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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 9/22/2016

Is Being Muslim and Being American Incompatible?

“The question itself is absurd,” said Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im, the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law and Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at ​Emory University....

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Story 9/20/2016

F&M Alumna on the Front Line to Fight Ebola

Virologist Claire Marie Filone ’03 lectured students Sept. 20 about  understanding Ebola, finding therapies to disable the deadly diseases, and her academic experiences that led her into the field. 

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Story 9/20/2016

Pictures at Exhibitions: The Latest at The Phillips

From pastel drawings of the marble panels on Greece’s Parthenon in Athens to the painted and penciled works by alumni and faculty, the Phillips Museum of Art presents a fall of fascinating exhibits.  

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Story 9/15/2016

Common Hour Speaker Has Many Secrets to Tell

Everyone wants to hear secrets and the Franklin & Marshall College community turned out Sept. 15 to hear Frank Warren, the creator and author of the PostSecret Project, tell them some of the secrets...

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Story 9/15/2016

Searching the Clouds for Climate Warning Signals

For years, a Franklin & Marshall College biologist and her students have traveled to the jungled mountains of Central America to sling ropes over the branches of tall trees, fasten harnesses, and...

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Story 8/31/2016

Africana Studies Examines the Continent's Influence on the...

From an exhibit on North African women writers to a lecture on American Muslims to a film on "Blaxploitation" in Italian cinema, F&M's Africana Studies Program has organized a series of events for...

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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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September 26
event 9/26/2016

Writing Across the Curriculum - Do They Read our Comments?

Faculty Center

Do They Read Our Comments? Sometimes we write novels on our students’ essays.  We do so in the...

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September 28
event 9/28/2016

Gender & SPOT Forms at F&M

Writers House Reading Room

The Impact of Gender on SPOT Forms A Faculty Lunch Discussion Hosted by the Women's, Gender &...

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September 29
event 9/29/2016

Kaffeestunde

Global Commons Living Room

Students and FSA meet for the German Kaffeestunde every Thursday to drink coffee, tea, or other non...

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October 06
event 10/6/2016

Kaffeestunde

Global Commons Living Room

Students and FSA meet for the German Kaffeestunde every Thursday to drink coffee, tea, or other non...

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October 11
event 10/11/2016

Faculty Write In

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The Faculty Center is pleased to offer a Faculty Write-In Day, for focused scholarly work.  Join...

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October 14
event 10/14/2016

Thai-day Friday Buffet

Faculty Center

Join us in the Faculty Center for our "Thai-day" Friday Buffet.  This joint initiative of the...

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October 14
event 10/14/2016

Autumn Research Fair

Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building, Frey Atrium

Come explore the Autumn Research Fair!  Students will present a diverse and comprehensive...

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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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