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The class discusses the vaulting in St. Patrick's Cathedral.

May 14, 2015

Photo Gallery: History of New York Architecture

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Students got a firsthand look at some of New York City’s most architecturally significant buildings when Robert Mattison, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Art History, led members of his History of Architecture class on a walking tour of mid-town Manhattan last month. The tour is an example of the kind of academic and career opportunities […]

Professor Lee Upton

April 20, 2015

Professor Lee Upton Discusses Latest Book of Poetry

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Just in time for National Poetry Month, Lee Upton, professor of English and writer-in-residence, has published her sixth book of poetry, Bottle the Bottles the Bottles the Bottles. In order to provide a unique perspective on the book and Upton’s creative process, Owen McLeod, associate professor of philosophy, read the volume and compiled the questions […]

David Nice

April 1, 2015

NSF Grant Will Help Prof. David Nice Unlock Mystery of Gravitational Waves

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Thanks to a $14.5 million National Science Foundation grant, Professor David Nice and his team of student researchers may be one step closer to understanding one of the mysteries of the universe. Nice is part of the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav), an international group of physicists exploring the existence of gravitational […]

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February 24, 2015

Students Introduced to DNA Sequencing

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Eric Ho is employing the latest in DNA sequencing technology to uncover more effective treatments for Lyme disease and breast cancer. Lafayette’s first computational biologist, Ho not only shares his research while teaching classes in biomedical science, he also enables students to take an active part in his cutting-edge work using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), […]

Donald L. Miller

February 10, 2015

CSPAN to Feature Prof. Donald L. Miller

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You can catch Prof. Donald L. Miller on CSPAN not once but twice in the next few months. On Saturday, Miller will discuss his latest book, Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America, at the Savannah Book Festival. CSPAN 2’s BookTV will air the program live at 4:10 p.m. EST. Miller often […]

Prof Justin Hines

January 27, 2015

Major Grant Aids Faculty-Student Research on Diseases Like Alzheimer’s

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Professor Justin Hines and his team of student researchers could be one step closer to understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Hines, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a three-year, $268,220 research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his study on how the interaction among proteins in the body can lead to disease. […]

John Kincaid

January 21, 2015

‘Comfortable and Confident': Prof. John Kincaid Analyzes State of the Union Address

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Professor John Kincaid shared his thoughts on President Obama’s State of the Union address in an interview on WFMZ Channel 69. “I thought we had a very comfortable and confident President,” he said in remarks on several aspects of the speech on the News at Sunrise program this morning. Kincaid is Meyner Professor of Government […]

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January 19, 2015

A Groundbreaking Study

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Wendy Wilson-Fall, associate professor and chair of Africana studies, has uncovered significant facts about the history of Malagasy people in the United States going back to the 17th century. She discussed her research in an interview posted online by Afropop Worldwide. Read the interview with Wendy Wilson-Fall

Prof. Anthony Cummings

December 23, 2014

Award, Nominations, New Works: Faculty Publications News

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Several faculty members have recently published new major works or have been nominated or received awards for their books. Anthony Cummings, professor of music, received the American Musicological Society’s Noah Greenberg Award at its annual meeting in Milwaukee. The award stimulates cooperation between scholars and performers for outstanding contributions to historical performing practices. Cummings is […]

Professor James Dearworth

December 10, 2014

Prof. James Dearworth Instills Research Confidence in Students

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As a graduate student, James Dearworth became fascinated by the idea of doing experiments that address how a turtle’s eye and brain work. He also was inspired by his mentor to provide the kind of guidance that was so pivotal in his own academic development to future students. “I hope to inspire Lafayette students to find […]