Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gift bolsters support for first-generation students A degree-completion program that builds on Earlham’s commitment to college access and post-graduate success is expanding this fall to meet the needs of more students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46226&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46226&r=14619 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT A more collaborative, inclusive Joseph Moore Museum For decades, a mummy and giant mastodon bones have welcomed visitors to Earlham’s Joseph Moore Museum. But as museums around the world shift away from simply preserving the past, the Joseph Moore Museum is adapting by strengthening its connection to the College’s core values of collaborative academic inquiry, integrative learning and community engagement. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46235&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46235&r=14619 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham volunteers fueling growth of Richmond youth tennis program The youth tennis program at Amigos, Richmond’s Latino Center, is growing and is being recognized nationally for its collaboration with Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45215&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45215&r=14619 Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Professor's essay highlights 'love' between iconic African American poets http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45225&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45225&r=14619 Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cross Country Teams Earn All Academic Honors Both the men’s and women’s cross country squads at Earlham College have been named All-Academic teams by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The women’s team finished with a 3.76 GPA, the third highest in all of NCAA Division III. The men’s team had a 3.40 team GPA, finishing in the top half of the 173 Division III men’s teams that were honored. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45196&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45196&r=14619 Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham competition to offer $40K in seed capital for world-changing business ideas A new business plan competition at Earlham College will award up to $40,000 in seed capital to area college students with world-changing ideas. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44016&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44016&r=14619 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham responds to U.S. executive order on immigration, refugees This action disrespects the fundamental values essential to Earlham’s character, identity and our basic human values of ethical caring and responsibility and will have harmful consequences for many persons, including many students enrolled at colleges and universities. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44048&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44048&r=14619 Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham student-athletes attend national conference on leadership in substance abuse prevention Members of the Earlham athletics and wellness departments, including two student-athletes, as well as a member of the Earlham student life staff, spent a weekend in Nashville, Tenn., attending the 26th annual APPLE Conference. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44025&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44025&r=14619 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan C. Price to be Earlham’s 18th President The Earlham College Board of Trustees has named Alan C. Price ’88 the College’s 18th president. He most recently served as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps as well as the Acting Chief of Staff for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. An expert in change management and leadership development, Price joined Earlham’s Board of Trustees in July 2016. He will take office on July 1, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Auction of 303-acre farm to benefit the sciences at Earlham A historic farm in northwestern Indiana that was bequeathed to Earlham College will be auctioned later this month with proceeds supporting the natural sciences. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Surprise! Earlham receives $1M gift from anonymous donor on eve of 2017 An anonymous donor has given Earlham College a surprise gift of $1 million for student scholarships. The funds were delivered in the form of a grant from Our Giving Tree, a donor-advised account at the Chicago Community Foundation. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43831&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43831&r=14619 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites earn national recognition, funding to challenge violent extremism online A team of Earlham students has won a national recognition for its efforts to challenge violent extremism and dehumanization online. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43812&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43812&r=14619 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Affirmation of Support For Community Members Regarding Immigration Enforcement In reaction to the recent national election-related political discussion concerning immigration enforcement, fears and concerns are arising in our community. The leadership of Earlham College, including the Board of Trustees, would like to explain how the College is responding in this environment and highlight ways in which the College will continue to protect and care for its community members. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43683&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43683&r=14619 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Transgender singing voice subject of new conference on campus The growing national conversation about transgender students in the music classroom is the subject of a new conference at Earlham College this winter. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43799&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43799&r=14619 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dawson joins college presidents in call to uphold DACA President David Dawson has joined 450 college presidents across the country in signing a statement in support of deferred action on undocumented immigrant students pursuing higher education. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43634&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43634&r=14619 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite selected for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in historic launch of Middle East program Hashem Abushama ’17 has been selected as one of just three Rhodes Scholars by the Rhodes Trust for its inaugural Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine program. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43579&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43579&r=14619 Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham alumna receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Margaret H. Hamilton ’58 — a computer scientist who helped create the on-board flight software for NASA’s Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle — has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43540&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43540&r=14619 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham responds to U.S. presidential election In the days following the 2016 presidential election, Earlham College has worked to create spaces for reflection on the election results. The College made a special effort to offer support to those who feel threatened after a particularly divisive election season. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43535&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43535&r=14619 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bias incident investigated on campus; perpetrator banned from campus Earlham College has concluded an investigation into a bias incident that took place in a dormitory hallway over the weekend. Following the investigation, the responsible individual was identified and action was taken, including banning that individual from visiting campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43518&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43518&r=14619 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT EC football to appear on ESPN's College GameDay The Earlham College football program and its coach, Nick Johnson, will be featured on ESPN's College GameDay this Saturday, Nov. 5. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43470&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43470&r=14619 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT