Make Big Use of Big Resources
One of the nation’s highest endowment-per-student rates means ample resources to bring the best faculty here, to provide the best facilities, and to fuel student research, study abroad, internships, and field work. Lafayette has the big energy of 23 NCAA Division I sports, the big variety of many clubs and organizations, the big heart of community service, and the big thrill of the arts.
Lafayette’s 28,000 alumni around the globe now have free access to JSTOR (Journal Storage), a growing digital library of back issues of more than 2,000 scholarly journals. The same high-quality archival journal collections available to current students and faculty are now fully searchable by the alumni community. Search JSTOR This service is funded by Friends of […]
As Dillard ’81, P’13 and Jeff ’84 Kirby sat in an office within Kirby Sports Center late Sunday morning, their seats provided a view that any Leopards fan would love. “It’s wonderful,” says Jeff Kirby, “to watch the stream of people coming down the steps [through Fisher Stadium] and into the arena to see the [Lafayette vs. Lehigh […]
The next phase will begin soon in Lafayette’s development of new facilities for programs in theater and film & media studies at the Williams Arts Campus. The College plans to demolish buildings that formerly housed Case’s Tire, at the corner of North Third and Snyder Streets, within the next few weeks. Original plans called for […]
Data from the latest census shows that between 2000 and 2010 the population of older adults (age 65 and older) in the United States increased faster than the overall population. According to Jamila Bookwala, professor of psychology, this increase is unprecedented in history and, when added to an increase in life expectancy and a decrease […]
Skillman Library has received the 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The award highlights the library’s commitment to digital scholarship, its pioneering of new models for collaborative content acquisition, and the impact of its Information Literacy and Special Collections programs on student learning. Receiving this award […]