Franklin & Marshall College biologist Dan Ardia and two student researchers are studying how birds cope with changes to their environments, part of a larger body of work examining how animal species may react to Earth's changing climate conditions.
Please welcome the following members of the professional staff, who joined the College community in June 2013.
When John G. Heacock '42 came to Franklin & Marshall College, he had no money to support himself, but seven decades later Heacock's posthumous gift of $1 million to the College will support students who will benefit from financial aid.
Distinguished alumnus and Trustee Emeritus William H. Gray III '63, the first African-American in the 20th century to become majority whip of the U.S. House of Representatives and former president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund, died July 1 in London while attending the Wimbledon tennis tournament with his son. He was 71.
A new group of students will arrive at F&M this summer to experience firsthand academic and residential life in a college environment. From July 5 to 26, F&M College Prep will welcome 72 rising seniors from school networks nationwide that work with high-achieving, underserved groups.
This video "F&M's 225th: Highlights of a Year-long Celebration" captures the pride, joy and exultation as the College community honored F&M's legacy and toasted its future.
Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston are among the most acclaimed authors from Harlem's Renaissance in the 1920s and '30s, but an F&M professor and student researcher are finding that many other writers, while little known to white and even black readers, were equally important contributors to the movement.
Women joining the male-dominated war workplace first occurred during World War I. Their contributions had a significant impact on the war and on the social changes that occurred after the fighting stopped, according to the findings of a research project focusing on media of the World War I era by a Franklin & Marshall College professor and student researcher.
Two students from England's University of Chichester have been at Franklin & Marshall College this month, delving into America's past as part of the student exchange program between the two institutions' history departments.