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Jonathan Salandra '14: Scored in Academics and Athletics

Class of 2014: Jonathan Salandra '14 arrived four years ago at Franklin & Marshall College weighing what field of study to pursue in his college career. He excelled in athletics and academics as a pre-med student. 


Jane Goodall Brings Message of Hope to F&M (VIDEO)

View a lecture given by primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall during her visit to the Franklin & Marshall College campus on April 18.


College to Hold Celebration of Life April 26 for Elana Stein '16

The Franklin & Marshall College community will gather for a Celebration of Life remembering Elana Patrice Stein '16 at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in New College House. Stein, 20, passed…

F&M Chemistry Professor Developing Toxin-Sensing System

A Franklin & Marshall College science professor, with assistance from her students, is working to perfect a procedure that could one day identify pollutants that are difficult to detect. Assistant Professor of Chemistry Christine Phillips-Piro said determining whether a stream, lake or field is contaminated with certain toxic chemicals may one day be as easy as shaking a test tube containing a water or soil sample.


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.