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Your Invitation to Fall Semester Speaker Dinners and Programs

The Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development (OSPGD) engaged more than 73 percent of Franklin & Marshall's student body last year. This year, they hope faculty and professonal staff will participate in the  workshop and dinner programs to prepare the students for post-graduate success.

Global War: World War I in Film Series

In honor of the centenary of the First World War, the College Houses present, "Global War: World War I in Film," featuring five films from five countries showing at five College Houses (Bonchek, Brooks, Ware, New, Weis) this fall. A post-screening discussion will take place after each film.

WWI Centennial: Vera Brittain Reading Group

As part of Franklin & Marshall's commemoration of the First World War, a reading group, sponsored by the International Studies Program, will meet four times this fall in the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House's to discuss Vera Brittain's 1933 book, "Testament of Youth." Time and dates are:  4:45-6 p.m. September 18, October 23, November 13 & December 11.

Wednesday Night Baseball Film Series This Fall

Please join us this fall semester for a few of Hollywood's great baseball films in the Great Room at Ware College House. All screenings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting September 17 and running through December 3. Popcorn provided.

Rape Aggression Defense Classes Offered This Fall

The Department of Public Safety is conducting Rape Aggression Defense class this September. The free 12-hour course is self-defense training for women.

Meet Franklin & Marshall's New Associate Dean of the College

Franklin & Marshall's Dean of the College Margaret Hazlett intoduces F&M's new senior associate dean of the College, Maria del Carmen Flores-Mills, who joined the College August 1. 

FPS: Invitation to Attend Evolution Roundtable

Autumn's regular gatherings of the Ira N. Feit Evolution Round Table will meet noon to 12:50 p.m. Mondays in the Brooks College House seminar room. Two books have been selected for this year’s reading: Michael Ruse's "The Evolution Wars:  A Guide to the Debates" and Jerry Coyne's "Why Evolution is True."

Honoring Professor Ira Feit

In recognition of Professor of Biology Ira Feit's enduring contribution to Franklin & Marshall College and to science, Provost Joel Martin announced that the Evolution Round Table will now be formally known as the Ira N. Feit Evolution Round Table.

Coffee & Conversation @ the Library: Student Research Practices

The Library and the Faculty Center  invite you to join them for an informal discussion of student research practices, effective assignment design, and the library's role in supporting and improving critical thinking and inquiry among students, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Academy Room of Shadek-Fackenthal Library.  

What's New on Campus This Fall?

Students arriving on Franklin & Marshall College's campus in late August will find a few changes, including a new place to grab a late-night meal.