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July 15, 2010

Lafayette and Easton Receive $200,000 National Endowment for the Arts Grant

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Lafayette and the City of Easton were awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host an arts festival that will be the first of its kind in the U.S. The grant was awarded through the NEA Mayors’ Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative (MICD 25). Called the “Art of [...]

Donald Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History, teaches a class in Ramer History House.

July 13, 2010

HBO WWII Miniseries Nominated for 24 Emmy Awards; Professor Donald Miller Served as Consultant

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The Pacific, for which Professor Donald Miller serves as a consultant and writer for accompanying historical material, has been nominated for 24 Emmy Awards, including outstanding miniseries and outstanding directing and writing for a miniseries, movie, or dramatic special. The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be Aug. 29 on NBC. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor [...]

Susan Averett

July 1, 2010

Professors Ed Gamber and Susan Averett Become Co-editors of Eastern Economic Journal

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You could say that Professor Susan Averett’s career has received a lot of interest lately. Most recently, she became co-editor of Eastern Economic Journal along with Ed Gamber, professor and head of economics. Last month, her research on marriage and weight gain was featured in The New York Times under the headline “For Better, for [...]

Kira Lawrence

June 17, 2010

Research by Prof. Kira Lawrence Published in Science

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How will global climate change if human activities continue to release large quantities of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere? Understanding past changes in climate and surface ocean temperatures can help scientists better predict future changes in climate. Kira Lawrence, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences, is a paleo-climatologist, someone who [...]

Lafayette College

January 19, 2010

Lafayette Featured on CBS Money Watch

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College is on the list of 51 institutions with the best student financial aid Lafayette was featured in the article “51 Colleges with the Best Student Financial Aid” Jan. 15 on CBS Money Watch. The article pulls its information from a study that researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Amherst College presented at the [...]

Lafayette College

July 30, 2009

Lafayette in the News

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Coverage of students’ academic opportunities, experiences, and achievements in their hometown newspapers The following is a selection of recent media coverage spotlighting Lafayette students’ distinctive academic opportunities, experiences, and achievements in their hometown newspapers.Connecticut News-Times, July 2 Republican-American, June 16 Julie McNeish ’09, who graduated on May 23 with an A.B. in biology, was named [...]

Lafayette College

June 4, 2008

Lafayette in the News

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College’s Green Move Out is featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer The efforts of Lafayette students, staff, and faculty working as part of the College’s Green Move Out were highlighted in an article in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer. More than 5,000 pounds of unopened food, clothing, personal and household items, and furniture were collected on campus and [...]

Lafayette College

November 16, 2007

Exhibit on Marquis de Lafayette Featured in the New York Times

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Many items on display are from the College’s collections Today’s New York Times reviewed the French Founding Father: Lafayette’s Return to Washington’s America exhibit running through August at the New-York Historical Society. Many items in the exhibit come from Lafayette’s collections and were previously included in the College’s Son and his Adoptive Father: The Marquis [...]