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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 12/1/2016

Educating Impoverished Girls, Fighting Ebola Among...

For Katie Meyler, a 20-something volunteer doubting her ability to help impoverished girls in a war-ravaged African nation get schooling, the moment came as an epiphany.  “I got the best advice I...

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Story 11/29/2016

Observing How Birds Adapt in Changing Climates

From Alaska’s harsh climates and Wyoming’s high altitudes to more temperate conditions in Tennessee and New York, a Franklin & Marshall College biology professor is among a team of researchers...

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Story 11/28/2016

Studying the Social Nature of Capuchin Monkeys

Faced with two choices, each equally rewarded, the capuchins placed tokens in both striped and polka-dotted buckets. But when the dominant male favored only one type of bucket, other capuchins...

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Story 11/22/2016

Sheldon Ruby '17 Earns Prestigious Fellowship for Foreign...

One of the largest postgraduate fellowships ever received by a Franklin & Marshall College student has been awarded to Sheldon Ruby '17.

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Story 11/17/2016

What It Means to be White in Racially Divided Society

White people in white-dominated American society live a superior life, compared to people of color, but they ascribe an erroneous concept to the term, "racism," Robin DiAngelo told the Franklin &...

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Story 11/16/2016

New Research Suggests Male Chimpanzees Make Good Fathers

Male chimpanzees appear to play a significant role in their infants’ lives, including making sure they are protected, according to the latest primate research that challenges previous understanding...

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Story 11/10/2016

Speaker Discusses Native American Health and Environmental...

Darren Ranco, professor of anthropology and chair of Native American studies at the University of Maine as well as a member of the Penobscot Indian Tribe, talked about tribal health and enviromental...

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Story 11/10/2016

Grant-Funded Chemistry Research Could Lead to Synthetic...

The research work of a Franklin & Marshall College professor and her students could one day lead to such developments as a blood substitute. 

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Story 11/2/2016

Novelist Chang-rae Lee Nurtures Heart in the Darkness

Novelist Chang-rae Lee, the 2016–17 Hausman Lecturer, visits Franklin & Marshall College Nov. 9 to talk about his novels and the process that drives his writing.

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December 04
event 12/4/2016

Choral Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

F&M College Chorus and Chamber Singers Concert 

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December 06
event 12/6/2016

F&M in Russia Info Session

Seminar Room 201

Interested in Russian culture?  Come learn more about the F&M in Russia 2017 Summer Travel Course....

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December 06
event 12/6/2016

Post-Sabbatical Research Talk

Faculty Center

Post-Sabbatical Research Talks feature presentations by faculty members returning from sabbaticals...

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December 08
event 12/8/2016

Now Hour: Lite Feet Dance: Hip hop and community building in...

Mayser Gymnasium

W.A.F.F.L.E (We Are Family For Life Entertainment) is a dance crew that has been instrumental in...

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