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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


Largest Cohort Begins Three Weeks of F&M College Prep

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.


F&M Poll Shows Wolf Leading Corbett in Pa. Gubernatorial Race

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.


Prominent Leaders in Finance, Education, Business Named to Franklin & Marshall Board of Trustees

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.


Nine Faculty Members Earn Promotions

Nine members of the faculty at Franklin & Marshall College have received promotions in advance of the 2014-2015 academic year.