International Economics and Commerce

Samantha Jordan '13

October 30, 2013

Video: Samantha Jordan ’13 on Studying in France and Presenting Her Research

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Samantha Jordan ’13 received a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, which provides preparation for a career in the foreign service through internships with the State Department and up to $40,000 a year for a master’s degree program in public policy. Jordan majored in international economics and commerce at Lafayette and played on the varsity women’s basketball [...]

Sarah Hardy '14 and Professor Art Kney in Acopian Engineering Center

March 31, 2013

19 Students Invited to Present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

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Nineteen students have been invited to present their research at the 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 11-13 at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. NCUR is the largest conference of its kind in the country with approximately 2,000 undergraduates from more than 250 colleges and universities in attendance. This is Lafayette’s 26th year of [...]

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January 2, 2013

Three Students Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Three Lafayette students are recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will help fund their study-abroad experiences this spring.  Joel Vargas ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) will travel to the Czech Republic, Nam Nguyen ’14 (Washington, D.C.) to China, and Edwin Liriano ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) to Spain. Sponsored by the Bureau [...]

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July 1, 2012

Samantha Jordan ’13 Receives Pickering Fellowship to Pursue Foreign Affairs in Grad School

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When Samantha Jordan ’13 learned she had won a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, her aspirations of a career in the Foreign Service took a giant leap forward. “It’s a dream opportunity,” says Jordan (Manassas, Va.), who is majoring in international economics and commerce. As a Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow, Jordan is eligible [...]

Stephanie Zielinski ’11

January 28, 2011

Stephanie Zielinski ’11 Goes Behind the Scenes at 30 Rock with Catherine Miervaldis ’07

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Stephanie Zielinski ’11 (Grand Blanc, Mich.) walked into Silvercup Studios, watched filming for the next episode of 30 Rock, and chatted with Alec Baldwin.  Although this was a thrilling experience for Zielinski, it was just another day at the office for her host, Catherine Miervaldis ’07, NBC Universal executive assistant. This 10-hour externship gave Zielinski, a [...]

Lafayette College

April 9, 2010

Adventures in the Honduran Jungle

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Thomas Johnson ’11 chronicles a day working on water infrastructure projects near a rural Honduran village Thomas Johnson ’11 (Allendale, N.J.), who is pursuing a B.S. in chemical engineering and an A.B. with a major in international economics and commerce, chronicled a grueling day spent working in the jungle of the Yoro region of Honduras. [...]

Lafayette College

December 27, 2007

Students Publish Research in Two Journals

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Group worked with William Miles, professor and head of chemistry Six students working under the guidance of William Miles, professor and head of chemistry, have recently published research in two scholarly journals. The paper “Amine-Catalyzed Epimerization of g-Hydroxybutenolides” was published in Tetrahedron Letters, the international journal for the rapid publication of all preliminary communications in [...]

Lafayette College

October 24, 2007

The Power of Community Arts

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Students partner with the Easton community through First-Year Seminar The First-Year Seminar, “Taking It to the Streets: The Theory and Practice of Community Arts in Urban America,” is challenging students to walk away from their notions of volunteering and to instead focus on the possibilities of community partnership. The course, taught by Bonnie Winfield, director [...]

Lafayette College

August 27, 2007

Behind-the-Scenes at Spike TV

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Vanessa Araujo-Lopera ’08 writes about her summer internship experience Vanessa Araujo-Lopera ’08 (Woodhaven, N.Y.) is an international economics and commerce major. This summer Araujo-Lopera served as an intern for ten weeks with Spike TV in New York City. The following is a first-person account of Araujo-Lopera’s experiences. This summer I had the great opportunity of [...]