News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:39:00 -0500 en <![CDATA[Same 'Fandm' Address, New Website for Franklin & Marshall College]]>

Visitors to Franklin & Marshall's website soon will experience a new look and feel when they arrive at The College's dynamic new website launches in December.

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:39:00 -0500
<![CDATA[We Can Stop 'Ocean Apocalypse' Now, Scientist Says]]>

Jeremy Jackson, senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution and professor of oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, delivered a sobering message about the declining state of the world's oceans to members of the Franklin & Marshall community attending Common Hour Nov. 20.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:12:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Connecting Disciplines Through Innovative Instruction (VIDEO)]]>

Business, Organizations and Society blends business studies with liberal arts disciplines by using innovative learning methods, such as digital storytelling -- the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. A short video provides a glimpse of Professor of Legal Studies Jeffrey Nesteruk's teaching and his students' use of digital storytelling.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:40 -0500
<![CDATA[The Passions of a Professor: Mentoring, Science and Music]]> As a Franklin & Marshall College student in the late 1950s and early '60s, Claude Yoder spent hours in the Fackenthal laboratories doing chemistry research under the mentorship of the late…]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:46:00 -0500 <![CDATA[Gender and Human Rights Experts Kick Off Feminist Dialogue Series]]> Two leading scholars in the fields of human rights and gendered violence, Elora Chowdhury and Amy Den Ouden, will be on campus Nov. 20 to launch the Alice Drum Women's Center Feminist Dialogue Series.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:01:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Dance Performance Reflects the Turmoil of War]]>

Common Hour presentation "Moving Souls: Dance For Its Time" highlights excerpts from works by modern dancers and choreographers Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham.

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:51:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Faculty Panel Weighs What The Mid-Term Election Means]]>

In the wake of a mid-term election that saw Republicans wrest away from Democrats control orf both houses of Congress, a panel of Franklin & Marshall College faculty offered insights Nov. 10 into what may happen during the next two years.

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:06:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Students Brush Up on Community Service at Milagro House]]>

Taking a break from mid-semester studies, a group of Franklin & Marshall College students spent a recent Saturday helping prepare a stately brick Victorian home, just a few blocks from campus, become a shelter for homeless women and children.

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:32:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Northwest Gateway Project Preps to Enter Stretch Run]]>

The reclamation and revitalization of a 28-acre tract north of Harrisburg Avenue is on track to be completed by next summer, clearing the way for Franklin & Marshall College to begin developing its North Campus late next year.

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:34:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Debate Society Now Ranks Among Highest in Nation]]>

Within the span of two months, F&M's Debating Society defeated Yale University at a Baltimore tournament, the only team there to do so other than Harvard University, then went on to record a tournament victory at George Washington University that lifted the Diplomats' ranking to No. 10 in the nation.

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:18:13 -0500