Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2019, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Daniel Kibet ’19 Earns Purpose and Passion Award Daniel Kibet ’19 of Eldoret, Kenya, has been awarded $15,000 from Earlham College to support a yearlong study of organic farming operations in east Africa. The award is named after the late Richmond civic leader Andy Cecere '45. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68342&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68342&r=14619 Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT #LifeAfterEarlham — 2019 Curious about what Earlhamites do after graduation? See examples from the Class of 2019. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68310&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68310&r=14619 Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Celebrates Class of 2019 Earlham College celebrated the Class of 2019 during its 172nd Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11, at the Druley Performance Gymnasium in the Athletics and Wellness Center. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68228&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68228&r=14619 Sat, 11 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Tara Urner earns NSF fellowship Tara Urner ’16 has been selected to participate in the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The prestigious fellowship is awarded annually to just 2,000 graduate students across the nation. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68199&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68199&r=14619 Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT A new community medicine program at Earlham A new community medicine program will enable Earlham College students enrolled in pre-health programs to become certified health coaches, working with patients in their homes on weekly rotations to promote wellness. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68146&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68146&r=14619 Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Peace Prize recipient poised to heal hearts Aishat Sadiq’s ’19 “Healing Hearts and Building Bridges” proposal has been selected for the $10,000 Earlham Peace Prize in 2019. The Neuroscience major’s project will support New York’s immigrant communities. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68090&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68090&r=14619 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Katelyn Goodpaster Katelyn Goodpaster ’23 of New Castle, Indiana, fell in love with Earlham in a flash but her college search has lasted practically a lifetime. She has been awarded a prestigious Lilly Scholarship. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68085&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68085&r=14619 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Davis Projects for Peace A new peacebuilding initiative by Earlham College students Maida Raza ’22 and Summia Tora ’20 aims to break the stigma associated with menstruation in Afghanistan and Pakistan. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68060&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68060&r=14619 Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Three Earlhamites selected for prestigious Fulbright awards Three Earlhamites — Jacob Harris ’18, Tyler Tolman ’18 and Nicole Gruszka ’19 — have been chosen for prestigious Fulbright Awards during the 2019-20 academic year as part of the United States’ flagship government exchange program. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68000&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68000&r=14619 Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Jay Roberts Named American Council on Education Fellow Jay Roberts, Ph.D., associate vice president for academic affairs at Earlham, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67953&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67953&r=14619 Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites study urban violence, affirmative action in Brazil Paloma Collazo-Vargas ’19 grew up in a Santa Cruz, California, household where higher education and air travel were seemingly out of reach. That all changed when colleges started showing interest in her. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67975&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67975&r=14619 Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT 1,500 applied, but this Earlhamite got the job Giorgi Kharshiladze ’19 won’t have to cut his teeth in an entry-level job or slowly climb the so-called corporate ladder to earn his dream job out of college. He already has it. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67854&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67854&r=14619 Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Arish Mudra Rakshasa '19 is Earlham’s next Watson Fellow Arish Mudra Rakshasa ’19 has been selected as one of just 41 undergraduates from around the country to receive the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship in 2019. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67797&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67797&r=14619 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Underrepresented students pursuing careers in health professions In collaboration with Earlham’s Center for Global Health, two students have established a new organization in support of underrepresented students pursuing careers in health professions. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67707&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67707&r=14619 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites to showcase solution for poverty A team of Earlham College students wants to improve unemployment and pollution in one of the world’s poorest countries by redefining how they look at garbage and waste management. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67660&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67660&r=14619 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Matthew Hisrich named Vice President of Earlham Matthew Hisrich, D.M., has been named Vice President of Earlham and Dean of the Earlham School of Religion (ESR) by Interim President Avis Stewart. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67635&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67635&r=14619 Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT Transgender Singing Voice Conference A two-day workshop and celebration of the transgender and non-binary singing community is returning to Earlham College. The second biannual Transgender Singing Voice Conference takes place on March 30-31 at the College’s Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67585&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67585&r=14619 Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT EC basketball coaching great Del Harris to receive lifetime achievement award Former Earlham basketball coaching great Del Harris will receive the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame later this year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67536&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67536&r=14619 Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT E-sports added to Earlham’s slate of club teams The latest club sport available to Earlham College students won’t be played on a grassy field or a hardwood court. These students will be competing on couches in front of television screens and computer monitors. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67528&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67528&r=14619 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Andrew Williams ’85: ‘Earlham is where my passion for social justice sparked’ Andrew Williams ’85 works with undergraduate students seeking intellectual, political and artistic work in support of movements for social justice, peace, and environmentally sustainability. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67454&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67454&r=14619 Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT