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Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

April 30, 2010

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Award ceremony celebrates individuals who are making a difference on campus and in the community Lafayette students and faculty were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Diversity Awards held April 29, in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the [...]

Student Will Become Cultural Participants in Ghana

February 11, 2010

Students Will Become Cultural Participants in Ghana

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Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and chair of Africana studies, will lead semester-abroad program next fall Students are in for some unforgettable experiences next fall when they spend the semester in Ghana in a program led by Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and chair of Africana studies. According to Ahene, the students will actively participate [...]

Brandon Ellis in New York City

January 24, 2010

Brandon Ellis ’12 Explores Sports and Entertainment Public Relations in New York City

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He writes about his externship with Jonathan Schecter ’04 at M & C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment Over the winter break, economics and business major Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) participated in a three-day externship with Jonathan Schecter ’04, senior account manager at M & C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment in New York City. Ellis [...]

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January 11, 2010

Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 and Jasmine Little ’11 Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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Awards will support their travel to Egypt, South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil Two Lafayette students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their semester abroad experiences this spring. Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 will study in Egypt and Jasmine Little ’11 will study in South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau [...]

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December 4, 2009

Miranda Teboh-Ewungkem Turns Mathematical Lens on Malaria Prevention

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She is supervising Miao Wang ’12 in research funded by the Lindback Foundation When Miranda I. Teboh-Ewungkem, assistant professor of mathematics, looks around, she sees mathematics everywhere. By using math to model the developmental stages of the parasite that causes malaria, she hopes to provide new control strategies against the disease. “The idea of transforming [...]

Professor Curlee Holton Presents Workshops on African American Culture in Costa Rica

July 23, 2009

Professor Curlee Holton Presents Workshops on African American Culture in Costa Rica

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His artwork also is placed in the permanent collections of the U.S. Embassy in Limon, Costa Rica; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the LaGrange Art Museum in Georgia Curlee Holton, professor of art and director of the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI), recently returned from Costa Rica, where he presented workshops on African American culture [...]

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July 17, 2009

Danielle Jenkins ’10 Uses Mice to Learn about Developmental Dyslexia in Humans

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Psychology major writes about EXCEL research with Lisa Gabel, assistant professor of psychology Danielle Jenkins ’10 (Shirley, N.Y.) is working on EXCEL research with Lisa Gabel, assistant professor of psychology, looking at how brain disorders in mice are related to those in humans. A psychology major, Jenkins is also a member of the College’s Division [...]

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June 9, 2009

Marvin Clecidor ’09 Traces His African Roots

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He performed an independent study exploring how West African culture has influenced his hometown of Lakeland, Fla. Courtney Morin ’10 Marvin Clecidor ’09 performed research that showed you don’t need to travel around the world to learn about your ancestors. Clecidor, who graduated May 23 with an A.B. with a major in anthropology and sociology, [...]

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May 28, 2009

Ryan Wright ’10 Discovers How Past Experiences Affect Decision-making

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He worked on an independent study with Robert Allan, associate professor of psychology Psychology major Ryan Wright ’10 (Washington, D.C.) and Robert Allan, associate professor of psychology, worked on an experiment to see how past experiences can shape choice. Using pigeons, the researchers studied how the birds’ pecking behavior was affected by how frequently food [...]

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April 30, 2009

Cara Brumfield ’10 Receives Fellowship from National Public Policy Program

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Seven-week summer institute at Carnegie Mellon University will prepare her for graduate school Cara Brumfield ’10 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has received a fellowship from the Public Policy and International Affairs Program in Washington, D.C., and will attend a seven-week Junior Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. PPIA is a national organization that prepares young adults for [...]