Vol. 12 Issue 1

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In the National and International Limelight

Prof. David Brandes and Interdisciplinary Team Receive Pennsylvania Conservation Award

Lafayette’s New Arts Plaza Represents U.S. in Prague Quadrennial International Theater Design Exhibition

Alyssa Smith ’11 Shines in National Federal Reserve Video Competition

Growing the Faculty Will Position Lafayette as a Premier Liberal Arts Institution

Have Cur Non Impact

Monica Manglani ’13 Explores How the Brain Recognizes Sound in 10-Week Research Fellowship

Shannon Moran ’14 Organizes World Trade Center Remembrance Week

DeMark Bowman ’12 Mentors Teens at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Cross-Train Your Brain

Student-Faculty Research Explores Using Brainwaves to Control Computer Applications

Jared Katz ’12 and Katherine Metcalf ’12 Study Ancient Languages to Improve Electronic Translation Programs

Collaborative Research Focuses on Improving Water Quality of Wetlands with Bacteria

Environmental Scientists: Mellon Scholars Program Gives Students Hands-on Experiences Locally and Abroad

Make Big Use of Big Resources

Study-Abroad Programs Provide Global Learning Opportunities Outside the Box

Engineering Students Get Charged Up about Battery Technology

Exploring the Geology of the American Southwest

Work with Stellar Professor-Mentors

For Prof. James DeVault, It Really Is the Economy

Prof. Ilan Peleg Deals with Intractable Conflict in His New Book on Israel’s Palestinian Population

Around Campus

College Theater Explores Civil Rights on Stage and in Classroom

Lafayette Welcomes Class of 2015

Alumni and Parents News

Susan Ramer ’83 Is Literary Agent Who Discovered Kathryn Stockett’s Smash Hit The Help

Catching Up with San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo ’06

Reco Collins ’05 Recognized for Service, Leadership

Lafayette Athletics

Five Honorees Comprise Maroon Club Hall of Fame Class of 2011

Three Fall Teams Off to Fast Start
Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball start the season with impressive winning records.
Men’s Soccer: 3-1-1 (standing as of Sept. 13)
Women’s Soccer: 4-1
Volleyball: 6-3