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Welcome, Parents and Families!

  • Parents Newsletter May 212
  • Parents E-Newsletter, October 2014
  • There is much talk about college rankings at this time of year! As President Porterfield recently wrote to alumni, "We all know the limits of rankings, but we also know that they shape public perception of the College, and it’s a point of pride when our standing rises." So we were all pleased to learn that F&M ranked 37th in this year’s U.S. News Best Colleges report...  more »

News from F&M

    • Seeing A Nation's History Through A Global Lens
    • October 30, 2014 4:25 PM
    • As he showed a photograph of a massive ossuary containing the skeletal remains of tens of thousands of French and German soldiers, Mueller Fellow and Yale University Historian Jay Winter asked a Common Hour audience on Oct. 30, "Who can tell the difference between the French and German soldiers who died there?" 

       
    • World War I Shades A Midsummer Night's Dream
    • October 29, 2014 3:53 PM
    • William Shakespeare wrote about Athenian lovers, fairies, guildsmen and a troublemaker named "Puck" for the late 16th century stage, but Schnader Theatre's fall production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" also features subtle references to a conflict fought 100 years ago.

    • F&M Poll: Wolf Maintains Lead; Corbett Attracts More GOP Support
    • October 29, 2014 12:04 PM
    • As he has since the May primary elections, Democrat Tom Wolf maintains a double-digit leader over incumbent Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett with one week before the Nov. 4 general election. Among likely voters, Wolf is favored, 53 percent to 40 percent, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.

    • Wall Street by Day, Weight Room by Night
    • October 28, 2014 9:18 AM
    • When Tristan Lopez isn't crunching numbers, he's crushing world records. The Franklin & Marshall College sophomore, who spent the summer as an intern at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), broke a world mark for his age and weight class during a New York powerlifting meet in July, deadlifting 500 pounds.

       
    • Homecoming & Family Weekend Draws A Record Crowd
    • October 26, 2014 1:48 PM
    • Brisk weather, bright autumn foliage and a plethora of bright orange pumpkins provided the picture-perfect backdrop for a Homecoming & Family Weekend that drew a record number of attendees this year.

       
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Upcoming Events for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Franklin & Marshall

October 24 - 26, 2014

Homecoming &
Family Weekend

On Campus

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October 30, 2014

A Conversation with President Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

Philadelphia, PA

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October 30, 2014

Reception with F&M Regional Dean of Admission Tom Mariano

Chicago, IL

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November 3, 2014

Growing in Leadership: Styles and Strategies

On Campus

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November 6, 2014

Council for Women of F&M Gathering

New York, NY

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November 11, 2014

A Conversation with President Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

San Francisco, CA

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November 11, 2014

F&M Alumni Speed Mentoring Experience and Reception

Baltimore, MD

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November 13, 2014

F&M New Jersey Chapter Toasts the Class of 2014

Jersey City, NJ

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November 15, 2014

An F&M Dining Experience with MyFoodWorks.com Founder Sarah Waybright '06

Washington, DC

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December 4, 2014

F&M Holiday Gathering: "The Nutcracker" at the Boston Opera House

Boston, MA

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December 7, 2014

Celebrate the Holidays with a Performance by F&M Brass, Chorus and Chamber Singers

On Campus

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December 13, 2014

Celebrate the Holidays with Professor Lynn Brooks, Emily Hawk '16 and "The Nutcracker"

Philadelphia, PA

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January 3, 2015

Costumes of Downton Abbey, Yuletide Tours & Tea with Professor Ted Pearson at Winterthur

Wilmington, DE

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