A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.
As new technologies prompt new questions for scientists, our understanding of the brain is fundamentally changing, said Franklin & Marshall alumnus Alan Leshner, a psychology professor and presidential appointee at the National Science Board. He spoke Thursday on "Neuroscience, the Public and Public Policy" at the College's weekly Common Hour.
Franklin & Marshall College will go up against the University of California – Santa Cruz this weekend as the College hosts the 2013 Men's Water Polo Division III National Collegiate Club Championship for the first time. The Diplomats will play the first game of the two-day tournament, at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Kunkel Aquatic Center in the Alumni Sports & Fitness Center.
In August 2013, when the Junior League of Lancaster approached Franklin & Marshall College about relocating and digitizing the league's historic records, it could only hope the project would be completed in time for the league's 90th anniversary this November. F&M came through with alacrity.
We are pleased to announce and welcome the following people who joined the College community in September and October. We are very happy to have them with us, and know you will help them feel welcome.
Physicist and Mathematician Brian Greene told a Franklin & Marshall College audience at Thursday's Common Hour in Mayser Gymnasium that willingness and courage to think differently has led to deeper theories about the universe. "We live in a remarkable time," Greene said.
Franklin & Marshall College students and alumni can meet representatives from 116 business, graduate, law, and medical schools at the 2013 Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wedensday, Oct. 30, in the Alumni Sports and Fitness Center.
Franklin & Marshall College alumnus, author and physicist Kunal Das '95 discusses how to answer questions from business to relationships with quantum physics. Das returns to F&M at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, to explain his theory at a Joint Math Colloquium.