Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bahamas Research Experience The rocky terrain and thorny vegetation where some of the world’s most critically endangered iguanas roam can be daunting to navigate, even for the most seasoned scientific researchers. Just try catching one without scraping your knee, Earlham College’s John Iverson says. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56888&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56888&r=14619 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites deliver on plan to build city's first playground for all children A team of Earlhamites have delivered on their plan to bring a first-of-its-kind playground to the Richmond area. “Playground with a Purpose,” a play space built for children with special needs, is now open at Clear Creek Park thanks to five Environmental Studies majors in the Class of 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56892&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56892&r=14619 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite selected to deconstruct democracy in Greece Olivia Tienin ’20 was one of just 24 undergraduates in the world who was invited to participate in the fifth annual Athens Democracy Forum hosted by journalists from the New York Times. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56746&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=56746&r=14619 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT EC named New Affiliate of Year by The Washington Center Earlham College has been named New Affiliate of the Year by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The College was recognized during the Center’s Fall 2017 Awards Luncheon at The National Press Club. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55548&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55548&r=14619 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT NASA recognizes Earlhamite’s vision for advanced propulsion system in futuristic aircraft Giorgi Mtchedlishvili ’18 and other students from Columbia University’s Space Initiative recently placed first in the NASA Aeronautics Challenge for its design of a futuristic aircraft called Gryphon. (Image courtesy of Nick Barclay) http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55492&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55492&r=14619 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT Celebrated civic leader Andy Cecere awarded Presidential Medal of Merit Andy Cecere, a retired attorney and celebrated civic leader, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit from Earlham President Alan Price on Wednesday, Sept. 20. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55252&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55252&r=14619 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Racing in the Shadows Noah Scherf runs in the shadows. He always has, and he always will. Which is why, no matter the time next to his name on a results sheet, there will forever be more to his story. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55188&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55188&r=14619 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan Price to be inaugurated as EC's 18th president on Chase Stage Alan C. Price ’88 will be inaugurated as Earlham College’s 18th president during an outdoor ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 23. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55166&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55166&r=14619 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite participates in international leadership program at Oxford University When Caitlin Corrigan-Orosco ’19 left her Long Island, N.Y., home for Earlham, she was determined to do more than earn a degree. Just two years into her studies, she is gaining real-world experience in international law, diplomacy and refugee studies while putting her knowledge into action. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55168&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55168&r=14619 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT U.S. News' Best Colleges 2018: EC 4th for most international students Continued recognition for Earlham as one of the nation’s top institutions in higher education comes from U.S. News and World Report and its “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55167&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55167&r=14619 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Revelations from Olduvai Gorge Since 2014, teams of students from Earlham have traveled to one of the richest archeological locations in the world, Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania, to work side by side with scientists excavating the site. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55278&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55278&r=14619 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ gives high marks to faculty, classroom experience The faculty at Earlham College are among the nation’s most effective at teaching and bringing their expertise to life, according to The Princeton Review’s Best 382 Colleges. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55264&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55264&r=14619 Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alumni chase ‘opportunity’ to grow eastern Indiana workforce Two Earlhamites — Joe Henry ’05 and Anastasia Mihailov ’15 — are contributing to efforts to grow and diversify the workforce of eastern Indiana. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55280&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55280&r=14619 Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Class of 2021 already bursting with EC pride, survey says Earlhamites are bursting with school pride, according to a national survey given to members of the Class of 2021. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55164&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55164&r=14619 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT $1.1M NSF grant to advance EC professor’s work with national network of chemists Associate Professor of Chemistry Lori Watson and other collaborators have been selected for a five-year $1.1 million grant to develop curricula and promote best practices in the teaching of inorganic chemistry. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55488&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55488&r=14619 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Truth In the Ice The research group from Earlham gathered on the ashy black gravel at the base of Sólheimajökull, a glacial finger that extends 15 kilometers from Mýrdalsjökull, an ice cap in southern Iceland. They were eager to start their climb, but first had to learn to walk. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55281&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55281&r=14619 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites’ impact on major health campaigns felt across Peru A crash course in public health across Peru provided 10 Earlhamites with valuable medical training and new perspective on how healthcare works in a developing country. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55279&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55279&r=14619 Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT EC lands on selective ‘Best Buy’ list in national college guide New recognition for Earlham’s strong graduate outcomes and commitment to affordability comes from the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018’s list. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55269&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55269&r=14619 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan Price begins duties as Earlham's 18th president Alan C. Price ’88 has begun his duties as Earlham College’s 18th president. Price was the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps and the Acting Chief of Staff for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55160&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55160&r=14619 Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Forbes lauds Earlham for value, financial strength Continued recognition for Earlham as a national leader in value and financial strength comes from Forbes’ 10th annual America’s Top Colleges rankings. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55268&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=55268&r=14619 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT