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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.


F&M Student Group Provides Solar Ovens to Guatemalan Families

After spending a gap year in Guatemala, junior Anna Folz was inspired to start the student-run group Impulso, which aims to provide solar stoves to Guatemalan families so they can cook food with the heat of the sun rather than using costly firewood. 


F&M Names Strategic Leaders for Advancement, Communications

Two strategic leaders will join Franklin & Marshall's offices of College Advancement and Communications to support the College's efforts to ensure the institution maintains a strong position among its many stakeholders.


F&M Faculty Reflect on 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination

Four Franklin & Marshall College faculty, from the fields of American studies, history, government and public policy, reflect on why the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago continues to resonate for so many Americans.