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.
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.
Faculty Focus for August, a regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The road to higher education passes through Lancaster this summer for another 74 high-achieving high school students, as college immersion program F&M College Prep enters its third year.
A majority of Pennsylvania voters, 59 percent, believe the state is "off on the wrong track," while in the governor's race incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 22 points, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.
Five leaders with deep experience in the spheres of politics, the financial industry and higher education have been newly appointed to the Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees, effective July 1.