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For Hope, Connect Brain and Heart, Goodall Tells F&M Audience

Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall brought the voice of the chimpanzee to Franklin & Marshall College's packed Mayser Gymnasium on April 18, offering an imitation of sounds she's heard for more than half a century in east Africa.


To be Human is to be Complex, F&M Professor Says

People are defined by their humanity, and their humanity is defined by how they bring the complexity of their emotions and reasoning to bear when dealing with life's circumstances, Elijah E. Kresge Professor of Philosophy Bennett Helm told a Franklin & Marshall College audience on April 17. 

 

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.