Lafayette announced today that it is naming its new $75 million Integrated Sciences Center for S. Kent Rockwell ’66, one of the College’s largest benefactors. Groundbreaking for the five-story Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center–the largest capital project in Lafayette’s history–will be held Thursday, May 11. The building is scheduled to open in fall 2019. It will […]
Initiative: Science and Engineering Fund
Engineering and the sciences are cornerstones of Lafayette’s curriculum and require investments in faculty development, emerging programs, equipment, and new approaches to teaching.
Here are some examples of the impact of your investment.
Thanks to a gift from John ’43 and Mary Bolton, first-year students are adding to the world’s knowledge of phages.
42 women engineering majors are gaining research experience, mentoring, and travel to conferences through funding from the Henry Luce Foundation and Heidi Ludwick Hanson ’91 and Daniel Hanson.
Lafayette engineering not only provides students with meaningful coursework and exciting research opportunities, our students in turn engage the community in outreach that brings engineering to life.
Don Harris ’74 earned a second degree in civil engineering 39 years after graduating. He’s now supporting engineering with deferred and current gift annuities.
A grant of $222,500 from the Kern Family Foundation funds a program to introduce engineering students to an entrepreneurial mindset.
Mentoring, interdisciplinary research, and a modeling-based approach to solving problems – made possible by an $800,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute – transform the biology program.