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President Porterfield to Participate in Live Streamed White House Summit

For the third time this academic year, Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., will present the College’s perspective on important issues in higher education before a national audience when he participates in a Higher Education Summit at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Painter of The Century: Theresa Bernstein

Theresa Bernstein had lived in three centuries, her work spanned the length of the 20th century, and now a retrospective exhibition of many of those works, "Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art," runs from Feb. 7 to April 12 in the Leonard and Mildred Rothman Gallery of The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. 

F&M Players Challenged by Journey 'Into The Woods'

For F&M Players, Franklin & Marshall College's student theater company, braving the polar winds of January wasn't as challenging as preparing their production of "Into The Woods," the 1986 musical by F&M alumnus James Lapine '71.

NEH Grant Recipient Continues His Scholarship on Insanity Plea

A scholar's research journey can lead to something more promising than what he first sought to discover. And so it was for Joel Eigen, Franklin & Marshall's Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology, who has received a one-year fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) to complete his decades-long research on crime and mental illness. 

F&M Dean Named to Prominent Group of Innovative Educational Leaders

The Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program has selected Donnell Butler, F&M's senior associate dean for planning and analysis of student outcomes, as a member of its spring 2014 cohort of innovative leaders focused on reimagining America's public schools.

F&M in the News 2014

A selection of local and national news stories highlighting Franklin & Marshall College and its students, faculty, staff and alumni in 2014.

Students Help Professor Write Math Textbook

While writing a textbook for an upper-level math class, a Franklin & Marshall College professor discovered that he has learned as much from his student assistants as they have from him.

Writing the River: Art Exhibit Inspires Poetry, Essays

Thirteen students participated a creative writing contest using the Phillips Museum of Art's current exhibit, "The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: 19th-Century American Landscape Paintings from the New-York Historical Society" as their prompt. The contest, organized by the College's Philadelphia Alumni Writers House and titled "Writing the River," sought to engage students and foster discussion about art across various disciplines.

White House Internship Helps Alum Put F&M Education to Work

For the second time in three years, a Franklin & Marshall College alumnus was selected from a national pool of applicants to participate in the competitive White House Internship Program. 

F&M Student Researcher to Document British Gay Rights Movement

Franklin & Marshall College senior Trey Williams, working on an independent study project with Professor of History Maria Mitchell, is researching the history of the British gay rights movement and its connection to the 1969 Stonewall events in New York City.