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Academic Distinctiveness

Collaboration is the cornerstone of a Franklin & Marshall education. What makes academics at F&M truly distinctive is that our students work side by side with professors who want to help them realize ideas, not just talk or read about them. Every F&M student has the opportunity to be creative, examine values and test theories beyond the classroom....

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Academic Resources

The Pulse of  Academics at F&M

Story 1/19/2017

Transgender Health and the Changes Occurring in the Gender...

Pennsylvania Physician General Rachel Levine, one of the few transgender public officials in the nation, began her Jan. 19 talk on transgender medicine, gender identity and sexual orientation at...

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Story 1/9/2017

Seeing The Common Roman Through Roman Graffiti

From the catacombs of Rome to the volcanic hills of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius, a Franklin & Marshall College student-scholar of the classics explored the chiseled engravings of Roman graffiti to learn...

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Story 1/9/2017

Students Examine Ways to Improve Effectiveness of Lancaster’...

Lancaster’s Central Market has been a point of community pride since the town’s earliest days – Franklin & Marshall College, in its earliest form, almost as long. Last summer, a group of F&M faculty...

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Story 1/2/2017

The Plight of the Pollinators

Junior Dillon Alderfer's field research added another layer to the ongoing work of Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Aaron Howard: how pollinators' behavior is influenced by the plants they...

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Story 12/15/2016

Faculty Focus

A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.

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Story 12/9/2016

Mayser Gym Rocks with Shoe Tricks, Hat Tricks and LiteFeet...

W.A.F.F.L.E., a group based in New York City, performed for the Dec. 8 Now Hour, which filled the slot for 2016’s last Common Hour, a community discussion held every Thursday classes are in session...

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Story 12/7/2016

Making a Molecule to Help Sustain Life

A chemistry professor and his students at Franklin & Marshall College are working on producing a molecule to treat a rare, but devastating genetic disorder that’s fatal in children before they reach...

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Story 12/1/2016

Educating Impoverished Girls, Fighting Ebola Among...

For Katie Meyler, a 20-something volunteer doubting her ability to help impoverished girls in a war-ravaged African nation get schooling, the moment came as an epiphany.  “I got the best advice I...

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Story 11/29/2016

Observing How Birds Adapt in Changing Climates

From Alaska’s harsh climates and Wyoming’s high altitudes to more temperate conditions in Tennessee and New York, a Franklin & Marshall College biology professor is among a team of researchers...

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January 25
event 1/25/2017

Fake News and Information Literacy

Faculty Center

Faculty are invited to join in this lunchtime conversation about fake news and information literacy...

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January 26
event 1/26/2017

Faculty Social Hour - Stress with Stuart Slavin

Faculty Center

Faculty are invited to join us in the Faculty Center for an hour with Common Hour speaker, Stuart...

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January 26
event 1/26/2017

Italian Coffee Hour

Writers House Reading Room

Join us for coffee or tea and snacks and enjoy an hour of games, conversation, and fun in Italian...

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January 27
event 1/27/2017

New Course Proposal - Workshop with EPC

Faculty Center

Faculty are invited to stop by the Faculty Center for conversation with Associate Dean Kim...

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January 27
event 1/27/2017

Etruscan Ritual and Gender Roles: Evaluating Female...

Joseph International Center Forum 101

  A Global Lunch with Professor Gretchen Meyers,  Associate Professor and Chair of Classics  and...

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January 31
event 1/31/2017

Italian Film Series: "The Great Beauty"

Life Science 142 Bonchek Lecture Hall

Journalist Jep Gambardella (the dazzling Toni Servillo, Il divo and Gomorrah) has charmed and...

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February 01
event 2/1/2017

Transforming the Academy...One Campus at a Time

Faculty Center

**Note - This event will take place in the Academy Room, 2nd floor, SFL.** Sarah Willie-LeBreton,...

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February 03
event 2/3/2017

"Thai-day" Friday Buffet

Faculty Center

Join us in the Faculty Center for a "Thai-day" Friday Buffet.  This joint initiative of the Faculty...

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February 04
event 2/4/2017

Super Bowl Cultural Warm-Up Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

Corigliano, Promenade Overture; R. Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks; Janacek, Sinfonietta

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