McKelvy Scholars

Lafayette College

June 15, 2009

Frank Sabatini ’09 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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He plans to use $50,000-per-year award to study law at Harvard University Frank Sabatini ’09 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2009 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship.Sabatini, who graduated May 23 with an A.B. with a major in English, will use the award to attend law school at [...]

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May 27, 2009

Imaging and Interpretation

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Physician and professor Steven Shankman ’77 stays on cutting edge of rapidly changing radiology field Throughout his life leading up to medical school, Steven Shankman ’77 thought he’d be a doctor of internal medicine just like his father. Although medical school wasn’t what he expected, he quickly found his own path. “My father functioned like [...]

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June 4, 2008

Christopher Haight ’09 Receives Caine Scholars Award in Global Leadership, Business, and Policy

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ward provides stipend for his summer internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. Policy Studies major Christopher Haight ’09 (Rochester, N.Y.) is the first recipient of the Caine Scholars Award in Global Leadership, Business, and Policy. The award, which is the first specifically created for Policy Studies majors, provides a [...]

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January 16, 2008

George Armah ’08 Completes Two Challenging Independent Studies

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Mathematics and computer science dual major explores the technical side of computer graphics A love of video games and a desire to create them led George Armah ’08 (Accra, Ghana) to pursue a B.S. in mathematics and an A.B. in computer science. In the fall semester, he undertook an ambitious independent study in each of [...]

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December 5, 2007

A Closer Look at Juvenile Justice

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Karen Ruggles ’08 discusses the documentary she is making for her interdisciplinary honors thesis Karen Ruggles ’08 (Easton, Pa.) is majoring in English and art. For her interdisciplinary honors thesis, Ruggles is producing a documentary video about the juvenile justice system in Easton. Her advisors are Andrew Smith, assistant professor of English and chair of [...]

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October 19, 2007

McKelvy Alumni Will Reconnect With Classmates And Program At Nov. 10 Reunion

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Intellectual property attorney Jim Pooley ’70 will give keynote address By Liz Margolis ’09 McKelvy House Scholars alumni will return to campus Saturday, Nov. 10, for a day full of reconnecting and intellectual discussion. The McKelvy Scholars program graduated its first class in 1963. Since then it has been a center of intellectual curiosity and [...]

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September 25, 2007

Ray Epstein ’09 Contributes to One-of-a-Kind Encyclopedia of Latin American Music

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Music major worked with Jorge Torres, associate professor of music This summer, Ray Epstein ’09 (Warren, N.J.) was stepping to the beat of a very different drum. The music major made significant contributes to a unique encyclopedia of Latin American music. Epstein helped organize, edit, and write articles to compile The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latin [...]

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August 6, 2007

Jenny Boyar ’08 Examines Generational Attitudes toward Body Image

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English and psychology double major worked with Jamila Bookwala, associate professor of psychology Women’s insecurities about their appearances drive advertising for everything from makeup to underwear. Women of all ages are obsessed with looking young and beautiful. But perhaps there is a distinction between how women of different generations think about their own bodies. Jenny [...]