5/03/2014 Magazine Staff

F&M in the News

This magazine article is part of Spring 2014 / Issue 77
Franklin & Marshall people, events and ideas regularly make news. Here are some recent headlines from national and regional sources. For more headlines, please visit:  www.fandm.edu/news/f-m-in-the-news

Merit Aid Won't Help Colleges Survive The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 5, 2014) The Chronicle’s Jeff Selingo says more colleges should follow F&M’s model of moving away from merit-based aid. Pretty soon, he writes, they won’t have a choice. go.fandm.edu/merit-aid

Rivals Target Wolf in Wild Democratic Debate Philadelphia Inquirer (May 2, 2014) Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor debate the issues—and attack the frontrunner, York businessman Tom Wolf—during a televised debate in Franklin & Marshall’s Barshinger Center for Musical Arts. go.fandm.edu/democratic-debate

Jane Goodall Spreads Message of Environmental Warning and Hope at F&M Lancaster Newspapers (April 18, 2014) Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist and conservationist who showed us that chimpanzees are more like humans than we thought possible, addressed a packed Mayser Gymnasium on April 18. go.fandm.edu/jane-goodall

Shrinking Pool of High School Grads Causes Local Colleges to Adapt Lancaster Newspapers (April 8, 2014) While many institutions are experiencing falling enrollment as the pool of high school graduates shrinks nationwide, some colleges are casting a wider net for students and marketing their strengths. go.fandm.edu/colleges-adapt

The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul New York Times Magazine (March 5, 2014) A New York Times Magazine article about the overhaul of the SAT quotes F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield. go.fandm.edu/SAT-overhaul

F&M Professor Points to Long History Between Ukraine and Russia WITF Morning Edition (March 4, 2014) Assistant Professor of Russian Studies Jon Stone provides historical context for the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. go.fandm.edu/stone-ukraine
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