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February 22, 2010

Film Based on Novel by Jay Parini ’70 Nominated for Two Academy Awards

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Helen Mirren is up for best actress and Christopher Plummer for best supporting actor for their roles in The Last Station Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer have been nominated for Academy Awards for their roles in The Last Station, a 2009 film adapted from the novel of the same name by Jay Parini ’70. Published [...]

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January 28, 2010

Professor Donald Miller Appears on PBS’ American Experience Feb. 8

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The Bombing of Germany features him as principal consultant and on-camera expert and is based in part on his book, Masters of the Air Donald L. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History, will appear as an on-camera expert on PBS’ American Experience program The Bombing of Germany. The one-hour documentary will premiere at 9 [...]

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January 21, 2010

Prof. Robert Allan to Be Featured in Major New BBC Series on the History of Science

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He is a leading behaviorist in the tradition of B.F. Skinner The BBC plans to feature Robert W. Allan, associate professor of psychology, in a major new series about science. BBC-TV host Michael Mosley and a video crew visited Lafayette Dec. 16 to interview Allan, a well-respected researcher in the branch of psychology known as [...]

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December 7, 2009

Prof. Jamila Bookwala Featured in National and International Media

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ABC News, U.S. News, Forbes, and others spotlight her breakthrough research comparing the psychological health of married and unmarried adults Research by Professor Jamila Bookwala focusing on the psychological health of unmarried adults over 40 has appeared in media outlets around the world. The study, published in the new issue of the Journal of Social [...]

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November 4, 2009

WVIA-FM to Broadcast Interview with Author Dominique Lapierre ’52, Lafayette’s Lives of Liberty Lecturer, Nov. 6

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Podcast of interview will be available Monday on wvia.org An interview with internationally acclaimed French author and philanthropist Dominique Lapierre ’52, Lafayette’s 2009-10 Lives of Liberty lecturer, will be broadcast 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, on WVIA-FM’s “ArtScene with Erika Funke” program. ArtScene is a daily short program on the public radio station in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre [...]

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October 28, 2009

Bringing Legal Insights to TV

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Christopher Naughton ’77 is creator and host of American Law Journal By Megan Zaroda ’07 Debris-ridden streets. Bewildered mourners. They were scenes fit for a network news anchor to tackle. But a local talk show host had been asked to stay on live that evening. “What are lawyers going to talk about on the night [...]

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September 1, 2009

Steve Hurlbut ’79 Pioneers 24-Hour College Sports Network

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The Mtn. airs 160 games annually and other programs for Mountain West Conference By Kevin Gray Steve Hurlbut ’79 was involved in a first-of-its-kind architecture project — building a television network entirely around a collegiate athletic conference — for which there was no blueprint. As he found out, this wasn’t as much a frustrating venture [...]

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June 29, 2009

Robert J. Massa, New Vice President for Communications, is Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

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Article highlights his leadership of dramatic advancements at Dickinson College as vice president for enrollment and college relations Robert J. Massa, Lafayette’s new vice president for communications, is featured in an extensive article in the Chronicle of Higher Education today on his leadership of dramatic advancements at Dickinson College as vice president for enrollment and [...]

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May 11, 2009

Jay Mattola ’72 Provides Insights in Wall Street Journal

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Jay Mottola ’72, former Alumni Association president, was quoted by The Wall Street Journal in an article on how golf clubs are coping with losses in membership and revenue caused by the recession. An excerpt: Keeping membership pipelines full is always the best defense, said Jay Mottola, executive director of the MGA [Metropolitan Golf Association] [...]

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April 24, 2009

Tom Orecchio ’90 Gives Investment Advice on CNBC’s “On The Money”

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Watch the video of his expert commentary on green funds Tom Orecchio ’90, principal at Modera Wealth Management, provided expert commentary this week for a segment on CNBC’s “On the Money” program about investing in green (environmentally responsible) funds. “It’s about aligning your values with your portfolio,” he said. “Green investing is an offshoot of [...]