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Philip Ehrig '13 Wins Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

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History Graduate Philip Ehrig '13 was awarded a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany for the 2013-14 academic year. Click here to read how academic and college house bonds defined his experience at F&M. (Photo by Melissa Hess)

Professors Reflect on 225 Years of F&M History

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David Schuyler, the Arthur and Katherine Shadek Professor of Humanities and American Studies, and fellow historian David Stameshkin, retired F&M associate dean and prefect emeritus of Bonchek College House, recounted highlights of the College's 225-year history during a talk titled "Picture This: Images and Stories of F&M's History," during Common Hour on Nov. 8, 2012. Click here to read the story. Pictured above are from left, Goethean Hall, Old Main and Diagnothian Hall circa 1856. (Photo courtesy of Archives and Special Collections)

Emancipation Celebration Features Hari Jones

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Hari Jones, assistant director and curator of the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum in Washington, D.C., spoke on “The Glorious March to Liberty” on November 1, 2012, as part of  the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Mr. Jones is well known for his research on the role of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. 

Students Delve into Rich Past of Landscape Architect

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History major Jeff Schlossburg '14 (right) and American Studies major Jill Schwartz '13 (center) became Olmsted detectives over the summer of 2012, exploring letters written by Frederick Olmsted, architect of New York's Central Park and hundreds of other properties. They worked closely with AMS Professor David Schuyler (front) and Gregory Kaliss, associate editor of the Olmsted Papers. Click here to read more. (Photo by Tim Brixius)