In the Media: In the National Limelight

In the National LimelightUSA Today features student-run election-night telecast that aired live on Lehigh Valley’s PBS affiliate (“Students Take Full Control in Election Night Broadcast,” Nov. 13, 2012).

The Wall Street Journal features Lafayette’s fourth straight appearance in the Fed Challenge national finals (“College Students Try Their Hand at Crafting Fed Policy,” Nov. 27, 2012).

NPR Planet Money spotlights Lafayette’s efforts to enroll exceptional students (“How Colleges Fight for Top Students,” May 2, 2012).

The Associated Press, CBS Philly TV news, and others feature Vice President Joe Biden’s address “Charting Our Economic Destiny: The Pursuit of American Innovation” (“Biden Speaks on Economy at Lafayette College,” May 2, 2012).

In the National LimelightThe Chronicle of Higher Education features Lafayette’s conference on the future of the liberal arts college in America (“A President Surveys the Future of Liberal Arts Colleges,” April 10, 2012). The Huffington Post publishes an op-ed by President Daniel H. Weiss (“New Era Ahead for Liberal Arts Education,” May 22, 2012). Inside Higher Ed reflects on developments since the conference (“Making the Case,” Nov. 19, 2012).

The New York Times publishes an op-ed by Sasha Senderovich, visiting assistant professor of Russian and East European Studies (“Russia’s Summer of Idealism,” July 17, 2012). Providence Journal publishes an op-ed by Susan Averett, Dana Professor of Economics (“Contraception, Financial Responsibility, and the U.S. Economy,” April 24, 2012).

The New York Times features the expert commentary of John Kincaid, Meyner Professor of Public Service (“States Want to Have Say During Talks over Budget,” Nov. 24, 2012). Slate features Benjamin Cohen, assistant professor of engineering studies (“Against Nature: Why the Government Doesn’t—and Shouldn’t —Regulate Which Foods Are ‘Natural,’” Nov. 16, 2012).

The New York Times (“A Key Factor in the College Search: Your Learning Style,” Nov. 19, 2012) and The Washington Post (“How to Improve College Student Aid Disclosure,” June 6, 2012) publish op-eds by Robert Massa, vice president for communications.

In the National LimelightThe Washington Post (Campus Overload, Oct. 15, 2012) and New York Daily News (“A Literary Flash Mob at Lafayette College,” Oct. 2, 2012) feature Lafayette’s observance of Banned Books Week.

The Star-Ledger features Ed O’Brien ’16, youngest member of the New Jersey delegation to Democratic National Convention (“Delegate May Be Only 18, but Democrats Want Him,” Sept. 9, 2012).

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education announces arrival of Wendy Wilson-Fall, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies (“Wendy Wilson-Fall Is the New Head of Africana Studies at Lafayette College,” Oct. 12, 2012).

Congressional Record and feature Sen. Barbara Boxer’s tribute to Duane Beeson ’44 (“Senator Pays Tribute to Renowned Attorney Duane Beeson ’44,” Nov. 28, 2012; p. S6942, Nov. 27, 2012).

View these mentions of Lafayette in the media and more on the “In the Media” website.

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