Student Publications

Lafayette College

January 24, 2008

Sean Gough ’09 Tackles Perplexing Literary Question

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History and music double major investigated ‘Swift-Pope Miscellanies’ with James Woolley, Smith Professor of English Getting to the bottom of a literary question more than 250 years old, history and music double major Sean Gough ’09 (North Plainfield, N.J) and James Woolley, Frank Lee and Edna M. Smith Professor of English, asked whether differences between [...]

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January 22, 2008

Jordan Tirrell ’08 Presents and Publishes Research on National Level

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Mathematics major worked under the guidance of Cliff Reiter, professor of mathematics Research that mathematics major Jordan Tirrell ’08 (West Grove, Pa.) has performed over the last few years with Cliff Reiter, professor of mathematics, has led to presentations at numerous national conferences and publication in an academic journal. The research has uncovered a proof [...]

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January 8, 2008

Students Spend Interim Working on Numerous Research Projects

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EXCEL program provides close collaboration with faculty A number of students are spending their winter break working closely with faculty on a wide-range of research projects through the College’s EXCEL Scholars Program. A total of 39 students are taking part in research with 28 faculty members over the interim. Some are continuing projects while others [...]

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January 4, 2008

Andrew Rau ’08 and Professor Jennifer Rossmann Publish in National Physics Journal

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Research focuses on practical applications of Wiffle ball aerodynamics Trustee Scholar Andrew Rau ’08 (Jackson Center, Pa.), who is majoring in mechanical engineering, and Jennifer Rossmann, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, published a research article in the American Journal of Physics in December. The article, which is entitled “An experimental study of Wiffle ball aerodynamics,” [...]

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December 27, 2007

Students Publish Research in Two Journals

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Group worked with William Miles, professor and head of chemistry Six students working under the guidance of William Miles, professor and head of chemistry, have recently published research in two scholarly journals. The paper “Amine-Catalyzed Epimerization of g-Hydroxybutenolides” was published in Tetrahedron Letters, the international journal for the rapid publication of all preliminary communications in [...]

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December 7, 2007

Getting her Hands Dirty

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Lindsey Brough ’08 writes about the first project in the ‘Student-Mentor Research Award Program’ Civil engineering major Lindsey Brough ’08 (Durham, Maine) is the lead researcher for the new “Student-Mentor Research Award Program,” sponsored by the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA). Its purpose is to bring municipal officials, professional engineers, wastewater operators, and academics together [...]

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October 2, 2007

Video: Alumni Give a Unique Gift to the Policy Studies Program

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Carolyn Romney ’08 documents how a desk used by President John F. Kennedy has come to Lafayette As an independent study project, government & law and French double major Carolyn Romney ’08 (Ridgewood, N.J.) has produced a video documenting how a desk used by President John F. Kennedy has come to Lafayette due to the [...]