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 researchstudy abroadinternships, 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.

Peter Todaro '16 and Julia Kripas '15 harvest and clean vegetables at LaFarm.

October 30, 2013

Closing the Food Loop: LaFarm Contributes to Student Learning and Campus Sustainability

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On a Wednesday afternoon early in the fall semester, students from LaFarm delivered 175 pounds of fresh potatoes to Lafayette Dining Services. Those organic potatoes, which had been grown at Metzgar Fields just two miles away and harvested that day, were cleaned, prepared, and served to students the next day. The peelings and scraps from […]

Sue Bauman

October 21, 2013

Balancing Work and Life in the Medical Field

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By Bill Kline More than a passion play. It’s hard work. It’s grabbing opportunities. It’s discovering that there is more than one path to becoming a medical professional. And once you’re there, it’s realizing that your life does not have to be 100 percent work with no time for family, friends, and fun. Forty students […]

Benjamin Triscuit ’14 speaks during a lunch-and-learn session

October 16, 2013

Students Learn about Nonprofit Management

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It was not until this summer that Benjamin Triscuit ’14 (Erie, Pa.) truly understood what it means for an organization to be a nonprofit. He interned at the Gertrude B. Fox Environmental Center in Bethlehem, Pa., where he designed a full exhibit on the importance of insects in the environment, helped write grant proposals, and […]

Buck Family

October 15, 2013

Lafayette Honors Buck Family for Generous Support

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The College is honoring the Buck family for nearly 100 years of generous support with a reception 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, followed by dinner with newly inaugurated President Alison Byerly. The reception will be held in the Simon Room of Skillman Library, where a collection of photos and letters written by Grace Buck to […]

Skillman Library at night

October 10, 2013

Skillman Library Celebrates 50 Years of Providing Innovative Services and Resources

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Skillman Library occupies a worthy place on Lafayette’s campus: the center. This academic year, it celebrates 50 years of being at the center of innovation in the way it provides resources and services and enables the high-level scholarship that is such an integral part of the Lafayette experience. Retrospective of Skillman Library View more images […]