5/29/2015

F&M in the News

This magazine article is part of Spring 2015 / Issue 81

Franklin & Marshall people, events and ideas regularly make news. Here are some recent headlines from national and regional sources. For more headlines, go to: www.fandm.edu/news/f-m-in-the-news

At the Head of the Pack, HBO Shows the Way Forward
The New York Times (April 12, 2015)
A story on the success of HBO features Richard Plepler ’81, chief executive of the cable network.
go.fandm.edu/hbo-plepler

Undocumented Students and Immigration Policy
C-SPAN (March 31, 2015)
F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield is a panelist at a seminar sponsored by the Center for American Progress on the challenges faced by undocumented students in higher education.
go.fandm.edu/immigration-cspan

The Day I Discovered My Grandparents Survived a Genocide
Time.com (April 24, 2015)
Time republishes Associate Professor of Music Sylvia Alajaji’s essay from Zocalo Public Square, describing her family’s link to the Armenian genocide 100 years ago.
go.fandm.edu/alajaji-essay

Losing Part of Leg Doesn’t Stop F&M Swimmer
Philly.com (March 30, 2015)
Megan Liang ’17 competes fearlessly in the 200 and 400-meter freestyle for the Diplomats—with only one leg.
go.fandm.edu/megan-liang

Devastating Nepal Earthquake ‘Felt’ in Lancaster County
LNP (April 27, 2015)
A seismogram at F&M records the ground motion from the earthquake in Nepal for three hours.
go.fandm.edu/nepal-earthquake

Consortium of Colleges Receives EPA Award for Food Waste Reduction Efforts
LNP (April 27, 2015)
Josh Hooper ’74, head of the Pennsylvania Environmental Resources Consortium, accepts an EPA award as Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium, F&M are lauded for their environmental initiatives.
go.fandm.edu/epa-award

 

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