Civil engineering major Cara Lyons '11 worked with Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, on a project looking at how designing a sustainable building impacts its cost. They put together a model that calculates the total cost of ownership of a building, taking into consideration the savings and added investment from using green technology during construction and throughout the overall life of a structure. Here they look at their work in a computer lab in Acopian Engineering Center.

June 21, 2012

13 Lafayette Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

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Thirteen of Lafayette’s 23 varsity teams have received 2011-12 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) Public Recognition Awards. The NCAA is honoring 954 Division I teams for their high marks academically, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APR). These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 [...]


October 25, 2010

Spotted on Campus With…Erik Adolfsson ’11

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After wrapping up a successful fall golf season, Erik Adolfsson ’11 (Hampton, N.J.) sat down and discussed what he likes about electrical and computer engineering, the importance of perseverance, and playing squash. What’s your major and what do you like about your major? I am an electrical and computer engineering major. I like solving tough [...]


October 6, 2010

Men’s Golf Team Honored for Academics by Coaches Association

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The men’s golf team has been honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) for being one of the country’s outstanding academic golf programs in Division I. Lafayette finished with a 3.37 overall grade-point average (GPA). The reigning Patriot League Champions placed eight student-athletes on the Patriot League Golf Academic Honor Roll, led by [...]

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November 29, 2007

The Entrepreneurial Environment

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Cody Sumpter ’11 writes about his experiences in his First-Year Seminar Cody Sumpter ’11 (Branchburg, N.J.) is currently taking the First-Year Seminar “Entrepreneurial Environment: Exploring Innovation, Risk and Value.” The course is taught by Rose Marie Bukics, Jones Professor of Economics & Business. The economics and business major is also a member of the golf [...]