Psychology

Deanna DiCroce ’13

July 1, 2013

Field Hockey Team and Deanna DiCroce ’13 Capture Top Patriot League Honors

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The Lafayette field hockey team and captain Deanna DiCroce ’13 received the Patriot League Women’s Team of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards, respectively. In the team category, the Leopards were matched up against Colgate volleyball, Navy women’s basketball, Bucknell track and field, and Navy women’s lacrosse. From June 4-27, fans were [...]

Skillman Library

May 9, 2013

Lafayette Honors Students for Academic Excellence

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Lafayette honored more than 85 students for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation May 5 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, 42 students will join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most respected undergraduate [...]

Stephanie Bateman ’13 films a session where a professional make-up artist demonstrates the effects of aging on students.

April 19, 2013

Stephanie Bateman ’13 Documents the Creation of On Aging Production through Film

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“Did you know that our hands are actually the part of the body that shows age the most?” asks Stephanie Bateman ’13 (Neshanic Station, N.J.) excitedly. Bateman is documenting the creation of the theatrical production On Aging, which is being staged by students in the interdisciplinary Making Theater: On Aging course. Taught by Suzanne Westfall, professor [...]

Robert Allan, associate professor of psychology, and Julia Brodsky ’13

April 19, 2013

Julia Brodsky ’13 Learns about Human Procrastination in Professor Robert Allan’s Pigeon Lab

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Do pigeons put off until tomorrow what they could do today? It’s hard to say, but the birds can still be useful in studying the problem of procrastination. In his behavioral research lab, Robert Allan, associate professor of psychology, uses pigeons to study a variety of behaviors with the help of psychology major and research [...]

Sarah Hardy '14 and Professor Art Kney in Acopian Engineering Center

March 31, 2013

19 Students Invited to Present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

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Nineteen students have been invited to present their research at the 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 11-13 at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. NCUR is the largest conference of its kind in the country with approximately 2,000 undergraduates from more than 250 colleges and universities in attendance. This is Lafayette’s 26th year of [...]

The class at Chichen Itza

March 15, 2013

Mexico is Classroom for Students Learning How Mexican Identity Developed

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After studying in Costa Rica during the fall semester, Jiselle Peralta ’13 (Rego Park, N.Y.) was excited to continue expanding her knowledge of Latin American countries. During the January interim session, she joined nine other students on the intensive short-term study abroad course Mexico Through the Centuries. “That’s the beauty of a liberal arts college—the [...]

Kathryn Kerge '94

December 4, 2012

Kathryn Kerge ’94 Helps Drive Global Growth as Vice President of Ralph Lauren’s Club Monaco

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 At Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren’s hip clothing and accessories division, Kathryn Kerge ’94 oversees the “nuts and bolts” aspects of human resources. She handles recruiting, employee relations, and performance management, as well as helping determine organizational strategy for Ralph Lauren’s international expansion. “I feel like there are very few opportunities, [...]

Heidi Tomik chooses her preferred play partner: Renee Gallo ’13 on the right (her FaceTime partner) or Rachel LeWitt ’13 on the left (a stranger). Professor Lauren Myers watches in the background.

November 30, 2012

Student-Faculty Team Explores Effects of Video Chat on Toddlers

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With online communication options such as Skype and FaceTime becoming increasingly popular, people can keep in touch all over the world through real-time video conversations. These technologies can be a blessing that allows family and friends to stay connected with children who live far away. A video conversation is certainly enjoyable for adults, but are [...]

Michael Kelley '14

November 20, 2012

On the Ice: Michael Kelley ’14 Interns with New York Islanders

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For Michael Kelley ’14 (Westfield, N.J.), it’s his dream to make his career working for a professional sports team. By spending the summer interning with New York Islanders, he made a major step toward fulfilling that dream. “Going to sporting events my whole life, I always thought it would be an amazing job to be [...]

Charis Gehret '01

November 5, 2012

Charis Gehret ’01 Organizes National Soil Remediation Conference

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More than 250 people are expected to attend a first-of-its-kind conference on soil remediation in November created by Charis Y. Gehret ’01. “It’s been an incredible experience to turn an idea into a well-publicized event with more than 50 presenters from around the country, coverage in four industry publications, sold-out exhibit space, and more than [...]