Class of 2009

Lafayette College

November 20, 2008

Psychology Majors Share Their Experiences with Local Students

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Suzanne Manning ’09 writes about running ‘Teach Psychology’ day at Easton Area High School Psychology major Suzanne Manning ’09 (Trumbull, Conn.) and other members of Lafayette’s chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society for psychology, organized a “Teach Psychology” day at Easton Area High School in October. Teams of students discussed psychology as a [...]

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November 19, 2008

Forensics Society Takes Second in New York University Competition

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Team competed against 19 other schools from across the region The Lafayette Forensics Society placed second overall at the New York University Skyline Spectacular held Nov. 15 in New York City. Finishing behind Seton Hall University, the team competed against 19 other schools including: James Madison University, Emerson College, Cornell University, Brooklyn College, Kings College, [...]

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November 14, 2008

The Art of Hands-On Printmaking

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Students work with local children at the Experimental Printmaking Institute Students provided more than 40 local children with a hands-on printmaking experience in a fun, collaborative, community environment. As part the Landis Community Outreach Center’s Kids in the Community and Teens in the Community programs, 27 students and members of Lafayette’s printmaking staff held three [...]

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November 12, 2008

Ben Towne ’09 Writes About His Service Project in the Dominican Republic

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Electrical and computer engineering major is the recipient of the College’s Jeffrey B. Havens ’78 Memorial Fund Award Electrical and computer engineering major Ben Towne ’09 (Litchfield, N.H.) spent 10 days in July on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic with the organization Foundation For Peace. His trip was funded by Lafayette’s Jeffrey B. [...]

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November 11, 2008

Poverty in Madagascar

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Felix Forster ’09 explores its causes with Prof. David Stifel Felix Forster ’09 (Rostock, Germany), who is pursuing a B.S. in mathematics and an A.B. in economics and business, spent his summer investigating the root causes of poverty in Madagascar under the guidance of David Stifel, assistant professor of economics and business. My father is [...]

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November 6, 2008

Crime’s Impact on Environmental Quality

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Ly Le ’09 writes about her EXCEL research with Professor Mark Crain This summer, economics and business major Ly Le ’09 (Hanoi, Viet Nam) performed EXCEL research on the impact of crime on environmental quality under the guidance of Mark Crain, Simon Professor of Political Economy and chair of Policy Studies, and Nicole Crain, visiting [...]

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November 6, 2008

Students Work with Broadway Professionals on the Musical Caligula

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Script development sessions will culminate with a live performance on campus Nov. 17 Lafayette students and professors are getting a rare chance to be involved with a Broadway-bound musical and work alongside award-winning professional actors. The professional creative team for Caligula – including director Christopher Presley, producer Rich Affannato, author/composer Eric Svejcar, and several Broadway [...]

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November 5, 2008

Lafayette Electoral College: Students Cover Historic Election

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Live, student-run election broadcast airs locally on television and worldwide via the internet By Elizabeth Kemmerer The nation elected its first African American president on Nov. 4, and the historic event was covered on campus through the work of hundreds of students, faculty, and staff during the College’s second student-run, live election-night television broadcast. From [...]

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November 4, 2008

A Wall Street Broker

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Chris McConnell ’09 writes about his summer internship with Brett Muney ’86 at Saratoga Futures in New York City Economics and business major Chris McConnell ’09 (Scottsdale, Ariz.) served a summer internship with Brett Muney ’86, who works in sales and trading at Saratoga Futures in New York City. Brett Muney ’86 Teaches the Business [...]

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October 31, 2008

Shiliang Cui ’09 Will Present Research at National Mathematics Conference

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He worked under the guidance of Evan Fisher, professor of mathematics Mathematics major Shiliang Cui ’09 (Shanghai, China) will present his research at the 2009 Joint Mathematics Meetings being held Jan. 5 – 8 in Washington, D.C. He will participate in the Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates. Incorporating the primary national mathematical [...]