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Researcher Trains Eye on Role of Gender in Customer Service

  •  Researcher Trains Eye on Role of Gender in Customer Service

Senior Emily Mooney wanted to study how people perceived male and female service workers and the level of customer service they provide, so she and some student research assistants spent a day surveying people in Philadelphia's 30th Street Train Station. Moody is a special studies major in psychology, business and women's and gender studies. Click here to read the story.

Performance Artist Chin Keynotes for F&M's 'Take Back the Night'

  • Chin Keynotes F&M's 'Take Back the Night' April 17

A performance by award-winning poet and activist Staceyann Chin and a vigilant march around campus were the central events in Franklin & Marshall College's revamped observance of "Take Back the Night" on Thursday, April 17. Click here for a story by Cadence Pentheny '16.

F&M's International Women's Week Features Scholar at Risk

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Syrian director Naila Al Atrash, a human rights activist who fled persecution in her home country for her teaching of critical theatre, delivered the keynote address and visited with students as part of Franklin & Marshall College's celebration of International Women’s Week March 16-22. Because of her controversial work for human rights in Syria, Al Atrash visited the College with the assistance of Scholars at Risk, an international organization devoted to protecting scholars who face challenges such as discrimination, censorship and violence. F&M in the fall reinstated its campus chapter of SAR. Click here for the full story.

Catherine Baker-Pitts Visits Franklin & Marshall

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"Letting Herself Go: Disruption & Possibilities for Living in a Body," was the topic of a free public lecture by Dr. Catherine Baker-Pitts, on February 28, 2014, at Franklin & Marshall College. Dr. Baker-Pitts is a leading expert on the intersection of the body, gender, visual culture and technology. The event was sponsored by the Alice DrumWomen's Center, the Dean of the College, and the Women's & Gender Studies program.

Student Researcher Documents British Gay Rights Movement

  • F&M Student Researcher to Document British Gay Rights Movement

Trey Williams '14, a history and government double major, was awarded a Nissley Grant through F&M for his independent study project on the history of the British gay rights movement. The grant supported travel and a week of archival research in London in January 2014. In this photo he is discussing the project with Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies Maria Mitchell, who is advising him in his independent study. Click here to read the story.

WGS Professor Moderates Panel of Local College Presidents

  • Common Hour: Technology Rapidly Changing Higher Education

At Common Hour on November 14, 2013, Dennis Deslippe, associate professor of American Studies and Women's & Gender Studies at F&M, moderated a panel discussion about the future of higher education in the Lancaster area. Presidents of four area colleges and universities participated. Click here to read the story.

Alice Drum Women's Center Hosts Grand Celebration

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More than 200 people attended the "Grand Celebration" of the Alice Drum Women's Center on October 17, 2013, in the center, located in the basement of Steinman College Center. Local artists displayed their work and the new director of the center, Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland, shared her vision for the upcoming year. (Artwork by Erica Millner.)