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Lancaster Is A 'Model City' for the Arts, Mayor Says in F&M Talk

During a talk titled "The City of Lancaster: Its Past, Present and Future," Mayor Rick Gray talked about the city's transformation into a regional arts and cultural center that celebrates historic preservation and sustainability.


Latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll Finds Romney Closing Gap with Obama in Pa.

President Barack Obama's lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney has decreased among Pennsylvania voters during the past month, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Oct. 31.


Passion for Teaching and Research Inspires Lindback Winner Adkins

Professor Gregory Adkins, winner of F&M's Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, enjoys introducing his students to the wonders of physics.


F&M, Lancaster Community Celebrate National 'Food Day'

More than 300 Franklin & Marshall students, faculty, staff and community members sampled locally grown food, tested their cooking skills and discussed the benefits of shopping close to home as part of a local celebration of "Food Day," a national movement to raise awareness about healthy, affordable and sustainable food. 


'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 'Family' Comes Together for Celebratory Weekend

Generations of F&M alumni join families of current students to help the College celebrate a milestone and launch into the future.


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.


Hundreds Honor Maj. Dick Winters '41 at F&M Premiere

A documentary film about one of F&M's most distinguished alumni, "Dick Winters: Hang Tough," premiered at the College Thursday night. The film highlight's Winters' leadership qualities.


F&M Hosts Graduate & Professional School Fair

Representatives from more than 100 graduate, medical, law and business schools will visit Franklin & Marshall College next week to meet with students and alumni at the 2012 Graduate & Professional School Fair.


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.