Donald and Wendy Hyman of Fairfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Grace Hyman, to Louis Michael Lazar. A native of Fairfield and 2001 graduate of Fairfield High School, the future bride received a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., in 2006. A former employee of Soundkeeper in Norwalk, she currently attends the University of Rhode Island, where she is pursuing a doctorate in biological and environmental sciences. Lazar is the son of Bennett and Ellen Lazar of Havertown, Pa. He received bachelor of science degrees in biochemistry, molecular biology and mathematics from Dickinson College, where the couple first met. He lives in Waltham, Mass., and attends Brandeis University, where he is finishing studies this year for his doctorate in biochemistry. An April 2012 wedding in Connecticut is planned.