Involved, Focused, and Active Students
Lafayette students are drivers, not passengers; doers, not spectators. From diverse backgrounds here and abroad, they are motivated and focused, and they plan to use their education to accomplish great things in the world. They are socially engaged and active in academic projects and student organizations. They are highly successful in pursuing advanced study and securing top careers.
Each time Shannon Cannizzaro ’12 (Verona, N.J.) looks at her favorite painting, Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, she notices something different. This spring, she had the chance to study the masterpiece depicting the bombing of the Basque city during the Spanish Civil War from only inches away. Cannizzaro spent two weeks studying the art and culture of [...]
By Michele Tallarita ’12 What do you do when you love learning about how the mind works in psychology, but can’t resist the call of the microscope? Rose Bayer ’14 (Glastonbury, Conn.) answered that question by majoring in neuroscience, a field that she says offers the best of both worlds. Recently, her major has opened [...]
Earlier this month, more than 80 students from all four of the College’s academic divisions presented the results of their summer research projects at a poster session hosted by the Academic Research Committee. Through the EXCEL Scholars program and honors and independent study programs, students in virtually any major are able to work one-on-one with [...]
Through song, dance, and food, students celebrated the traditional Chinese Moon Festival in the Marlo Room of Farinon College Center. Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important traditional Chinese holidays. It celebrates the harvest and family. View and share images from the Chinese Moon [...]
By Michele Tallarita ’12 According to the world’s most popular search engine, Google, Emily Tanenbaum ’12 is BOLD. That stands for Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development, a competitive 11-week internship program at the heart of the technology industry: Google’s international headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A mathematics-economics major, Tanenbaum (Basking Ridge, N.J.) spent her [...]