News http://www.fandm.edu/news Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 -0400 en <![CDATA[Mapping Deserted Greek Villages for Cultural and Archeological Posterity]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 -0400
<![CDATA[The Class of 2018: Talented, Diverse and Engaged]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:29:00 -0400
<![CDATA[What's New on Campus This Fall?]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:11:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Mayser Center Locker Rooms Get Major Overhaul]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:09:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Centenary Commemoration to Offer Various Perspectives on WWI]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:06:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Thawing a Historic Event: A Scholar Examines the Frost-Nixon Interviews]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:41:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Faculty Focus]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/faculty-focus-7

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

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:21:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Donations Reach Second-Highest Level in Franklin & Marshall's History]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:55:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Unlocking an Exotic Atom's Properties in One Millionth of a Second]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/unlocking-an-exotic-atom-s-properties-in-one-millionth-of-a-second

Three Hackman Scholars are working with a 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.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Understanding How People Under Stress Regulate Emotion]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/understanding-how-people-under-stress-regulate-emotion

To determine whether people can regulate 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.  

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:12:00 -0400