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You are viewing 11 posts for February 2013 in the Latest News section

Activist Cornel West To F&M: Get 'Unsettled,' Live, Love and Learn

Cornel West, the celebrated professor and prominent voice on issues relating to social and economic justice, race and black theology, told students, "Examine yourself. Scrutinize yourself," during a talk titled "The Struggle Continues," as part of F&M's weekly Common Hour series and Civil Rights Week. 


Steiner Receives NEH Fellowship to Unlock Secrets in Ancient Greece

Backed by a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, F&M Provost and Dean of the Faculty Ann Steiner will soon embark on a project to shed light on the social tensions and politics of ancient Athens.


College Hosts Job & Internship Fair for Students, Alumni

Franklin & Marshall students and alumni exploring career options will soon get face time with potential employers, thanks to a new initiative of F&M's Office of Student & Post-Graduate Development.


F&M Marks 'Rite of Spring' Centennial With Music, Dance, Film

Franklin & Marshall will launch a centennial celebration of the ballet with a series of free public events, starting Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 7. "The Rite of Spring: A Centennial Celebration at F&M" coincides with the College's yearlong anniversary, "Beyond 225: Inspired for Life", which celebrates F&M's tradition of academic excellence, scholarship and service. See Full Listing of Events.

 

Central Pa. Students to Visit F&M for Second College Summit

Members of the Franklin & Marshall community are preparing to welcome more than 200 exceptional juniors from rural Pennsylvania high schools to campus for a daylong introduction to the liberal arts experience.


F&M Alumnus Lacker '77: Financial System Needed 'More Measured' Response By Fed

F&M alumnus and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker '77 visits campus to provide an insider's perspective on economics and the Federal Reserve in the wake of the U.S. housing and financial markets crisis.


Service of remembrance to be held Feb. 13 for F&M's Eric Phillips '15

Franklin & Marshall College will hold a Service of Remembrance for Eric H. Phillips '15 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.


F&M Poll Shows Weak Support for Corbett, Privatized Lottery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's ratings are the lowest of his tenure, and most voters oppose his plan to privatize the management of the Pennsylvania Lottery, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Feb. 7.


F&M Dancers Set to Perform in New York City's Joyce Theater

F&M dancers prepare to perform "Celebration," a 1934 production by legendary American choreographer Martha Graham, in one of the premier dancing venues in the country.


F&M to Present Shepard Play Exploring Domestic Violence, Family Ideals

Students will perform the acclaimed Sam Shepard play "A Lie of the Mind," which explores and challenges ideas about family, home, love, and memory through the story of two families reeling from a brutal act of domestic violence, Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 14-17, at Franklin & Marshall College.