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.

02/14/2024

Class of '89 Couple Finds Vibrant Community in Lancaster

When Claudia Mandarano Pace and Peter Pace ’89, P’20, P’22 graduated from Franklin & Marshall, they never would have imagined that their lives would bring them back to Lancaster years later, but that’s exactly what happened.

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02/13/2024

Meet the Students of F&M’s First Neurodivergent Art Exhibit

Meet the student artists behind “Spectra: Exploring Neurodiverse Art in Franklin & Marshall College.” The exhibition celebrates the artwork of students on campus who identify as neurodivergent.

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02/09/2024

Students Launching Students: The Unsung Heroes of Success After F&M

Senior Armina Emami provides a level of support for career-minded students through her peer-to-peer workshops focused on helping students build the best possible resume.

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02/07/2024

'A Perfect Match': Alumni Eye Surgeon on Returning to Lancaster

After graduating from Franklin & Marshall, Wenxin Wei ‘02 found himself on the other side of the country, studying a new form of eye surgery in California. Now, he’s back in Lancaster, helping legally blind patients see again.

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02/05/2024

Preparing a New Generation of Immigration Lawyers

Immigration law attorney Arielle Chapnick ’14 returns to F&M to teach in the same class that inspired her career 10 years ago.

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02/01/2024

F&M Poll: Biden Lead Over Trump Expands with Third-Party Candidate

Democratic President Joe Biden holds a narrow lead over the Republican's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump, but Biden’s advantage expands from one to five points, 42% to 37%, when third-party candidates are included.

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01/31/2024

F&M Biologists Contribute to Award-Winning Documentary

“Losing Blue,” a collaborative effort between the filmmaker, her writer and two F&M biologists, Professors Janet Fischer and Mark Olson, a wife-and-husband scientific team.

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01/26/2024

F&M Relief Alliance Rebuilds Flood-Ravaged Home

A dozen Franklin & Marshall students spent the end of winter break rebuilding a flood-ravaged home near Tulsa, Okla.

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01/24/2024

F&M Receives $1.4 Million Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for “Reckoning with Lancaster” Humanities Project

F&M is one of just 10 liberal arts colleges to be named a new recipient of a Humanities for All Times grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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01/19/2024

Diplomat Voter Engagement Conference Aims to Boost Voter Turnout Across PA

With the 2024 elections on the horizon, Franklin & Marshall students are hoping to increase turnout among voters between the ages of 18 and 24 in Pennsylvania.

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01/16/2024

Common Hour Returns Jan. 18

Common Hour will resume Jan. 18 in addition to Campus Hour programming. The weekly event enables the F&M and Lancaster communities to engage in a campuswide dialogue.

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01/12/2024

Visiting Campus? See Top Winter Spots

Touring F&M this winter? Make the most of your visit with five fun activities to fill a one-day trip to Lancaster.

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