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Ben Cohen, associate professor of engineering studies, and Simon Tonev, director of institutional research, talk with guests about the wonders of miscellany on the Various Breads and Butters podcast. Visit


Each summer, Lafayette students, faculty, and staff read a work of literature for exploration throughout the upcoming academic year. The choice for 2017-18 is Laila Lalami’s acclaimed debut novel, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits.


A National Theater Live screening will present Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land Sunday, Sept. 10, at Buck Hall’s Landis Cinema. The play, starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, had a hit run on Broadway. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at


From Sept. 25 to Oct. 3, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans will sponsor the educational travel program “Writing the War: In the Footsteps of WWII Correspondents.” Renowned historian and best-selling author Donald L. Miller will lead the tour through Europe in the footsteps of the war’s best-known combat correspondents. Guests will learn about key battles as seen through the eyes of journalists like Ernie Pyle, Ernest Hemingway, Lee Miller, Martha Gellhorn, and “Beachhead Don” Whitehead. To learn more, visit