Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Eclipse an 'incredibly rare and special celestial phenomenon' with limitations, EC astronomer says The first total solar eclipse to be seen from the continental United States in nearly 40 years will be an “incredibly rare and special celestial phenomenon," but local sky gazers could be disappointed, says Seth Hopper, assistant professor of physics and astronomy. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53508&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53508&r=14619 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT NSF awards $1.1M grant to advance 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=53254&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53254&r=14619 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites collaborate on research expedition in Iceland The research group from Earlham gathered on the ashy black gravel at the base of an Icelandic glacier called Sólheimajökull. They were eager to start their climb, but first had to learn to walk. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53140&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53140&r=14619 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Forbes lauds EC for post-graduate success, 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=53082&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53082&r=14619 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Princeton Review gives EC professors high marks in latest college guide 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=53070&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53070&r=14619 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites leave mark on major health campaigns in 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=53053&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=53053&r=14619 Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites' inclusive playground project selected for $50K matching grant A team of Earlhamites have been selected by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority to receive a $50,000 matching grant to complete its vision for a first-of-its-kind playground in Richmond. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=52980&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=52980&r=14619 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fiske Guide to Colleges names Earlham one of nation's 38 'best buys' (1) 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=52850&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=52850&r=14619 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan C. Price is Earlham’s 18th President Alan C. Price became Earlham’s 18th President on July 1, 2017. The Earlham College Board of Trustees announced the appointment on January 20, 2017. He most recently served as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps as well as ... http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Major gift to establish endowed chair in biology for ornithology A major gift to Earlham College will establish endowed funds that benefit students and faculty in the natural sciences. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51467&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51467&r=14619 Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Grad selected for Hilton's prestigious fast-track management program Seren Keskin ’17 is on the fast track to managing one of Hilton Worldwide’s signature properties. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51451&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51451&r=14619 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT New program to prep Earlhamites for service in Peace Corps Earlham College is launching a new partnership with the Peace Corps that will enhance the College’s longstanding commitments to peace, social justice and building global understanding. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51371&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51371&r=14619 Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Underdogs No More The Quakers baseball team accomplished something no team in Earlham athletics history had on May 18 as EC opened the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Tournament with a 6-2 win over the College of Wooster at Washington, Pennsylvania. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51300&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51300&r=14619 Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT From biochemistry to opera, grad embraced wide-ranging opportunities While Eric Nicholson ’17 has thrived as a Biochemistry major, many of his most memorable Earlham experiences have taken him far from the laboratory and classroom. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51101&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51101&r=14619 Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Methane Hub's alternative energy solution for Haiti takes 1st at Earlham business plan competition A process for developing an alternative energy solution that can lessen the effects of indoor air pollution in Haiti has earned four Earlhamites $22,500 in start-up capital and office space to jump start a new business venture. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51012&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51012&r=14619 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites' senior project results in funding, vision for first-of-its-kind Richmond playground A team of Environmental Studies majors at Earlham is bringing their vision to life for a first-of-its-kind playground for Wayne County youth. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50998&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50998&r=14619 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 4 alumni earn Teacher of the Year honors from Richmond schools Four alumni of Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education have been nominated as their building’s top teacher by Richmond Community Schools. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50996&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50996&r=14619 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT $7.5M Gift to Launch Funded Internships and Research Experiences for All Students Powered by a $7.5 million leadership gift from Alan ’74 and Peg Kral Scantland ’74, Earlham College is launching The EPIC Advantage, a new commitment to fund student-faculty research projects and internships for all of its students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46943&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46943&r=14619 Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT '81 alumnus to chair Mexican embassy in Greece Mexican lawmakers have appointed Daniel Hernandez ’81 as ambassador to Greece, Cyprus and Moldova, continuing his storied career in international relations. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46852&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46852&r=14619 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT National grant to support development of medical humanities program Faculty at Earlham College have secured new funding to strengthen a signature program for students pursuing medical school or allied health fields. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46853&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46853&r=14619 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT