Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2018, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT Wilderness alumni to canoe 600 miles in 40 days with no throwaway plastic Beth Jackson ’06 and Steve Melamed ’06 lead outdoor expeditions across some of the world’s most striking geographical features. In the decade-plus since graduating from Earlham, they have equipped students with the know-how to survive and navigate rugged terrain and open water, typically for weeks on end without contact from what most would consider civilization. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66299&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66299&r=14619 Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham pursuing national credential for excellence in community engagement Earlham College is pursuing a national credential to signal the effectiveness of its commitment to community engagement with its neighbors in Richmond, nationally and globally. The College will apply for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Classification for Community Engagement in 2019. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66277&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66277&r=14619 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT #LifeAfterEarlham Curious about what Earlhamites do after graduation? See examples from the Class of 2018. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66165&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66165&r=14619 Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Projects for peace Four Earlham students won $10,000 grants for summer peace projects in South Korea, Nepal and Richmond. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66089&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66089&r=14619 Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites to compete in major health organization’s national leadership conference Five Earlhamites have advanced to compete at the Health Occupations Students of America’s (HOSA) National Leadership Conference in Texas in just their first year of competition. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66087&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66087&r=14619 Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham sweeps 12th annual Indiana Chinese Language Competition Earlhamites swept the 2018 Indiana Chinese Language Competition held earlier this month at the Confucius Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66081&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66081&r=14619 Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Sonia Norton ’18 is Earlham’s next Fulbright Scholar Sonia Norton ’18 is the latest Earlhamite to be selected as a Fulbright Scholar as part of the United States’ flagship government exchange program. The Politics major from Los Angeles will serve as an English Teaching Assistant in India during the 2018-19 academic year. Fulbright recipients receive three weeks of teaching and language training and are paid a stipend to cover living expenses for the year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66048&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66048&r=14619 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT EC awarding more support A major new college completion initiative at Earlham College this year is keeping students in the classroom who otherwise may be at risk of dropping out for financial reasons. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66036&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66036&r=14619 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites’ senior project revitalizing Richmond’s Middlefork Reservoir Six Environmental Studies seniors — Eli Ramthun, Andy Landy, Malia Staab, Tommy Murphy, Leila Jakobson and Ziqi Wang — have launched a public fundraising campaign and master planning process at Richmond’s Middlefork Reservoir. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66016&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66016&r=14619 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT Graduate’s work offering hope of improving survival rates of patients with brain tumors When Damián A. Almiron Bonnin ’10 was a young child dreaming of becoming a doctor and helping people, he probably had no idea that he would be leading research that may improve the survival rates of patients with certain brain tumors. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66007&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66007&r=14619 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham awards seed capital for agricultural initiative serving Kenyan farmers As winner of the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism, Mashinani Farmers Initiative will partner with small-scale farmers in Kenya to address poor farm yields and a shortage of food. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66011&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66011&r=14619 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT Taxonomy in anarchy Earlham Professor of Biology John Iverson has joined hundreds of biologists from around the world in opposing a proposal to radically overhaul the way in which animals and plants are named and defined. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=60876&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=60876&r=14619 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT EPIC Advantage connecting hundreds of Earlhamites with life-changing opportunities in first year The EPIC Advantage, the offer to every student of a funded summer internship, project or collaborative research experience, is paying dividends in its first year as the signature component of the Earlham experience. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=60857&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=60857&r=14619 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham students continue their pursuit of the Hult Prize in San Francisco and Mexico City Two teams of Earlham College students will compete in this month’s regional finals of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the social good. The teams will compete at events in San Francisco and Mexico City in the hopes of reaching the finals and a chance at the grand prize. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=59835&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=59835&r=14619 Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham affirms support for campus community’s right to civil protest Earlham College is supportive of its students, faculty and staff and their rights to engage in civil protest in the spirit of creating a more peaceful and just world. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58771&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58771&r=14619 Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Social enterprise founded by Earlham grads wins international award Bean Voyage, a non-profit social enterprise founded by young Earlham College graduates, has won the Grand Prize in the Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award. This international competition for companies dedicated to the social good co-sponsored by the charity, One Young World. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58427&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58427&r=14619 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT National Endowment for the Humanities supporting restoration of Earlham’s mummy The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded funding to Earlham College’s Joseph Moore Museum to begin a long-term preservation project of the Egyptian mummy in its collection. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58386&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58386&r=14619 Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County names Earlhamite Volunteer of the Year Being a man of his word is important to Charles Davis ’18, and that trait helped him to be named Volunteer of the Year by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County. Davis, who grew up in Chicago’s foster care system, says he knows from experience how kids need someone they can trust and depend on. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58299&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58299&r=14619 Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham 'pays you back' long after graduation, Princeton Review says Earlham College’s commitment to making an exceptional liberal arts education affordable for students and their families is recognized in The Princeton Review’s “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58266&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=58266&r=14619 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Landrum Bolling, the 9th president of Earlham, dies at 104 Landrum Bolling, the president of Earlham College from 1958-73, died on Wednesday, Jan. 17. He was 104. A world-renowned scholar on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict who tirelessly sought for peace in the Middle East, Bolling transformed Earlham into a national and international institution. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=57237&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=57237&r=14619 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT