Giving to Franklin & Marshall College reached the second-highest total in history in the 2013-14 fiscal year, which ended June 30, as alumni, parents and friends of the College donated generously to support its mission and future. The $21 million in overall contributions was an increase of 36 percent over the previous year's total.
Three Hackman Scholars are working with an Franklin & Marshall physicist who, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is embarked on a three-year project to study the properties of an exotic atom called positronium.
To determine whether people can regulate these emotions and stave off the effects of stress on their wellbeing, a Franklin & Marshall College professor and her student researchers are studying emotion-regulation ability among hundreds of volunteer subjects.
Franklin & Marshall Professor David Schuyler, recipient of the Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York, discusses the Hudson Valley's significance to the United States, why landscape histories matter, and the evolution of teaching and learning in F&M's American Studies program.
The road to higher education passes through Lancaster this summer for another 74 high-achieving high school students, as college immersion program F&M College Prep enters its third year.