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Academic Distinctiveness

Collaboration is the cornerstone of a Franklin & Marshall education. What makes academics at F&M truly distinctive is that our students work side by side with professors who want to help them realize ideas, not just talk or read about them. Every F&M student has the opportunity to be creative, examine values and test theories beyond the classroom....

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Academic Resources

The Pulse of  Academics at F&M

Story 8/16/2016

F&M Recipient of National Teaching Award Makes Science...

Franklin & Marshall College's Associate Professor of Chemistry Kate Plass has been named a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, a national honor recognizing instructors committed to engaging undergraduate...

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Story 8/11/2016

National Internship Brings Two F&M Students to Nation's...

Under the prestigious Frank Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications the students -- one at the World Wildlife Fund's U.S. headquarters and the other at Martha's Table --  learn how...

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Story 8/10/2016

Biology's Blue Egg Mystery Explained

A Franklin & Marshall College biologist and a colleague at the City University of New York have answered the age-old question, why are robin eggs blue?

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Story 8/5/2016

F&M's Becca Meyers Heads for Gold in Rio

Franklin & Marshall College swimmer Becca Meyers is striving for gold in at least three events when she competes next month at the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Story 8/1/2016

Students Explore Heavens Under South African Skies

Three students and a faculty member from Franklin & Marshall College traveled to South Africa earlier this summer to attend an international astronomy conference on using pulsars to detect...

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Story 7/29/2016

Faculty Focus

A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.

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Story 7/27/2016

Can Living With Two Languages Make You Smarter?

To determine whether there are cognitive benefits to being bilingual, a Franklin & Marshall College professor and her Hackman student scholar are examining research participants in areas such as...

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Story 7/5/2016

Conditioning a Computer to Make the Right Decisions

While it sounds counterintuitive – making wrong predictions to learn good decision-making – that is exactly how humans think, and it's how a Franklin & Marshall College professor wants artificial...

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Story 6/27/2016

World War I Diary: Experiences of a Battlefield Ambulance...

Before commanding an ambulance corps on French battlefields in World War I, Charles Stahr graduated from F&M, studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and became chief surgeon at Lancaster...

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September 09
event 9/9/2016

F&M Music Faculty Concert - Sound Horizons Concert Series

Barshinger Concert Hall

We are proud to present the fourth annual F&M Music Faculty concert as the opening event of the...

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September 15
event 9/15/2016

Common Hour "The Most Trusted Stranger in America: Frank...

Mayser Gymnasium

Frank Warren Innovative Creator of the PostSecret Project & Author  PostSecret creator, Frank...

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September 16
event 9/16/2016

Global Lunch "When Europe Wore White: 1790s Dress and the...

Joseph International Center Forum 101

Global Lunch discussion with Amelia F. Rauser, Professor of Art History, Chair of Art and Art...

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September 22
event 9/22/2016

Common Hour "Racial Ideology and Racist Practices: Moving...

Mayser Gymnasium

Sally Haslanger Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women’s & Gender Studies in the Department of...

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October 15
event 10/15/2016

Spectrum Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

F&M Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Philharmonia, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, African Drumming Ensemble,...

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October 25
event 10/25/2016

Diversity in Media: screening of Blaxploitalian: One hundred...

Life Sciences 142 Auditorium

Diversity in Media: Screening of Blaxploitalian: One hundred years of blackness in Italian cinema (...

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October 27
event 10/27/2016

Past Imperfect: Archaeology and War in Iraq, Syria, and...

Mayser Gymnasium

C. Brian Rose James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania and  Peter C...

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October 29
event 10/29/2016

Philharmonia Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

The First Time Celebrating the F&M Orchestra's 30th season Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 (performed...

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