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.

02/14/2023

Love, Music and F&M Will Keep Us Together

Leslie Lindeman '13 and Andrew Glennan '13 have always loved music. But in their first year at Franklin & Marshall College, when Lindeman pulled out her violin and Glennan settled behind his cello as new members of the orchestra, they had no idea...

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02/13/2023

F&M Joins 14 Institutions in Unique Science and Math Collaborative

Over the next six years, students taking introductory mathematics or science should expect more inclusive, dynamic experiences at Franklin & Marshall College, which is engaged in a new approach to collaborative learning. Developed under Howard Hughes...

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02/08/2023

An Uncommon Path to Professor: Adeem Suhail

Once my eyes were open, I couldn't just go back to a normal 9-to-5 existence. Adeem Suhail was visiting his hometown of Karachi, Pakistan, in 2007 when then-prime minister Benazir...

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02/08/2023

'F&M Really Made My Dreams Come True': Meet Gyana Guity '24

Gyana Guity '24 said she can't wait to discover how she'll continue to evolve as a person and a writer, and she's grateful to F&M's generous donors for opening the door to these experiences. "I could never thank F&M enough for giving me this opportunity,"...

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02/03/2023

Global Grad Earns Pickering Fellowship

When Franklin & Marshall College graduate Paolo Caglioti '21 took the first-year course F&M grad Paolo Caglioti '21 was recently named a Pickering Fellowship, a competitive award that prepares young graduates for foreign service careers.

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01/24/2023

'My History Degree From F&M Provided the Foundation for Who I Am Today'

It was at F&M as a history major and Africana studies minor that Hilary Green '99, the James B. Duke Professor of Africana Studies at Davidson College, began honing her interests in the intersections of race, class, and gender in African American...

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01/23/2023

No Fault in Our Stars for Aspiring Astronaut

F&M first-year student Menelaos Raptis was just 7 years old when he received his first telescope. Follow the aspiring astronaut's journey from Greece to Lancaster.

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01/20/2023

Five Fun Winter Activities Near Campus

Visiting Franklin & Marshall College for the first time this winter? A snowy stroll around campus will quickly warm up your day. You might even catch students sledding at Buchanan Park! Make...Visiting F&M for the first time this winter?...

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01/18/2023

'Need Is Everywhere': Students, Faculty Help Rebuild Home in F&M's Backyard

Nine Franklin & Marshall students and 13 of the College's faculty, staff, friends and alumni spent the last week of winter break helping to repair and restore a home in Lancaster City. F&M's Catastrophic Relief Alliance (CRA) collaborated with Impact...

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01/17/2023

Common Hour Returns to Mayser Center for Spring Term

On Jan. 26, for the first time since March 2020, the Franklin & Marshall community will gather in person for Common Hour, a weekly event for everyone on campus to participate in a dialogue about...Common Hour, a weekly gathering of the F&M community,...

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01/13/2023

F&M Selected as AAC&U Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

Franklin & Marshall is now part of the American Association of Colleges and Universities' (AAC&U) new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers. Guided by a common...F&M is now part of the American Association of Colleges and Universities'...

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01/11/2023

'Dance Brought Me to Life': Meet Kendall Lipham '23

As winter break comes to a close, a group of thespians is hard at work rehearsing the first Franklin & Marshall production of Meet sen Kendall Lipham, director of the latest F&M Players musical theater production

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