Home – Spring 2024

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Learning reimagined

In 2017, three Lafayette students launched their company, GoPeer, while in college. They hoped to improve tutoring services for kids, kindergarten through high school. This year, those same Pards landed on the Forbes “30 under 30” list for these contributions to education. Here’s the story of how they aim to revolutionize the learning industry.

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Masters of the Air

The book by award-winning author and historian Donald L. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor Emeritus of History, inspired the highly anticipated World War II miniseries.

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The Posse effect

For more than 20 years, The Posse Foundation has empowered hundreds of Lafayette students to harness their leadership potential—and change the face of the campus, the country, and the world.

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On The Hill


Big Ideas

Scaling up

Lafayette’s Tech Clinic modernizes a third-generation trout hatchery near the Poconos.

Profile

Art imitates life

Through legacy painting, artist Jolie Saint Vil ’27 celebrates her Haitian heritage.

Class Matters

Journey through time

For students and professors, decades of geological expeditions continue down at Ringing Rocks Park.

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  • Founders’ Day festivities

    Founders’ Day festivities

    Scenes from celebrating the College’s beginnings nearly 200 years ago.

  • Record admissions

    Record admissions

    Lafayette received a record-breaking number of early decision applicants for the Class of 2028.

  • Deep-learning findings

    Deep-learning findings

    Samuel Ehgartner ’24 and Ismail Jouny, professor and department head of electrical and computer engineering, explore deep-learning algorithms.

  • Electric Vehicle Club

    Electric Vehicle Club

    Laf Club Spotlight: Learning more about Lafayette’s Electric Vehicle Club.

“Most people don’t realize that investing is like going on a roller coaster. But you can choose what kind of roller coaster you go on.”

Andy Gupta

Economics, 2000

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A Day in the Life

Beyond books

For many professors within the Engineering Division, the day’s schedule reflects their dynamic approach to teaching.

Cur Non

March Madness bracketology

Ross Coleman ’22 helps make sense of the very unpredictable NCAA basketball tournament.

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Love where you live

Interior designer Nina Patterson ’15 offers budget-friendly style tips to make you fall for your space.