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F&M Poll: Obama Expands Lead Over Romney in Pennsylvania

President Barack Obama leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 11 percentage points among registered voters in Pennsylvania, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.


Lanier Warns F&M Audience to be Skeptical of Technology

Pioneering computer scientist Jaron Lanier told an audience at the Franklin & Marshall College Common Hour Sept. 20  that the nation has progressively relied on information produced by computers—to its detriment.


Environmentalist McKibben Urges Packed House to Go Beyond Conservation in F&M Talk

Environmentalist Bill McKibben described how he and seven college students began an international movement to change the world's understanding of global warming during a Common Hour talk at the Franklin & Marshall College Sept. 13.


State Police Veteran Joins F&M as Public Safety Director

William McHale, a law enforcement veteran who served with the Pennsylvania State Police for nearly three decades, joined Franklin & Marshall College Monday, Sept. 10, as the new director of public safety.


F&M Student Discovers Rare Extragalactic Pulsar

A Hackman Scholarship offers F&M student Jack Madden '14 a chance to make a rare discovery—160,000 light years from Earth.


Franklin & Marshall Community Remembers Sept. 11

On a cloudless Tuesday morning similar to Sept. 11, 2001, members of the F&M community gather to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.


Starr Outlines Historical Drama of 'War' on Health Care in F&M Talk

The "war" over health care is a century-old, uniquely American conflict that continues to rage this election season following the passage of "Obamacare," health care expert Paul Starr told a Franklin & Marshall College audience.


New F&M Office to Help Guide Students, Alumni on 'Trajectories of Success'

F&M unveils the Office of Student & Post-Graduate Development to help students and alumni explore potential career pathways and prepare them to compete for opportunities they seek.


First-Year Students Join and Serve F&M, Lancaster Communities

Before most of their classmates began packing for college, 66 members of Franklin & Marshall's Class of 2016 arrived on campus Aug. 19 to continue an F&M tradition—and serve the Lancaster community.


Excited Class of 2016 Joins F&M Community (Video)

In a video capturing some of the highlights from Convocation, first-year students speak about their formal introduction to life at Franklin & Marshall.