Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Avis Stewart appointed VP of Institutional Advancement, Community Relations Avis Stewart ’74 has been appointed as Vice President of institutional Advancement and Community Relations, effective July 1. Stewart has served as Vice President of Community Relations since 2002 and will continue in that role as he assumes new duties. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36346&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36346&r=14619 Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Teens for Peace project seeks solutions for bullying in Kenyan school Wyclife Omondi ’17 is working to blunt the effects of bullying while enhancing learning opportunities for girls as part of his “Teens for Peace” project. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36352&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36352&r=14619 Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Longtime assistant, former standout player named head coach of Quakers men’s soccer team http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36334&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36334&r=14619 Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites earn prestigious NSF fellowships Two recent graduates received prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and another received Honorable Mention. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36292&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36292&r=14619 Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor's book of conversations with leading Muslims earns Silver Award from Independent Publisher Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s book based on conversations with 25 leading Muslims has won the Silver Medal in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards' Religion category. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36296&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36296&r=14619 Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Commencement: EC to celebrate the Class of 2015, acclaimed Quaker author Earlham College's 168th Commencement Exercises begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. A total of 204 graduates will receive degrees, including 183 undergraduates from Earlham, 10 from the Earlham School of Religion, and 11 from Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36276&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36276&r=14619 Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Winningest men's soccer coach at EC set to retire after 34 years Roy Messer, the winningest coach in Earlham College men’s soccer history, is retiring after 34 years. Messer will continue to serve the Quakers as an ambassador working as a special adviser and scout for the team. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36270&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36270&r=14619 Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus using Ph.D. to battle bite of deadly mosquitoes Adam South ’01 is at the helm of biological research that could reduce infections spread by the most deadly animal in the world: mosquitoes. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36241&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36241&r=14619 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nepalese students establish relief fund for earthquake victims Nepalese students at Earlham will join the relief effort in their their native country this summer following Saturday’s earthquake that has claimed more than 5,000 lives. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36242&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36242&r=14619 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Princeton Review recognizes Earlham as environmental leader for 4th consecutive year Earlham College has been recognized as a leader among its peers in environmental sustainability for the fourth year in a row. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36239&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36239&r=14619 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor's essay highlights significance of Hip Hop as it confronts policing of 'Black America' A new essay by Associate Professor of African and African American Studies James Logan on the cultural-religious significance of the Hip Hop generation as it confronts the policing of “Black America” has been published by the University of Chicago’s Divinity School. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36183&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36183&r=14619 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Projects for Peace: Access to technology, education in rural Nepal Two Earlhamites will build a community center and challenge socioeconomic ideas in their native Nepal as part of a peace project this summer. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36178&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36178&r=14619 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Graduate Programs in Education announce 13th annual summer institute Reservations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Earlham College Graduate Programs in Education Summer Institute, June 16-18, 2015. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36160&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36160&r=14619 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Three-day conference showcases student research Student research on sustainable ceramics, molecular dynamics, the effects of video games on attention, and vaccine-preventable diseases are among the topics being showcased at Earlham’s Sixth Annual Research Conference (ARC). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36143&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36143&r=14619 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Learning to lobby on Capitol Hill Fourteen Earlhamites participated in a four-day lobbying course facilitated by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36120&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36120&r=14619 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Day will reunite alumni, support future generations of students Earlham alumni and supporters from across the world can make a lasting impact on the College at the first Earlham Day celebration on Thursday, April 9. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36089&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36089&r=14619 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite becomes first youth representative of the State of Palestine to address UN In February, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) invited Hashem Abushama '17 to represent Palestine in the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum, which focused on issues of sustainable development and global youth issues. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36057&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36057&r=14619 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites' app lets teachers save time, have greater impact in classroom As leaders of a new business venture, Walter Duncan ’98 and Isaac VanWesep ’99 continue to rely on the things they learned at Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36070&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36070&r=14619 Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham affirms key values in response to controversy over Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ bill Many across Indiana and the nation have questioned whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, will have the consequence of enabling Indiana organizations to use religious belief as a justification for discriminatory practices. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Geology prof featured on national list of inspiring young faculty A commitment to fieldwork and hands-on activities has landed Assistant Professor of Geology Cynthia Fadem on a national list of outstanding young professors. Fadem is one 40 professors from across the country featured on NerdScholar’s 2nd annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT