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February 15, 2010

Students Explore the Effects of Drugs on the Body in First-Year Seminar

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Interdisciplinary course is taught by James Dearworth, assistant professor of biology The members of the Class of 2013 weren’t even born when the anti-drug public service announcements featuring the egg in the frying pan first started airing in 1987, but the “This is Your Brain on Drugs” message of those television ads has found new [...]

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January 11, 2010

Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 and Jasmine Little ’11 Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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Awards will support their travel to Egypt, South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil Two Lafayette students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their semester abroad experiences this spring. Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 will study in Egypt and Jasmine Little ’11 will study in South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau [...]

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August 7, 2009

Kelsey Boyd ’11 Receives Fellowship from Environmental Protection Agency

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Award will help fund her research with Steve Mylon, assistant professor of chemistry Kelsey Boyd ’11 (Lafayette, N.J.), a policy studies major, has received a Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). GRO fellowship recipients can receive up to $19,250 per year of academic support, including [...]

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June 15, 2009

Frank Sabatini ’09 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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He plans to use $50,000-per-year award to study law at Harvard University Frank Sabatini ’09 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2009 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship.Sabatini, who graduated May 23 with an A.B. with a major in English, will use the award to attend law school at [...]

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January 25, 2008

Nanotechnology: ‘The Biggest Wave of Technology in Human History’

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Bryan Ertz ’11 writes about his experiences in his First-Year Seminar In the fall semester, Bryan Ertz ’11 (Yarmouth, Maine) took the First-Year Seminar “Nanotechnology and Modern Society,” taught by James Ferri, associate professor of chemical engineering. The chemical engineering major is also a member of the men’s lacrosse team. Although I did not know [...]

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January 9, 2008

The Evolution of an Island

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Nancy Giang ’11 shares her experiences in her First-Year Seminar, ‘Islands and Isolation’ Last semester, Nancy Giang ’11 (North Wales, Pa.) took the First-Year Seminar (FYS) “Islands and Isolation” taught by David Sunderlin, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences. The class explored the geology, ecology and biodiversity of all types of islands and also [...]

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January 9, 2008

The Evolution of an Island

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Nancy Giang ’11 shares her experiences in her First-Year Seminar, ‘Islands and Isolation’ Last semester, Nancy Giang ’11 (North Wales, Pa.) took the First-Year Seminar (FYS) “Islands and Isolation” taught by David Sunderlin, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences. The class explored the geology, ecology and biodiversity of all types of islands and also [...]

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January 8, 2008

A Look at Islands and Isolation

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Professor David Sunderlin gives first-year students a dose of island culture David Sunderlin, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences, is a self-proclaimed ‘islomaniac,’ “fascinated by the natural history of islands and all isolated situations.” “My best travel experiences have been to islands (Coastal Carolina, Iceland, Tahiti, the Bahamas, the Lesser Antilles, Mediterranean islands, Hawaii, [...]

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December 18, 2007

Slideshow: Communicating through Fabric

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Students find creative ways to express themselves in First-Year Seminar Students presented their final projects in the First-Year Seminar “Quilts: Fabric that Communicates” taught by Polly Piergiovanni, associate professor of chemical engineering. View a Slideshow of the Presentations. To view all of Lafayette’s multimedia content, go to the Live@Lafayette page.