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.

Joshua Levinson, right, assistant professors of chemical and biomolecular engineering, works with students in his Design Synthesis course.

October 8, 2013

$200,000 NSF Grant Will Enhance Interdisciplinary Science Research

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Lafayette has secured a $205,020 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a state-of-the-art desktop scanning electron microscope. The microscope is expected to be used for analysis in many areas of research, including those related to engineering, chemistry, materials, geosciences, and biology. Professors will use it in areas such as materials study, microfluidic and/or lab-on-chip systems, semiconductor devices, fossilized samples […]

Economics major Kristin Heaney ’14 speaks with prospective employers.

September 23, 2013

Students Network with International Companies and Alumni

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Hundreds of students attended the College’s annual Career Fair looking to connect with more than 50 employers for internship and job opportunities. Hosted by the Office of Career Services, the event features many alumni who serve as representatives for their companies. The companies included Air Products & Chemicals, American Cancer Society, B. Braun, Bloomberg, Bosch […]

Tracy McFarlan ’13 and Kirk O’Riordan, assistant professor of music, in the Williams Center for the Arts

September 20, 2013

Marquis Scholars Use Their Talents to Connect to the World

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Michael Pinkard ’14 (Puyallup, Wash.) is as comfortable with a tenor saxophone in his hand as a telescope. At Lafayette, he has found plenty of opportunity to pursue both his passions: music and the mysteries of the universe.  Pinkard is pursuing a dual B.S. in physics and mathematics, and he also performs and plays jazz […]

Professor Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger teaches a class in the Max Kade Center.

September 19, 2013

Max Kade Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary with German Theater and Writing

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The Max Kade Center for German Studies is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone, students from the German 441 seminar staged a theater performance during the spring semester that they created under the guidance of Oliver Kluck, the 2013 Max Kade writer-in-residence and an award-winning playwright from Berlin. The unconventional performance […]

Members of the Lafayette Admissions staff meet with Opportunity Network representatives.

August 26, 2013

Partnership Will Bring More Academically Gifted Low-Income Students to Lafayette

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Lafayette and The Opportunity Network are entering into a partnership that will provide admission to the College and financial support each year to a select group of academically gifted, low-income New York City high school students. Founded in 2003, The Opportunity Network is a six-year nonprofit program designed to identify, prepare, and support high-achieving, underserved high […]