Class of 2005

Lafayette College

October 23, 2007

Toni Ahrens ’05 Finds Alumni Online Community Supportive

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“[It] allows Lafayette alumni to remain in each others’ lives, even though we can’t all be in the same place anymore.” As she faced graduation, Toni Ahrens ’05 knew that staying in touch with Lafayette would be difficult. When she stumbled upon the Alumni Online Community, she found a way to alleviate that problem. “I [...]

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October 9, 2007

Art, Muskets, and the Marquis

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Alumni enjoy Philadelphia weekend honoring Marquis; see the slideshow on the alumni web site More than 70 alumni and their spouses enjoyed a weekend of events in Philadelphia and the Brandywine Battlefield area Sept. 8-9 as part of the College’s yearlong celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of the Marquis de Lafayette. Saturday [...]

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September 10, 2007

Animal Care Specialist Diane Mitchell ’05 Picture in “Time” Magazine

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Article about efforts to help injured animals cites dolphin project Diane Mitchell ’05 is pictured on page 50 of the Sept. 3 issue of Time magazine, holding the tail that is helping an injured dolphin swim again. The photo accompanies an article, “Fake Fins, Plastic Paws,” about doctors’ efforts to “rebuild” injured animals and how [...]

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September 4, 2007

Rugby Alumni and Students Do Battle, Then Share More Fun Off the Field

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Current and former players split this year’s games If the parade is the signature image of Reunion Weekend and the pre-game clambake of Homecoming, then a hard tackle to the turf might be a fitting symbol for a reunion with a younger tradition – the annual return to campus of Rugby Club alumni in May. [...]

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June 21, 2007

Melissa Kirk ’05 Receives National Institutes of Health Fellowship

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Biology graduate is performing biomedical research at the National Cancer Institute Two years after she graduated with a B.S. biology, Melissa Kirk ’05 is finding out that the research she conducted as an undergraduate at Lafayette was pivotal to the work she is doing now at the National Cancer Institute. Last spring, Kirk received an [...]

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November 13, 2006

Mitchell ’05 Leads Recovery Effort for Dolphin That Lost Tail

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  Imagine trying to row a boat using sticks instead of oars. That’s similar to the plight of Winter the dolphin. Diane Mitchell ’05has been working closely with the Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin in its rehabilitation at Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) in Clearwater, Fla.Winter was just three months old when she was entangled in a crab [...]

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September 26, 2006

Julie Phelan ’05 Receives Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from U.S. Department of Education

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Psychology and art graduate will use award to continue research at Rutgers Julie Phelan ’05 is no stranger to academic research. While at Lafayette, she completed two separate honors theses and collaborated with professors on numerous projects. After graduating with an A.B. with majors in psychology and art, she began a Ph.D. program in social [...]

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April 28, 2006

Fulbright Takes Emily Groves ’05 to Germany

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EASTON, Pa., April 28, 2006—Emily Groves ’05 will be spending the 2006-07 academic year in Germany working as a teacher’s assistant and conducting independent research, thanks to a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship. Groves, who graduated last May with an A.B. English degree, will be teaching English, American studies and British studies part-time each week during the [...]

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July 12, 2005

Hart Feuer ’05 is Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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He is Lafayette’s second recipient of the award in two years Hart Feuer of Portland, Ore., who graduated in May with a double major in economics & business and German, has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is awarding 76 scholarships this year to seniors or recent graduates [...]

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April 18, 2005

Three are Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

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Recipients are Katelyn Connell ’04, Gabriella Engelhart ’05, and Elizabeth Ponder ’04 Katelyn Connell ’04, Gabriella Engelhart ’05, and Elizabeth Ponder ’04 have been awarded three-year Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Engelhart, of York, Pa., a chemical engineering major and Marquis Scholar, will pursue a Ph.D. in chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon [...]