Graduate Studies

Lafayette College

April 7, 2010

Ashley Cramer ’10, Alyssa Batula ’09, Ryan McGinnis ’09, and Scott Crown ’08 Receive Graduate Research Fellowships from National Science Foundation

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Awards consist of a $30,000 annual stipend; Eight students and alumni also receive honorable mentions Ashley Cramer ’10 (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) is passionate about research. “I first became interested in performing research because I’m a very hands-on person, and the hands-on nature of research helps me to better learn and apply concepts. I had always [...]

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June 15, 2009

Frank Sabatini ’09 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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He plans to use $50,000-per-year award to study law at Harvard University Frank Sabatini ’09 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2009 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship.Sabatini, who graduated May 23 with an A.B. with a major in English, will use the award to attend law school at [...]

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June 1, 2009

Kristen Lahoda ’08, Ricardo Rodriguez ’09, and Elizabeth Roman ’09 Receive Fulbright Grants

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Lafayette has had 24 students receive awards in the past 10 years Kristen Lahoda ’08, Ricardo Rodriguez ’09, and Elizabeth Roman ’09 have been awarded Fulbright Grants to study and teach abroad. Lafayette has had 24 students receive Fulbright Grants in the past 10 years.The students received assistantships to teach conversational English to secondary school [...]

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July 7, 2008

Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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She is one of 35 recipients of scholarships worth up to $50,000 per year Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2008 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. De Sousa, who graduated May 24 with a B.S. in biology and an A.B. in art, will [...]

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May 6, 2008

Meredith White ’06 Receives National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

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Lafayette is one of four exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering colleges among the 108 institutions whose students were honored Meredith White ’06 was recently awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Run by the Department of Defense, the fellowship program is committed to increasing the number and quality of the nation’s [...]

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March 10, 2008

Diana Galperin ’08 Receives Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship

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Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering college among the institutions whose students were honored Diana Galperin ’08 (Warminster, Pa.), a double major in international affairs and French, is one of nine students nationally to receive a 2008-09 Junior Fellowship from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Lafayette is the only exclusively [...]

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December 19, 2007

Amanda Pisetzner ’10 and Rachel Gallagher ’07 Present at International Conference

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Research focuses on strategies for addressing health and educational needs of low-income single mothers Government and law major Amanda Pisetzner ’10 (Puyallup, Wash.) and Rachel Gallagher ’07 presented research on health and educational needs of single mothers at the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) Conference in October in Toronto, Canada. The presentation, “Maternal Health [...]

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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 [...]

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November 7, 2007

The Fine Art of Composing

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Skip Wilkins, assistant professor of music, discusses teaching the Composition Seminar Skip Wilkins is an assistant professor of music. This semester he is teaching the course Composition Seminar, where students compose and perform their own works. The following is a first-person account of Wilkins’ course. The students in Composition Seminar are all experienced musicians, representing [...]

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June 21, 2007

Melissa Kirk ’05 Receives National Institutes of Health Fellowship

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Biology graduate is performing biomedical research at the National Cancer Institute Two years after she graduated with a B.S. biology, Melissa Kirk ’05 is finding out that the research she conducted as an undergraduate at Lafayette was pivotal to the work she is doing now at the National Cancer Institute. Last spring, Kirk received an [...]