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Chris Kelly ’13 in Ecuador

February 11, 2011

A Portal to the Past: Chris Kelly ’13 Explores the Geologic Evolution of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

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Chris Kelly ’13 (Boyertown, Pa.), a double major in geology and international affairs, was one of 24 students who spent three weeks over the January interim studying the evolution of life and land in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. The course, taught by geology professors Lawrence Malinconico and David Sunderlin and Provost Wendy Hill, was [...]

Lauren Novotny ’11 and Erica Kamin ’11 in Venice

January 27, 2011

Preserving Art in Italy: Erica Kamin ’11 and Lauren Novotny ’11 Learn about Restoration and Culture through Save Venice Internships

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The summer internship is a rite of passage for college students, but very few have the pleasure of interning in a place as beautiful and culturally rich as Venice, Italy. Last summer, Erica Kamin ’11 and Lauren Novotny ’11 spent two months learning about art restoration with the non-profit  organization Save Venice. This coming summer, [...]

Janka Lovering '13

January 21, 2011

Beatriz De Jesus ’12 and Janka Lovering ’13 Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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Two Lafayette students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their semester abroad experiences this spring. Janka Lovering ’13 (Exeter, N.H.) will study in New Zealand, and Beatriz De Jesus ’12 (Woodside, N.Y.) will study in India, Senegal, and Argentina. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Benjamin A. [...]

Cara Murphy ’11

January 19, 2011

Geologic Evolution: Cara Murphy ’11 Blogs about Her Experiences in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

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Cara Murphy ’11 (Providence, N.J.), a double major in English and psychology, is blogging about her experiences this month during a three-week course studying the evolution of life and land in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. The course, taught by geology professors Lawrence Malinconico and David Sunderlin and Provost Wendy Hill, is one of eight [...]

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December 16, 2010

Students Will Spend Winter Break Learning All Over the Globe

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More than 150 students will be studying in Australia, Ecuador, Egypt, France, the Galapagos Islands, Madagascar, New Zealand, South Africa, and Turkey during the winter break. Cara Murphy ’11 Blogs about Her Experiences in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands This is the 33rd year in which Lafayette is offering concentrated, three-week, faculty-led courses during the [...]

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November 29, 2010

Students Will Study Geological and Biological Evolution in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

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In the space of about three weeks in January, a group of Lafayette students and faculty will climb volcanoes in the Andean highlands, snorkel with sea turtles and sharks in the Pacific Ocean, and explore the Galapagos archipelago aboard seafaring vessels. These South American adventures are part of an interim-abroad course, “Geological and Paleobiological Evolution [...]

Sharon Jones (left), professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Lindsay Weir ’11 work with residents of Blantyre, Malawi, to help develop locally sustainable drinking water resources within the city.

July 30, 2010

Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 Featured in International Educator Magazine

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Work by Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 and the College’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to develop locally sustainable drinking water resources in Malawi and Honduras has been featured in the July/August edition of International Educator magazine. The article, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” focused on students and faculty who are helping people in the [...]

Bradley Williams '10 works with Jena Newman '04, senior art director for Catapult Marketing. As part of Williams' independent study with Lew Minter, Newman provided a professional perspective on his graphic design project.

April 30, 2010

Jenny Boyar ’08, Amanda Pisetzner ’10, and Bradley Williams ’10 Receive Fulbrights

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Bradley Williams ’10 (Marriottsville, Md.) believes the semester he spent studying in Argentina was one of the most exciting times of his life. “I didn’t know anyone upon arriving, and I quickly found that I had much to learn with respect to the language,” says Williams. “However, I left with some unforgettable memories, made many [...]

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April 7, 2010

Ashley Cramer ’10, Alyssa Batula ’09, Ryan McGinnis ’09, and Scott Crown ’08 Receive Graduate Research Fellowships from National Science Foundation

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Awards consist of a $30,000 annual stipend; Eight students and alumni also receive honorable mentions Ashley Cramer ’10 (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) is passionate about research. “I first became interested in performing research because I’m a very hands-on person, and the hands-on nature of research helps me to better learn and apply concepts. I had always [...]

Lauren Huyett '11 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

March 21, 2010

Lauren Huyett ’11 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

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Award is the nation’s premier undergraduate honor in math, science, and engineering; Ross Moretti ’12 receives an honorable mention Lauren Huyett ’11 (Blandon, Pa.), a chemical engineering major, has achieved national distinction as the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship. Awarded for academic merit, the Goldwater is the premier undergraduate award of its type in the [...]