The spirit of alumni sporting their Colgate gear is seen here, there, and everywhere around the globe. Where was your latest spotting? On a Machu Picchu trek? At a mini-reunion in Pocatello? An election polling site in Houston? We’re collecting photos of Colgate sightings around the world. Send them to email@example.com.
Elizabeth Wolyniak DiCesare ’05 collected biofilm samples from Pocono Creek in Tannersville, Pa., to use in her PhD research at Lehigh University — in the right sweatshirt! Her field assistant and husband, Dan DiCesare ’05, took the photo. Read more about Elizabeth’s groundbreaking research on drinking-water quality at http://www.lehigh-research.org/page/2.
Bob O’Shea ’73 recently visited his daughter Grace ’11 in Barcelona, Spain, where she was studying abroad.
in New Orleans, La.
Ryan Meyers ’10 recently launched a new venture with his mother and aunt called Cook New Orleans, which offers five-day culinary excursions in The Big Easy. Through the company’s evolution, Meyers, a native New Orleanian, has immersed himself in the culture and cuisine of the city.
Don’t miss the… hands-on cooking classes at New Orleans School of Cooking. Roll up your sleeves and cook alongside New Orleans chefs using recipes, ingredients, and techniques passed down through generations.
Best tour for your taste buds… Take a culinary history tour and go into the kitchen of the city’s oldest restaurant, Antoines, down Pirates Alley, and through the French Quarter, all while sampling the classics of New Orleans cuisine, from gumbo and muffuletta to pralines, red beans, and more.
Antiques and boutiques… There is nothing better than “Rue Royal” (Royal Street) for shop after shop of antiques and fine locally made wares. And there is always a street performer to entertain you while you shop!
Coolest nighttime adventure… walking cocktail tour. The cocktail was invented in the French Quarter, and this tour not only gives you the history of each drink, but you also get to taste them all. From the popular Hurricane to the Sazerac, you will have the chance to imbibe these specialties in the place where it all began.
Stay… in the Vieux Carré (French Quarter) in the Bourbon Orleans or a Creole townhouse with a beautiful courtyard and antique stained glass windows, where you can see and hear the jazz come alive right outside your window.
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