Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Researching skeletal remains in the night A bone collection sounds like something that belongs in a scary movie, but for the Joseph Moore Museum, it’s an opportunity for study and a chance to become compliant with federal laws. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=39072&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=39072&r=14619 Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Experiential agriculture at Earlham returns with plans for stronger linkages to curriculum After a two-year hiatus, students can again experience small-scale, experimental agriculture at Miller Farm, albeit in a new location. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38720&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38720&r=14619 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites far outpace national norm for access to high-impact learning opportunities, survey says Earlhamites are more likely to engage in high-impact learning practices than their peers by the time they graduate, according to a survey of undergraduates in the United States and Canada. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38932&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38932&r=14619 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Golf added to slate of Earlham's athletics programs Men’s and women’s golf are coming to Earlham College through an exciting new partnership with Forest Hills Country Club. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38905&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38905&r=14619 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham reaches new heights in latest U.S. News rankings for value, academics A longstanding commitment to value and faculty who mentor students has pushed Earlham College to new heights in U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 “Best Colleges” guide released today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38631&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38631&r=14619 Wed, 09 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham No. 1 across Indiana for contributions to public good Earlham College is among the nation’s top institutions for contributing to the public good and the top liberal arts college in Indiana, according to Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38595&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38595&r=14619 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT $16.6M complex showcases future of science education Scientific study has evolved, and Earlham’s sciences, with the recent Stanley Hall renovation and the opening of the new Center for Science and Technology (CST), have become a model for teaching and learning science. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38523&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38523&r=14619 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT New spaces for student engagement will transform Runyan Center A new place for students to collaborate on big ideas, have coffee with friends and listen to performances by their peers is coming to Earlham's campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38468&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38468&r=14619 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Uncovering mysteries of ancient Middle Eastern 'blogging' Assistant Professor of Arabic Kelly Tuttle is bringing what she calls “14th Century blogging” to life for her students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37350&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37350&r=14619 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Memorial service will honor former president Wood A memorial service for President Emeritus Richard J. Wood will take place at 2 p.m., on Oct. 3, at Stout Meetinghouse. The service is open to the public. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38475&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=38475&r=14619 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Student-faculty research team earns 'Best Paper' at annual science conference The first paper stemming from a multidisciplinary, pedagogically-focused science research project, led by Earlham’s Computer Science department, won the “Best Paper” award after being delivered to a standing-room only audience at the annual XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Environment) in July in St. Louis. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37371&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37371&r=14619 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC historian charting new territory in literature about Quakers and the Civil War Professor of History Tom Hamm is writing the first volume about Quakers and the Civil War. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37387&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37387&r=14619 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor's study of ants defies expectations of altruism gene Evolutionary ant biology doesn’t always play by the rules. At least that’s what a recent study of ant genes would suggest. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37298&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37298&r=14619 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Former president Richard Wood dies at 78 President Emeritus Richard J. Wood, who led Earlham from 1985-96, died on Saturday, Aug. 1. As president, Wood led one of Earlham’s most successful capital campaigns while strengthening Earlham’s academic programs and international relations. He was 78 years old. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37285&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37285&r=14619 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Popular study abroad programs land EC on Princeton Review's 'Best Colleges' list Earlham College is ranked 9th in the nation for its “popular study abroad programs” as part of Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges: 2016 edition.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37286&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37286&r=14619 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Forbes lauds Earlham for consumer value, graduate outcomes Continued recognition for Earlham as a national leader in consumer value comes from Forbes in its eighth annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37274&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37274&r=14619 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Growing number of funded internships offering students 'rewarding' career preparation More than 40 Earlhamites have funded internships this summer sponsored by the Center for Integrated Learning. The internships are being conducted across Indiana, and in Washington D.C., Fairbanks, Ala., and internationally in Hokkaido, Japan, and Karisko, Martinique, among others. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37205&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37205&r=14619 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT '77 Alumnus establishes fund to support student-faculty research in vertebrate zoology Alan Simon ’77 and Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Buskirk ’66 are giving back to future generations of science students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36983&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36983&r=14619 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT New pre-orientation program offers incoming students deeper engagement with Richmond A new pre-orientation initiative at Earlham is giving incoming students the opportunity to explore Richmond and connect with students, faculty and residents before the start of the next academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36972&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36972&r=14619 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Summer research: Mentorship with tsunami expert preps junior for career in disaster management Jessica Hernandez ‘17 planned to be a linguist, or to major in Japanese studies until she arrived at Earlham and combined those interests with geology. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36722&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36722&r=14619 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT