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July 24, 2008

Meghan Vellotti ’08 Receives Graduate Fellowship from National Society of Professional Engineers

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She will pursue a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. By Daniel Stefan ’10 Meghan Vellotti ’08 has received a Steinman Fellowship from the National Society of Professional Engineers, which she will use to obtain a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The $10,000 grant is awarded to engineering students who [...]

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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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January 17, 2008

34 Students will Study Engineering and German Culture in Bremen

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Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the semester abroad program This spring, 34 students will spend the semester studying engineering and German language and culture in a Lafayette faculty-led program at Jacobs University Bremen (JUB). Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the trip. Michael Adelman ’10 Gains an International [...]

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January 4, 2008

Andrew Rau ’08 and Professor Jennifer Rossmann Publish in National Physics Journal

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Research focuses on practical applications of Wiffle ball aerodynamics Trustee Scholar Andrew Rau ’08 (Jackson Center, Pa.), who is majoring in mechanical engineering, and Jennifer Rossmann, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, published a research article in the American Journal of Physics in December. The article, which is entitled “An experimental study of Wiffle ball aerodynamics,” [...]

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December 7, 2007

Technology Clinic will Give Final Report on a ‘Greener’ Campus

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Members present findings from their yearlong study on Dec. 12 The Technology Clinic will present its findings from its yearlong study on environmentally-friendly alternatives for the College’s current practices 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 in Oechsle Hall room 224. Tech Clinic is a hands-on course founded in 1986 that brings together students from different majors [...]

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December 3, 2007

Measuring the Success of a Drug

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Jacquelynn Molzon ’08 discusses her honors work with Christopher Ruebeck, assistant professor of economics and business Jacquelynn Molzon ’08 (Durham, N.C.) is pursuing a B.S. in biology and A.B. in economics and business. A Trustee Scholar, Molzon is currently working on her honors thesis entitled “Determinants of Pharmaceutical Market Success” with Christopher Ruebeck, assistant professor [...]

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November 7, 2007

Creating Music

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Patrick D. Kelley ’09 shares his experiences in Composition Seminar Patrick D. Kelley ’09 (Shillington, Pa.) is a Trustee Scholar double-majoring in mathematics and music. This semester, Kelley is a member of the composition seminar taught by Skip Wilkins, assistant professor of music. The following is a first-person account of Kelley’s experiences with the course. [...]

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November 5, 2007

Nate Parker ’08 Named Finalist for Marshall Scholarship

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Award would help pay for two years of graduate study at a U.K. institution Biology major Nathan Parker ’08 (Milford, N.H.) has been selected as a finalist in the 2008 Marshall Scholarship competition. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. At least 40 scholars are [...]

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August 8, 2007

Mike Favara ’08 and Katie Schultes ’08 Explore Numerous Facets of Pediatrics

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Biology majors serve summer internship with pediatrician Philip Goldstein ’70 Observation may be the best teacher for those making their way through the medical field. Two biology majors recently spent a two-week internship observing how a busy suburban pediatric care unit in Rydal, Pa., works, under the supervision of pediatrician Philip Goldstein ’70. Both Mike [...]

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July 23, 2007

Nate Parker ’08 Awarded Fellowship from American Society for Microbiology

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Biology major receives funding for research on diseases in freshwater fish with Laurie F. Caslake, associate professor biology Nate Parker ’08 (Milford, N.H.) recently won a prestigious Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The fellowships are presented to 30 students nationwide and are based on the student’s achievements, future goals, and [...]