Class of 2008

Lafayette College

June 12, 2008

Scholarships Connect International Students with Lafayette

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Priyanka Nair ’08 and John Mumo ’08 are the first members of the Davis United World College Scholars Program to graduate from the College For the last four years, the Davis United World College Scholars Program has helped international students pursue a quality undergraduate education at Lafayette. On May 24, Priyanka Nair ’08 from India [...]

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June 11, 2008

Six Students Receive Fulbright Grants

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Lafayette has had 21 students receive the honor in the past nine years Deirdre Maher ’08, Stephanie Morillo ’08, Michael Zboray ’08, Danielle Horowitz ’08, Diana Galperin ’08 and Karen Bouldin ’08 have been awarded Fulbright Grants to study and teach at various locations around the globe. Lafayette has had 21 students receive Fulbright Grants [...]

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June 5, 2008

Professor Muhannad Suleiman Receives Grant to Design Sustainable Pavement System

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Project will provide benefits for people and the environment Muhannad Suleiman, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the Lindback Foundation Career-Enhancement Grant for Minority Junior Faculty Members, which will help fund his research to design a sustainable pavement system. This proposed pavement would be made of pervious materials that allow water to [...]

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May 30, 2008

Providing the Community with Easy Access to Information

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Students work with Professor Debbie Byrd to produce child and health care resources for Easton By Danielle Ward ’08 Students working with Deborah Byrd, associate professor of English, have helped develop two directories meant to serve as childcare and health services resources for the people of Easton and the surrounding areas. The first publication is [...]

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May 28, 2008

George Armah ’08 and Timothy Zirkel ’08 Win Student Scholarships from Apple Inc.

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Both will attend World Wide Developers Conference in June George Armah ’08 and Marquis Scholar Timothy Zirkel ’08 have been accepted into the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) Student Scholarship Program sponsored by Apple Inc. The scholarships provide an all-expense paid trip to WWDC 2008, which runs June 9-13 in San Francisco. Participants have the [...]

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May 27, 2008

Working Toward a Greener Easton

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The Tech Clinic’s project to improve the urban ecology of the West Ward. By Mike Cuomo ’09 Mike Cuomo ’09 (Wyckoff, N.J.) is one of six students comprising this year’s Technology Clinic, which is focusing on potential improvements to the urban ecology of Easton’s West Ward. Tech Clinic is a hands-on course founded in 1986 [...]

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May 22, 2008

Cancer Research Provides Students with Numerous Opportunities

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Aviva Goel ’08 and Michael Favara ’08 have worked extensively with Professor Emeritus Shyamal K. Majumdar By Carrie Pasternak ’08 Biology majors Aviva Goel ’08 (Maharashtra, India) and Michael Favara ’08 (Aberdeen, N.J.) have spent a large portion of their college careers studying the effectiveness of cancer drugs with Shyamal K. Majumdar, Kreider Professor Emeritus [...]

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May 19, 2008

Students Screen Documentary Films

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More than 300 people attend the annual Student Film Festival The annual Student Film Festival drew a crowd of well over 300 people on May 12. Students in the documentary film class taught by Andrew Smith, assistant professor of English and chair of American studies, screened six original films and prizes were awarded. This was [...]

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May 15, 2008

The Intersection of Art and Politics

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My research on Frida Kahlo’s life and artwork. By Margarita Karasoulas ’08 Margarita Karasoulas ’08 (Harrison, N.Y.) has completed an honors thesis examining Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s life and artwork through a political lens. The art and history double major worked with Robert Mattison, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Art History, as her adviser. Frida [...]

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May 14, 2008

Professor David Sunderlin Receives Grant from Keck Geology Consortium

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Grant will allow him to co-lead a multi-institutional, undergraduate research expedition to Alaska this summer David Sunderlin, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences, has received a grant from the Keck Geology Consortium to co-lead a multi-institutional expedition to Alaska in July to study high latitude, ancient terrestrial ecosystems. Geology major Nancy Parker ’09 (Mystic, [...]