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You are viewing 14 posts for April 2013 in the Latest News section

Finding a Good Job, Like Life, is a Journey, Author Says

Life is a journey, author and humor writer Joe Queenan says, and if you don't know exactly what you want to do after college, prepare for a meandering path that could…

From Legal Help to Sports Training, F&M Students Rise to the Challenge

If a pair of big ideas from three Franklin & Marshall College students is realized, pro bono lawyers will find it easier to represent immigration clients seeking asylum, and young athletes in Guatemala City, Guatemala, will get a top-of-the-line athletic facility in which to train.


Poor Richards Celebrate 45 Years of A Cappella at F&M

As Franklin & Marshall celebrates its 225th anniversary this academic year, the College's oldest a cappella group marks a milestone of its own.


F&M Students, Professor Explore Power of Democratic Participation

Government majors Katherine McKiernan '13 and Argemira Florez '13 helped Assistant Professor of Government Stephanie McNulty document the levels of democratic participation in 38 developing countries for a book McNulty is writing.


The Wrong Stuff: Unbridled Consumerism Hurts People, Planet, Activist Says

Annie Leonard says three problems in this country are critically harming the environment and our own mental and physical well being as people. "We're trashing the planet, we're trashing each other…

The Religion Machine: Professor Studies Intersection of Prayer and Technology

John Lardas Modern, associate professor of religious studies at Franklin & Marshall, studies the relationship between prayer and technology. He is conducting research for a book, tentatively titled "The Religion Machine," about the "profound role" he says technology plays in the practice and study of prayer.


Hazlett named dean of the college at Franklin & Marshall

Margaret Hazlett, senior associate dean of student affairs at Bowdoin College, has been named Franklin & Marshall College's new Dean of the College. She will join F&M's senior leadership team in early July 2013.


F&M Sophomores Celebrate Major Decision

As the first half of their Franklin & Marshall experience comes to a close, more than 200 members of the Class of 2015 gathered in Mayser Gymnasium April 11 to mark a significant academic milestone: the declaration of their majors.


Peeling Away Layers of Knowledge

Evan Anway '13 and Professor of Geosciences Dorothy Merritts collaborate on a project that could inform future efforts to restore the valley bottom landscape of Lancaster County's Little Conestoga Creek.


For 10th Year, F&M Athletes Spend Sunday Beautifying Lancaster

Equipped with rakes, shovels, paint brushes and garbage bags, almost 700 Franklin & Marshall College students rolled through Lancaster April 7 and left a cleaner, spiffier city in their wake.