Class of 2013

Lara Maggin ’13 and Kyle MacLelland ’11

February 21, 2012

Lara Maggin ’13 Gets Taste of Frenetic Pace of TV Production on Set of Anderson

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Growing up, lots of kids dream of working in the movies or television, but few are prepared for the long hours and frenetic pace of production. After her alumni-hosted externship on Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show Anderson in New York City, Lara Maggin ’13 (Greenwich, Conn.) can’t get enough. Over winter break, Kyle MacLelland ’11, [...]

Kristian Smith ’13 and Pete Reinke ’85 at the LVEDC offices in Bethlehem, Pa.

February 14, 2012

Kristian Smith ’13 Explores Economic Development with Pete Reinke ’85

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“This externship gave me a new perspective on architecture because it exposed me to the processes that take place in the relocation of a business to the Lehigh Valley, incentives to encourage businesses to locate to brownfield sites, and the various other steps that foster the environment for businesses long before the architect comes into [...]

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January 30, 2012

Tatiana Logan ’13 Explores Culture and Education in Senegal

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“There is something about finding yourself so completely out of your element that helps you define your own culture and your place within it. The people I met during my study abroad have redefined my definition of warmth. They were willing to help anyone at the drop of a hat, would give and give and [...]

Ellen Hughes '13 with cardiologist William Calhoun

January 30, 2012

Ellen Hughes ’13 Coauthors Research Published in Medical Journal

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“Medicine and lab work have and will always be passions for me,” says Ellen Hughes ’13.  Recently, she got an inside look at both areas—while helping to author an article about the tools that doctors use to analyze patients’ hearts. Hughes (Mountain Top, Pa.), a double major in biology and French, was co-author of the [...]

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January 13, 2012

Devon Thorsell ’13 Studies Wildlife Conservation in Tanzania

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“Tanzania is the land of The Lion King and if you have seen the movie you remember the opening scene with all the animals: elephants, lions, ostriches, gazelles, storks, leopards, buffalo, cheetah, giraffes, hippos … that was my life for three months.” Devon Thorsell ’13 (Lake Forest Park, Wash.), an international affairs major, spent the [...]

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December 20, 2011

Six Leopards Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team

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Cross country runner Rose Willey ’14 (Brookfield, Conn.), field hockey player Emily Valeo ’13 (Norristown, Pa.), football players Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) and Mark Ross ’14 (Aliquippa, Pa.), and soccer players Blake Fink ’13 (Westampton, N.J.) and Graham Heydt ’12 (Northbrook, Ill.) have been selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team for their respective [...]

Luis Schettino, assistant professor of psychology, and Camille Borland '13 are researching a computerized, wearable glove that studies human grasping behavior.

December 13, 2011

Five Students Present at International Neuroscience Conference

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Imagine tens of thousands of neuroscientists coming together from around the world to present research on topics spanning every segment of the discipline, from molecular and physiological work to robotics and prosthetics. Every year, this is exactly what happens at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Camille Borland ’13 (Verona, N.J.), [...]

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November 25, 2011

Matt Mezger ’13 Inspired by Visit to Gravesite of the Marquis de Lafayette in Paris

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By Matt Mezger ’13 This past summer I spent six weeks studying in Paris, through a program sponsored by New York University and affiliated with Lafayette College. View and share more photos in Flickr I lived in a residence occupied by students in the study program in which I was involved and with students from [...]

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November 22, 2011

Spotted on Campus With … Fiorella Bellini ’13

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Neuroscience major Fiorella Bellini ’13 (Vienna, Va.) discusses her role on the volleyball team and how the mind and body work together. What do you enjoy about your major? My major has completely made me look at the human body differently. It is amazing how much goes on in the brain and body that we [...]

Tracy McFarlan ’13

November 16, 2011

Music Research Allows Tracy McFarlan ’13 to Cross Academic Boundaries

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Aside from some viola lessons in middle school, Tracy McFarlan ’13 (Yardley, Pa.) hasn’t had much experience with music—but that hasn’t stopped her from racking up achievements in music research. This summer, McFarlan, a history major, worked with Jorge Torres, associate professor of music, on his upcoming book, The Greenwood Encyclopedia [...]