Student Honors

Christina Mingora '11 works with Manuel Ospina-Giraldo, assistant professor of biology, on research prevent of late blight disease in potato plants.

February 1, 2011

24 Students Invited to Present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

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A total of 24 students have been invited to present their research at the 25th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) held March 31-April 2 at Ithaca College. NCUR is the largest conference of its kind in the country with approximately 2,200 undergraduates from more than 250 colleges and universities in attendance. This is Lafayette’s [...]

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November 30, 2010

Students Win LVAIC Mathematics Competition

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Two teams of Lafayette students took the top two places at the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges Mathematics Competition held at Moravian College. Finishing first in the 21st annual event were civil engineering major Xuan Chen ’13 (Chengdu, China) and math majors Miao Wang ’12 (Cheng De He Bei, China) and Liang Zhang ’13 [...]

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November 13, 2010

Ashley Juavinett ’11 and Meredith Castor ’10 Named Finalists for Marshall Scholarships

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Ashley Juavinett ’11 (Blackwood, N.J.) and Meredith Castor ’10 have been selected as finalists in the 2011 Marshall Scholarship competition. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a U.K. institution [...]

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November 11, 2010

Football Player Brandon Ellis ’12 Receives ESPN Academic All-District Recognition

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Cornerback Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) has been named to the ESPN Academic All-District II Football Team. Spotted on Campus With…Brandon Ellis ’12 An economics major, Ellis maintains a 3.34 overall GPA. He is taking African Cultural Institutions, Economics of Sports, Marketing Science, and Introduction to Film & Media Studies. Ellis serves as a peer [...]

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October 29, 2010

Students Use $10,000 Projects for Peace Grant to Run Summer Youth Program in Colombia

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Four students used a $10,000 Davis Foundation “Projects for Peace” grant this summer to spend five weeks in Bogotá, Colombia, and run a youth program for 80 school children ages 5 to 16. They worked with Fundación Ayuda por Colombia (FAC), a nonprofit organization that operates an afterschool program for these children during the school [...]

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October 6, 2010

Men’s Golf Team Honored for Academics by Coaches Association

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The men’s golf team has been honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) for being one of the country’s outstanding academic golf programs in Division I. Lafayette finished with a 3.37 overall grade-point average (GPA). The reigning Patriot League Champions placed eight student-athletes on the Patriot League Golf Academic Honor Roll, led by [...]

Sharon Jones (left), professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Lindsay Weir ’11 work with residents of Blantyre, Malawi, to help develop locally sustainable drinking water resources within the city.

July 30, 2010

Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 Featured in International Educator Magazine

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Work by Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 and the College’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to develop locally sustainable drinking water resources in Malawi and Honduras has been featured in the July/August edition of International Educator magazine. The article, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” focused on students and faculty who are helping people in the [...]

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June 29, 2010

Research by Shrutarshi Basu ’11 Accepted at International Software Conference in Romania

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Research by Shrutarshi Basu ’11 (Kolkata, India) on software programming was accepted for presentation and publication at the 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance held Sept. 12-18 in Timișoara, Romania. Basu, who is pursuing a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering and an A.B. with a major in computer science, has worked on different [...]

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June 23, 2010

Civil Engineering Students Present Research at Environmental and Water Resources Congress

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When Michael Thompson ’12 (Shokan, N.Y.) stood up to share his research with a room full of civil and environmental engineering professionals, he was understandably nervous. Still, he describes his experience at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Environmental & Water Resources Institute 2010 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Providence, R.I., as a [...]

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May 18, 2010

Students, Young Alumni Earn National Honors

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Recent awards include Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and NCAA Scholarship A number of students and young alumni have been recognized recently for their academic excellence with funding for future studies. Recent awards include a Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and an NCAA Scholarship. Lauren [...]