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.
A Franklin & Marshall College production of the award-winning rock musical "Spring Awakening," which will take audiences into the tumultuous world of adolescence and coming of age in 19th-century Germany, will be presented by the Department of Theatre, Dance & Film Thursday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 27, in Roschel Performing Arts Center.
David McMahan, Franklin & Marshall College's Charles A. Dana Professor of Religious Studies, told a Common Hour audience on Thursday, Oct. 17, that meditation works, in his lecture on "Meditation in Context: From Ancient Buddhist Monastery to Modern Psychologist's Office."
Franklin & Marshall College launches a new, web-based program on Friday, Oct. 25 that will make it easier for students to view their academic information and learn what courses they need in order to fulfill the requirements for graduation.
A student-initiated program at Franklin & Marshall that has returned more than $1.5 million in state and federal tax refunds to Lancaster County's low-income residents is gearing up for its fifth year.