Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2018, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Costa Rica Earlier this summer, nine Earlhamites, a majority of whom have never traveled outside of the United States, worked alongside medical professionals from the Foundation for the International Medical Relief for Children (FIMRC) across Costa Rica. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66526&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66526&r=14619 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College Welcomes Concerned Alumni During Board Meeting In conjunction with a meeting of its Board of Trustees on Saturday, August 11, 2018, Earlham College is cooperating with a group of concerned alumni who have organized an event called, “Holding Earlham College in the Light.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66514&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66514&r=14619 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges Earlham College boasts some of the nation’s best classroom experiences and most active student governments, according to The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges. For its 2019 guide, Earlham ranks 7th for “Best Classroom Experience,” and 20th for “Most Active Student Government.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66502&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66502&r=14619 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite takes 1st at international conference for aspiring health professionals Abhay Chaudhary ’20 earned the first-place prize for his mastery of medical terminology during the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) international conference in Dallas, Texas. Last spring, Chaudhary also swept three competitions during HOSA’s Indiana conference. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66456&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66456&r=14619 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT An Update on EPIC EPIC (the Earlham Program for an Integrated Curriculum) is designed to provide access to the best Earlham has to offer — for every student regardless of background or academic area of study. This program is part of Earlham’s attempt to highlight the distinctive qualities of an Earlham education to prospective students and their families. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66360&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66360&r=14619 Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham receives second anonymous $1M gift in as many years An anonymous donor has once again given Earlham College a surprise gift of $1 million for student scholarships. It is the second such gift in as many years and comes at the heels of a record $2 million in giving to the Earlham Fund during the 2017-18 fiscal year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66320&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66320&r=14619 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT Avis Stewart appointed interim president Alan Price has announced his resignation after leading Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion since July 1, 2017. He will conclude his work at the College on July 31, 2018 and assist with the transition to new leadership. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66310&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66310&r=14619 Wed, 27 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. 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