News http://www.fandm.edu/news Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:00 -0400 en <![CDATA[From Classroom to Pressroom: Students Pen Handbook on Disease]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:00 -0400
<![CDATA[The College House Experience: Celebrating a Decade of Community]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

 

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:12:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Primatologist and Conservationist Jane Goodall to Give Talk at F&M April 18]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Life of an Artist-in-Residence: Performer, Teacher, Mentor]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:04:00 -0400
<![CDATA[FM Poll: Wolf Holds Lead in Democratic Primary]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

 
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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:38:00 -0400
<![CDATA['The Pope and Mussolini' Author To Speak at F&M April 7]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:43:00 -0400
<![CDATA[F&M's Lotfipour '12 Awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:47:00 -0400
<![CDATA[F&M Student Studies The Desert to Understand Mars]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:31:00 -0400
<![CDATA[Democratic Candidates for Governor to Participate in Televised F&M Forum]]> http://www.fandm.edu/news/article/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.

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