Policy Studies

Election Night 2012

November 7, 2012

Live from Farinon, it’s the Election Night Broadcast

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 It’s just 30 minutes until Lafayette’s 50 States of Grey election night broadcast goes live. Twitter anchor Gina Morrone ’14 exchanges a few words with the social media and marketing team as her fellow classmates get prepped in the TV studio set up in Farinon College Center. “We’re trying to bring [...]

Austin Denesuk ’14, center, with other members of the crew

November 5, 2012

Watch Live Student-Run Election Broadcast from 9-11 p.m.

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Farinon College Center will be buzzing with activity Tuesday night as more than 100 students from a variety of majors will come together to produce the College’s live election-night television broadcast, “Fifty States of Grey.” Running from 9-11 p.m., the show will provide up-to-the-minute information on races for the White House, Senate, and House of [...]

Alex Charchalis '15 and Maddie Laskoski '13 tape a promo for Lafayette's election night coverage at PBS Channel 39's studio in Bethlehem.

October 31, 2012

Behind the Scenes of Lafayette’s Student-Run Election Night Broadcast

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Election Day is quickly approaching.  For Lafayette’s election-night broadcast team that means there isn’t much time before going on-air live to potentially millions of viewers. The College has partnered with WLVT Channel 39, the PBS affiliate in the Lehigh Valley, to produce the live, student-run election-night broadcast named “Fifty States of Grey.” Tune in Tuesday, [...]

Anne-Marie Slaughter

October 26, 2012

Princeton Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter Discusses Political Hot Spots in Inaugural Class of 1961 Lecture

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Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter spoke before a packed house Oct. 24 in Colton Chapel. Her talk, “The Big Picture: Beyond Hot Spots and Crises in Our Interconnected World,” was the inaugural lecture of the Class of 1961 International Speaker Series. Slaughter, the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, [...]

Election Night Broadcast

October 22, 2012

Lafayette Partners with PBS 39 on Election-Night Broadcast

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Lafayette is partnering with WLVT Channel 39, the PBS affiliate in the Lehigh Valley, to produce a live, student-run election-night broadcast from the College’s Farinon Center. The station will air the show to its 2.6 million viewers in the northeastern United States Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 9-11 p.m. The broadcast will also be streamed live [...]

Students keep track of the many results during the 2008 Election Night broadcast.

September 1, 2012

Lafayette Gears Up for Live, Student-Run Election Broadcast on Nov. 6

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On Nov. 6, Lafayette will once again host its live, student-run election night broadcast.  This two-hour show, which will include the work of more than 100 students, will share up-to-the-minute information on the races for the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives to audiences on campus and across the United States. The “command central” [...]

Solar panels at Metzgar Fields

June 14, 2012

Interdisciplinary Technology Course Blends Engineering and Policy Studies

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In the course “Engineering and Public Policy: The Governance of Technology,” engineering studies and policy studies students see how their two fields go hand in hand. “Policy studies students focus on designing policies and navigating political systems to achieve social goals. Engineering studies students focus on designing technologies that can help achieve social goals,” says [...]

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May 1, 2012

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 April 29 in Colton Chapel. Awards and prizes recognized outstanding academic success in all four of Lafayette’s academic divisions—engineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. This spring, 47 students will join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most respected undergraduate [...]

Vice President Joe Biden

April 30, 2012

Additional Seating Available for Vice President Biden’s Address May 2

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Additional seating is now available for Vice President Joe Biden’s address at Lafayette, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Kirby Sports Center. Tickets may be ordered free of charge online at www.goleopardstickets.com. All tickets will be held for pickup at the Athletic Ticket Office in Kirby Sports Center, 700 West Pierce St. On [...]

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 [...]