Dominic Akena, now a sophomore at Franklin & Marshall College, was 9 years old when rebel soldiers from Lord's Resistance Army captured him and forced him to become a child soldier in Uganda's civil war. He is a subject an award-winning documentary, "War/Dance," that is being screened on campus Feb. 19. (Because of technical difficulties, the screening has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, in Stahr Auditorium.)
A group of experts and activists will examine the aftermath and continuing struggles in Iraq a decade after U.S. intervention, during a panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 12.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.