Maria Mitchell

"We come to know our students very well, and they come to know us... I hope we model for them how to be committed citizens."

—Maria Mitchell, Professor of History

New Countries, New Perspectives to Share

For F&M students, studying abroad is about much more than the sites and cities visited. The experience can be life-changing. Now back home, they're discovering how to tell their stories.

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Story 8/15/2018

Students Explore Meaning of ‘Community’ Through Public...

What constitutes a thriving community? Fifteen Franklin & Marshall College juniors and seniors explored this theme over the summer, through the eight-week Public Service Summer Internship (PSSI)...

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Story 8/13/2018

Welcoming Students Returning from Study Abroad

For many students, studying abroad is about much more than the sites and cities visited. The experience can be life-changing. The Office of International Programs at Franklin & Marshall College helps...

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Story 8/9/2018

F&M Alumna Austin Named Acting President of USC

Alumna Wanda Austin ’75, who launched her aerospace engineering career from Franklin & Marshall College, was named acting president of the University of Southern California this week.

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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 and Diplomat Athletic Club co-founder Brooks gives $1M for Shadek Stadium

As a student at Franklin & Marshall College, Bob Brooks '66, P'98 was a member of the men's varsity tennis team, and as a successful businessman and investor, he later acquired partial ownership interests in professional baseball and hockey teams, Pittsburgh's Pirates and Penguins. But with their latest gift to his alma mater, Bob and his wife,...

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The Steinman Foundation Gift Supports F&M Works in Lancaster

The success of a civic engagement program that provides internships for Franklin & Marshall students and benefits the broader Lancaster community has inspired the Steinman Foundation to strengthen its support for the initiative over the long term. The foundation recently awarded the College $500,000 to deepen the impact of F&M Works, a program of...

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Weis and Laiks Commit Major Gift to New Cinema

Franklin & Marshall College Trustee Colleen Ross Weis ’85 and her husband, Martin Laiks, have committed a generous gift for the construction of a cinema in the Susan & Benjamin Winter Visual Arts Center. 

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September 06
event 9/6/2018

Should We Trust What The Polls Are Telling Us About the 2018...

Mayser Gymnasium

Berwood Yost Director, Floyd Institute Center for Opinion Research; Director, Floyd Institute for...

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September 12
event 9/12/2018

Welcome Back BBQ & Open Mic

Writers House Reading Room

 Kick off the 2018-2019 school year in style with Writers House! Everyone is welcome: first years,...

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September 13
event 9/13/2018

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

Mayser Gymnasium

Wes Moore CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, author, veteran and social entrepreneur Moore is...

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