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You are viewing 15 posts for February 2014

Poet Louise Glück to Read at F&M's 2014 Hausman Lecture

On March 5 at 8 p.m., poet Louise Glück, this year's Hausman Lecturer, will take the stage at the Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts to read from her poetry and take questions. 

F&M's Newest Students Bring Local, Global Experiences to Campus

After four months of traveling, volunteering and pursuing new experiences, 29 first-year students arrived on campus this semester to start their Franklin & Marshall careers.

Civil Rights Struggle Continues, Says Analyst and Author Dyson

America has come far in the 50 years since the high-water mark of the struggle for civil rights, but obstacles remain for all people to enjoy equality, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson told a Franklin & Marshall College audience at the Feb. 27 Common Hour.

F&M Poll: Wolf Has Advantage in Democratic Gubernatorial Race

A York businessman who entered the Pennsylvania governor race in January with a flurry of television advertisements leads a group of Democrats vying for their party's nomination this year, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Feb. 26.

F&M's Student Newspaper Goes Exclusively Digital

The College Reporter, Franklin & Marshall College's student-run weekly newspaper, printed its last edition on Feb. 3 and concurrently unveiled enhancements to its website and weekly emails. 

New F&M Curriculum Builds Critical Skills in Sequence, Across Disciplines

First-year students arriving at Franklin & Marshall College this fall will blaze a new path to developing critical thinking skills across disciplines, as the College launches a revised curriculum.

Political Analyst Dyson to Kick Off F&M Civil Rights Week

MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson will discuss the ongoing struggle for racial equality during a Common Hour talk and campus visit as part of Franklin & Marshall College's second Civil Rights Week.

F&M College Summit Starts the Conversation For Pa. High School Juniors

Continuing its mission to inspire exceptional, underserved high school students to consider pursuing a higher education, Franklin & Marshall College has invited 200 high-achieving students from 15 rural Pennsylvania high schools to the third annual F&M College Summit Feb. 25.

Hackman Student Studies Rise and Fascination Behind Dystopian Dark Tourism

Is society drawn to death and destruction? Are humans intrigued by violent undertones? Franklin & Marshall College junior Zheng Jin found himself asking these questions as he researched a growing industry called dark tourism -- historic sites linked to death and tragedy.

Documentary Features F&M Student's War-Torn Journey

Dominic Akena, now a sophomore at Franklin & Marshall College, was 9 years old when rebel soldiers from Lord's Resistance Army captured him and forced him to become a child soldier in Uganda's civil war. He is a subject an award-winning documentary, "War/Dance," that is being screened on campus Feb. 19.  (Because of technical difficulties, the screening has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, in Stahr Auditorium.)