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You are viewing 20 posts for May 2013

F&M's Historic Telescope Gets a Rare Cleaning

Franklin & Marshall College's rare telescope collected plenty of star data over the last 127 years, but it also collected a lot of dirt.

A Double Dose of Research

Jennifer Gay '13 had a dilemma. It was time to choose a research project, but she was equally interested in two topics. The College's first public health major opted to pursue both.

Conferences, Events on Tap This Summer at F&M

The F&M Office of Conference and Events Services has been working on logistics and accommodations for more than 39,000 guests expected on campus between mid-May and mid-August. Plans and preparations have been in the works for months to organize the dozens of activities and to utilize available space on campus, including athletic facilities, performance venues, classrooms and the College Houses.

F&M Works Benefits Lancaster and College Communities

Designed to build sustainable relationships between the College and the community, F&M Works in Lancaster provided F&M students this year with work opportunities at various nonprofit organizations where they further developed leadership skills and awareness of community issues.

Commencement 2013 Video Highlights

The video "Commencement Weekend 2013" shows highlights of a graduation weekend full of celebration and reflection for members of the Class of 2013 as they marked the culmination of their undergraduate careers.

Teevens Caps F&M Experience With Williamson Medal

Alexis Rae Teevens '13 arrived at Franklin & Marshall College four years ago quiet and shy, not sure what she wanted to pursue other than competitive athletics. Four years later, she is F&M's Williamson Medalist.

F&M's Class of 2013 Urged to be Agents of Change

Franklin & Marshall's Class of 2013 faces challenges in the 21st century that will demand men and women be agents of change for the nation, and the world, to progress, Melanne S. Verveer said during the College's Commencement ceremony May 11.

F&M Honors Seniors, Including First Dick Winters '41 Leadership Award Winner

Franklin & Marshall College honored dozens of graduating seniors, including the recipient of the inaugural Dick Winters '41 Award for Perseverance and Leadership, at the Senior Awards Ceremony Friday, May 10.

Brittany Guidos '13: Extending a Helping Hand in East Timor

For Brittany Guidos '13, a trip to Guatemala laid the foundation for another international adventure -- one that helped define her undergraduate career.

Phil Ehrig '13: Academic, College House Bonds Define F&M Experience

A double major in history and German, Phil Ehrig '13 reflects on his individualized experiences at F&M.