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November 23, 2010

Photo Gallery: International Students Association Thanksgiving Dinner

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President Daniel H. Weiss and Sandra Jarva Weiss hosted the annual Thanksgiving dinner celebration for members of the International Students Association and their staff, faculty, and community hosts. Many students wore traditional clothing from their home countries for the occasion.

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August 19, 2010

Student-Faculty Team Strives to Improve the Technology Used to Diagnose Eye Diseases

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Richard Koplin ’64, clinical associate professor at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, spent a year seeking someone to help complete research he began with his deceased business partner, going as far as Paris to no avail. Then he had an epiphany – why not tap into his alma mater’s strong engineering reputation? Koplin, who [...]

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March 24, 2010

Student-Hosted Forum Will Explore Africa’s Financial Development

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Fifth annual ACACIA conference will be held March 26-27 Africans Creating African Consciousness and Interest Abroad (ACACIA) will host its annual student-focused conference “Beyond 2010: Africa Financing Africa’s Development” March 26-27. This is the fifth year that ACACIA has held a conference on current African issues for the Lafayette community. The theme this year is [...]

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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 [...]

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October 22, 2008

Knee Deep & Risin’ Combines Art, Environment, and Technology

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Exhibition by Jim Toia, director of Community-Based Teaching, runs Nov. 4 – Dec. 20 Knee Deep & Risin’, a multimedia exhibition by Jim Toia, director of the art department’s Community-Based Teaching program, and Noah Vawter, a doctoral student at MIT, will run Nov. 4 through Dec. 20 in the Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual [...]

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October 21, 2008

Kavinda Udugama ’09 Presents Research at International Conference

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He worked with Professor Yih-Choung Yu on how diseases affect the human respiratory system Electrical and computer engineering major Kavinda Udugama ’09 (Kandy, Sri Lanka) presented his EXCEL research at the Biomedical Engineering Society’s annual fall meeting held Oct. 2 – 4 in St. Louis, Mo. This three-day conference showcased more than 600 presentations and [...]

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October 8, 2008

Students Will Compete in Computing ‘Battle of the Brains’

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International Collegiate Programming Contest will take place Oct. 25 A team of Lafayette students will be challenged to use their programming skills, creativity, and business sense as they compete in the regional round of the world’s most prestigious computer programming competition. Sponsored by IBM, the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest [...]

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September 19, 2008

Providing Students with Better Educational Opportunities

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My service work in Kenya this summer. By Nganga Muchiri ’09 Nganga Muchiri ’09 (Nairobi, Kenya) and Catherine Munyua ’10 (Kanjuku via Thika, Kenya) spent their summer working to expand opportunities for students in a high school in Ikutha, Kenya. Their project was sponsored by a $10,000 grant from the Kathryn Wasserman Davis 100 Projects [...]

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June 12, 2008

Scholarships Connect International Students with Lafayette

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Priyanka Nair ’08 and John Mumo ’08 are the first members of the Davis United World College Scholars Program to graduate from the College For the last four years, the Davis United World College Scholars Program has helped international students pursue a quality undergraduate education at Lafayette. On May 24, Priyanka Nair ’08 from India [...]

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April 22, 2008

Nine Students Present Research at Economics and Business Conference

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Annual Omicron Delta Epsilon undergraduate conference held April 18 Nine students presented research at the 19th annual Omicron Delta Epsilon undergraduate economics and business conference at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., April 18. Susan Averett, Dana Professor and head of economics and business, and James DeVault, associate professor of economics and business, accompanied the students. [...]