F&M News

Story 6/22/2017

Student Investigates Why Grocery Stores Leave Neighborhoods

It was the first Giant grocery in the city of Lancaster, located in a low- to moderate-income neighborhood, but after 40 years, the supermarket chain closed the store, leading to protests and...

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Story 6/15/2017

Biology Researchers Study What’s Killing Tropical Ocean...

In a Franklin & Marshall laboratory, Professor of Biology Peter Fields works with rising senior Rachel Clifford, a biology major using a spectrophotometer to measure how long a protein in algae...

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Story 6/14/2017

Mathematics Models Provide Insight Into Brain Function

A room in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is not where you would expect to find research on the neurological pathways of brain function; however, for a Franklin & Marshall...

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Luminaries

Franklin & Marshall commits to lighting paths for tomorrow’s leaders -- to launching students into lives of consequence. In sustaining and enhancing a two-centuries-long legacy of excellence, our alumni, parents and friends help us Claim our Future. We invite you to read about what you make possible.

Trustee Gift Establishes Program Focusing on High-Achieving Students Who Have Overcome Obstacles

The classroom and postgraduate success of first-generation students from lower-income families demonstrates the power derived from overcoming obstacles. Now, with the generous $1 million commitment of alumnus and Trustee Ken Mehlman '88, the College is embarking on a project to deepen its understanding of students' abilities to translate...

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Shadek Stadium

Shadek Stadium continues to take shape as this June 21 photo shows. The facility for football and lacrosse is the first step in the planned development of the College's new athletic area in North Campus. When the stadium opens this fall, it will replace the nearly 122-year-old Sponaugle-Williamson Field, located along College Avenue.    

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Klehrs Commit $1 Million for Financial Aid

Through their volunteer service and generous philanthropy, they have supported students at their alma mater for decades, focused on efforts to create resources that have growing impact over many years. Leonard Klehr ’72 and Susan Kline Klehr ’73 recently increased their already considerable financial support with a $1 million gift for financial...

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August 31
event 8/31/2017

Claiming Our Future: F&M and Liberal Arts Education for the...

Mayser Gymnasium

Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., President of Franklin & Marshall College

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September 05
event 9/5/2017

Writers House Welcome Back Party & Open Mic

Writers House Reading Room

Celebrate the beginning of a new school year with lots of food, friendship, and an Open Mic! 

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September 07
event 9/7/2017

Canaries in a Coal Mine: Islamophobia Affects All Americans

Mayser Gymnasium

Jonathan Brown, Ph.D., Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign...

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