Straight From The Heart Archive

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ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
  • David Fankhauser `63 was inducted into the Ohio State Civil Rights Hall of Fame in October, in honor and recognition of his participation in the 1961 Freedom Rides.

  • Stephen Hickman `77 has been named director of the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Science Center in California.

  • Faizullah Kakar `75 was recently nominated by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to be Counter-Narcotics Minister in the new Afghanistan government. He is currently the adviser to the president on health, education, and higher education.

  • Nick Johnson `01 has been promoted to head football coach for Earlham College.

  • Several Earlhamites have recently released new publications:
    • Donald J. Peck `61: General Joseph Bloomfield - A Revolutionary Life, through Flying Camp Press
    • Lynne Proctor Sanken `72: The Midwest in Five Parts and Other Poems, and Unmarked Crossings, both through XLIBRIS
    • Julie Nierenberg `79: Journey's End, to be released Spring 2015 through CreateWrite Enterprises
    • Pamela Holberton `79: A Phoenix from the Abyss: A Life Such as This, through Fathom Books
    • Luna Jaffe `81: Wild Money: A Creative Journey to Financial Wisdom, to be released Spring 2015 through Fortunity Press
    • David Joiner `92: Lotusland, to be released March 1, 2015 through Guernica Editions
    • Kevin O'Brien `99: An Introduction to Christian Environmentalism: Ecology, Virtue, and Ethics, through Baylor University Press

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JUNIOR "REALIZING THE DREAM" TO PURSUE LAW DEGREE

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Dreams of defending the poor and wrongfully accused are slowly replacing Johnnie Fitzpatrick’s `16 recurring dream where he relives being shot in the left leg because of someone else’s drug deal gone bad.

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THE LATEST ON COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AT EARLHAM

collabresearch0115.jpgA new faculty-student collaborative research project that traced the cultural origins of Wall Street’s rise to power was supported by funding exclusive to Earlham.

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A group of Earlham student researchers and two faculty members worked with two alums in Nicaragua over winter break to visit coffee farms and research the fungus that is damaging coffee production worldwide.

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MUSIC GRANT WILL SUPPORT FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND DATABASE

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Professor of Music Marc Benamou is revealing the meaning behind the words of Javanese gamelan music to musicians outside of Indonesia, by developing the world’s first searchable database and website containing Javanese gamelan song texts translated into both Indonesian and English. 

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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL MAKES 'LAYUPS FOR LAUREN'

layupsforlauren.jpgThe Earlham College women’s basketball team supported fellow student-athlete from the Mount St. Joseph Lions, Lauren Hill, whose refusal to stop playing basketball after being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer has inspired athletes across the nation.

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UPCOMING ALUMNI EVENTS


RECENTLY SUBMITTED #EARLHAMEVERYWHERE PHOTOS 

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Show us your Earlham! Next time you’re out in an Earlham shirt or hat, pose proudly, and take a photo. Send it to the Alumni Office or post it on social media with the hashtag #EarlhamEverywhere.



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