News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:40:03 -0400 en <![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
<![CDATA[Centenary Commemoration to Offer Various Perspectives on WWI]]>

To commemorate the centenary of one of the largest military conflicts to engulf the world, Franklin & Marshall College this academic year offers a series of events, from lectures and reading groups to exhibits and music, reflecting on World War I and its aftermath.

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:06:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Thawing a Historic Event: A Scholar Examines the Frost-Nixon Interviews]]>

American Studies Professor Daniel Frick, with assistance from two Hackman Scholars, Courtney Rinden and Erin Moyer,  has been painstakingly reviewing transcripts of the Nixon/Frost interviews for a follow-up to his first book on former U.S. President Richard Nixon.

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:41:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Faculty Focus]]>

Faculty Focus for August, a regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:21:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Donations Reach Second-Highest Level in Franklin & Marshall's History]]>

Giving to Franklin & Marshall College reached the second-highest total in history in the 2013-14 fiscal year, which ended June 30, as alumni, parents and friends of the College donated generously to support its mission and future. The $21 million in overall contributions was an increase of 36 percent over the previous year's total.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:55:00 -0400