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Frankenstein 2029

April 22, 2015

Students Develop Mobile Website to Anchor Frankenstein 2029

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Designing a mobile website isn’t about technology, but the client. That’s what a team of five computer science students learned in their senior capstone project. More often than not, clients need technical products with a non-technical feel. In fact, says team leader Ellen Galperin ’15 (Warminster, Pa.), technology was the least of the team’s concerns […]

Zachary Sporn '15, Michael Rockman '17 and Professor Justin Hines work in a lab in Hugel Science Center.

April 17, 2015

Dana Lapides ’16 and Zachary Sporn ’16 Receive Goldwater Scholarships

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After Zachary Sporn ’16 (Athens, Pa.) graduates next year, he plans to become a physician and perform research on neurodegenerative disorders. Dana Lapides ’16 (Doylestown, Pa.) hopes to become a university professor and conduct research on nano-scale mathematical and physical problems. Both students are one step closer to attaining their goals after receiving Goldwater Scholarships. […]

Brian Peacock ’12 and Michael Thompson ’12 work in the lab.

April 16, 2015

Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients

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Below is a list of recent Lafayette recipients of national and international scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and post-graduate study. For information on applying for scholarships and fellowships, contact Julia A. Goldberg, associate dean of the College, (610) 330-5080. Undergraduate American Academy of Political and Social Science Junior Fellowship 2006-07 — Patrick Zboray ’07 [B.S. […]

Alec Golini '14 on the field for the Leopards

April 15, 2015

Alec Golini ’14 Receives National Honor for Civic Engagement

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Community service and social justice have always been a vital part of Alec Golini’s life. His efforts to support Easton residents living in poverty have been recognized by Campus Compact, a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents promoting campus-initiated civic engagement. Golini ’14 received the coalition’s Newman Civic Fellows Award, which […]

Kevin Mandia '92

April 13, 2015

Cybersecurity Expert Kevin Mandia ’92 Featured on 60 Minutes

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Kevin Mandia ’92, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the FireEye™ security software firm, discussed the ramifications of North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures on 60 Minutes Sunday. Watch the segment (Mandia appears at 2:40) Mandia became a national figure in 2013 after his cybersecurity company, Mandiant, published a 60-page report revealing that […]

Andrea Cerbie '08

April 13, 2015

Drawing Connections

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For Andrea Cerbie ’08, art is about drawing connections between artists and their work. “The relationships I have developed with artists have added so much to my passion for this field,” says Cerbie, registrar for DC Moore Gallery, New York. “I collect information on the artwork for a logistical purpose, but I also work with […]

Emily Homan '15

April 7, 2015

Emily Homan ’15 Has Great Inside and Outside Game

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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.

Jaclyn White ’13 inspects a piece of petrified wood.

March 26, 2015

Alaskan Paleontologists

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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 […]

Field Hockey

March 24, 2015

Field Hockey Garners National Academic Honors

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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.

Aubrey Jones '16 and Stavros Kariofillis '17 make some new friends.

March 17, 2015

Fostering Education: Students Mentor Malagasy High-Schoolers through LIME

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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 […]