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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 2/21/2017

Surgeon Researcher Alum Offers New Clinical Perspectives on...

While performing his residency in the operating room, Dr. Austin Williams '07 also conducts research on breast cancer, which he shared with F&M’s science community during a Feb. 21 lecture, “New...

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Story 2/13/2017

Students Explore Energy Sources and Industry in Colorado

Fractured rocks, soaring oil rigs that move on hydraulic legs, and massive wind turbines are just some of the aspects of the nation’s energy industry that a group of Franklin & Marshall College...

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Story 2/9/2017

Island Species in the Balance: Biologist Discusses...

Associate Professor of Biology J. Albert C. Uy, the Aresty Chair in Tropical Ecology at the University of Miami, discussed his work in biological diversity with tropical birds on Feb. 9 at F&M's...

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Story 2/9/2017

Editor Discusses Literary Translation at Writers House Craft...

Ann Goldstein, editor for The New Yorker magazine and celebrated Italian translator, met with students Feb. 8 at Franklin & Marshall College’s Philadelphia Alumni Writers House for an afternoon...

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Story 2/6/2017

What Lies Underneath Small-Town Life in “Winesburg, Ohio”?

Author Sherwood Anderson wrote a series of short stories about the lives of people in a fictional Midwestern small town that was published as a collection in 1919. Today, “Winesburg, Ohio” is the...

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Story 2/2/2017

Lindback Recipient: Math Offers Different Perspectives on...

Franklin & Marshall College’s 2016 recipient of the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, Professor of Mathematics Annalisa Crannell, stood before the audience in Mayser Gymnasium to discuss how...

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Story 2/1/2017

Workshops Help Students, Staff and Faculty to Identify Fake...

The librarians at Shadek-Fackenthal Library organized two workshops Jan. 31. One focused on identifying fake news, and one on recognizing that the social media and search engine sites you choose...

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Story 2/1/2017

How Children Determine What is Morally Wrong

An F&M professor, studying how harmless actions become moralized, showed a group of 7-year-old children a picture of aliens from outer space placing cotton balls in a forest, and then told them...

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Story 1/23/2017

Rouse Scholars Create Change through Leadership

F&M sophomores Tyler Schubert, who grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Jael Lewis, who was raised in South America before immigrating to Rockaway Beach, N.Y., are the 2016 Rouse Scholars.

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February 27
event 2/27/2017

Conversation with F&M's ESL/ELL Tutors

Faculty Center

As you are likely aware, F&M engages two ESL specialists to offer ELL (English Language Learner)...

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February 28
event 2/28/2017

Innovation / Creativity Lunch for Pre-Tenure Faculty

Faculty Center

Your scholarship and teaching represents some of the most innovative work on liberal arts campuses,...

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March 01
event 3/1/2017

Fellowship Development - A Discussion for Faculty with the...

Faculty Center

Please join us on Wednesday, March 1 at noon to 1 pm in the Faculty Center to discuss how using a...

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March 02
event 3/2/2017

From Global to Local: Understanding the Greatest Refugee...

Mayser Gymnasium

Stephanie Gromek Community Resource Coordinator, Church World Service, Lancaster In this Common...

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March 02
event 3/2/2017

Free Speech in a Globalized World

Stager 102 Stahr Auditorium

“Free Speech in a Globalized World: What Rules Should Govern Speech in a World Without Borders?”...

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March 02
event 3/2/2017

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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March 02
event 3/2/2017

Being Omu [Female Monarch]: An African Analysis of...

Stager 102 Stahr Auditorium

Nkiru Nzegwu is Professor of Africana Studies at Binghamton University, the current editor and...

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March 03
event 3/3/2017

Using and Teaching with the Lightboard

Faculty Center

Join colleagues in the Faculty Center for this lunchtime discussion about using and teaching with a...

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March 04
event 3/4/2017

Philharmonia Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

Going Solo Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the F&M Orchestra Fried ‘15, Salt (premiere);...

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