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Tyler Vernon '00

January 29, 2013

National Media Seek Advice from Investment Firm Founder Tyler Vernon ’00

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By Kate Helm In 2008, Tyler Vernon ’00 was catapulted into the national spotlight when he accurately predicted a 20 percent drop in U.S. stocks on Fox Business News. Since then, his keen market sense has landed him a monthly spot on Fox and made him the “go to” source for respected media outlets, including [...]

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May 7, 2012

Josh Oshinsky ’00 Wins National Sports Emmy for TV Series

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At the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards ceremony, Josh Oshinksy ’00 and his team took home the top award in the outstanding edited series/anthology category for “The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants.” These top awards in 33 categories of sports television production were presented April 30 at the Lincoln Center in New [...]

Anthony Fasano '00

May 3, 2012

Anthony Fasano ’00 Starts Engineering Professional Development Firm

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After working as a civil engineering project manager for Maser Consulting for 10 years, Anthony Fasano ’00 began to recognize aspects of the industry that seemed detrimental to young engineers’ professional development. “Some companies support career development, but many still do not and so younger engineers feel ‘lost’ early on in their careers,” says Fasano, [...]

Holly [Baseski] Shackman '00

June 7, 2011

Holly Shackman ’00 Helps Develop Medicines that Save Lives

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Ixempra, a medicine used to treat breast cancer, and Baraclude, used to combat chronic hepatitis B infection, were developed by a team of scientists at Bristol-Myers Squibb that now includes Holly Baseski Shackman ’00. Although not involved in the research and development of Ixempra, she has worked on several projects involving [...]

Ken Kligge '00

February 2, 2011

Kenneth Kligge ’00 Develops Exercises to Prepare National Leaders for Security Challenges

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By Kevin Gray “How do you sleep at night?” When Kenneth Kligge ’00 of the National Defense University hears that question, he knows he’s conducted an exercise that hit the mark. The participant said he was scared by the simulation of a national security threat. At the time, Kligge’s division–the Center for Applied Strategic Learning–was [...]

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November 23, 2010

Five Join Ranks of Maroon Club Hall of Fame as Class of 2010

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Five former student-athletes were inducted into the Lafayette Maroon Club Hall of Fame Nov. 19: basketball star Brian Ehlers ’00, multi-sport standout John Ernst ’25, women’s lacrosse player Allison Jones ’98, football player Bob Mahr ’83, and basketball player Michael Whitman ’82. Ehlers, a two-time Patriot League Player of the Year and All-League selection every [...]

Heather Stoltz '00

July 27, 2010

Heather Stoltz ’00 Exhibits Fiber Art in New York City Show

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The inspiration for quilted wall hangings and fabric sculptures created by Heather G. Stoltz ’00 is traditional Jewish texts. An exhibit of her work, “Text and Texture: Midrash through Making,” opened July 21 at the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City and continues through November. “The pieces in the exhibit explore different forms of [...]

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May 26, 2010

Jeremy Kacuba ’00 is an Ironman Triathlete and a Manager for a $400 million Plant

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by Jess Wason ’11 Even after graduating and working for a prominent multinational company, Jeremy Kacuba ’00 felt incomplete and yearned for a different kind of experience. “So I decided to do the Ironman,” he says with a laugh. Not once, not twice, but three times Jeremy completed the famous triathlon. “After the last time,” [...]

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February 22, 2010

National Champions of Barbecue Ribs

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New Jersey upstarts Steve ’01 and Loren Berkheimer Raab ’00 traveled to Missouri and took first prize among 500 teams by Kevin Gray Kansas City, Mo., is to barbecue what Chicago is to deep-dish pizza. So imagine the reaction when an upstart team from Red Bank, N.J., crossed over the Mississippi River, slathered pork ribs [...]

Lafayette College

June 11, 2009

Adventures in State Bailouts

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In Slate magazine, James Abels ’00 tells of his frustrating, humorous experience with a New York program for entrepreneurs launching new businesses James Abels ’00 is a New York City journalist and founder of Three Minute Media LLC. He is developing an online video series covering news about the media. Previously, he was a media [...]