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Graduate School Fair

No matter where you are in your college career, it's never too early to begin thinking about your next step after graduation. And if grad school might be in your future, this is the event to attend. Join the Center for Career and Community Engagement at the annual Graduate School Fair on October 2nd from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This is your chance to interact with over 40 graduate school recruiters, learn more about their programs, and ask questions to find your perfect fit. View the event in Handshake to learn more.


Info Session for Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage in Latvia and Estonia

Are you a knitter? Do you want to be? Come join us for pizza and an information session on Tuesday, September 25th, at noon in LBC 224 to learn more about the Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage. On this trip, we'll be steeped in the knitting and fiber arts traditions of Latvia and Estonia, gaining practical skills in the fiber arts (especially knitting, beading and embroidery) while also learning about the place of these traditions historically and culturally in the region. Questions? Email Callie Maidhof <maidhca@earlham.edu>


What Do You Need to Succeed?

We are seeking students to give feedback on their preferences concerning EPIC, vocational and career discernment, and community involvement. If you would like to lend your voice to the conversation please join us for lunch in Friends Room A on September 24th, 25th, 27th or October 4th, 5th, 9th from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. No meal plan? No problem, we will cover the cost of lunch in the dining hall. Additionally, participants who complete the feedback session will receive a voucher for a free drink at Intermezzo.


Icelandic Field Studies EPIC Advantage Information Session

Are you the sort of person that loves mixing science with the outdoors? Passionate about biology, computer science, mathematics, archeology, GIS or geology? Interested in working on a glacier? Enjoy a bit of an adventure? Come to CST224 at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26th, to learn about Earlham’s work in Iceland and our plans for 2019. Pizza will be provided. Program alums are welcome to attend as well.


Live Lightly in Muncie

Come join dedicated sustainability activists on a trip to a free resource fair for sustainable lifestyles! Regan Lowring ‘17 will be speaking about his work at Cope Environmental Center at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, IN., on September 29th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info see: <http://livinglightlyfair.org/>. Contact <jjwilba15@earlham.edu> in regards to any additional questions.


EPIC Advantage Info Session for Japan, US Southwest and Alaska

These three programs are particularly relevant to students seeking an EPIC Advantage experience with a social/cultural and environmental/ecological focus, and are offered by ENSU affiliated faculty Eric Cunningham, Andy Clifford and Karen Mager, respectively. Join us on September 25th at 12:00 p.m. in the CoLab. Pizza provided.


Outdoors Katmandu Open Mic this Saturday

Please note that there will be no Katmandu on Friday, September 28, as previously advertised. Join us for the first outdoors Katmandu on the front porch of Music House on Saturday, September 29. Sign up starts at 4:45 and performances start at 5. Bring blankets and food if you would like to picnic on the lawn. Check out our event page at <https://bit.ly/2xyV90a>.


Graduate School Fair

No matter where you are in your college career, it's never too early to begin thinking about your next step after graduation. And if grad school might be in your future, this is the event to attend. Join the Center for Career and Community Engagement at the annual Graduate School Fair on October 2nd from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This is your chance to interact with over 40 graduate school recruiters, learn more about their programs, and ask questions to find your perfect fit. View the event in Handshake to learn more.


Voter Registration

Tuesday, September 25th, is National Voter Registration Day. Stop by Runyan from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. all week to register to vote in the upcoming election on November 6th in either your home state or in Indiana. Ask questions about absentee ballots, changing your address or early voting.


Study in Japan Info Session

Did you know? Earlham has not one but two study abroad programs in Japan: Japan Study and SICE. Not only limited to Japanese Studies majors, Earlham's semester and year-long programs are sure to offer an experience that fits with your academic and personal study abroad goals. Come learn more about Japan Study and SICE at an information session on Friday, September 28th, at 12 p.m. in LBC 124. Questions? Contact Kelly Remo <remoke@earlham.edu>.


Insect Expedition

Did you know, an entire world of insects hides in the tall grasses of the Earlham prairie? Praying mantises wait in hiding to pounce on unsuspecting prey. Bees buzz past carrying pollen in special baskets on their legs. Bright red and black milkweed bugs warn predators of their poisonous insides. On this EcoTour, you will get to meet these elusive creatures and hear their fascinating stories. Come dressed for the weather, but don't bring your bug spray. We will meet at 2 p.m. on September 29th at the Randall R. Sadler Baseball Stadium parking lot, just past the intersection of Earlham Drive and Gurney Drive. This event is free and open to the public.


"The Relation Between Higher Education and Viral Capitalism" Lecture by Kevin Miles

Join us Friday, September 28 at 6 p.m. on Miller Farm for a lecture entitled "The Relation Between Higher Education and Viral Capitalism" delivered by Professor of Philosophy Kevin Miles. In bizarre times of crisis at Earlham, we are inviting interested students to engage outside the multifarious confinement of the classroom and engage with a critical view of the nexus of systems of higher education and capitalism. This aims to be the first in a series of events engaging students and professors around and through bureaucratic and administrative opaqueness. For more information, and to express interest in getting involved, contact Simon Keefer: <simonkeefer@gmail.com> / 201-290-9717. Hope to see you there.


Family Weekend: Body Art, Breakout Room, International Festival and More

Where can you get body art, test your skills in a Breakout Escape Room Game, view a human brain demo, experience an International Festival, and much more? Each fall, Earlham College proudly welcomes parents, grandparents, other family members, and friends, to explore campus and get a firsthand look at what life is like for our students on campus. The annual Family Weekend will be held on October 5th – 7th. Students are encouraged to participate (with or without families and friends) and faculty and staff are encouraged to bring their families. To register (for families and friends of students only) visit <https://goo.gl/forms/h5zMKhZKihrQe0sy1>. To view the complete schedule visit <http://earlham.edu/student-life/family-weekend/>. Direct questions to <mahonye@earlham.edu> or (765) 983-1606.


Come Hike with Outdoors Club

Join us on Sunday, September 30th, at White Water River (or Veterans Memorial Park). We will be doing some light hiking and playing some games. Get to know other outdoorsy Earlhamites and take a break from studying. We will depart from the OEC at the corner of the 90-minute parking lot between Barrett and Bundy at 1:00 p.m. and be back no later than 4 p.m. Questions? Email Rosie Jacobs <rsjacobs17@earlham.edu>.


Info Session for Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage in Latvia and Estonia

Are you a knitter? Do you want to be? Come join us for pizza and an information session on Tuesday, September 25th, at noon in LBC 224 to learn more about the Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage. On this trip, we'll be steeped in the knitting and fiber arts traditions of Latvia and Estonia, gaining practical skills in the fiber arts (especially knitting, beading and embroidery) while also learning about the place of these traditions historically and culturally in the region. Questions? Email Callie Maidhof <maidhca@earlham.edu>


Costa Rica Presentation of Learning

Come to the Co-Lab on Wednesday, September 26th, at noon to hear about the experiences and knowledge gained by the students who participated in the 2018 Global Health, Culture and Service Learning EPIC Advantage in Costa Rica. Participants will talk about working in mobile clinics, living in homestays, their favorite memories from the program, and much more. Pizza will be provided. Pura vida.


What Do You Need to Succeed?

We are seeking students to give feedback on their preferences concerning EPIC, vocational and career discernment, and community involvement. If you would like to lend your voice to the conversation please join us for lunch in Friends Room A on September 24th, 25th, 27th or October 4th, 5th, 9th from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. No meal plan? No problem, we will cover the cost of lunch in the dining hall. Additionally, participants who complete the feedback session will receive a voucher for a free drink at Intermezzo.


College Meeting for Worship

Cynthia Grinspan, Department of Languages and Cultures, will speak on “Religious Freedom, Respect and Resilience” at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th, at Stout Meetinghouse. All are welcome.


EPIC Advantage: Explorations of Border and Empire in Northern England Info Session

Join Maxwell Paule and Neal Baker on September 26th from 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. in LBC 124 for an information Session for this Northern England EPIC Research Experience. During this research program, students will hike the northern edge of the Roman Empire along the 84-mile Hadrian’s Wall Path, crossing England from sea to sea. Additional days in Edinburgh, Newcastle and York are planned. Program dates are May 12th - 27th, 2019.


Projects for Peace Info Session on September 28th

The Center for Social Justice will host an informational session on the Davis and Earlham Projects for Peace. Each year, Davis Projects for Peace awards one or two Earlham applicants $10,000 each to carry out a self-designed project to be implemented during the summer. The Davis/EC Projects for Peace are wonderful opportunities for students to design and carry out creative grassroots’ projects that “promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties.” Come and hear more information about this competition. Contact Joely Rios <jrios14@earlham.edu> if you have any questions. Time: 12 p.m., on Friday, September 29th, in LBC 211.


Icelandic Field Studies EPIC Advantage Information Session

Are you the sort of person that loves mixing science with the outdoors? Passionate about biology, computer science, mathematics, archeology, GIS or geology? Interested in working on a glacier? Enjoy a bit of an adventure? Come to CST224 at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26th, to learn about Earlham’s work in Iceland and our plans for 2019. Pizza will be provided. Program alums are welcome to attend as well.


Live Lightly in Muncie

Come join dedicated sustainability activists on a trip to a free resource fair for sustainable lifestyles! Regan Lowring ‘17 will be speaking about his work at Cope Environmental Center at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, IN., on September 29th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info see: <http://livinglightlyfair.org/>. Contact <jjwilba15@earlham.edu> in regards to any additional questions.


EPIC Advantage Info Session for Japan, US Southwest and Alaska

These three programs are particularly relevant to students seeking an EPIC Advantage experience with a social/cultural and environmental/ecological focus, and are offered by ENSU affiliated faculty Eric Cunningham, Andy Clifford and Karen Mager, respectively. Join us on September 25th at 12:00 p.m. in the CoLab. Pizza provided.


Faculty Forum

For this week's Faculty Forum (Friday, 4:00 p.m., in LBC 211), Julie and Erica (Athletics) will present "The Earlham Difference: Achieving excellence, building pride, and being a part of the solution." We hope to see you there.


Outdoors Katmandu Open Mic this Saturday

Please note that there will be no Katmandu on Friday, September 28, as previously advertised. Join us for the first outdoors Katmandu on the front porch of Music House on Saturday, September 29. Sign up starts at 4:45 and performances start at 5. Bring blankets and food if you would like to picnic on the lawn. Check out our event page at <https://bit.ly/2xyV90a>.


Graduate School Fair

No matter where you are in your college career, it's never too early to begin thinking about your next step after graduation. And if grad school might be in your future, this is the event to attend. Join the Center for Career and Community Engagement at the annual Graduate School Fair on October 2nd from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This is your chance to interact with over 40 graduate school recruiters, learn more about their programs, and ask questions to find your perfect fit. View the event in Handshake to learn more.


Voter Registration

Tuesday, September 25th, is National Voter Registration Day. Stop by Runyan from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. all week to register to vote in the upcoming election on November 6th in either your home state or in Indiana. Ask questions about absentee ballots, changing your address or early voting.


Study in Japan Info Session

Did you know? Earlham has not one but two study abroad programs in Japan: Japan Study and SICE. Not only limited to Japanese Studies majors, Earlham's semester and year-long programs are sure to offer an experience that fits with your academic and personal study abroad goals. Come learn more about Japan Study and SICE at an information session on Friday, September 28th, at 12 p.m. in LBC 124. Questions? Contact Kelly Remo <remoke@earlham.edu>.


Insect Expedition

Did you know, an entire world of insects hides in the tall grasses of the Earlham prairie? Praying mantises wait in hiding to pounce on unsuspecting prey. Bees buzz past carrying pollen in special baskets on their legs. Bright red and black milkweed bugs warn predators of their poisonous insides. On this EcoTour, you will get to meet these elusive creatures and hear their fascinating stories. Come dressed for the weather, but don't bring your bug spray. We will meet at 2 p.m. on September 29th at the Randall R. Sadler Baseball Stadium parking lot, just past the intersection of Earlham Drive and Gurney Drive. This event is free and open to the public.


"The Relation Between Higher Education and Viral Capitalism" Lecture by Kevin Miles

Join us Friday, September 28 at 6 p.m. on Miller Farm for a lecture entitled "The Relation Between Higher Education and Viral Capitalism" delivered by Professor of Philosophy Kevin Miles. In bizarre times of crisis at Earlham, we are inviting interested students to engage outside the multifarious confinement of the classroom and engage with a critical view of the nexus of systems of higher education and capitalism. This aims to be the first in a series of events engaging students and professors around and through bureaucratic and administrative opaqueness. For more information, and to express interest in getting involved, contact Simon Keefer: <simonkeefer@gmail.com> / 201-290-9717. Hope to see you there.


Family Weekend: Body Art, Breakout Room, International Festival and More

Where can you get body art, test your skills in a Breakout Escape Room Game, view a human brain demo, experience an International Festival, and much more? Each fall, Earlham College proudly welcomes parents, grandparents, other family members, and friends, to explore campus and get a firsthand look at what life is like for our students on campus. The annual Family Weekend will be held on October 5th – 7th. Students are encouraged to participate (with or without families and friends) and faculty and staff are encouraged to bring their families. To register (for families and friends of students only) visit <https://goo.gl/forms/h5zMKhZKihrQe0sy1>. To view the complete schedule visit <http://earlham.edu/student-life/family-weekend/>. Direct questions to <mahonye@earlham.edu> or (765) 983-1606.


Voter Registration at Convo

The Voter Registration Volunteers will be tabling outside the Robyn Henderson-Espinoza Convocation on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Stop by to register to vote, apply for an absentee ballot, and learn about your upcoming election.


