Philosophy

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July 10, 2009

Eric Henney ’11 Explores the History of Aesthetics

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English major writes about his assistance with a forthcoming book by Alessandro Giovannelli, assistant professor of philosophy English major Eric Henney ’11 (Clarksboro, N.J.) is performing EXCEL research assisting Alessandro Giovannelli, assistant professor of philosophy, on a book project titled Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers. At the end of the spring semester, after a crash course [...]

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March 4, 2009

Five Golds for Forensics Society

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Five Lafayette students took individual golds at the 2009 Pennsylvania Forensics Association’s state tournament. The team is now preparing to compete in the National Forensics Association’s national tournament next month. Joe Dudek ’09 (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.), a double major in mathematics and philosophy, was state champion in debate, repeating his championship of last year. Rachel [...]

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January 22, 2009

Amanda Whitbred ’11 Explores Political Web Design

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She interned with Gerry Kavanaugh ’76, founder and CEO of DCS Online Communications in Washington, D.C. Amanda Whitbred ’11 (Doylestown, Pa.), an English and philosophy double major, spent her summer interning with Gerry Kavanaugh ’76, founder and CEO of DCS Online Communications in Washington, D.C., a company that offers comprehensive Internet programs to members of [...]

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November 19, 2008

Forensics Society Takes Second in New York University Competition

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Team competed against 19 other schools from across the region The Lafayette Forensics Society placed second overall at the New York University Skyline Spectacular held Nov. 15 in New York City. Finishing behind Seton Hall University, the team competed against 19 other schools including: James Madison University, Emerson College, Cornell University, Brooklyn College, Kings College, [...]

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November 7, 2008

Collaborative Research Explores How Products Affect Environmental Policy-making

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Professors Chris Ruebeck, Sharon Jones, Jeff Pfaffmann, and Kristen Sanford-Bernhardt create an interdisciplinary experience for students By Elizabeth Kemmerer A group of professors and students from economics and business, computer science, and engineering is using an interdisciplinary approach to see how environmental policy-making is affected by the life cycles of products. According to Sharon Jones, [...]

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May 22, 2008

Students Will Study Art and Literature of Medieval and Renaissance Italy

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Professors Diane Cole Ahl and Rado Pribic will lead summer interim-session course From May 26 – June 14, Diane Cole Ahl, Rothkopf Professor of Art History, and Rado Pribic, Williams Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will lead 26 students through Italy on a three-week, summer interim session course. The students will be studying the [...]

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April 28, 2008

Patrick D. Kelley ’09 Receives Beinecke Scholarship

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It is a leading national award for graduate studies in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering college among the 22 institutions whose students were honored Patrick D. Kelley ’09 (Shillington, Pa.) is one of 22 students nationally to receive a 2008 Beinecke Scholarship, a leading [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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April 15, 2008

Students Will Present Research at New England Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

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Joellen Cope ’08 and Margaret Schierberl ’10 will travel to Providence College April 19 By Carrie Pasternak ’08 Joellen Cope ’08 (Dillsburg, Pa.) and Margi Schierberl ’10 (West Hartford, Conn.) will be presenting research at the fourth annual New England Undergraduate Philosophy Conference held April 19 at Providence College in Rhode Island. Cope, a mathematics [...]

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January 7, 2008

Students Taking Courses All Over the World During Interim Session

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Locations include Australia and New Zealand; South Africa; Guatemala; Scandinavia; the Bahamas; Hawaii; and Germany and the Czech Republic More than 150 students are studying in Australia and New Zealand; South Africa; Guatemala; Scandinavia; the Bahamas; Hawaii; and Germany and the Czech Republic during interim session. This is the 30th year in which Lafayette is [...]