By Michele Tallarita ’12 Working with an accomplished filmmaker this summer gave Daniela Filip ’15 a big boost in fulfilling her dream of becoming a filmmaker herself. A double major in film & media studies and international affairs, she edited video, collected research, acquired permissions for shooting footage, and performed other work as an EXCEL [...]
Grasping the Point: Zhao Xin Yin ’13 Presents Research on Computerized Glove at International Conference
Zhao Xin Yin ’13 (Shijiazhuang, China) has a futuristic vision for the research he is conducting on a computerized, wearable glove that studies human grasping behavior. “With the gloves, we can acquire 10 channels of commands through each finger contact, and if we combine this with touch-screen technologies – which hardly allow multi-point contact — [...]
Ines Amenabar ’11 (Guatemala City, Guatemala) is the recipient of the 2011 George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded annually to the senior “who most nearly represents the Lafayette ideal.” Read more Commencement coverage The prize was established in 1923 by George Wharton Pepper H’22, a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, attorney, and founding member of the Pennsylvania [...]
President Daniel H. Weiss and Sandra Jarva Weiss hosted the annual Thanksgiving dinner celebration for members of the International Students Association and their staff, faculty, and community hosts. Many students wore traditional clothing from their home countries for the occasion.
Richard Koplin ’64, clinical associate professor at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, spent a year seeking someone to help complete research he began with his deceased business partner, going as far as Paris to no avail. Then he had an epiphany – why not tap into his alma mater’s strong engineering reputation? Koplin, who [...]
Fifth annual ACACIA conference will be held March 26-27 Africans Creating African Consciousness and Interest Abroad (ACACIA) will host its annual student-focused conference “Beyond 2010: Africa Financing Africa’s Development” March 26-27. This is the fifth year that ACACIA has held a conference on current African issues for the Lafayette community. The theme this year is [...]
He worked under the guidance of Evan Fisher, professor of mathematics Mathematics major Shiliang Cui ’09 (Shanghai, China) will present his research at the 2009 Joint Mathematics Meetings being held Jan. 5 – 8 in Washington, D.C. He will participate in the Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates. Incorporating the primary national mathematical [...]
Exhibition by Jim Toia, director of Community-Based Teaching, runs Nov. 4 – Dec. 20 Knee Deep & Risin’, a multimedia exhibition by Jim Toia, director of the art department’s Community-Based Teaching program, and Noah Vawter, a doctoral student at MIT, will run Nov. 4 through Dec. 20 in the Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual [...]
He worked with Professor Yih-Choung Yu on how diseases affect the human respiratory system Electrical and computer engineering major Kavinda Udugama ’09 (Kandy, Sri Lanka) presented his EXCEL research at the Biomedical Engineering Society’s annual fall meeting held Oct. 2 – 4 in St. Louis, Mo. This three-day conference showcased more than 600 presentations and [...]
International Collegiate Programming Contest will take place Oct. 25 A team of Lafayette students will be challenged to use their programming skills, creativity, and business sense as they compete in the regional round of the world’s most prestigious computer programming competition. Sponsored by IBM, the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest [...]
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