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Statement regarding campus discussion of labor unions and Sodexo at Earlham College
April 17, 2014
EC named to Princeton Review's 'Green Colleges' guide
April 17, 2014
Earlham College has been recognized as a leader among its peers in environmental sustainability. The College is included in Princeton Review’s fifth annual “Guide to 332 Green Colleges,” which was released Thursday.
Changes proposed to EC's experiential agriculture program
April 14, 2014
Earlham 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.
Student research highlighted at annual conference
April 09, 2014
Maddie 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.
Alumnus’ research team develops first blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s
April 09, 2014
Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s research led by Dr. Howard Federoff ’74 is providing new answers for how to detect and improve treatment of the cognitive disease.
Students teach broader view of Africa
April 07, 2014
Gerald 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.
EC professor, alumna touting active learning techniques to improve teaching of science
April 05, 2014
Professor 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.
A career in writing has Brytnie dreaming of 'Impact'
March 27, 2014
Brytnie 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.
Renowned theatre company to perform Shakespeare classic, join talk on festival named for playwright
March 26, 2014
New 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.
New core curriculum to help students better navigate the liberal arts, prepare for future
March 24, 2014
An 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.
Davis Peace Project to address homophobic barriers
March 19, 2014
Marcos 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.”
Three EC students earn prestigious Watson Fellowships
March 18, 2014
Three 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.
Visiting professor strengthens link between Earlham and Waseda
March 18, 2014
Takako 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.
Comic books for literacy
March 11, 2014
Two 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
Former EC coaching great Del Harris to receive 'Wooden' award
March 10, 2014
Former 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.
Hands-on library career exploration
March 06, 2014
With 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.
Intel selects EC to test newest technology
February 28, 2014
Earlham is one of three institutions nationwide selected by Intel to receive its newest microcontroller Galileo to develop disaster response and recovery technologies.
Senior neuroscience major earns international scholarship; headed to Munich Brain Course
February 18, 2014
Yim 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.
Earlham's International Studies program named a 'favorite' by NerdWallet
February 14, 2014
NerdWallet, 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.”
Dialog between generations of Earlhamites spark reissue of Hoi' Polloi
February 12, 2014
When 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.
Leader in sustainability, athletics headlines group of 15 earning HCAC Academic All-Conference Honors
February 07, 2014
Earlham 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.
Live-action graphic novel 'Intergalactic Nemesis' returning to campus
February 04, 2014
The 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.
Cardiovascular research, ants expedition gives Elliot confidence for scientific career
February 03, 2014
New 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.
Free Store fosters resource sharing
January 28, 2014
The Earlham College Free Store works to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill, and it gives items a second life.
Chamber recognizes Earlham with 'Buy Local' award
January 24, 2014
Earlham 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.
Dog sledding trip boosts morale, confidence
January 23, 2014
Dog sledding adventurers returned from Minnesota's Boundary Waters Wilderness area with more confidence and a deeper appreciation of teamwork.
Teaching organizational change
January 23, 2014
Peace 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.
Hoarder’s record collection leads to Grammy nomination for Nathan Salsburg '00
January 21, 2014
A 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.
Boys & Girls Club recognizes Earlham for volunteers, partnership
January 17, 2014
Earlham College was recognized by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County for its long-standing partnership and commitment to serving area youth.
Alums find niche at Club
January 17, 2014
Volunteering 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.