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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.

Emily Homan '15

March 23, 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.

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 […]

Charlotte Reed ’86

February 24, 2015

Pet Expert Charlotte Reed ’86 Creates Enterprise by Talking to and for Animals

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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 […]

Amy Stolls '87

February 23, 2015

Amy Stolls ’87 Advances American Literature

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A former journalist and author of two novels, Amy Stolls ’87 has been named director of literature at the National Endowment for the Arts after working there for 16 years. She oversees the selection of 35 to 40 individuals annually who are awarded NEA fellowships of $25,000 each.

Ryan Kraus ’15

February 20, 2015

Mock Trial Team Places First at Philadelphia Regional Tournament

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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

February 16, 2015

Sharon Chen ’15 and Aaron Walker ’18 Win State Forensics Titles

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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 […]

Caroline Craver led the soccer team with a 4.0 GPA this fall.

February 10, 2015

110 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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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 Bernicat '75

February 6, 2015

Marcia Bloom Bernicat ’75 Is New U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh

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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 […]