Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2018, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Committee to Consider Future for Earlham Football Interim President Avis Stewart announced today that Earlham College will suspend its football program for the 2019 season and has authorized a review of the program. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67095&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67095&r=14619 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Earlham worthy of imitation, new national ranking says Earlham College is a national leader for making programs and initiatives that are worth imitating, emulating and spreading far and wide, according to College Consensus’ “50 Most Underrated Colleges Doing Great Things.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67092&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67092&r=14619 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Alan Price Appointed Director of JFK Presidential Library Former Earlham President Alan Price ’88 has been appointed Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. The institution is a federal institution and is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67084&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67084&r=14619 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT A new role for Nick Johnson Nick Johnson has decided to step down from his position as Earlham College’s Head Football Coach at the end of the season in order to better attend to the needs of his family. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67077&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=67077&r=14619 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Professor partners with ACS Assistant Professor of Chemistry Patrick Barber is bringing new funding and leadership to Earlham College in support of research opportunities for local high school students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66981&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66981&r=14619 Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT Welling Hall explores art, faith, and advocacy at FCNL Research Professor of the Liberal Arts Welling Hall will present her gun violence sculptures and give an artist talk “Art Transforming Violence” on November 14, at the FCNL's Quaker Welcome Center in Washington, D.C. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66968&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66968&r=14619 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT Pulse Fellows Howard Ly ’18 and Anya Frederickson ’18 are serving youth and families as part of the Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE), a yearlong service and leadership program. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66896&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=66896&r=14619 Tue, 09 Oct 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