Jane Goodall, whose landmark studies of wild chimpanzees in what is today Tanzania revolutionized primate research and conservation efforts worldwide, will give talk at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Mayser Gymnasium at Franklin & Marshall College.
Franklin & Marshall College's artist-in-residence (clarinet) and coordinator of the Sound Horizons concert series Doris Hall-Gulati returned from touring Europe with Trio Clavino. In an occasional feature called "Three Questions," Hall-Gulati discusses her recent performance overeseas, the role of the artist-in-residence, and the teacher-mentor experience.
A performance by award-winning poet and activist Staceyann Chin and a vigilant march around campus will be the central events in Franklin & Marshall College's revamped observance of "Take Back the Night," which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.
Author and scholar David Kertzer will discuss the relationship between Pope Pius XI and Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini in the 1920s and 30s -- and how it changed the world -- during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium at Franklin & Marshall College.
Franklin & Marshall College alumna Mona Lotfipour '12 has been awarded the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, given each year to a select group of students attending many of America's finest academic institutions including Harvard, Yale and Stanford universities.
In summer 2013 Franklin & Marshall College senior Ryan Samuels trekked to the American Southwest, where he spent a month studying geological characteristics of volcanoes in New Mexico. His goal was to use the knowledge gained in the desert to better understand volcanic formations on Mars.
Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Politics and Public Affairs will host a forum May 1 with the four candidates vying for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination – three weeks before the party's primary.
Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, shared stories of his life through his poems with a Franklin & Marshall College audience on March 27 and urged students to "give poetry a place in your life."
The Franklin & Marshall College community will remember the victims of the Holocaust in an annual student-led event, the 24-hour reading of a few hundred thousand of those 6 million names, from 7 p.m., March 25, to 7 p.m., March 26.