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F&M Student Finds Honeybees Can Be Trained to Avoid Herbicides

Special Studies major Eric Mellis '13 examined whether honeybees could be trained to avoid plants treated with herbicide during an independent study with Sarah Dawson, director of the Wohlsen Center for the Sustainable Environment at Franklin & Marshall College. 


'Textbooks Come to Life' as F&M Students, Professors Visit Hawaii

F&M's Department of Earth & Environment organizes a field trip to Hawaii for students to experience one of the most geologically active places on the planet.


F&M Production of 'Orlando' Explores Struggles, Triumphs of Love

An all-student cast will perform "Orlando," 7:30 p.m. April 4-7 at the Schnader Theater of the Roschel Performing Arts Center at Franklin & Marshall. The play, by Sarah Rhul, is adapted from Virginia Woolf's acclaimed novel "Orlando: A Biography."


Expert Panel to Discuss 'Building the New Economy' at F&M March 26

A panel of experts on banking, politics and the state economy will discuss "Building the New Economy" at a forum slated for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Franklin & Marshall College.


Verveer, First U.S. Ambassador on Women's Issues, to Speak at F&M's 2013 Commencement

Melanne S. Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women's issues and also chief of staff to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton during the Clinton administration, will deliver Franklin & Marshall College's Commencement address Saturday, May 11.


Activist Cornel West To F&M: Get 'Unsettled,' Live, Love and Learn

Cornel West, the celebrated professor and prominent voice on issues relating to social and economic justice, race and black theology, told students, "Examine yourself. Scrutinize yourself," during a talk titled "The Struggle Continues," as part of F&M's weekly Common Hour series and Civil Rights Week. 


F&M Marks 'Rite of Spring' Centennial With Music, Dance, Film

Franklin & Marshall will launch a centennial celebration of the ballet with a series of free public events, starting Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 7. "The Rite of Spring: A Centennial Celebration at F&M" coincides with the College's yearlong anniversary, "Beyond 225: Inspired for Life", which celebrates F&M's tradition of academic excellence, scholarship and service. See Full Listing of Events.

 

F&M to Present Shepard Play Exploring Domestic Violence, Family Ideals

Students will perform the acclaimed Sam Shepard play "A Lie of the Mind," Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 14-17, at Franklin & Marshall College. The play challenges ideas about family, home, love, and memory through the story of two families in the American West who reeling from a brutal act of domestic violence. It is directed by Carol C. Davis, an associate professor of theater.


Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker '77 to Speak at F&M Feb. 12

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker, an F&M alumnus, will give a talk titled "Economics and the Federal Reserve After the Financial Crisis," Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the College.

Exhibition Exploring Role of Surveillance Opens Jan. 30 at F&M Phillips Museum

An exhibition of digital art highlighting the role of surveillance in Lancaster and the world will be on view from Jan. 30 to April 7 in the Rothman and Curriculum galleries of the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College.