Faculty remarks at Sept. 2 Convocation from the John W. Wetzel Professor of Classics and Professor of Government Dean Hammer.
"Cultivating Our Voices," F&M Daniel R. Porterfield's Convocation 2014 speech.
The Class of 2018, who gathered Tuesday morning for F&M's Convocation, face both a significant challenge and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity the next four years -- finding, developing and cultivating their voices.
Build a better mousetrap, they say, and the world will beat a path to your door. Deep in the woods of Lancaster County's Millport Conservancy, Frankin & Marshall's Joshua Finkel is after even smaller prey, the mosquito. His research into making more effective mosquito traps could have much the same result with its potential to save public health agencies and beleaguered homeowners untold thousands of dollars trying to control the bloodsucking insects.