News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:00 -0400 en <![CDATA[From Classroom to Pressroom: Students Pen Handbook on Disease]]>

A group of Franklin & Marshall College students and recent alumni have transformed a public health class assignment into a 134-page handbook for the parents of children with a rare and severe genetic disease.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:00 -0400
<![CDATA[The College House Experience: Celebrating a Decade of Community]]>

When Franklin & Marshall College's faculty and administrators transformed the campus' centuries-old dormitory system into student-run College Houses in 2005, they anticipated a period of adjustment, as students grew accustomed to the new residential culture. Instead, F&M's students immediately embraced the College Houses, each one a self-governing collective with a distinctive identity and form of government within the greater campus community.


Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:12:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Primatologist and Conservationist Jane Goodall to Give Talk at F&M April 18]]>

Jane Goodall, whose landmark studies of wild chimpanzees in what is today Tanzania revolutionized primate research and conservation efforts worldwide, will give  talk at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Mayser Gymnasium at Franklin & Marshall College.

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Life of an Artist-in-Residence: Performer, Teacher, Mentor]]>

Franklin & Marshall College's artist-in-residence (clarinet) and coordinator of the Sound Horizons concert series Doris Hall-Gulati returned from touring Europe with Trio Clavino. In an occasional feature called "Three Questions," Hall-Gulati discusses her recent performance overeseas, the role of the artist-in-residence, and the teacher-mentor experience.

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:32:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Performance Artist Chin Keynote for F&M's 'Take Back the Night' April 17]]>

A performance by award-winning poet and activist Staceyann Chin and a vigilant march around campus will be the central events in Franklin & Marshall College's revamped observance of "Take Back the Night," which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:04:00 -0400
<![CDATA[FM Poll: Wolf Holds Lead in Democratic Primary]]>

A York businessman seeking Pennsylvania's governorship holds a strong lead in the race for the Democratic nomination, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released April 3.

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:38:00 -0400
<![CDATA['The Pope and Mussolini' Author To Speak at F&M April 7]]>

Author and scholar David Kertzer will discuss the relationship between Pope Pius XI and Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini in the 1920s and 30s -- and how it changed the world -- during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium at Franklin & Marshall College.

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:43:00 -0400
<![CDATA[F&M's Lotfipour '12 Awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship]]>

Franklin & Marshall College alumna Mona Lotfipour '12 has been awarded the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, given each year to a select group of students attending many of America's finest academic institutions including Harvard, Yale and Stanford universities.

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:47:00 -0400
<![CDATA[F&M Student Studies The Desert to Understand Mars]]>

In summer 2013 Franklin & Marshall College senior Ryan Samuels trekked to the American Southwest, where he spent a month studying geological characteristics of volcanoes in New Mexico. His goal was to use the knowledge gained in the desert to better understand volcanic formations on Mars.

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:31:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Democratic Candidates for Governor to Participate in Televised F&M Forum]]>

Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Politics and Public Affairs will host a forum May 1 with the four candidates vying for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination – three weeks before the party's primary.

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:43:00 -0400