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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.


F&M's New College House Receives Coveted LEED Silver Certification

Franklin & Marshall College's New College House has received one of the highest designations for sustainable building under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
 


'Vinegar Tom' explores fear, poverty and desire to control the uncontrollable

Audiences attending a play about witches opening Oct. 25 at Franklin & Marshall College might feel a particular resonance between its themes and the current political season. The Department of Theatre, Dance and Film will present "Vinegar Tom" Thursday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Roschel Performing Arts Center.


F&M Religion and Technology Conference to Explore 'Transforming' World

The relationship between religion and technology is the focus of a conference that will bring three noted professors in the field to Franklin & Marshall College Saturday, Oct. 27.


F&M launches Student Loan Relief Program to aid families in middle bracket

As part of efforts to help families confront the challenges of college affordability and rising student loan debt, Franklin & Marshall College is launching a two-year pilot program in financial aid packaging to learn if the prospect of reduced indebtedness affects college choice.


Experts to discuss 'Citizens United' case in televised forum Oct. 18 at F&M

A panel of constitutional law and government experts will discuss the landmark U.S. Supreme Court "Citizens United" labor case in a televised forum starting at 12:45 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at Franklin & Marshall College.