News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:16:00 -0400 en <![CDATA[Professor of Government Dean Hammer Convocation Speech]]>

Faculty remarks at Sept. 2 Convocation from the John W. Wetzel Professor of Classics and Professor of Government Dean Hammer.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:16:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Convocation Speech of F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield]]>

"Cultivating Our Voices," F&M Daniel R. Porterfield's Convocation 2014 speech. 

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:53:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Class of 2018 Urged to Cultivate Intellectual and Social Voices]]>

The Class of 2018, who gathered Tuesday morning for F&M's Convocation, face both a significant challenge and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity the next four years -- finding, developing and cultivating their voices.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:49:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Of Math & Mosquitos: Diversity of Opportunity Enables Student to Pursue Dual Interests]]>

Build a better mousetrap, they say, and the world will beat a path to your door. Deep in the woods of Lancaster County's Millport Conservancy, Frankin & Marshall's Joshua Finkel is after even smaller prey, the mosquito. His research into making more effective mosquito traps could have much the same result with its potential to save public health agencies and beleaguered homeowners untold thousands of dollars trying to control the bloodsucking insects.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:50:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Welcome to the F&Mily: The Class of 2018 Arrives]]> The lion's share of the 601 students in Franklin & Marshall College's Class of 2018 arrived on campus this week, eager to kick off a four-year journey with their fellow Diplomats.…]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:40:03 -0400 <![CDATA[Latest F&M Poll: Corbett Still Behind Wolf in Pa. Gubernatorial Race]]>

Democrat Tom Wolf has opened a 25-point lead over incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the race for governor of Pennsylvania, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:21:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Mapping Deserted Greek Villages for Cultural and Archeological Posterity]]>

A Franklin & Marshall College professor and his student researcher this summer used the latest tool in archeology, the drone, to capture aerial photos in a survey of abandoned Greek villages that scholars can use for archeological study. 

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 -0400
<![CDATA[The Class of 2018: Talented, Diverse and Engaged]]>

Hailing from 21 countries, 31 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, the Class of 2018 is among the most ethnically and socio-economically diverse in the history of Franklin & Marshall College. On Tuesday, Sept. 2, F&M will welcome these 316 women and 285 men with a 10 a.m. Convocation ceremony in the Alumni Sports & Fitness Center.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:29:00 -0400
<![CDATA[What's New on Campus This Fall?]]>

Students arriving on Franklin & Marshall College's campus in late August will find a few changes, including a new place to grab a late-night meal.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:11:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Mayser Center Locker Rooms Get Major Overhaul]]>

Approximately 150 student athletes, coaches, parents and supporters of athletics turned out for the Aug. 14 unveiling of the new locker rooms at Franklin & Marshall's Mayser Physical Education Center, which were renovated this summer at a cost of $2.1 million.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:09:00 -0400