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F&M's First TEDx Event to Explore 'Trials and Triumphs of the Underdog'

A researcher who founded a company to advance the treatment of autism, a psychologist who helps trauma survivors from Guantanamo Bay, the founder of a national charter school network that teaches students from low-income communities how to succeed in college, and a recent graduate who has helped immigrants achieve political asylum will explore "The Trials and Triumphs of the Underdog" in Franklin & Marshall College's first TEDx event.


Primatologist and Conservationist Jane Goodall to Give Talk at F&M April 18

Jane Goodall, whose landmark studies of wild chimpanzees in what is today Tanzania revolutionized primate research and conservation efforts worldwide, will give  talk at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Mayser Gymnasium at Franklin & Marshall College.


Performance Artist Chin Keynote for F&M's 'Take Back the Night' April 17

A performance by award-winning poet and activist Staceyann Chin and a vigilant march around campus will be the central events in Franklin & Marshall College's revamped observance of "Take Back the Night," which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.


Scholar at Risk Naila Al Atrash to Give Talk at F&M International Women's Week

Syrian director Naila Al Atrash, a human rights activist who fled persecution in her home country for her teaching of critical theatre, will deliver the keynote address and visit with students as part of Franklin & Marshall College's celebration of International Women’s Week.


ABC Anchor Stephanopoulos to Deliver F&M Commencement Address

Host of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" and anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," George Stephanopoulos, will deliver Franklin & Marshall College's Commencement address Saturday, May 10.


 


Innovation Challenge Tests Creative Thinking on a Deadline

Since launching three years ago, the Franklin Innovation Challenge has charged Franklin & Marshall students with creating inventive business plans to solve pressing social needs in their communities. This year, the contest has undergone an innovation itself -- with a new, timed format designed to inspire even more groundbreaking results and provide real hands-on experience.


F&M's Student Newspaper Goes Exclusively Digital

The College Reporter, Franklin & Marshall College's student-run weekly newspaper, printed its last edition on Feb. 3 and concurrently unveiled enhancements to its website and weekly emails. 


New F&M Curriculum Builds Critical Skills in Sequence, Across Disciplines

First-year students arriving at Franklin & Marshall College this fall will blaze a new path to developing critical thinking skills across disciplines, as the College launches a revised curriculum.


Political Analyst Dyson to Kick Off F&M Civil Rights Week

MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson will discuss the ongoing struggle for racial equality during a Common Hour talk and campus visit as part of Franklin & Marshall College's second Civil Rights Week.


Panel, Class to Explore Iraq War Legacy

A group of experts and activists will examine the aftermath and continuing struggles in Iraq a decade after U.S. intervention, during a panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 12.