Class of 1991

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: The Band ‘Weird People’ Rocks the Quad

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 Seven Lafayette graduates are performing a very special concert under a tent on the Quad. They’re celebrating the 20th reunion of the Class of 1991, the graduating class for five members of the band. They’re also celebrating their first joint show since they graduated. They sound so fun and funky, it [...]

James Winebrake '87

March 23, 2011

James Winebrake ’89 Links Liberal Arts and Technology as Scholar and Dean at RIT

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 With an international reputation for research on alternative fuels, emissions control, and the environmental impact of global freight transportation, James J. Winebrake ’89 began his tenure as dean of Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts in January. “Finding integration among disparate disciplines has become my calling,” says Winebrake. [...]

Bill Griese '91

November 24, 2010

“Zoom” by Bill Griese ’91 Is Soundtrack for Fujifilm TV Commercial; Phil Silverberg ’09 Plays Keys for Video

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“Zoom,” a new song on the soon-to-be-released CD Too Long Coming by Bill Griese ’91, is the soundtrack for two Fujifilm TV commercials. The spots, which began airing Nov. 14, advertise the company’s line of long-zoom digital cameras. On a day in late October when the music video for “Zoom,” was to be filmed in [...]

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April 22, 2010

Kiira Benzing ’07 is Comfortable in the Spotlight

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As a student at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), Kiira Benzing ’07 found herself calling on her Lafayette education in a way she couldn’t have imagined. During her senior year at Lafayette, Andy Smith, assistant professor of English and chair of the American studies program, introduced her to a film called [...]

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January 7, 2010

Brian Hutchison ’93 Will Costar on Broadway in Looped

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Cast of his fourth Broadway production includes Valerie Harper Brian Hutchison ’93 will costar on Broadway with acclaimed actress Valerie Harper and Michael Mulheren in Looped, a new comedy about actress Tallulah Bankhead. The production will begin previews Feb. 19 at the Lyceum Theatre, with an opening set for March 14. Looped takes place in [...]

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June 9, 2009

Beautiful Music on the Fabled Silk Road

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New York Times praises performances of Kojiro Umezaki ’91 and others Kojiro Umezaki ’91, assistant professor of music at the University of California, Irvine, is among the “international superstars” praised by The New York Times in its review of two concerts at Alice Tully Hall by the Silk Road Project, a collaboration of musicians along [...]

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March 27, 2009

Looking Beyond the Numbers

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Nicole Mandarano ’91 helps low-income citizens gain access to legal services As development director for Northeast New Jersey Legal Services, Nicole Mandarano ’91 manages over 20 different funding streams and an operating budget of approximately $12 million. But her job goes way beyond the numbers. “Sometimes while reporting, I just look at numbers – how [...]

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November 17, 2008

Nurturing Community Online

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Paul Galvin ’91 honored as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional With Trojan horses, phishing, malware, and a host of other dark, malevolent realities lurking in the recesses of the Internet, it’s reassuring to its visitors that a few friendly guides light the way. Paul Galvin ’91 is one such guide, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) [...]

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September 26, 2008

Exploring the Insurance Field in New York City

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Colin Lancaster ’09 interns with Brian Klimek ’91 at AXA Equitable Colin Lancaster ’09 (Pottstown, Pa.), a mathematics and economics & business double major, spent his summer as an intern under the guidance of Brian Klimek ’91 of AXA Equitable insurance firm in New York City. Over the summer, I interned as an actuary in [...]

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July 22, 2008

Lafayette Takes Top Honors in New York Green Building Council Design Competition

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Students place first among all undergraduates in multidisciplinary contest Lafayette students took top honors among all undergraduates in the United States Green Building Council’s Natural Talent Design contest to create the most sustainable learning environment in New York City and revitalize premier park space on the Brooklyn waterfront. The students designed a middle school, community [...]