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.


Majorities Oppose Book Bans, Favor Gun Control, Legalized Abortion, F&M Poll Says

For Pennsylvania registered voters, 63% oppose banning books in public school classrooms and school libraries while 31% support book bans, the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll shows. On...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Mehlman Named Board of Trustees Vice Chair

The Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees has named trustee Ken Mehlman '88 as a vice chair, effective March 3, 2023. Mehlman has been a member of the Board since 2003 and serves on the...The F&M College Board of Trustees named trustee Ken...

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Mindful Moments: Faith & Meaning

Sometimes, it's the quiet and contemplative moments in between class and co-curriculars where the most personal growth occurs. In this mindfulness miniseries, we explore moments of calm and...F&M is a welcome space for all faith and religious affiliations....

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Observing Disability Everywhere

At F&M’s Phillips Museum of Art, students in the course "Narratives of Disability” examined photographs depicting or associated with disability and later they viewed works created by artists with disabilities displayed in an upstairs gallery....

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Mindful Moments: Meditation

Sometimes, it's the quiet and contemplative moments in between class and co-curriculars where the most personal growth occurs. In this mindfulness series, we explore moments of calm and introspection...In this mindfulness mini-series, we explore...

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Rolling Stone Reporter: 'F&M Was The Right Place for Me'

One clear strength of Franklin & Marshall College throughout its 235-year history is its outstanding alumni. Today, its living graduates number more than 29,000 and stretch around the world. They...A candid conversation with F&M grad Asawin Suebsaeng...

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Bank Prize Winner Ponders Love and Language

Inspiration is a great place to begin writing a story — but not enough to sustain it. Writer Camille Acker delivered insightful advice at a March 23 craft talk and selected Franklin & Marshall junior Grace Celi, an English major and dance minor,...

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Memorial Celebration: Bill Hutson's Life and Art

The Franklin & Marshall College community will celebrate the life and art of the late Bill Hutson at a memorial event to be held April 1 at 1 p.m. at the Winter Arts Visual Center. An...Bill Hutson was a professor of painting at F&M for over 20...

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Meet the Students: Emerging Writers Festival

At Franklin & Marshall College, students don't just study the country's most exciting new authors. They plan a campuswide literary festival and work personally with them. Meet the student...F&M students don't just study the country's most exciting...

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In the Crosstalk—Race, Racism and Pain

In her Africana studies research, Franklin & Marshall senior Amira Henry's paper, "Black Bodies in Pain," explores the media's sensationalism of Black bodies in various states before a camera. Her work is "to find out how these things reflect a lasting...

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Generous Gift Furthers Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts on Campus

Class of 2000 alum Andrew Roth's contribution will fund diversity, equity and inclusion programming on campus over the next five years. Franklin & Marshall graduate Andrew Roth '00 has fond...Class of 2000 alum Andrew Roth's contribution will fund...

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Father-Daughter Grads Reward Faculty with Readership

Father and daughter Robert and Sarah Glidden both graduated from Franklin & Marshall. Along with Bob's wife and Sarah's mother, Eileen, the two alums recently celebrated their alma mater and the...The Glidden family established an endowed readership...

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