1/27/2016 Magazine Staff

F&M in the News

This magazine article is part of Summer 2014 / Issue 78
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

Ten Liberal Arts Colleges to Collaborate on Cost Savings

Philadelphia Inquirer (July 2, 2014)

F&M is among 10 private liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania creating a consortium to save money and improve offerings by collaborating on staff training, courses, study abroad, library resources and other areas.

go.fandm.edu/pa-consortium

Jumpstarting American Innovation Through Student Research

Forbes.com (June 24, 2014)

In his latest column for Forbes, F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield writes that students’ college years are a crucial time to build a new pipeline of agile thinkers in America.

go.fandm.edu/jumpstarting-innovation

 F&M’s Decision to Arm Campus Police Part of a Nationwide Trend

Lancaster Newspapers (June 22, 2014)

In recent years, as school and campus shootings have escalated, more colleges and universities responded by arming their police forces.

go.fandm.edu/arming-trend

Why Do Amish People Leave Their Communities?

Amish America (June 18, 2014)

F&M Assistant Professor of Sociology Caroline Faulkner explores the many factors that play into individual decisions to leave behind an Amish faith and background.

go.fandm.edu/amish-communities

Analysts: Federal Government Should Cut Funding From Lowest-Performing Colleges

The Washington Post (June 18, 2014)

The Education Trust contends in a report that it is time to use federal influence to pressure colleges to meet minimum performance standards. F&M is highlighted in the report as an example of colleges making strides in improving access.

go.fandm.edu/education-trust

Does Nature Need to be Nurtured?

Scientific American (June 12, 2014)

This opinion piece cites a study of play behavior among chimpanzees in Tanzania led by Elizabeth Lonsdorf, assistant professor of psychology at F&M. Internationally renowned primatologist Jane Goodall was part of Lonsdorf’s team.

go.fandm.edu/nature-nurtured

 

 
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