MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson will discuss the ongoing struggle for racial equality during a Common Hour talk and campus visit as part of Franklin & Marshall College's second Civil Rights Week.
Continuing its mission to inspire exceptional, underserved high school students to consider pursuing a higher education, Franklin & Marshall College has invited 200 high-achieving students from 15 rural Pennsylvania high schools to the third annual F&M College Summit Feb. 25.
Is society drawn to death and destruction? Are humans intrigued by violent undertones? Franklin & Marshall College junior Zheng Jin found himself asking these questions as he researched a growing industry called dark tourism -- historic sites linked to death and tragedy.
Dominic Akena, now a sophomore at Franklin & Marshall College, was 9 years old when rebel soldiers from Lord's Resistance Army captured him and forced him to become a child soldier in Uganda's civil war. He is a subject an award-winning documentary, "War/Dance," that is being screened on campus Feb. 19. (Because of technical difficulties, the screening has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, in Stahr Auditorium.)
A group of experts and activists will examine the aftermath and continuing struggles in Iraq a decade after U.S. intervention, during a panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 12.
Larry Kane, a Philadelphia-based journalist and author who has been covering the Beatles for 50 years, will share his experiences with members of the Franklin & Marshall community Feb. 11 during New College House's monthly lunch series, "What Matters?"
Franklin & Marshall College's Lewis Audenreid Professor of History and Archaeology Misty Bastian spoke at the Feb. 6 Common Hour on "The Tangibility of Ancestors: Being in Touch with Spirits on Two Continents," which examined how different cultures respond to death.
The Catastrophic Relief Alliance a student-run disaster-relief organization formed after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, was back in NOLA for a weeklong trip in early January 2014.
One in four registered voters believe Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett deserves to be re-elected in this year's election, while a majority, 62 percent, believe the state is "off on the wrong track," according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Jan. 30.