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Student Research Spotlight

Research by Padmanabh Kaushik 25 attempts to use video games to diagnose dyslexia in children. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Student Research Spotlight: Padmanabh Kaushik ’25 works to detect dyslexia with computer game

By Kendal Davis and Elisabeth Seidel December 9, 2022

In the electrical and computer engineering department, Padmanabh Kaushik '25 and a team of researchers are working to help develop a world where disorders like dyslexia can be diagnosed through an online...

Over the summer, Sam Semsel 25 studied how presidents utilized music and how that affected their policymaking. (Photo courtesy of Sam Sensel 25)

Student Research Spotlight: Sam Semsel ‘25 explores the musical abilities of U.S. presidents

By Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor September 2, 2022

From Washington to Clinton, U.S. presidents have a long, hidden history of musical talent and appreciation. Sam Semsel ‘25 spent the summer discovering these skills and more through her research with...

Presley Anderson 22 and Abby Esposito 22 were previously the president and vice president of pep band, respectively. (Photo courtesy of Presley Anderson 22)

Student Artists Spotlight: Presley Anderson ’22, Abby Esposito ’22 formed lasting friendships through Pep Band

By Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

Presley Anderson ‘22 and Abby Esposito ‘22 bonded through their interest in joining the Pep Band. Four years later, they're the ones running the music group—and they are closer than ever. From...

Professor Mensch and her student researchers have developed a strong connection both in and out of the lab. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Good 22)

Student Research Spotlight: Chemistry Professor Arielle Mensch and students collaborate on microplastic research

By Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor February 11, 2022

Chemistry Professor Arielle Mensch and her team of three science-focused women are breaking down barriers in the male-dominated arena of STEM with research on prominent environmental issues. The group...

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