Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2016, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT New business venture by Earlhamites promotes greater market accessibility for Costa Rican coffee farmers A new business venture by Earlhamites aims to collaborate with smallholder coffee farmers in Costa Rica to achieve their vision by facilitating greater market accessibility for their products. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42461&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42461&r=14619 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Former exchange student's non-profit reviving Japanese festival culture A former exchange student at Earlham College is working to revive Matsuri, which is festival culture in Japan by infusing youth and tourism back into its celebrations. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42550&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42550&r=14619 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham again identified as leader for value in Forbes' top colleges guide Continued national recognition of Earlham College’s capacity to prepare students for the future comes from Forbes’ 2016 Top Colleges Guide. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42495&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42495&r=14619 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham ranked No. 1 in Indiana for value in new national list Earlham is one of just three national liberal arts colleges ranked in the Top 30 for value in MONEY’s new list of the “Best Colleges for Your Money.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42478&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42478&r=14619 Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham's International perspective, can-do spirit highlighted in Fiske's new guide of top colleges Earlham College is one of the best institutions for higher education in the nation, according to the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017, which was released today. Fiske also features Earlham as one of the top 45 colleges and universities for its International Studies program in its guide for pre-professionals. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42433&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42433&r=14619 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Epic swim to aid alumna’s fight with Parkinson’s Susan Scarlett’s ’73 battle with Parkinson’s disease will be buoyed this summer by a 65-mile swimming spectacle that could be headed to the record books. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42399&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42399&r=14619 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Large class of distinguished local scholars to enter Earlham as part of Class of 2020 Sixteen of Wayne County’s top students have enrolled as members of Earlham College’s Class of 2020 in what is one of the largest groups of incoming students from neighboring communities in the College’s history. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42265&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42265&r=14619 Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus pioneering early detection treatment for schizophrenia An emerging treatment for schizophrenia pioneered by Dr. Bill McFarlane ’65 offers hope for earlier detection and treatment before psychosis even occurs. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42232&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42232&r=14619 Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT President Dawson to retire in June 2017 after tenure marked by progress, growth Earlham College President David Dawson, whose tenure has been marked by significant change and progress, has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42189&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42189&r=14619 Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Senior to break stereotypes in Argentina after earning regarded Fulbright award A recent Fulbright Award will allow Chisama Ku Penn ’16 to bring together all of her interests. Penn will serve as a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant at a college for teachers in Argentina for the upcoming academic year, beginning March 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42080&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42080&r=14619 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Undergraduate psychology research conference returning to Earlham Hundreds of psychology students will present research at Earlham College on Saturday, April 23 as part of the Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference (MAUPRC). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42084&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42084&r=14619 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham to go smoke free in July 2016 Earlham College is joining the more than 1,600 institutions of higher education nationwide that have gone smoke- and tobacco-free. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41825&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41825&r=14619 Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT National Science Foundation awards Geology major prestigious fellowship to fight climate change Clarice Perryman ’16 will study climate change as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Pre-Doctoral Fellow. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41824&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41824&r=14619 Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT 7th Annual Research Conference: Is swearing linked to pain tolerance? Do you want to find out when swearing might be considered a good thing? If so, you should attend Earlham College’s 7th Annual Research Conference beginning April 11 through April 13 in Earlham’s Landrum Bolling Center. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41798&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41798&r=14619 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Prestigious Watson Fellowship worth $30K will take Earlhamite across world for cultural food study Mishel Mussali ’15 will travel the world to learn what food and land mean to people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and discover how societies and food systems would change if the spiritual roots of food and farming were reclaimed. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41812&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41812&r=14619 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites selected for $10K grants to target gender inequality in India; rebuild Nepal Sonia Kabra’s ’16 “Sisterhood Peace Project” will address gender inequality in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education through a grassroots project in India. Ananda Mishra ’18 and Maniz Shrestha’s ’19 project entitled “Wireless Education and Women’s Empowerment for Rebuilding Bhimtar” was selected for funding by Earham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41685&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41685&r=14619 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham takes next steps in campus assessment of diversity and inclusion A campus-wide effort to assess how Earlham College is living out its ideals of diversity and inclusion has taken a step forward. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41603&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41603&r=14619 Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Day returns April 12 to celebrate the College; 30 regional reunions happening worldwide It’s back! Get ready to join Earlham College on Tuesday, April 12, for the second annual Earlham Day, an annual celebration and reunion for Earlhamites everywhere. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41574&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41574&r=14619 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham connections abound in national magazine devoted to Quakers The latest issue of Christian History magazine, which is devoted entirely to Quakers, uncovers some surprising stories, including one that discusses naked Quaker evangelists. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41570&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41570&r=14619 Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham enhancing reputation as national leader for sustainability performance A growing commitment to environmental sustainability has earned Earlham College its highest rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41563&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41563&r=14619 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT