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Journalist and Beatles Author Coming to New College House

Larry Kane, a Philadelphia-based journalist and author who has been covering the Beatles for 50 years, will share his experiences with members of the Franklin & Marshall community Feb. 11 during New College House's monthly lunch series, "What Matters?" 


Touched by Ancestors: F&M Professor Discusses Afterlife Cultures

Franklin & Marshall College's Lewis Audenreid Professor of History and Archaeology Misty Bastian spoke at the Feb. 6 Common Hour on "The Tangibility of Ancestors: Being in Touch with Spirits on Two Continents," which examined how different cultures respond to death.


Acclaimed Writer Talks to F&M Students About the Craft of Revising

Seated comfortably before the fireplace in the Dodge Reading Room of the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House, surrounded by students, author Rick Moody focused his Feb. 4 talk on an essential part of the writing process -- revising.


From Caulking to Cajun: CRA Helps, Celebrates in New Orleans

The Catastrophic Relief Alliance a student-run disaster-relief organization formed after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, was back in NOLA for a weeklong trip in early January 2014.


F&M Poll: Corbett Up, Slightly; Obama Down

One in four registered voters believe Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett deserves to be re-elected in this year's election, while a majority, 62 percent, believe the state is "off on the wrong track," according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Jan. 30.


Brooks Buddies Event Gets Local Students Fired Up About Fitness

More than 75 members of Franklin & Marshall College's Brooks College House hosted Brooks Buddies Jan. 29, leading Lancaster elementary school students in organized activities that showcased the importance of physical fitness and healthy living.


F&M Alum Rouse Recalls Role in Creating the Modern Presidency

A Franklin & Marshall College alumnus came to campus Jan. 29 to discuss the important role he played in helping to create five federal agencies that for more than 40 years have shaped the policies of presidents and directed the course of the nation.


New Mentoring Center to Enhance Student Experience in Math, Sciences

Students returning for the spring semester at Franklin & Marshall College have a new resource to help them better grasp complex concepts in math and the sciences.


F&M Looks at the Cultures Behind A Middle East Conflict

Lost amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the reality of the daily lives of the people living in the Middle East,  say Franklin & Marshall College faculty, who have assembled a series films this semester that examines those lives. "The Cultures Behind the Conflict: Israeli and Palestinian Narratives in Film." It starts with "Ajami," at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, in Stahr Auditorium at Stager Hall. 


Lecture Series Explores Benefits, Unintended Consequences of Humanitarianism

Several noted scholars will explore the sometimes unexpected outcomes of altruism as part of a semester-long lecture series at Franklin & Marshall College this spring. "Perspectives on Humanitarianism" will examine philanthropic initiatives in Palestine, Iraq, Colombia, and India and their effects on the communities in each country.