Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2014, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Celebration of the arts to kick off Homecoming Weekend at Earlham Earlham alumni have never seen the arts on campus like this. The College will kick off Homecoming Weekend on Friday with a showcase of more than 20 performances and demonstrations to commemorate the opening of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The $22 million complex puts the Art, Music and Theatre Arts departments under one roof for the first time. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=28060&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=28060&r=14619 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 11th annual conference to showcase student research at Earlham Earlham’s exceptional commitment to the the impact and quality of science research will be showcased next week at the Natural Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Conference. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27955&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27955&r=14619 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Growing Outdoors Club uses fire and poetry to teach students of all skill levels The six conveners of Earlham’s Outdoors Club think outside activities are a sure way to become fully present. The club has seen increased participation, with more than 40 people registering for its first event, but conveners stress that people of all skill levels are welcome to join. Planned activities accommodate beginners through advanced. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27786&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27786&r=14619 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT A Quaker connection on Capitol Hill Earlhamites benefit from public policy and advocacy training from the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27834&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27834&r=14619 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Improved cyberinfrastructure to enhance undergraduate research, collaborative learning at Earlham A new cyber infrastructure at Earlham will enhance scientific research, faculty-student collaboration and hands-on learning. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27554&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27554&r=14619 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Joseph Moore Museum receives grant to digitize collections The Joseph Moore Museum’s vertebrate collections, including more than 12,000 specimens, will soon be made available to scientists worldwide as a result of a $149,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27430&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27430&r=14619 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Faculty-student research project seeks to help children resolve conflict, build stronger friendships Visiting Professor of Psychology Rachael Reavis wants to know how children resolve conflict and build stronger friendships. She has begun a study called “Thoughtful Friends” that could help find new way to help children age 7 to 9 who are having social problems. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27372&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27372&r=14619 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites credited in research that could reduce blindness Beginning in 2005 with Emily Whiston ‘05, a steady stream of Earlham graduates have gained valuable experience at the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Research Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27376&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27376&r=14619 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Chamber recognizes progress at Earlham with Community Improvement Awards Earlham College has been recognized for enhancing the profile of Wayne County. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27367&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27367&r=14619 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Professor's book of conversations with Muslims emphasizes peace-building, truth-telling Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s conversations with 25 leading Muslims is the subject of a new popular book. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27325&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27325&r=14619 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT EC ranks in top 10 for 'unusually strong' commitment to undergraduate teaching by U.S. News Earlham College ranks among the top 10 national liberal arts colleges for the faculty’s “unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching,” according to the 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27308&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27308&r=14619 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Inaugural performance celebrates start of new era at Earlham Visiting artist Findlay Cockrell's solo piano recital was the first public event at the new Center for Visual and Performing Arts since it opened in August. The 47,200-square-foot, $22 million facility puts the College’s Art, Music and Theatre Arts departments under one roof for the first time. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27311&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27311&r=14619 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Quakers kickoff football season with first night game on campus The Earlham Quakers football team will kickoff the 2014 season on Saturday with the first night game in campus history and a tailgate party to celebrate the occasion. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27283&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27283&r=14619 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Tyrian ’17 dreams of establishing nonprofit to aid disaster recovery Tyrian Robertson ’17 sees how the broader world is at work in her life and is inspired to use her skills and abilities to benefit others. After graduation, Robertson hopes to start a nonprofit that helps areas recover from natural disasters. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27232&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27232&r=14619 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT May Term offers tour of European cities leading the way in environmental sustainability Clarice Perryman’s ’16 sophomore year ended with a 21-day excursion across Europe as part of Earlham’s Urban Policy and Climate Change May Term. One of the many international May Terms offered at Earlham, Perryman earned a full scholarship to experience how cities in Denmark, Germany, England and France approach challenges related to sustainability. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27214&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27214&r=14619 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlham welcomes diverse, academically talented Class of 2018 More than 70 percent of the 312 students finished in the top quarter of their class in high school, with 39 percent graduating in the top 10 percent. The class also earned an average ACT composite score of 28, and an average SAT two-part total score of 1250. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27222&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=27222&r=14619 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT New $22M building showcases importance of the arts at Earlham Earlham College is making a bold statement about its commitment to the arts as the 2014-15 academic year begins today. The College opened the doors to the $22 million Center for Visual and Performing Arts, a 47,200-square-foot complex that is home to the Music, Theatre Arts and Art departments. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=26814&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=26814&r=14619 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Professor says contemporary leaders lack clout to end escalating violence seen in Ferguson Most contemporary leaders in the United States lack the moral or political clout needed to end the escalating violence seen in Ferguson, Missouri, following the killing of an unarmed Black teenager by a White police officer, says Associate Professor and Director of African American Studies James Logan. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=24570&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=24570&r=14619 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Border Studies Program offers glimpse into latest immigration crisis Earlham's Border Studies Program is offering students a front-row seat of the changing face of immigration. With reports of 60,000 unaccompanied immigrant children arriving at the U.S./Mexico border in the last year, students can gain perspective on the unfolding humanitarian debate as thousands of children are either detained or allowed to enter U.S. public schools this fall. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=23564&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=23564&r=14619 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Listed Among Top 100 Colleges in Forbes' 2014 Ranking of 'America's Best Colleges' National recognition of Earlham as a liberal arts college that successfully prepares students for the future continues to grow. In Forbes’ newest ranking of “America’s Best Colleges,” Earlham moved into the top 100 colleges and universities in the country. http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=22365&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/news/?id=22365&r=14619 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT