News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:55:00 -0400 en <![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
<![CDATA[Unlocking an Exotic Atom's Properties in One Millionth of a Second]]>

Three Hackman Scholars are working with an Franklin & Marshall physicist who, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is embarked on a three-year project to study the properties of an exotic atom called positronium.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Understanding How People Under Stress Regulate Emotion]]>

To determine whether people can regulate these emotions and stave off the effects of stress on their wellbeing, a Franklin & Marshall College professor and her student researchers are studying emotion-regulation ability among hundreds of volunteer subjects.  

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:12:10 -0400
<![CDATA[Prize-Winning Scholar Reflects on Writing and Teaching About American Culture]]>

Franklin & Marshall Professor David Schuyler, recipient of the Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York, discusses the Hudson Valley's significance to the United States, why landscape histories matter, and the evolution of teaching and learning in F&M's American Studies program.

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:21:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Largest Cohort Begins Three Weeks of F&M College Prep]]>

The road to higher education passes through Lancaster this summer for another 74 high-achieving high school students, as college immersion program F&M College Prep enters its third year.

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:21:00 -0400
<![CDATA[F&M Poll Shows Wolf Leading Corbett in Pa. Gubernatorial Race]]>

A majority of Pennsylvania voters, 59 percent, believe the state is "off on the wrong track," while in the governor's race incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 22 points, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:20:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Prominent Leaders in Finance, Education, Business Named to Franklin & Marshall Board of Trustees]]>

Five leaders with deep experience in the spheres of politics, the financial industry and higher education have been newly appointed to the Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees, effective July 1.

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:54:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Nine Faculty Members Earn Promotions]]>

Nine members of the faculty at Franklin & Marshall College have received promotions in advance of the 2014-2015 academic year.

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:40:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Philadelphia Story: Ballet's Cultural Influence in Early America]]>

A bustling American city's emergence as a cultural center for an archetypal European art form has drawn the research interest of a dance professor and a Hackman Scholar at Franklin & Marshall College.

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:30:00 -0400
<![CDATA[UK Exchange Program Offers Students Valuable Research, Life Opportunities]]>

Charlotte Petrie and Sophie O'Reilly, students from England's Chichester University, arrived at Franklin& Marshall College in June to research their American history projects while F&M Junior Danny Pellegrino went to Chichester in May to work on his British history project, part of a three-year-old student exchange program between the two institutions. 

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:41:00 -0400