Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fiske Guide to Colleges names Earlham one of nation's 38 'best buys' (1) New recognition for Earlham’s strong graduate outcomes and commitment to affordability comes from the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018’s list. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=52850&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=52850&r=14619 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan C. Price is Earlham’s 18th President Alan C. Price became Earlham’s 18th President on July 1, 2017. The Earlham College Board of Trustees announced the appointment on January 20, 2017. He most recently served as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps as well as ... http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Major gift to establish endowed chair in biology for ornithology A major gift to Earlham College will establish endowed funds that benefit students and faculty in the natural sciences. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51467&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51467&r=14619 Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Grad selected for Hilton's prestigious fast-track management program Seren Keskin ’17 is on the fast track to managing one of Hilton Worldwide’s signature properties. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51451&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51451&r=14619 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT New program to prep Earlhamites for service in Peace Corps Earlham College is launching a new partnership with the Peace Corps that will enhance the College’s longstanding commitments to peace, social justice and building global understanding. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51371&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51371&r=14619 Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Underdogs No More The Quakers baseball team accomplished something no team in Earlham athletics history had on May 18 as EC opened the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Tournament with a 6-2 win over the College of Wooster at Washington, Pennsylvania. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51300&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51300&r=14619 Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT From biochemistry to opera, grad embraced wide-ranging opportunities While Eric Nicholson ’17 has thrived as a Biochemistry major, many of his most memorable Earlham experiences have taken him far from the laboratory and classroom. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51101&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51101&r=14619 Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Methane Hub's alternative energy solution for Haiti takes 1st at Earlham business plan competition A process for developing an alternative energy solution that can lessen the effects of indoor air pollution in Haiti has earned four Earlhamites $22,500 in start-up capital and office space to jump start a new business venture. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51012&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=51012&r=14619 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites' senior project results in funding, vision for first-of-its-kind Richmond playground A team of Environmental Studies majors at Earlham is bringing their vision to life for a first-of-its-kind playground for Wayne County youth. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50998&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50998&r=14619 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 4 alumni earn Teacher of the Year honors from Richmond schools Four alumni of Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education have been nominated as their building’s top teacher by Richmond Community Schools. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50996&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=50996&r=14619 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT $7.5M Gift to Launch Funded Internships and Research Experiences for All Students Powered by a $7.5 million leadership gift from Alan ’74 and Peg Kral Scantland ’74, Earlham College is launching The EPIC Advantage, a new commitment to fund student-faculty research projects and internships for all of its students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46943&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46943&r=14619 Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT '81 alumnus to chair Mexican embassy in Greece Mexican lawmakers have appointed Daniel Hernandez ’81 as ambassador to Greece, Cyprus and Moldova, continuing his storied career in international relations. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46852&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46852&r=14619 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT National grant to support development of medical humanities program Faculty at Earlham College have secured new funding to strengthen a signature program for students pursuing medical school or allied health fields. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46853&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46853&r=14619 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite's latrine project to promote peace at Kenyan school Daniel Kibet’s ’19 path to Earlham started at a primary school in Kenya where classroom space was scarce and bathrooms were limited, unsanitary and broken. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46833&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46833&r=14619 Tue, 04 Apr 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 Watson Fellowship will fund Earlhamite's global study of 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 Field Hockey Team Earns National Academic Team Award The Earlham College field hockey team has earned the Division III National Academic Team Award from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46646&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=46646&r=14619 Thu, 16 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