News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:29:00 -0400 en <![CDATA[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.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:29:00 -0400
<![CDATA[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.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:11:00 -0400
<![CDATA[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.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:09:00 -0400
<![CDATA[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.

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:06:00 -0400
<![CDATA[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.

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:41:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Faculty Focus]]>

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

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:21:00 -0400
<![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 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.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:00 -0400
<![CDATA[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.  

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:12:00 -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