelman ’10 and William Towne ’09 Awarded Udall Scholarships

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Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering college among the 64 institutions whose students were honored Michael Adelman ’10 (Clarks Summit, Pa.) and William (Ben) Towne ’09 (Litchfield, N.H.) are two of 80 students nationally to be awarded 2008 Morris K. Udall Scholarships. Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and [...]

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January 17, 2008

34 Students will Study Engineering and German Culture in Bremen

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Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the semester abroad program This spring, 34 students will spend the semester studying engineering and German language and culture in a Lafayette faculty-led program at Jacobs University Bremen (JUB). Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the trip. Michael Adelman ’10 Gains an International [...]

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January 15, 2008

Scott Crown ’08 Explores Ways to Produce Hardier Enzymes

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Chemical engineering major discusses his honors research with Patricia Darcy, assistant professor of chemical engineering Scott Crown ’08 (Effort, Pa.) is a chemical engineering major and Marquis Scholar conducting honors thesis research this school year. He is exploring the effects of particles called reverse micelles on proteins living in high salt concentrations, with Patricia Darcy, [...]

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December 18, 2007

Teaching, Studying, and Researching in Vienna

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<5>Briana Niblick ’06 discusses her experiences in Austria as a Fulbright Scholar Briana Niblick ’06 graduated with a B.S. civil engineering and A.B. with a major in German. Through a Fulbright Grant, she is spending September 2007-June 2008 teaching, studying, and performing research at BOKU, the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in [...]