Lateral Thinking Squared

By Kate Helm | Photography by Chuck Zovko Clean water and food for an increasing world population, transnational organized crime, outbreaks of diseases with no cure, sustainable development in the face of global climate change, the widening gap between rich and poor, ongoing ethnic conflicts and terrorism, and managing limited natural resources—just a few of […]

Fluid Boundaries

By Kathleen Parrish | Illustration by Jon Krause Ask Lafayette students how they connect what they learn in campus classrooms and labs to the broader world—and vice versa—and they’re apt to knit their brow in confusion, as if you’ve just confessed to, say, not owning a cell phone. To them, learning is 24/7, transcending walls. […]

College Announces Historic Campaign

By Robert J. Bliwise ’76 | Photography by David Coulter, Roy Groething, Chuck Zovko Yes, the giant object suspended from the ceiling in the American Museum of Natural History—the 94-foot-long, 21,000-pound model of a blue whale—did seem illuminated in a way that showed off leopard spots. A mixed metaphor? Maybe. But it was the perfect […]

Celebrating Lafayette in New York

By Alan Finder | Photography by David Coulter, Doug Kilpatrick, Chuck Zovko Hundreds of people milled about a huge hotel ballroom overlooking Times Square, sipping wine and munching hors d’oeuvres, when suddenly a pep rally broke out in midtown Manhattan. The bands from Lafayette College and Lehigh University strutted out on a circular balcony above, […]