In the Media

In an image taken several years ago, Chuck Holliday, professor of biology, examines an eastern cicada killer wasp and its prey.

August 31, 2010

Quote by Biology Professor Chuck Holliday Appears in Numerous National Media Outlets

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Chuck Holliday, professor of biology, has been quoted in an article about a sighting in Pennsylvania of a rare pink katydid. The article appeared in media outlets across the country, including MSNBC, PhillyBurbs.com, Yahoo News, The Boston Globe, Anchorage Daily News, and Maclean’s in Canada. Read the article. Katydids, which are close relatives to crickets, [...]

Sharon Jones (left), professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Lindsay Weir ’11 work with residents of Blantyre, Malawi, to help develop locally sustainable drinking water resources within the city.

July 30, 2010

Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 Featured in International Educator Magazine

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Work by Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 and the College’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to develop locally sustainable drinking water resources in Malawi and Honduras has been featured in the July/August edition of International Educator magazine. The article, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” focused on students and faculty who are helping people in the [...]

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June 18, 2010

Student Work in Honduras Featured on Channel 69 News

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The Lafayette student-run water and economic infrastructure projects in the Yoro region of Honduras have been featured in three segments over the last month on WFMZ-TV Channel 69 News and Edicion en Espanol. Watch the June 21 segment Watch the May 20 segment part 1 (in Spanish) Watch the May 20 segment part 2 (in [...]

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May 19, 2010

Lafayette Students Featured in Two Segments on WFMZ’s Edicion en Espanol

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Students provide commentary in Spanish on their economic and environmental work in Honduras Students involved with Lafayette’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and the Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project (EEGLP) were interviewed for two segments on WFMZ’s Edicion en Espanol appearing 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20. Civil engineering majors [...]

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May 11, 2010

Professor D.C. Jackson Featured on C-SPAN

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An expert on the history of water resources, he discusses the implications of dam removal programs D.C. Jackson, professor of history, was featured on C-SPAN recently discussing the implications of large-scale dam removal programs. He was part of a panel discussion on the subject at the annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History [...]

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May 4, 2010

Vicki Salemi ’95 Discusses New Book on ABC News Now

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She’s the author of Big Career in the Big City: Land a Job and Get a Life in New York Vicki Salemi ’95 appeared on the ABC News Now program May 4 to discuss her new book, Big Career in the Big City: Land a Job and Get a Life in New York (Jist Works). [...]

A More Personal Approach

April 26, 2010

A More Personal Approach

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Lafayette’s efforts to attract and retain prospective students featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education On top of the usual follow-up letters, email messages, telephone calls, receptions, and events, the staff of the admissions office has employed a number of creative tactics this year to attract and retain prospective students. This hard work is the [...]

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March 3, 2010

Professor Donald Miller Plays Numerous Roles in Production of HBO WWII Miniseries The Pacific

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He serves as consultant, writer, and on-camera expert for the show’s web site and DVD; executive producers include Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Donald Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History, is a consultant and writer for the historical material that will accompany HBO’s 10-hour World War II miniseries The Pacific, which debuted March 14. The [...]

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March 2, 2010

Professor Susan Averett Will Be Featured on PBS 39′s Tempo Public Square March 5

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She provides expert commentary for a segment on the changing economy and the middle class Susan Averett, Dana Professor of Economics, was interviewed for the segment “What is Middle Class?” appearing 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 7 as part of PBS 39′s Tempo Public Square. Averett will discuss the changing [...]

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February 25, 2010

Ruth Gilbert Crane ’93 Writes about Fighting Cancer and Founding a Program to Help Others

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When Ruth Gilbert Crane ’93 wasn’t wearing her wig or earrings, she felt even more vulnerable than the breast cancer had already left her. Accessories allowed her to feel “normal,” and she knew she wasn’t alone. In 2008, Crane founded Ears To You, a jewelry donation program for women undergoing chemotherapy. Read Crane’s firsthand account [...]