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You are viewing 18 posts for October 2013

Searching for Bursts of Light Billions of Years Old

Franklin & Marshall Hackman Scholar Kristina Rolph and Associate Professor of Astronomy Fronefield Crawford are looking for radio pulsars in neighboring galaxy M33, in their search for cosmological transient sources of radio emission from the early universe.


Video: F&M Homecoming & Family Weekend 2013 brings alumni and parents home

This highlights video shows graduates of Franklin & Marshall College, joined by parents, friends and family of current F&M students coming together as a community for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2013, which took place Oct. 4-6.


'Talent Rises In America,' F&M's Porterfield Tells National NBC News Summit on Education

Speaking at a national event Monday that brought together leaders in higher education, Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel R. Porterfield showcased the College as forceful and deliberate in pursuing efforts to actively seek, prepare and enroll America's untapped academic talent pool -- the low-income, high-achieving student.


F&M's Momentum on Display During Homecoming & Family Weekend

More than 3,000 members of the Franklin & Marshall College community enjoyed summery weather for autumn's three-day Homecoming & Family Weekend, as change seemed to mark the Oct. 4-6 event at every turn on campus.


Creating Art and Telling Stories with Celluloid Film

As a Hackman Scholar, junior David Kime worked with Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies Jeremy Moss on a project, "Trials of Celluloid: Endeavors in Moving Image Art," that placed Kime center stage in the process of making films.


Kennedy to F&M Crowd: Carbon, Green Energies are Battling for Market Share

America is in a transformative era, one in which carbon-based energies are in a competitive clash with solar, wind and geothermal energies, environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told several hundred people who packed Mayser Gymnasium on the Franklin Marshall College campus Thursday for Common Hour.


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F&M Sustainability Week Urges Water Conservation, Waste Reduction

A wild foods workshop, a talk by renowned environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and a trash-inspired fashion show are some of the highlights of Franklin & Marshall College's Sustainability Week, which began Sunday, Sept. 29, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 5.