News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:21:00 -0400 en <![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
<![CDATA[Investigating Infanticide in Late 19th Century Northern Mexico]]>

During her research on family, community and law in early 19th century Mexico, Assistant Professor of History Laura Shelton came across an unusual series of infant murders committed more than a century earlier. The cases intrigued her and now Shelton, along with two Franklin & Marshall College Hackman scholars, are investigating the deaths for a research project. 

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:13:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Prestigious Sanders Prize in Philosophy Awarded to F&M's Kroll]]>

Franklin & Marshall Assistant Professor of Philosophy Nick Kroll knew it was a long shot going in, but he wanted to submit his essay to provoke dialogue on the modern necessity of an archaic form of thought. He did, winning an esteemed award in the field of philosophy, the 2014 Marc Sanders Prize in Metaphysics.  

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:49:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Franklin & Marshall Trustees Decide to Arm Campus Police]]>

Beginning in September, Franklin & Marshall College will equip its sworn campus police officers in the Department of Public Safety with side arms to safeguard the safety and security of members of the campus community.

Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:30:00 -0400