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F&M in the News: 2011

A selection of local and national news stories highlighting Franklin & Marshall College and its students, faculty, staff and alumni in 2011.


Dewey Winner Chemero Explores Agent-Environment Dynamics

Professor Tony Chemero, the 22nd winner of the Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding Scholarship, discusses his work in cognitive science.


Student Groups “ShamRock” the Stage

The talent of F&M students takes center stage at an annual philanthropic event organized by Kappa Delta sorority.


Common Hour Speaker Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Peace activist Leymah Gbowee accepts global recognition in the name of women who work for peace, equality and justice around the world.  


Mariano Earns Coach-of-the-Year Honors

Coach Melissa Mariano receives multiple honors after leading the F&M field hockey team to a 17-4 record and a berth in the NCAA Sweet 16.


Students Reach Milestone in Cambodia School Project

A student project designed to benefit Cambodia's education system remains on track—and a year ahead of schedule.


Studying the ‘Music of the Primes’

Ted Yoder ’12 writes an award-winning paper on the Riemann Hypothesis, a famously unsolved problem in mathematics.


Kroll Joins Department of Philosophy

Nick Kroll's academic journey has taken him from a small tech school to the Ivy League, and seemingly everywhere in between.


Student-Athletes Earn Honors for Academic Achievement

Eighteen Diplomats earn academic honors from the Centennial Conference.


Lotfipour Earns Mitchell Scholarship

Significant contributions inside and outside the classroom help Mona Lotfipour ’12 land the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship.