The Pursuit of Beauty

By Stevie O.Daniels Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of the greatest designers of all times. He was a magical craftsman who conjured beauty and pushed artistic boundaries in many forms, including jewelry, mosaic, painting, and pottery. He also revolutionized the art of stained glass, creating exquisite lamps and windows that brighten the world’s most prominent […]

Engineering at Lafayette Spans 150 Years

by Brian Hay Every day, 20,000 vehicles cross the Northampton Street Bridge connecting Easton and Phillipsburg, tires on the metal deck producing a musical whir as people pass beneath golden finials, plaques, and gleaming reliefs of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey seals. James Madison Porter III, who served on the engineering faculty from 1890 to […]

Ghosts of Oceans’ Future

By Bill Landauer | Photography by CHUCK ZOVKO With light reflected from the Plexiglas tank’s water playing on their cheeks, Jim Toia and Greg Biggiani ’16 stare into their cylinder and will the shapeless figure to move. “What do you think he’s doing?” asks Biggiani, a neuroscience major who was Toia’s summer research assistant. “He’s […]