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April 27, 2015

Professor Donald L. Miller Appointed to Advisory Board of The Gilder Lehrman Institute

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Donald L. Miller, the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College, has been appointed to The Advisory Board of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. “I am honored to be collaborating with some of the best minds in American History to explore creative ways to bring history alive […]

Joseph S. Nye Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, will present “Is the American Century Over?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in Colton Chapel at Lafayette College.

April 24, 2015

American Political Scientist Joseph S. Nye Jr. to Speak at Lafayette

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Joseph S. Nye Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, will present “Is the American Century Over?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in Colton Chapel at Lafayette College. The talk, sponsored by funds for the Robert ’69 and Margaret Pastor Lecture in International Affairs, is free and […]

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April 13, 2015

‘Heroines’ Exhibition by Audrey Flack Debuts at Lafayette

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Heroines: Audrey Flack’s Transcendent Drawings and Prints, the first exhibition of a remarkable suite of drawings and mixed media prints by Audrey Flack, one of the pre-eminent artists of our age, opens April 13 and runs through May 22 in the Williams Center Gallery at Lafayette College. The exhibition is free and open to the […]

An interactive, award-winning traveling presentation, "Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit," designed to raise awareness and promote inclusion of people with disabilities, will visit Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., April 13-16, 2015. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

April 13, 2015

‘Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit’ Opens at Lafayette

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An interactive, award-winning traveling presentation, Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit, designed to raise awareness and promote inclusion of people with disabilities, will visit Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., April 13-16, 2015. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14-15, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Thursday, April […]

Professor David Nice with former EXCEL Scholars Anthony Post ’14 and Joseph Tumulty ’14 in Hugel Science Center at Lafayette College.

April 2, 2015

Lafayette Receives $675,000 from NSF for Gravitational Waves Research

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Thanks to a $14.5 million National Science Foundation grant, Professor David Nice and his team of student researchers at Lafayette College 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 […]

Members of the Lafayette College and Easton, Pa., community will join in a ‘Take Back the Night’ march and rally to address sexual violence in the area Monday evening, March 30.

March 24, 2015

‘Take Back the Night’ Lafayette and Easton Community March and Rally

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Join members of the Lafayette College and Easton community in a march and rally to address sexual violence in our area Monday evening, March 30. At 7:30 p.m., citizens of Easton and Lafayette students, faculty and staff will gather at four locations to begin a silent march culminating in a rally on Easton’s Centre Square. […]

Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer shown at summit of Mount Everest. He will speak at Lafayette College's 180th Commencement in May 2015.

February 27, 2015

Blind Adventurer, Author, and Filmmaker Erik Weihenmayer to Speak at Lafayette’s 180th Commencement

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Erik Weihenmayer, renowned adventurer, author, filmmaker, and international speaker, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette College’s 180th Commencement on Saturday, May 23, and will be awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. “I am delighted that Erik Weihenmayer will address our graduates and parents at Commencement,” said Lafayette President Alison Byerly. “His […]

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February 26, 2015

Lafayette College Theater Presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

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Lafayette College Theater presents Dancing at Lughnasa on Wednesday, March 4 through Saturday, March 7 at 8-10:30 p.m. on the main stage of the Williams Center for the Arts, 317 Hamilton St. General admission is $6; students $2. Dancing at Lughnasa steps into the past and out again, leaving us with an indelible portrait of […]

Film director and writer, Justin Simien, visits Lafayette College Feb. 18-19 with "Dear White People" film screening, Q&A.

February 11, 2015

Acclaimed Film Director, Community Discussions at Lafayette

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Black Heritage Month continues at Lafayette College with an Easton community discussion, guest speakers, an art exhibit, and film screening. All events are free and open to the public. Highlights include the critically acclaimed 2014 film, Dear White People, that will be screened 7-9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 in Colton Chapel, followed by a discussion […]

Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer for The New Yorker and award-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, will deliver Lafayette College’s annual Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Visiting Lecture.

January 27, 2015

‘Sixth Extinction’ Author Elizabeth Kolbert Visits Lafayette

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Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer for The New Yorker and award-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, will deliver Lafayette College’s annual Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Visiting Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb.  5 in Colton Chapel. A book signing will follow. The talk is free and open to the public. Over […]