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F&M Poll Helps State, Nation Understand the Election

When the results of a Franklin & Marshall College Poll are released in a presidential election year, news reporters, bloggers, political pundits, national party leaders, think tanks and the F&M campus community begin talking about how Pennsylvania will figure in statewide and national politics.

F&M Votes Breaks Registration Record in 'Get Out the Vote' Efforts

On the eve of Election Day, the student-faculty-staff coalition F&M Votes was in overdrive, peppering the College Houses with reminders, setting up a voter education table in Steinman College Center, and posting signs at the Alumni Sports & Fitness Center (ASFC), where Franklin & Marshall College students living on and around campus may cast their ballots between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Evangelicals Differ on Views of Iraq War, Torture, Expert Says in F&M Talk

 During a lecture titled "What Would Jesus Do? Evangelicals, The Iraq War and the Torture Debate," Melani McAlister, a specialist on the role that religion and culture has in shaping U.S. interests, discussed how the role of evangelicals and perceptions of the Iraq war changed over time.

Lancaster Is A 'Model City' for the Arts, Mayor Says in F&M Talk

During a talk titled "The City of Lancaster: Its Past, Present and Future," Mayor Rick Gray talked about the city's transformation into a regional arts and cultural center that celebrates historic preservation and sustainability.

12 P.M. OCT. 30 UPDATE: F&M to open limited facilities Tuesday, full operations Wednesday

After assessing the security of facilities and infrastructure after Hurricane Sandy, Franklin & Marshall College officials have identified a number of facilities to reopen Tuesday, Oct. 30. The College sustained minimal…

10:40 A.M. OCT. 30 UPDATE: F&M to reopen Wednesday, Officials assessing facilities

Franklin & Marshall College sustained minimal adverse effects from Hurricane Sandy and will resume all normal operations Wednesday, Oct. 31.

12:50 P.M. OCT. 29 UPDATE: F&M closed Monday and Tuesday for non-essential staff during Hurricane Sandy

Franklin & Marshall College has extended its closure to Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30 because of severe weather expected from Hurricane Sandy. The College is closed except for critical and essential staff. All classes and scheduled activities have been cancelled and all administrative buildings will be closed Monday and Tuesday in an effort to ensure the safety and security of individuals on campus.

F&M closed for non-essential staff during Hurricane Sandy

Because of severe weather expected from Hurricane Sandy, Franklin & Marshall College will be closed except for critical and essential staff Monday, Oct. 29.

F&M Making Preparations for Severe Weather Related to Hurricane Sandy

Franklin & Marshall College officials are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Sandy as it travels up the East Coast. The College is taking precautionary measures to prepare for heavy winds and rain that currently are expected to affect the Lancaster area and F&M campus beginning late Sunday, Oct. 28.

F&M's Project BOOST to Streamline Human Resources, Payroll Information

A new system for human resources and payroll information at Franklin & Marshall College will soon eliminate various payroll and other paper documents and make it easier for employees to manage information online.