9/14/2011 Magazine Staff

F&M in the News

Franklin & Marshall people, events and ideas regularly make news. Here are some recent headlines from national and regional sources. For more, log on to thediplomat.fandm.edu/in_the_news.

F&M BUYS CREDITS TO AID SOLAR PROJECT Lancaster Sunday News (7/24) Maria Cimilluca, associate vice president for facilities management and planning, said buying solar renewable energy credits from Pennsylvania’s largest solar installation is part of F&M’s effort to encourage reduction of fossil fuel use.

PERSPECTIVE IN MATH AND ART Inside Higher Ed (7/18) Professor of Mathematics Annalisa Crannell writes about her math-and-art project, her new book and seeing her students come up with those ”aha” moments of insight.

IS OUR BRAIN AS GOOD AS IT GETS? Psychology Today (7/7) Assistant Professor of Psychology Michael Anderson writes that it would be near impossible to improve our brain biology, so it’s up to us to design social systems and technologies that enhance human intellectual capacities.

THE ‘MINDSET TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE’ Lancaster Sunday News (6/26) Students’ attitudes inspire President Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., an academician and pragmatist.

ADOPTIVE MOM HELPS ‘GIVE BIRTH’ TO 43 FAMILIES CNN (5/20) Becky Snyder Fawcett ‘92 was honored as a CNN Hero for helpusadopt.org, the nonprofit she and her husband, Kipp ’93, created to provide financial assistance toward adoption expenses.

A BIG ACHIEVEMENT FOR A STEPPINGSTONE SCHOLAR NBC Philadelphia (5/6) A profile of Tim Spady ‘11, who was a Steppingstone Scholar before coming to Franklin & Marshall.

THE FAMILY THAT STAYS TOGETHER FRAYS TOGETHER New York Times (5/5) Marc S. Meyers ’94 is writer and director of the “meticulously written and exquisitely acted film” Harvest, which is a New York Times Critics’ Pick.
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