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You are viewing 9 posts for August 2013

Despite Dissonant Discourse, Nation is Moving Toward Consensus, Pollster Tells F&M Crowd

Joel Benenson, President Barack Obama's pollster and senior political strategist, told a Franklin & Marshall College audience at this year's first Common Hour on Thursday that there is more political consensus in the nation than there appears. 


F&M Poll: Gov. Corbett Struggling Against the Tide

As he prepares for his re-election bid next year, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett appears to face challenges, as 62 percent of voters believe the state is headed in the wrong direction and only one in five believe he is worthy of serving another four-year term, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.


F&M to Expand Mentor-based Faculty Advising, Funded by Grant

As part of efforts to be a leading institution in helping college students from underserved communities succeed academically, Franklin & Marshall College is expanding a faculty-led advising model with support from the Booth Ferris Foundation.


(VIDEO) F&M Community Welcomes Class of 2017

View highlights from the Convocation Ceremony for the Class of 2017 and watch a full version of the event.


Class of 2017 Urged to Foster Change, View Civil Rights Leader as Example

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights March on Washington, D.C., Members of Franklin & Marshall College's Class of 2017 were urged at Convocation to immerse themselves in their college experiences and make a difference in the world from their first day on campus.


Diverse and Community-Minded Class of 2017 to be Welcomed at Convocation

Full of promise and eager to create new knowledge, they arrive at Franklin & Marshall College from 32 states, Washington, D.C., and 27 countries -- 304 of them are women; 305 are men. They are the Class of 2017, a diverse group that on Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be officially welcomed to the F&M academic community during Convocation.


Water Stations, Single-Stream Recycling Boost Sustainability at F&M

Water bottle filling stations, solar trash compactors and single-stream recycling are among the newest tools for sustainability to arrive on the Franklin & Marshall College campus this fall. 


F&M Exhibition Offers Rare View of Hudson River School Landscapes

In autumn 1825, an unknown artist went into the Catskill Mountains and two months later emerged in New York City with paintings that launched an American art movement. Selected masterworks of artists of the Hudson River School will be shown this fall at the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. "The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: 19th-Century American Landscape Paintings from the New-York Historical Society" runs from Sept. 13 to Dec. 15.


F&M Student Author Balances Academics and Writing

Her bedroom is also her library, her young mastiff is named Gatsby, and this summer Kelseyleigh Reber '16 released her first novel, "If I Fall," a paranormal fantasy set in Edwardian England.