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My, How Buddhism Has Changed

David McMahan examines how Buddhism has been abducted by pop culture.


F&M in the News 2008

A selection of local and national news stories highlighting Franklin & Marshall College and its students, faculty, staff and alumni in the second half of 2008.


Beware Slippery Slopes

What can the Romans teach us about the loss of freedom? Dean Hammer reflects on this question and others in his new book.


Assessment is Tool to Improve College

The National Survey of Student Engagement gives a useful snapshot of F&M.


Obama Picks Schapiro to Head S.E.C.

President-elect Obama names Mary Schapiro '77 to head Securities and Exchange Commission.


Does Community-Based Learning Teach?

Teagle Foundation promotes study of community-based learning. 


Cycling Takes Off at F&M

Racer starts College cycling squad to race on collegiate circuit. 


Gov. Rendell Endorses Rail Yard Move with $10 Million Grant

The Governor calls the initiative a "major step forward" for the College and the city. Watch video of the event.


Katrina's Lessons

A hurricane nearly broke New Orleans. Jed Horne asks what can be learned from the storm and the city's recovery.


Blair a Leader in Bioinformatics

The Diplomat begins an occasional series of profiles of new tenure-track faculty members.