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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.


F&M Looks at the Cultures Behind A Middle East Conflict

Lost amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the reality of the daily lives of the people living in the Middle East,  say Franklin & Marshall College faculty, who have assembled a series films this semester that examines those lives. "The Cultures Behind the Conflict: Israeli and Palestinian Narratives in Film." It starts with "Ajami," at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, in Stahr Auditorium at Stager Hall. 


F&M Renews STEM Posse Commitment in National Collaborative at White House Summit (With Video)

As part of President Barack Obama's Summit on Higher Education at the White House today, Thursday, Jan.  16, the Posse Foundation announced that 10 of the nation’s top colleges and universities, including Franklin & Marshall, collectively will provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarships for 500 students during the next five years.


Painter of The Century: Theresa Bernstein

Theresa Bernstein had lived in three centuries, her work spanned the length of the 20th century, and now a retrospective exhibition of many of those works, "Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art," runs from Feb. 7 to April 12 in the Leonard and Mildred Rothman Gallery of The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. 


F&M Players Challenged by Journey 'Into The Woods'

For F&M Players, Franklin & Marshall College's student theater company, braving the polar winds of January wasn't as challenging as preparing their production of "Into The Woods," the 1986 musical by F&M alumnus James Lapine '71.


Writing the River: Art Exhibit Inspires Poetry, Essays

Thirteen students participated a creative writing contest using the Phillips Museum of Art's current exhibit, "The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: 19th-Century American Landscape Paintings from the New-York Historical Society" as their prompt. The contest, organized by the College's Philadelphia Alumni Writers House and titled "Writing the River," sought to engage students and foster discussion about art across various disciplines.