Come Hike with Outdoors Club

Join us on Sunday, September 30th, at White Water River (or Veterans Memorial Park). We will be doing some light hiking and playing some games. Get to know other outdoorsy Earlhamites and take a break from studying. We will depart from the OEC at the corner of the 90-minute parking lot between Barrett and Bundy at 1:00 p.m. and be back no later than 4 p.m. Questions? Email Rosie Jacobs <rsjacobs17@earlham.edu>.


Info Session for Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage in Latvia and Estonia

Are you a knitter? Do you want to be? Come join us for pizza and an information session on Tuesday, September 25th, at noon in LBC 224 to learn more about the Baltic Knitting Traditions EPIC Advantage. On this trip, we'll be steeped in the knitting and fiber arts traditions of Latvia and Estonia, gaining practical skills in the fiber arts (especially knitting, beading and embroidery) while also learning about the place of these traditions historically and culturally in the region. Questions? Email Callie Maidhof <maidhca@earlham.edu>


Costa Rica Presentation of Learning

Come to the Co-Lab on Wednesday, September 26th, at noon to hear about the experiences and knowledge gained by the students who participated in the 2018 Global Health, Culture and Service Learning EPIC Advantage in Costa Rica. Participants will talk about working in mobile clinics, living in homestays, their favorite memories from the program, and much more. Pizza will be provided. Pura vida.


What Do You Need to Succeed?

We are seeking students to give feedback on their preferences concerning EPIC, vocational and career discernment, and community involvement. If you would like to lend your voice to the conversation please join us for lunch in Friends Room A on September 24th, 25th, 27th or October 4th, 5th, 9th from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. No meal plan? No problem, we will cover the cost of lunch in the dining hall. Additionally, participants who complete the feedback session will receive a voucher for a free drink at Intermezzo.


College Meeting for Worship

Cynthia Grinspan, Department of Languages and Cultures, will speak on “Religious Freedom, Respect and Resilience” at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th, at Stout Meetinghouse. All are welcome.


EPIC Advantage: Explorations of Border and Empire in Northern England Info Session

Join Maxwell Paule and Neal Baker on September 26th from 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. in LBC 124 for an information Session for this Northern England EPIC Research Experience. During this research program, students will hike the northern edge of the Roman Empire along the 84-mile Hadrian’s Wall Path, crossing England from sea to sea. Additional days in Edinburgh, Newcastle and York are planned. Program dates are May 12th - 27th, 2019.


Projects for Peace Info Session on September 28th

The Center for Social Justice will host an informational session on the Davis and Earlham Projects for Peace. Each year, Davis Projects for Peace awards one or two Earlham applicants $10,000 each to carry out a self-designed project to be implemented during the summer. The Davis/EC Projects for Peace are wonderful opportunities for students to design and carry out creative grassroots’ projects that “promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties.” Come and hear more information about this competition. Contact Joely Rios <jrios14@earlham.edu> if you have any questions. Time: 12 p.m., on Friday, September 29th, in LBC 211.


Icelandic Field Studies EPIC Advantage Information Session

Are you the sort of person that loves mixing science with the outdoors? Passionate about biology, computer science, mathematics, archeology, GIS or geology? Interested in working on a glacier? Enjoy a bit of an adventure? Come to CST224 at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26th, to learn about Earlham’s work in Iceland and our plans for 2019. Pizza will be provided. Program alums are welcome to attend as well.


Live Lightly in Muncie

Come join dedicated sustainability activists on a trip to a free resource fair for sustainable lifestyles! Regan Lowring ‘17 will be speaking about his work at Cope Environmental Center at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, IN., on September 29th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info see: <http://livinglightlyfair.org/>. Contact <jjwilba15@earlham.edu> in regards to any additional questions.


EPIC Advantage Info Session for Japan, US Southwest and Alaska

These three programs are particularly relevant to students seeking an EPIC Advantage experience with a social/cultural and environmental/ecological focus, and are offered by ENSU affiliated faculty Eric Cunningham, Andy Clifford and Karen Mager, respectively. Join us on September 25th at 12:00 p.m. in the CoLab. Pizza provided.


Faculty Forum

For this week's Faculty Forum (Friday, 4:00 p.m., in LBC 211), Julie and Erica (Athletics) will present "The Earlham Difference: Achieving excellence, building pride, and being a part of the solution." We hope to see you there.


Outdoors Katmandu Open Mic this Saturday

Please note that there will be no Katmandu on Friday, September 28, as previously advertised. Join us for the first outdoors Katmandu on the front porch of Music House on Saturday, September 29. Sign up starts at 4:45 and performances start at 5. Bring blankets and food if you would like to picnic on the lawn. Check out our event page at <https://bit.ly/2xyV90a>.


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