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Graduation cap of Lafayette student reads "Off to Med School.

May 22, 2015

Lafayette College Holds 180th Commencement on Saturday, May 23

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Lafayette College will hold its 180th Commencement at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 outside on the campus Quad. The academic procession will begin at 2:15 p.m.  In case of rain, one or both ceremonies may be held in Kirby Sports Center. Lafayette will award 615 degrees to 595 graduates. Cory Spera ’15 will deliver […]

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

May 15, 2015

Lafayette Will Award Three Honorary Degrees at 180th Commencement

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Lafayette College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished individuals at the College’s 180th Commencement Saturday, May 23, 2015. Karl Stirner, internationally known sculptor and pioneer of the arts community in Easton, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree.       Miles Young, worldwide chairman and chief executive of Ogilvy & […]

Student works on team’s Formula SAE car in Lafayette’s Acopian Engineering Center.

May 6, 2015

Engineering Unleashed: KEEN Grant Enhances Entrepreneurial Mindset at Lafayette

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Lafayette is integrating “entrepreneurially minded learning” into its engineering programs as a partner in the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN). A grant of $222,500 from the Kern Family Foundation will enable Lafayette to lay the groundwork for an “X-Trained (Cross-Trained) Engineering Initiative” that will introduce engineering students to the knowledge, perspectives, skills, values, and mental […]

Lafayette music students perform at Williams Center.

April 29, 2015

May Music Performances at Lafayette

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The Department of Music at Lafayette College will present student and faculty concerts during early May at the Williams Center for the Arts, 317 Hamilton St., Easton. Performances are free and open to the public, but tickets are required and can be obtained by contacting the Williams Center Box Office at (610) 330-5009. Friday May […]

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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. […]

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