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We Can Stop 'Ocean Apocalypse' Now, Scientist Says

Jeremy Jackson, senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution and professor of oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, delivered a sobering message about the declining state of the world's oceans to members of the Franklin & Marshall community attending Common Hour Nov. 20.

Connecting Disciplines Through Innovative Instruction (VIDEO)

Business, Organizations and Society blends business studies with liberal arts disciplines by using innovative learning methods, such as digital storytelling -- the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. A short video provides a glimpse of Professor of Legal Studies Jeffrey Nesteruk's teaching and his students' use of digital storytelling.

The Passions of a Professor: Mentoring, Science and Music

As a Franklin & Marshall College student in the late 1950s and early '60s, Claude Yoder spent hours in the Fackenthal laboratories doing chemistry research under the mentorship of the late…

Gender and Human Rights Experts Kick Off Feminist Dialogue Series

Two leading scholars in the fields of human rights and gendered violence, Elora Chowdhury and Amy Den Ouden, will be on campus Nov. 20 to launch the Alice Drum Women's Center Feminist Dialogue Series.

Dance Performance Reflects the Turmoil of War

Common Hour presentation "Moving Souls: Dance For Its Time" highlights excerpts from works by modern dancers and choreographers Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham.

Faculty Panel Weighs What The Mid-Term Election Means

In the wake of a mid-term election that saw Republicans wrest away from Democrats control orf both houses of Congress, a panel of Franklin & Marshall College faculty offered insights Nov. 10 into what may happen during the next two years.

Students Brush Up on Community Service at Milagro House

Taking a break from mid-semester studies, a group of Franklin & Marshall College students spent a recent Saturday helping prepare a stately brick Victorian home, just a few blocks from campus, become a shelter for homeless women and children.

Northwest Gateway Project Preps to Enter Stretch Run

The reclamation and revitalization of a 28-acre tract north of Harrisburg Avenue is on track to be completed by next summer, clearing the way for Franklin & Marshall College to begin developing its North Campus late next year.


Debate Society Now Ranks Among Highest in Nation

Within the span of two months, F&M's Debating Society defeated Yale University at a Baltimore tournament, the only team there to do so other than Harvard University, then went on to record a tournament victory at George Washington University that lifted the Diplomats' ranking to No. 10 in the nation.

Seeing A Nation's History Through A Global Lens

As he showed a photograph of a massive ossuary containing the skeletal remains of tens of thousands of French and German soldiers, Mueller Fellow and Yale University Historian Jay Winter asked a Common Hour audience on Oct. 30, "Who can tell the difference between the French and German soldiers who died there?"