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Earlham Earns High Marks in Sustainability
June 17, 2013 - Earlham College has received a STARS Bronze Rating in recognition of our sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
Another Step in an Earlhamite's Remarkable Journey
June 14, 2013 - Semegen “Sem” Molla Hodes ’13 overcame a life threatening illness to earn a chemistry degree at Earlham. After graduate school, he plans to return to his native Ethiopia to help ease the suffering of others.
Students Explore the Potential of Robots
June 08, 2013 - Students in "Introduction to Robot Science" programmed robots to complete practical tasks and explored an emerging field of scientific inquiry. Assistant Professor of Physics Maria Teresa Herd notes that robots are prevalent in fields ranging from manufacturing to medicine. "This is a good opportunity for students to learn the basics," she says.
New Grant to Explore Asian Studies and the Environment
May 31, 2013 - Earlham College received a $50,000 exploration grant from the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE). The grant will allow the College to build on two of its traditional strengths — Japanese Studies and science education — and allow it to provide additional experiential opportunities for students.
Earlham’s Bonner Scholars to Host National Conference
May 23, 2013 - The Bonner Summer Leadership Institute, scheduled for June 5-8 at Earlham College, is the largest annual conference for administrators, students, faculty and community partner representatives from roughly 75 colleges and universities in the Bonner Network. Our Bonner Scholars are hosting this event.
Making "Move-Out Week" More Sustainable
May 21, 2013 - As Earlham students were packing up to leave for the summer, the Student Sustainability Corps organized multiple efforts to keep unwanted items out of the trash, and to put them into the hands of those who use them.
Student Sustainability Corps Wins National Award for Video
May 16, 2013 - The Earlham College Student Sustainability Corps has won a national award for a student-produced video about energy conservation.
Earlham Professor's Art Honored by South Korean Museum
May 15, 2013 - Assistant Professor of Art Sungyeoul Lee is one of three emerging artists featured in an exhibition entitled “Selected Craft Dream 2012” at the Chiwoo Craft Museum in Seoul, South Korea.
Commencement Honors Class of 2013
May 11, 2013 - Members of the Class of 2013 crossed Chase Stage and received their diplomas at Earlham's 166th Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 11.
Making Commencement a Family Affair
May 09, 2013 - Earlham’s graduation ceremony on Saturday will have a familial feel. Three siblings will cross the Chase Stage with a closer relationship than they have ever had before, and a father will follow the same path his son crossed last year.
Eboo Patel’s Interfaith Youth Core to Bolster Interfaith Cooperation
May 07, 2013 - Earlham took a decisive step to advance its religious diversity efforts recently by contracting with Eboo Patel’s Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC). During the next academic year, the organization will help Earlham explore how to position religion as a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division.
Senior Earns Fulbright to Teach in Spain
April 29, 2013 - Jared Patton ’13 is Earlham College’s latest recipient of a Fulbright grant. Patton, a Dayton, Ohio native with a double major in Spanish and Environmental Studies, will be teaching English for a year in a secondary school in Spain. He is the eighteenth Earlham student or recent graduate to earn a Fulbright in the last 10 years.
Earlham “Hackathon” to Address Climate Trends
April 26, 2013 - Computer science majors Ivan Babic ’13 and Elena Sergienko ’13 have organized a “Hackathon” that will bring together 25 computer hackers and environmental scientists from several colleges and universities to write computer code to study long-term climate trends. The project will use technology, the power of visualization and geo coding to meet its ends. It is emblematic of the interdisciplinary nature of many student research opportunities at Earlham.
“Pema Peace Project” Will Promote Active Nonviolence in Tibet
April 19, 2013 - The “Pema Peace Project” honors Pema Norbu ’12, who died in a car accident the summer before what would have been his senior year at Earlham.
Annual Research Conference Showcases Student Scholarship
April 19, 2013 - Nearly 100 Earlham students will deliver papers or present posters during the College’s 4th Annual Research Conference on April 22-24, 2013. The program includes students who have already shared their scholarship at such venues as the American Chemical Society, the Geological Society of America and the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference.