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You are viewing 22 posts for April 2014

F&M's First TEDx Event to Explore 'Trials and Triumphs of the Underdog'

A researcher who founded a company to advance the treatment of autism, a psychologist who helps trauma survivors from Guantanamo Bay, the founder of a national charter school network that teaches students from low-income communities how to succeed in college, and a recent graduate who has helped immigrants achieve political asylum will explore "The Trials and Triumphs of the Underdog" in Franklin & Marshall College's first TEDx event.


Delving Deep Into Research on Christian Demonology

While researching his independent study project on Christian demonology, Franklin & Marshall College senior Nathan Gill came across an incident that occurred at an Egyptian monastery in the 4th century.


From Classroom to Pressroom: Students Pen Handbook on Disease

A group of Franklin & Marshall College students and recent alumni have transformed a public health class assignment into a 134-page handbook for the parents of children with a rare and severe genetic disease.


The College House Experience: Celebrating a Decade of Community

When Franklin & Marshall College's faculty and administrators transformed the campus' centuries-old dormitory system into student-run College Houses in 2005, they anticipated a period of adjustment, as students grew accustomed to the new residential culture. Instead, F&M's students immediately embraced the College Houses, each one a self-governing collective with a distinctive identity and form of government within the greater campus community.

 


Primatologist and Conservationist Jane Goodall to Give Talk at F&M April 18

Jane Goodall, whose landmark studies of wild chimpanzees in what is today Tanzania revolutionized primate research and conservation efforts worldwide, will give  talk at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Mayser Gymnasium at Franklin & Marshall College.


Life of an Artist-in-Residence: Performer, Teacher, Mentor

Franklin & Marshall College's artist-in-residence (clarinet) and coordinator of the Sound Horizons concert series Doris Hall-Gulati returned from touring Europe with Trio Clavino. In an occasional feature called "Three Questions," Hall-Gulati discusses her recent performance overeseas, the role of the artist-in-residence, and the teacher-mentor experience.


Performance Artist Chin Keynote for F&M's 'Take Back the Night' April 17

A performance by award-winning poet and activist Staceyann Chin and a vigilant march around campus will be the central events in Franklin & Marshall College's revamped observance of "Take Back the Night," which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.


F&M Poll: Wolf Holds Lead in Democratic Primary

A York businessman seeking Pennsylvania's governorship holds a strong lead in the race for the Democratic nomination, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released April 3.

 

'The Pope and Mussolini' Author To Speak at F&M April 7

Author and scholar David Kertzer will discuss the relationship between Pope Pius XI and Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini in the 1920s and 30s -- and how it changed the world -- during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium at Franklin & Marshall College.


F&M's Lotfipour '12 Awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship

Franklin & Marshall College alumna Mona Lotfipour '12 has been awarded the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, given each year to a select group of students attending many of America's finest academic institutions including Harvard, Yale and Stanford universities.