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.


Students Build Mindfulness on Camino de Santiago

Students overcome challenge and achieve mindfulness on the Camino de Santiago. Join their transformative journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

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F&M Rising Senior Explores Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas

Rising senior Apurva Subedi recently returned from a trip to Nepal where he researched sustainable tourism in the Annapurna region and completed the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

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Shining Light Along Their College Path

As a student in the 1950s, Franklin & Marshall College stirred his interest in the world of ideas. A government major, he took courses in a wide array of other topics. Throughout his career, he...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Women's Basketball Captain Scores NCAA Internship

Many college athletes dream of working in the sports industry. Jaclyn Feit intends to make this her reality. This summer, the senior from Charlotte, N.C., was a College Basketball Academy Intern for the NCAA in Indianapolis. Feit and a team of other...

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Building Bridges With the City of Lancaster

Through Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster (CSEwL), faculty and city administrators have explored and developed bridges for the shared community's...F&M and Lancaster recently celebrated several years of...

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A New Generation of F&M Philanthropists

Who are the next Franklin & Marshall benefactors? The members of the Student Giving Committee say: Look in the mirror. A total of 639 students contributed to fundraising efforts in the 2023...Learn how the Student Giving Challenge starts a habit...

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F&M Team's Chemistry Discovery Goes Commercial

In a rare event for any liberal arts college, a Franklin & Marshall chemistry professor and her two students made a scientific discovery that is now a commercial product.

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Students, Faculty Monitor Air of F&M

On an evening smoky from Canadian wildfires that engulfed the Northeast earlier this month, Robert Walter '75, chair of Franklin & Marshall's Department of Earth and Environment, reported...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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College Unlocked: Part Class, Part Support System

“College Unlocked” – a new initiative at F&M – gives students a chance to regain academic confidence.

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A Morning at Spalding Conservancy

Take a stroll through Franklin & Marshall's Spalding Conservancy on any given day, and you might just find yourself in the middle of a student research project. The 54-acre property is home to flora, fauna and countless discoveries where William...

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Record 11 Alumni Selected for 2023 Fulbright Awards

Eleven recent graduates of F&M were awarded Fulbright fellowships in 2023, the highest number in F&M history. Of that cohort, ten were chosen for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships...Eleven recent graduates were awarded Fulbright fellowships,...

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F&M Community Gathers for Samuel N. and Dena M. Lombardo Welcome Center Construction Celebration

The future home for the Offices of Admission and College Advancement, the Lombardo Welcome Center will provide a distinct and warm welcome for prospective students and their families, alumni, friends and other visitors to campus when the building...

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