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Professor Olga Anna Duhl

December 2, 2013

Prof. Olga Anna Duhl Embodies the Liberal Arts through Teaching and Scholarship

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It may not be common knowledge that the concept of a liberal arts education is based on classical and medieval models, but that fact perfectly illustrates the intersection of Olga Anna Duhl’s academic interests. And she delights in sharing that with her students. Duhl, professor of foreign languages and literatures (French) and co-chair of the Medieval, [...]

Mark Ross '14 heads for the end zone. Photo by Kenya Allen

December 2, 2013

Mark Ross ’14 Named Patriot League Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year

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Mark Ross ’14 (Aliquippa, Pa.) has been named the 2013 Patriot League Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He heads a group of three Lafayette student-athletes named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team. An economics major, Ross won Capital One Academic All-District II honors in 2012 and 2013 and was also named to the 2012 FCS [...]

Lafayette-Lehigh Crowd

November 26, 2013

149th Game: Photos of a Big Victory

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Lafayette football defeated No. 15-ranked Lehigh, 50-28, in front of a sold-out crowd at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem. With the victory, the team captured its seventh Patriot League championship.  This was the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The Leopards lead the series 77-67-5. The 150th meeting will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee [...]

Students dance to the music of Kingsfoil.

November 22, 2013

Pi Beta Phi Dances for Charity

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Last weekend, students danced the night away for a good cause during Pi Beta Phi’s 35th annual Dance Marathon in Farinon Center. The 24 hours of music, dancing, and games were packed with a performance lineup including Lafayette’s a cappella groups Soulfege, Cadence, and The Chorduroys and DJ’s Matt Kramer ’14, Jordan Blake ’15, and [...]

Diwali Festival

November 22, 2013

Photo Gallery: Students Celebrate Hindu Culture during Diwali

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Earlier this month, students gathered in the Marlo Room to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and happiness. They enjoyed traditional Hindu performances, Indian food, and henna painting. “One of the goals of Diwali is for families to unite and people from all parts of the world to celebrate and share each others’ cultures. [...]

Lafayette Football

November 19, 2013

149th Lafayette-Lehigh Game will Decide Patriot League Title

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Lafayette will play Lehigh 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Goodman Stadium for the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. This year, the winner will take the Patriot League Championship, as both teams are tied 3-1 in conference play. View a photo gallery of the rivalry’s historic moments For those who can’t make the game in [...]

The 1968 Lafayette-Lehigh game

November 19, 2013

A Historic Rivalry in Pictures

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Lafayette will close out the football season against Lehigh in the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The rivalry dates back to 1884 when Lafayette shut out Lehigh 50-0 in Easton. The Leopards lead the series 76-67-5. The 150th meeting will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee Stadium Nov. 22, 2014. The photo gallery [...]

Lafayette Lens

November 19, 2013

Student-Produced Broadcast Will Air on PBS Nov. 22, 24, and 25

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Students in Mark Crain’s political economy course are taking two big topics to the airwaves this semester by producing a broadcast for local television. The students are at work on the second edition of Lafayette Lens, a 30-minute program that will air on WLVT Channel 39, the PBS affiliate in the [...]

Students enjoy a dance class taught by Ben Munisteri in Kirby Sports Center.

November 12, 2013

Lafayette Receives $450,000 Grant to Bring Choreographers to Area Colleges

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Lafayette is the recipient of a $450,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will bring established and emerging choreographers to the classrooms, studios, and stages of area colleges. The collaborative program will explore the use of dance as an art form and how its creative powers can be infused across a liberal arts [...]

The students relax with some of the villagers.

October 30, 2013

Students and Faculty Work with Honduran Villagers to Minimize Effects of Flooding

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 This summer, an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty worked with residents of Lomitas, Honduras, to help improve stormwater drainage in the village, which experiences regular flooding. The project is part of Lafayette’s Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project (EEGLP), with funding from the National Science Foundation International Research Experience for [...]