David Sunderlin has a special connection to Alaska, one that dates back 55 million years. The associate professor of geology studies fossil leaves and wood caught in the sedimentary record of Alaska’s Matanuska Valley with the hopes of contextualizing the environment of the past with the future. The fossils he and his student researchers study […]
The Lafayette field hockey team is one of 67 teams to be named to the 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award list. The award recognizes those institutions that have achieved a Team GPA of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Seven team members were also named to the 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
Emily Homan ’15 loves being on the court. As Lafayette College’s 2014-15 leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots, that shouldn’t surprise you. But would you believe she loves the field just as much? No, not the kind of field she needs to lace up cleats and put on shin guards for. The kind that could very well be her place of employment in the years to come.
Hailing from Kigali, Rwanda, Flavia Umulisa ’17 knows what it’s like to dream about attending college in the United States and feel intimidated by having to take standardized tests, often a requirement for admission. That’s why she was so eager to work with Lafayette Initiative for Malagasy Education (LIME). The mentor program connects Lafayette students with […]
By Margie Peterson Most people find jobs. Charlotte Reed ’86 invented a career as a pet trends entrepreneur. For the past two decades, she has dispensed advice about caring for dogs and cats on a host of national television shows, including The View, Steve Harvey, Today, and Fox & Friends. She has tracked pet trends […]
Lafayette’s mock trial team took first place at the Philadelphia Regional Tournament hosted this month by Villanova University. Ryan Kraus ’15 (Stamford, Conn.) received an outstanding attorney award with the highest point total of any participant. The team advances to the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Opening Round Championship series March 14-15 in Washington, D.C. The […]
Sharon Chen ’15 (Norwood, N.J.) and Aaron Walker ’18 (Strafford, Pa.) took home state championships in rhetorical criticism and impromptu speaking, respectively, during the Pennsylvania Forensic Association’s annual tournament Feb. 14-15 at Penn State University. The Forensics Society placed second overall and is preparing to compete in the National Forensics Association’s national tournament April 16-20 […]
From the College’s seven Division I fall sports teams, 110 students were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the honor roll, student athletes need to record at least a 3.20 grade point average during the semester. The men’s and women’s cross country teams combined for 15 honor roll students, […]
Marcia Bloom Bernicat ’75 began her role as U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh on Wednesday when she presented her credentials to President Md Abdul Hamid. On Thursday, she met with Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque at the foreign ministry. “We have such a big and broad relation. I have a direct mandate to make it even […]
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