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Unlocking an Exotic Atom's Properties in One Millionth of a Second

Three Hackman Scholars are working with an Franklin & Marshall physicist who, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is embarked on a three-year project to study the properties of an exotic atom called positronium.


Understanding How People Under Stress Regulate Emotion

To determine whether people can regulate these emotions and stave off the effects of stress on their wellbeing, a Franklin & Marshall College professor and her student researchers are studying emotion-regulation ability among hundreds of volunteer subjects.  


Prize-Winning Scholar Reflects on Writing and Teaching About American Culture

Franklin & Marshall Professor David Schuyler, recipient of the Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York, discusses the Hudson Valley's significance to the United States, why landscape histories matter, and the evolution of teaching and learning in F&M's American Studies program.


Largest Cohort Begins Three Weeks of F&M College Prep

The road to higher education passes through Lancaster this summer for another 74 high-achieving high school students, as college immersion program F&M College Prep enters its third year.


F&M Poll Shows Wolf Leading Corbett in Pa. Gubernatorial Race

A majority of Pennsylvania voters, 59 percent, believe the state is "off on the wrong track," while in the governor's race incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 22 points, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.


Prominent Leaders in Finance, Education, Business Named to Franklin & Marshall Board of Trustees

Five leaders with deep experience in the spheres of politics, the financial industry and higher education have been newly appointed to the Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees, effective July 1.


Nine Faculty Members Earn Promotions

Nine members of the faculty at Franklin & Marshall College have received promotions in advance of the 2014-2015 academic year.


Philadelphia Story: Ballet's Cultural Influence in Early America

A bustling American city's emergence as a cultural center for an archetypal European art form has drawn the research interest of a dance professor and a Hackman Scholar at Franklin & Marshall College.


UK Exchange Program Offers Students Valuable Research, Life Opportunities

Charlotte Petrie and Sophie O'Reilly, students from England's Chichester University, arrived at Franklin& Marshall College in June to research their American history projects while F&M Junior Danny Pellegrino went to Chichester in May to work on his British history project, part of a three-year-old student exchange program between the two institutions. 


Investigating Infanticide in Late 19th Century Northern Mexico

During her research on family, community and law in early 19th century Mexico, Assistant Professor of History Laura Shelton came across an unusual series of infant murders committed more than a century earlier. The cases intrigued her and now Shelton, along with two Franklin & Marshall College Hackman scholars, are investigating the deaths for a research project.