Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2018, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Biochemistry program earns national accreditation The interdepartmental Biochemistry program at Earlham College has been granted a full seven-year term of accreditation by The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66826&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66826&r=14619 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham offering additional funding option for students pursuing Watson Fellowships Earlham College will award a $15,000 stipend, the result of a gift from the late Andy Cecere ’45. The recipient will be a member of the Class of 2019 and a finalist for the Watson Fellowship, and the gift will provide for a year of international travel in pursuit of a personal passion. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66743&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66743&r=14619 Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Arish Mudra Rakshasa invited to to be student delegate at Athens Democracy Forum Arish Mudra Rakshasa ’19, a Biochemistry and Neuroscience double major, has been selected by the Global Liberal Arts Alliance to attend the sixth annual New York Times Athens Democracy Forum on full scholarship. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66708&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66708&r=14619 Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT EC gets high marks in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings In the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” guidebook, Earlham ranks 14th for value and 22nd for having a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, a recognition reserved for just 33 liberal arts colleges. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66701&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66701&r=14619 Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite appointed to serve on IPSA research committee Caitlin Corrigan-Orosco ’19 was elected this summer to share the American view of migration and citizenship with scholars from around the world through an appointment with the International Political Science Association. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66651&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66651&r=14619 Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT $3M alumni gift for experiential learning Earlham College has received a $3 million gift from alumni Alan ’74 and Peggy Scantland ’74 to enhance the student experience, support enrollment initiatives and expand opportunities for student-faculty collaborative learning. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66616&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66616&r=14619 Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Call for state lawmakers to pass hate crimes law Earlham Interim President Avis Stewart is among a group of 24 leaders from Indiana institutions of higher education to sign a letter urging the General Assembly to pass a hate crimes law. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66612&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66612&r=14619 Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Meet the next wave of Earlhamites Nearly 300 new Earlhamites begin their undergraduate studies today as the 2018-19 academic year begins. With an average GPA of 3.7 and many finishing at or near the top of their high school classes, these new students boast impressive academic and co-curricular credentials. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66591&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66591&r=14619 Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT Becky Thomas is Earlham’s new academic dean Sarah Rebecca “Becky” Thomas, Ph.D. has been hired as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. Thomas was previously the Dean of the College at Bard College where she had been a member of the teaching faculty since 2000. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66580&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66580&r=14619 Tue, 21 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