Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham embraces 'innovative' solutions for students with high financial need, Forbes says Earlham College has been recognized by Forbes magazine for its commitment to access for promising students with high financial need. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham-themed board games introducing students to the liberal arts Dragons, barbarians and dark magic invaded Earlham College as part of a new first-year seminar course offered last semester by Library Director Neal Baker. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham hosting 2015 Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference More than 200 directors, students and professionals from 28 colleges, universities and programs are expected Feb. 20-22 at the 4th Annual Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference at Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34306&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34306&r=14619 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham again earns status as one of nation's top-producing Fulbright institutions Earlham College is a national leader for the number of Fulbright grants earned by students and recent graduates in 2014, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34171&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34171&r=14619 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus working to build a new civil rights movement Since graduating from Earlham in 2001, Daniel Hunter’s calling has led him to a variety of adventures and numerous countries, always with the purpose of working toward the social good. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34121&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34121&r=14619 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Chance to manage 'refreshing' blood drives at Earlham touches close to home for junior SoeYu Naing ’16 remembers watching as a child as his father ran out into the streets of a small rural town in Myanmar looking for blood donors. Now, he's leading Earlham's two blood drives, a service of the College's Health Club. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34089&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34089&r=14619 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham advances to regional Hult Prize competition that awards $1M to solve development challenge A team of Earlham College students has advanced to the Hult Prize’s regional competition in Boston on March 13. The Hult Prize is an international student business competition that awards $1 million for world-changing ideas. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33926&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33926&r=14619 Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT History professor's novel on Bronzeville neighborhood named to Chicago Book Review's Best of 2014 Assistant Professor of History Betsy Schlabach’s first book Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago’s Literary Landscape was named to the Chicago Book Review’s "Best Books of 2014" in nonfiction. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33811&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33811&r=14619 Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Model UN offers forum for high school students to debate, propose solutions to world problems Nearly 300 well-dressed high school students will descend on the Earlham College campus to debate and create solutions to world problems during the 20th anniversary of the Earlham College Model United Nations (ECMUN) annual conference on Jan. 30 and 31. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33710&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33710&r=14619 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham promotes track coach to head football coach Earlham College announced on Tuesday that Nick Johnson ’01 has been promoted to head football coach. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33733&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33733&r=14619 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Public Safety offering self-defense course The Earlham College Department of Public Safety is now certified to teach self-defense courses for women. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33694&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33694&r=14619 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Religious Emphasis Week showcases diversity in faith and faculty scholarship Religious Emphasis Week is sponsored by the Office of Religious Life, and highlights the religious diversity of Earlham by offering some of the most exciting religious events of the year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33698&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33698&r=14619 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Women's basketball makes 'Layups4Lauren' The Earlham College women’s basketball team on Saturday continued its support of fellow student-athlete Lauren Hill whose refusal to give up since being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer has inspired athletes across the nation. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33608&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33608&r=14619 Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC librarian developing new digital teaching tools for liberal arts colleges Earlham Humanities Outreach Librarian Jane Marie Pinzino is providing leadership in the development of new digital teaching tools that will benefit the 13 member institutions of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33565&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33565&r=14619 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Winter break at Earlham: Opportunities for research, community-building and caring for horses While some Earlham students will relax and catch up with family, friends and sleep during the Christmas break, others will be involved with horse care, dog sledding, collaborative research, and teaching and learning about sustainability and community building. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33499&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33499&r=14619 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Helping others: EC students leading 'Stop Hunger,' Sack of Food initiatives during holidays Earlham College students, staff and faculty have joined forces amid the end of the semester deadlines, tests and grades to help others. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33425&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33425&r=14619 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites seek answers to decline in coffee production A group of Earlham student researchers and two faculty members is working with two alums in Nicaragua over winter break to visit coffee farms and research the fungus that is damaging coffee production worldwide. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32358&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32358&r=14619 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlham tops among liberal arts colleges for value, Kiplinger's says Earlham College is once again in the top 100 of national liberal arts colleges for providing a high-quality education at a reasonable price. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32313&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32313&r=14619 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Collaborative research traces origins of Wall Street's rise A new faculty-student collaborative research project that is tracing the cultural origins of Wall Street’s rise to power is being supported by funding exclusive to Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31606&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31606&r=14619 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT WECI broadcasting made-for-radio adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol' A new collaboration between Earlham’s WECI-FM and Richmond Civic Theatre (RCT) will fill the airwaves with the sounds from a classic holiday story. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31654&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31654&r=14619 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT