McKelvy Scholars

Kyle Tucker '14 works in a lab in Kunkel Science Center.

September 20, 2013

Cancer Research is Personal for Kyle Tucker ’14

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For Kyle Tucker ’14 (Los Angeles, Calif.), cancer research allows him to explore multiple fields of science, but it also touches him on a personal level. “I was sixteen years old going into college when I heard that my mother’s breast cancer had returned from remission. It was a numbing experience for me, but I [...]

Robert Fisher '68 leads a discussion during the 50th anniversary of the McKelvy Scholars Program and the 125th anniversary of McKelvy House.

July 12, 2013

McKelvy House Provides Students with Diverse Academic and Social Community

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Designed by the renowned architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, McKelvy House , or “Oakhurst” as it was originally named, was built in 1888 as a wedding present from John Eyerman, lecturer in mineralogy from 1888 to 1891, to his bride Lucy Maxwell. The granite mansion was purchased by Lafayette Trustee Francis G. McKelvy in [...]

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May 7, 2013

Karalyn Enz ’13 Receives Top Research Honor at College Music Society Conference

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Music and psychology double major Karalyn Enz ’13 (Milford, N.J) presented the best student paper at the 34th Northeast Regional Conference of the College Music Society at Keene State College last month. “The Intimacy of Expression: Implications of Performance Indications in Federico Mompou’s Impresiones Íntimas for Guitar Arrangement and Performance” resulted from a collaboration between [...]

Andy Kortyna, associate professor of physics, and Hannah Weaver ’14 work in the laser lab in Hugel Science Center.

April 15, 2013

Hannah Weaver ’14 Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Physics major Hannah Weaver ’14 (Whitefish, Mont.) has earned distinction as a recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship. Awarded for academic merit, the Goldwater is the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. Each student’s award will cover college costs up to a maximum of [...]

Homecoming 2012

October 23, 2012

Photo Galleries: Hundreds of Alumni Return to Celebrate Homecoming

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Homecoming 2012 included the annual tailgate picnic, a 30-13 win by the football team over Holy Cross, the McDonogh Network Homecoming Social, the McKelvy House Scholars program anniversary celebration, and various parties and dinners. Tailgate Picnic and Football Game View and share more images of the tailgate and game on Flickr McKelvy Scholars Celebration View [...]

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June 27, 2012

Christa Martinez ’13 Receives National Scholarship for Photography

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When Christa Martinez ’13 (Houston, Texas) took a break from art, art found its way back to her. Martinez’s interest in art began in childhood, when she focused on teaching herself to draw well. “Art became the way I could speak,” she says. Her artistic talents led her to enroll in a high school for [...]

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September 23, 2011

Lafayette Class Is First U.S. Group to Study Abroad for Credit in North Korea

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Ask Brendan Fahey ’13 what he remembers most from visiting North Korea as part of a for-credit study abroad program – the first of its kind in the U.S. – and it probably won’t be the opulent tomb of the country’s eternal leader, Kim Il Sung, the incredible feats of gymnasts at a famous festival, [...]

Jesse Ryan '13, Justin Chando '13, Kelsey Harkness '11, and Jess Wason '11 in front of McKelvy House

June 24, 2011

Students Bring the Rich History of McKelvy House to Life through Film

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Kelsey Harkness’ goal is to one day make a career out of documentary filmmaking. “Filmmaking is a creative way to share and spread your ideas with other people. I am fascinated by the way documentary film can blur the lines between entertainment and education. I hope to one day make my own contributions to the [...]

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April 11, 2011

Legendary Opera Star Thomas Lawlor Performs Gilbert and Sullivan Revue at Williams Center April 20

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Thomas Lawlor, who has performed on the stage for more than 30 years, will present a revue of excerpts from Gilbert and Sullivan’s celebrated comic operas 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Williams Center for the Arts. Lawlor will meet with students during a noon workshop Friday, April 15, in the Gendebien Room of [...]

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March 2, 2011

Women’s History Month: Lafayette Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary of Coeducation

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On Sept. 10, 1970, 146 women entered the classrooms as Lafayette students for the first time.  During the 2010-11 academic year, the College is celebrating 40 years of coeducation, and this year’s Women’s History Month holds special significance for the Lafayette community. During the month of March, there will be a range of programs, including [...]