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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 [...]

Kirtika Challa ’12 and Dylan McNamara ’11 compete in last year's regional competition.

November 11, 2011

Fed Challenge Team Wins Regional Competition, Advances to Nationals Nov. 29

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Lafayette’s team placed first at the Third District College Fed Challenge Regional Championship Nov. 10 at Lehigh University. The team advances to the national College Fed Challenge Nov. 29 along with four other schools in the boardroom of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. The team has had great success on [...]

Emily Tanenbaum ’12 at her desk at Google’s international headquarters

September 12, 2011

Emily Tanenbaum ’12 Spends Her Summer Working for Google

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 According to the world’s most popular search engine, Google, Emily Tanenbaum ’12 is BOLD. That stands for Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development, a competitive 11-week internship program at the heart of the technology industry:  Google’s international headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A mathematics-economics major, Tanenbaum (Basking Ridge, N.J.) spent her [...]

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May 2, 2011

Lafayette Honors Students for Academic Excellence

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Lafayette honored more than 120 students for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation May 1, in the Williams Center for the Arts. Awards and prizes recognized outstanding academic success in all four of Lafayette’s academic divisions–engineering, the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. This spring, 46 students will join Phi Beta Kappa, the [...]

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December 17, 2010

Rachel Ingber ’11 Studies the Perfect Holiday Gift

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Buying a holiday gift for someone you know is hard enough, but when the recipient is a stranger with a new baby, it can become a real challenge. Just ask Rachel Ingber ’11 (Lafayette Hill, Pa.), who runs the Holiday Helpers program through the College’s Landis Community Outreach Center.  Each year, students work with the [...]

Liusha Geng ’13 (left) works with Professor Robert Root and Heidi Verheggen ’12.

October 15, 2010

Student-Faculty Team Explores Why Vertebrates Developed Backbones

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Forget Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. When Rob Root and his research assistants watch videos of sharks swimming, they are looking for clues to help determine how–and why–fish and other vertebrates developed backbones. It sounds like a problem more suited to study by a biologist, but Root, associate professor of mathematics, and his team [...]

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October 6, 2010

Nobel Laureate John Nash Jr., Subject of Film A Beautiful Mind, Will Give Talk Oct. 18

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John Forbes Nash Jr., a Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and the subject of the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, will deliver a lecture 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Williams Center for the Arts. His talk, “Ideal Money and Asymptotically Ideal Money,” is sponsored by the policy studies program and hosted by the First-Year Seminar [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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April 14, 2008

Engineering Students Visit World Trade Center Plaza in New York City

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Our tour of Ground Zero. By Laura Werkheiser ’09 and Jeff Beavan ’09 Seventeen civil engineering majors from the Class of 2009 traveled to New York City earlier this month to tour the construction site at World Trade Center Plaza. Led this year by Muhannad T. Suleiman, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, the [...]

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January 17, 2008

34 Students will Study Engineering and German Culture in Bremen

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Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the semester abroad program This spring, 34 students will spend the semester studying engineering and German language and culture in a Lafayette faculty-led program at Jacobs University Bremen (JUB). Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the trip. Michael Adelman ’10 Gains an International [...]