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April 14, 2014Earlham College announced a proposal on Monday to move the Miller Farm experiential agriculture program to south campus where a redesigned farm can be built specifically to support small-scale agriculture and expanded academic opportunities for students.
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April 09, 2014Maddie Fega ’14 received a grant to help her learn about the slower, friendlier pace that she has grown to appreciate in Richmond. The grant funded research for her presentation “Places of the Average People: Southern Regionalism as Determined through Experience, Practice and Perception in Richmond.” She will present during Earlham’s 5th Annual Research Conference (ARC), which runs Monday, April 14, 4:30 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday, April 16, 1- 2:15 p.m. in Bolling Center.
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April 09, 2014Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s research led by Dr. Howard Federoff ’74 is providing new answers for how to detect and improve treatment of the cognitive disease.
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April 07, 2014Gerald Sowah ’14 and Cephas Toninga ’14 want to dispel myths and misconceptions about Africa. The two are teaching a seven-week, one-credit film and discussion class called Cinematic Portraits of Africa.
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April 05, 2014Professor of Biology Amy Mulnix and Elly Vandegrift ‘97 have developed a workshop on six features of research-supported active learning techniques for improving teaching in science.
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March 27, 2014Brytnie Jones ’17 wants Earlham to help her reach out to a larger number of readers. As a member of the "Young Voices" Panel of the Northwest Indiana Times newspaper, Jones has a column published every other month.
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March 26, 2014New York City’s The Acting Company will perform both “Hamlet” and “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” at Earlham College on April 4 and 5, respectively. The award-winning company will also conduct workshops for students and join a community-wide discussion that is planned for the upcoming Richmond Shakespeare Festival.
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March 24, 2014An exciting new intentionally focused curriculum at Earlham College is ensuring that all students navigate their academic pursuits while receiving effective training for post-graduate success. Beginning this fall, incoming students will have the opportunity to experience a new core curriculum in the liberal arts that includes discussion-based first-year seminars, writing- and research-intensive seminars, and at least one out-of-the-classroom immersive experience before they graduate.
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March 19, 2014Marcos Ramos ’14 and Kavi Ramburn ’14 are winners of a Davis Project for Peace, which grants $10,000 awards for international humanitarian projects initiated by college students. Their project is entitled “Navigating Discourses of Sexuality: Resistance to Homophobia in Brazil.”
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March 18, 2014Three Earlham College students of “unusual promise” have been awarded $28,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for one year of post-graduation independent study and international travel, a feat matched by just one other institution nationwide. Basil Farraj, Maggie Jesme and Cheyenne Stewart will study alternative Palestinian identity, the incorporation of traditional medicine in post-conflict societies, and birth justice in the Americas, respectively.
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March 18, 2014Takako Takano, a professor at Waseda University in Tokyo, visited Earlham for three weeks as part of Earlham’s Japan Study professional development program for Waseda faculty and administrators. In a sense, the visit completed a circle that began in 1983-84 when Takano spent a year at DePauw University as an undergraduate exchange student through the same Japan Study exchange program.
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March 11, 2014Two Earlham students use superhero powers to battle for literacy. Every Wednesday afternoon 15-20 students at the Boys & Girls Club (BGC) Jeffers Unit are excited to read during Abby Yeagle ’14 and Shannon Herbert's ’14 Comic Book Club
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March 10, 2014Former Earlham College men’s basketball coach Del Harris will be recognized during the 2014 NCAA basketball Final Four weekend for leadership and courage throughout his career. Harris is the recipient of this year’s Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award, which is named for the late John Wooden, who won an unprecedented 10 championships in 12 years as coach of the UCLA men’s basketball team.
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March 06, 2014With the Kenlee Ray Library and Archives Fellows program, Earlham’s library is once again leading the way. Each spring two students are selected for the fellowship program, which combines a 135-hour practicum, a one-credit tutorial, and upon completion, a $1,500 stipend less taxes.
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February 28, 2014Earlham is one of three institutions nationwide selected by Intel to receive its newest microcontroller Galileo to develop disaster response and recovery technologies.
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February 18, 2014Yim Rodriguez ’14 will represent Earlham College at the Munich Brain Course this spring as one of just 10 international students accepted on full scholarship. The weeklong course begins March 24 at Ludwig Maximilian University-Munich’s Institute of Anatomy. LMU’s Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences is funding the scholarship, which is worth about $2,750.
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February 14, 2014NerdWallet, a financial literacy website, has included Earlham College on its list of five “favorite” International Studies programs across the country. Highlighting the College’s unique student body that represents nearly 80 countries, NerdWallet says Earlhamites are distinguished by their knowledge of “what drives and motivates other cultures.”
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February 12, 2014When sleeping bags and blankets adorned the music stands in the Hancock Room for a week in 1972, the Earlham group making and recording the now fabled Hoi’ Polloi album could not have predicted the events leading to the album’s recent reissue. The quality of both the music and its recording, however, wouldn’t allow the story to go untold.
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February 07, 2014Earlham men's soccer goalie Sam Embry '14 is one of 15 Earlhamites named recently to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference fall-sport team, for having a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
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February 04, 2014The next chapter of the live-action graphic novel the Intergalactic Nemesis will be performed at Earlham College’s Goddard Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Intergalactic Nemesis Book 2: Robot Planet Rising is a deep-space rescue mission set in the 1930s that is suited for all ages.
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February 03, 2014New York City native Elliot Kramer ’14 discovered Earlham College because of its earnest review in Loren Pope’s book, “Colleges That Change Lives.” To Kramer’s surprise, his life began to change before he even started his freshman year.
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January 28, 2014The Earlham College Free Store works to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill, and it gives items a second life.
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January 24, 2014Earlham College’s commitment to working with local contractors amid a $60 million investment in its future has been recognized by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce.
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January 23, 2014Dog sledding adventurers returned from Minnesota's Boundary Waters Wilderness area with more confidence and a deeper appreciation of teamwork.
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January 23, 2014Peace and Global Studies (PAGS) alums Pacey Foster ‘90 and Marc Lavine ’93, faculty in the Management Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston, have recently helped launch a new doctoral program in Organizations and Social Change.
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January 21, 2014A collection of dumpster-bound 78 RPM records may be Nathan Salsburg’s ’00 ticket to international notoriety during the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.
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January 17, 2014Earlham College was recognized by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County for its long-standing partnership and commitment to serving area youth.
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January 17, 2014Volunteering at the Richmond Boys & Girls Clubs (BGC) were transformative experiences for Stacey Steele ’02 and Alicia (Kees) Painter ‘11. Painter came to Earlham thinking she wanted to teach, while Steele thought she would study English and journalism. Steele has worked full time at BGC since 2003 and is now Director of Education, and Painter began just after graduating and is Director of the Jeffers Unit.
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January 06, 2014Earlham College’s off-campus semester study program in New Zealand offers students opportunities to explore eye-catching vistas while learning about environmental issues, cultural diversity, conservation and biogeography.
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December 05, 2013Earlham College has been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create new opportunities for high-impact student learning in partnership with 30 organizations across Indiana.
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