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You are viewing 11 posts for March 2014

Inaugural Poet Blanco Urges F&M Students to Embrace Poetry

Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, shared stories of his life through his poems with a Franklin & Marshall College audience on March 27 and urged students to "give poetry a place in your life."

Remembrance: F&M Community to Read Names of Holocaust Victims

The Franklin & Marshall College community will remember the victims of the Holocaust in an annual student-led event, the 24-hour reading of a few hundred thousand of those 6 million names, from 7 p.m., March 25, to 7 p.m., March 26. 

F&M Researchers Unravel A Medieval Manuscript Mystery

Associate Professor of Classics Shawn O'Bryhim approached two of his Franklin & Marshall College students last spring with a mystery for an independent study project -- uncover the meaning of a short manuscript that dated to the 15th century.

Former Department Chair Joel Martin Returns to F&M as New Provost

Joel Martin, Ph.D., former chair of Franklin & Marshall College's Department of Religious Studies and current vice provost for academic personnel and dean of the faculty at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will return to the College in mid-summer to become F&M's next provost and dean of the faculty.

Geological Society of America Conference in Lancaster Features F&M Faculty, Students, Alumni

Franklin & Marshall College's geoscience students, alumni and faculty are among the participants and organizers of a mid-March event that will draw 1,200 geologists, environmental and other scientists to the Lancaster County Convention Center for the annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America.


Scholar at Risk Naila Al Atrash to Give Talk at F&M International Women's Week

Syrian director Naila Al Atrash, a human rights activist who fled persecution in her home country for her teaching of critical theatre, will deliver the keynote address and visit with students as part of Franklin & Marshall College's celebration of International Women’s Week.

ABC Anchor Stephanopoulos to Deliver F&M Commencement Address

Host of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" and anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," George Stephanopoulos, will deliver Franklin & Marshall College's Commencement address Saturday, May 10.


F&M Names Carrie Rampp AVP for Information Technology

Franklin & Marshall College has named Carrie Rampp associate vice president for Information Technology and chief information officer.

Working Dog: F&M Student Trains Canines for Detection

Animals have long been part of Patrick Robbins' life, providing an emotional anchor in a tumultuous life marked by the death of one parent and desertion by another. The Franklin & Marshall College sophomore, majoring in Biological Foundations of Behavior with the intent of becoming a veterinarian, is using the College's opportunities to build his future.

Opportunity Awaits Students, Alumni at F&M Job and Internship Fair

Franklin & Marshall College students and alumni are encouraged to bring their résumés and 30-second hire-me pitch to the College's 2014 Job & Internship Fair on March 4, where 60 businesses and organizations will be on hand, looking to offer full- and part-time jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.