F&M Stories

At Franklin & Marshall College, we connect our students with extraordinary opportunities so they can accomplish great things in their four years on campus. Here are just a few of their stories.

04/15/2024

Class of 2028 Explores F&M at Admitted Student Weekend

934 visitors attended Franklin & Marshall's annual Admitted Student Weekend, held April 12-13.

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04/12/2024

Senior Spotlight: Micheala Patalano

Micheala Patalano shares how music at F&M, particularly singing and performing with the a cappella group Sweet Ophelia, helped the College feel like a true home.

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04/09/2024

Campus Celebrates Solar Eclipse

It’s not every day you catch a cosmic phenomenon between classes. F&M students did just that Monday, witnessing the country’s last total solar eclipse until 2044.

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04/09/2024

Visiting F&M? Top 5 Things to See this Spring

Exploring F&M for the first time this spring? Make the most of your visit with this quick list of things to do during a one-day visit to Lancaster.

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04/05/2024

Senior Spotlight: Omar Nichols

Men’s basketball co-captain Omar Nichols encourages students to take advantage of F&M’s supportive community and connect with alumni who share their interests and aspirations.

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04/04/2024

Biden Narrowly Leads Trump in March F&M Poll

In a one-on-one matchup, Democratic President Joe Biden leads Republican challenger Donald Trump by 10 points, 48% to 38%, but Biden’s advantage drops to 42% to 40% among Pennsylvania voters with third-party candidates added to the mix.

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04/02/2024

‘Pursuing the Animal Husbandry and Primate Training Certificate Was a No-Brainer.’

Shoshana Frank has always known that she wanted to pursue a career in an animal-related field. To complement her animal behavior studies major and caretaker duties in F&M’s Vivarium, Frank decided to pursue F&M’s animal husbandry and primate...

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03/29/2024

Senior Spotlight: Ryan Mullahey

Phi Kappa Psi president Ryan Mullahey urges new students to take advantage of everything F&M has to offer, including the chance to learn from others.

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03/28/2024

Mentorship: What F&M Does Differently

What does success look like to F&M students? Mentorship is one of many ways that F&M offers support beyond typical career counseling.

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03/26/2024

Sarah Tasker Awarded NSF CAREER Grant for Chemistry

A laboratory discovery has resulted in a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant for Sarah Tasker, assistant professor of chemistry at F&M.

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03/22/2024

Alumni Author Uses the Power of Personal Narrative

Lyzette Wanzer '88 will return to campus on Wednesday, March 27, to discuss her book “Trauma, Tresses, and Truth: Untangling Our Hair Through Personal Narratives” at 7 p.m. in Roschel Theater. A book signing and reception will follow the discussi...

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03/19/2024

Why Give? Six Inspiring Stories

As Day of Giving begins, explore six recent stories that showcase the philanthropic spirit of Diplomats worldwide.

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