Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Projects for Peace: Earlhamite to offer vocational training for young Liberian mothers Peniel Ibe ’17 will travel to west Africa this summer to lead entrepreneurial and life-skills workshops for teen mothers as part of a Davis Projects for Peace project. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46717&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46717&r=14619 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite's Watson Fellowship will take her around the world to study alternative forms of justice Imani Lewis-Norelle ’17 has been selected for one of the nation’s most prestigious post-graduate scholarships for a year of independent study and international travel outside of the United States. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46692&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46692&r=14619 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT 54 employers to visit campus during 4 Colleges Career Fair Fifty-four employers will attend this year’s 4 Colleges Career Fair on the campus of Earlham College on Tuesday, March 28. The event takes place from 3-6 p.m. at the College’s Athletics and Wellness Center, 801 National Road W. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46687&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46687&r=14619 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT EC Public Safety official to offer self-defense classes at Richmond community center A new partnership between Earlham College and the Wayne County Women’s Resource Center will make self-defense classes available at a reduced cost. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46683&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46683&r=14619 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Melissa Johnson Returns as Head Women's Basketball Coach A familiar face is returning to the sidelines of the Earlham College women's basketball program. Melissa Johnson '03, who left the program in 2014 for what became a nearly three-year battle for her life, will return as head coach, beginning April 3. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46668&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46668&r=14619 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Joseph Moore Museum brings popular 'escape room' games to campus The popularity of “escape rooms” has arrived at Earlham College’s Joseph Moore Museum (JMM). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46645&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46645&r=14619 Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT $1M gift to bolster Earlham's commitment to affordability for first-generation students Earlham College will use funds from a previously-announced $1 million gift to support scholarships for first-generation students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46538&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46538&r=14619 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Blue 'mood' lights mimicking sunny skies may increase your stress, EC researchers say Light boxes that mimic the color of a sunny blue sky won’t minimize stress or offer respite for physical pain, according to a preliminary study by researchers at Earlham College. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46482&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46482&r=14619 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alumna, Medal of Freedom recipient to become a LEGO Margaret Hamilton '58, the computer scientist who helped create the on-board flight software for NASA's Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle missions, can soon be purchased as a LEGO figure. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46462&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46462&r=14619 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Politics professor to participate in residency at City University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor of Politics Peng Yu has been invited to participate in a residency at the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy at the City University of Hong Kong. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46372&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46372&r=14619 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gift bolsters support for first-generation students A degree-completion program that builds on Earlham’s commitment to college access and post-graduate success is expanding this fall to meet the needs of more students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46226&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46226&r=14619 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT A more collaborative, inclusive Joseph Moore Museum For decades, a mummy and giant mastodon bones have welcomed visitors to Earlham’s Joseph Moore Museum. But as museums around the world shift away from simply preserving the past, the Joseph Moore Museum is adapting by strengthening its connection to the College’s core values of collaborative academic inquiry, integrative learning and community engagement. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46235&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46235&r=14619 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham volunteers fueling growth of Richmond youth tennis program The youth tennis program at Amigos, Richmond’s Latino Center, is growing and is being recognized nationally for its collaboration with Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45215&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45215&r=14619 Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Professor's essay highlights 'love' between iconic African American poets http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45225&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45225&r=14619 Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cross Country Teams Earn All Academic Honors Both the men’s and women’s cross country squads at Earlham College have been named All-Academic teams by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The women’s team finished with a 3.76 GPA, the third highest in all of NCAA Division III. The men’s team had a 3.40 team GPA, finishing in the top half of the 173 Division III men’s teams that were honored. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45196&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=45196&r=14619 Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham competition to offer $40K in seed capital for world-changing business ideas A new business plan competition at Earlham College will award up to $40,000 in seed capital to area college students with world-changing ideas. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44016&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44016&r=14619 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham responds to U.S. executive order on immigration, refugees This action disrespects the fundamental values essential to Earlham’s character, identity and our basic human values of ethical caring and responsibility and will have harmful consequences for many persons, including many students enrolled at colleges and universities. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44048&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44048&r=14619 Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlham student-athletes attend national conference on leadership in substance abuse prevention Members of the Earlham athletics and wellness departments, including two student-athletes, as well as a member of the Earlham student life staff, spent a weekend in Nashville, Tenn., attending the 26th annual APPLE Conference. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44025&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=44025&r=14619 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan C. Price to be Earlham’s 18th President The Earlham College Board of Trustees has named Alan C. Price ’88 the College’s 18th president. He most recently served as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps as well as the Acting Chief of Staff for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. An expert in change management and leadership development, Price joined Earlham’s Board of Trustees in July 2016. He will take office on July 1, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Auction of 303-acre farm to benefit the sciences at Earlham A historic farm in northwestern Indiana that was bequeathed to Earlham College will be auctioned later this month with proceeds supporting the natural sciences. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT