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Break Shuttles for Spring Break

The deadline to reserve your space on a Spring Break shuttle to or from the Dayton Airport is on Sunday, March 4. For more information including dates, times, cost, and how you can reserve your space, please visit the “Break Shuttle Page” online at <www.earlham.edu/break-shuttle-service>. If you have any questions, stop by the Student Life suite in Earlham Hall or send an email to <reslife@earlham.edu>.


JMM Open House: Collections Discoveries, Mysteries and Secrets

This day only, venture behind the scenes of the museum. Discover the mysteries and secrets of the museum with student-led tours of our research collections. Learn about the discoveries made from research using museum objects. Play games, explore interactive stations, and have fun with face paint. Join us anytime from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 3rd. This event is free and fun for all ages. To make the most of our open house, plan on spending 1-2 hours with us and our collections.


Meet a Recruiter: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

WVSOM is the perfect place for future physicians to expand their minds while learning a personal, holistic approach to medicine. Stop by Runyan Center on February 27th from 3 - 6 p.m. to learn more.


Seeking IRB Student Members

The IRB, which is responsible for ensuring research conducted with people is done ethically, is seeking two new student members for 2018-2019. Serving on the IRB is a relatively low workload, and lets you learn about a variety of research studies happening both on and off campus. If you are interested in applying for the position please fill out an application here: http://bit.ly/IRBstudent2018. We will begin reviewing applications on March 1. Any Earlham student who will be here in the 2018-2019 school year is eligible to apply. They do not have to do research with humans. If you have questions, let Rachael Reavis <reavira@earlham.edu> know.


Service Award Nominations Sought

Please help us celebrate Earlham students, faculty and community partners by suggesting recipients for one or more of the following awards which will be awarded at the Bonner Senior Dinner and Celebration of Service in April. Send the name(s) you wish to recommend along with a brief explanation of the person or organization’s accomplishments and why you are recommending them to Jana Schroeder, at <schroja@earlham.edu> by Wednesday, February 28th. Student awards will also be announced at the Awards Convocation. The David Koch '66 Award in Public Serviceis presented to a student who is an active volunteer and who intends to continue a commitment to volunteerism after graduation, but not necessarily a career in public service. Candidates for The Karen Keller LaFollette Award must demonstrate a high degree of commitment to social service, in view of past actions as well as future plans. There should also be evidence of strong commitment to social justice and/or world peace. The Community Partner Person of the Year works or volunteers with a community partner agency and has gone above and beyond expectations to educate, mentor and support Earlham students in their community-based service and learning activities. The Community Partner Agency of the Year recipient will be a nonprofit, governmental or educational agency or organization which has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to encouraging the involvement of Earlham students and faculty and has provided significant opportunities for student learning and service. The agency chosen may have a long-standing relationship with the college but may also be a newer partner which has intentionally developed meaningful opportunities for and relationship with Earlham students and faculty. The Faculty Collaborator of the Year will be presented to an Earlham faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to community-based learning by incorporating one or more substantial community-based projects into one or more courses and who models an inclusive and collaborative relationship with community partners.


Jay House Application Closes 2/28

Apply to live in Jay House for the 2018-2019 school year. Jay is a safe fun community for LGBTQ+ folks who want to live with other people who identify as such. Applications are due 2/28 <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf39kQfVSO4lhzR0QrJ3pyMb7ksj6GytHYsLGctT5KvwD9ayg/viewform?usp=sf_link>.


Talk on "Walden Pond in the Anthropocene: Climate Change and Relational Theory"

Scott Hess will give a talk on how scholars and activists have invoked Henry David Thoreau in response to climate change and what effects those invocations are likely to have. The talk will demonstrate a new systems-based methodology for the environmental humanities called "relational theory." When: Monday, February 26th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Co-Lab main gathering space. All are welcome.


Earlham Recycling Survey

Got an opinion? Want to win a $20 gift card to Starbucks, Gulzars or Dominos? The Student Sustainability Corps (SSC) wants to hear from you about recycling on campus. Test your knowledge about the dos and don’ts of recycling and what Earlham should change. Click the link below and win. Please email Rosie Jacobs with any suggestions: <rsjacobs17@earlham.edu>. <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgWZ6Xf9MJD51yDU4_c1YvpGSj8XmC5StwzeU637jbGSKDAg/viewform?usp=sf_link>.


Meet a Recruiter: TechPoint

TechPoint, a non-profit that promotes and accelerates the growth of Indiana's tech community, will be on campus to talk about their upcoming training programs focused on coding and sales in the tech industry. The coding program is designed for first and second year students as a way to prepare you for future internships, including TechPoint's X-tern program. The sales program is designed for graduating seniors that are ready to launch their careers in the rapidly growing tech industry. Please join us for lunch on Monday, February 26th, at 12 p.m. in the Friends Room to learn more. You can also visit the "on-campus interviews" section of Handshake to set up a one on one appointment with TechPoint staff to discuss how their programs fit into your personal career plans. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Community Engagement.


Admitted Student Event

Earlham's first admitted student event is from February 25 - 26. You'll see a lot of new faces on campus so please feel free to stop and say hi or offer to help if anyone looks lost.


William Penn House Internship and Service Info Session

Join Sarah Freeman-Woolpert, Youth Social Justice Program Coordinator at William Penn House in Washington, D.C., for an information session on Monday, February 26th, at 4 p.m. in LBC 106. Learn about internship, service and other opportunities sponsored by William Penn House, a Quaker center for hospitality, education and activism on Capitol Hill. For 50 years, William Penn House has supported social justice work and service learning in the nation's capital, most recently by serving as a comfort station during the Women's March and hosting DACA protesters. William Penn House supports Quaker engagement in social justice work around issues like gentrification, food deserts and mass incarceration in Washington, D.C. There will also be information about our summer and post-graduate internship programs on Capitol Hill, and a short presentation on the Pine Ridge Workcamp, a two-week summer service learning experience supporting local partner organizations on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Community Engagement.


Earlham Historical Journal Deadline on February 28

Do you have a paper you wrote for a history class that you are dying to share? Do you want to work with student editors to make your paper even better? Most importantly, do you want to get published? Then The Earlham Historical Journal is for you and is now accepting submissions until Wednesday, February 28. Submissions can be researched papers on any topic that include a historical argument detailing changes and continuities over time. Submit your paper by emailing Anh Nguyen <aqnuyen15@earlham.edu> and/or Karen Breece <kbreece15@earlham.edu>. Please feel free to contact Anh or Karen with any questions.


Residence Life Peer Mentor Applications Available

Applications for individuals interested in the Residence Life Peer Mentor position for the 2018-2019 academic year are now available. The application deadline is on March 7. Any questions can be directed to Erica Hoffman at <hoffmer@earlham.edu>. Applications can be found on the Residence Life Student Staff webpage <https://earlham.edu/residence-life/our-team/student-staff-positions/peer-mentors/>.


Vending Machine Input

Do you do you use the vending machines on campus? If so now is your chance to share your thoughts on your use of the machines on campus and their inventory. Please visit <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bractyqpyNRnpQN>. The questionnaire will be active until March 9th.


Is America Ripe for Tyranny?

Is America Ripe for Tyranny? Join American historian Timothy Snyder, author or the New York Times Best Seller, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Timothy Snyder will discuss the new threats our democracy faces in the 21st Century. When: Tuesday, February 27th, at 7 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall. A reception and book signing to follow.


Abstract Writing Workshop on Monday, February 26, at 4 p.m. in the CoLab

Are you applying for a conference? What about writing about your research to present at the EPIC Expo? Come to the Abstract Writing Workshop on Monday, February 26th, at 4 p.m. in the CoLab. We'll talk about what makes a great abstract and spend a few minutes drafting our own. For more information, email Laura at <leavila@earlham.edu>.


Health and Environmental Connection in Urban Spaces

Interested in farmers markets, urban environments, food justice or just delicious food? This Thursday, March 1st, at noon, join Environmental Studies major Lydia Evans '19 for a Presentation of Learning about the Ypsilanti Farmers Market. The presentation will be held in LBC 201 and pizza is provided.


2018 EPIC Expo - Accepting Submissions Now

EPIC Expo is a campus-wide celebration of scholarship and creative excellence. This year, EPIC Expo will be held on Tuesday, April 17th, and Wednesday, April 18th. For these two days, we will have the opportunity to experience panel presentations, creative workshops, poster presentations, performances and more. If you would like to share your creative, scholarly, or professional work at the 2018 EPIC Expo, we encourage you to register to participate. Proposal submissions will be accepted from now until March 19. You can find the link to the submission form here: <http://earlham.edu/epic-expo/>. Questions? Contact Corey Fritz (fritzco) or Marya Bower (bowerma).


August EPIC Terms Info Session

Want to learn about August EPIC Terms opportunities? On Tuesday, February 26th, at noon in the CoLab you can learn more August EPIC Terms, including “Social Justice Place Week” by Center for Social Justice (more information email Aletha Stahl: <stahlal@earlham.edu>), “Bridging the Gap: Medical Interpreter Training” by Center for Global Health (more information email Peter Blair: <blairpe@earlham.edu>), “International Civic Engagement” sponsored by Peace Corps Prep (more information email Jennifer Seely: <seelyje@earlham.edu>), and “Elevated Leadership” sponsored by Environmental Leadership Program (more information email Andy Clifford: <cliffan@earlham.edu>). Snacks will be provided, but to be environmentally friendly please bring your own cups and plates.


First Responder Training

Interested in wilderness medical training including CPR certification? Check out the nine-day Wilderness First Responder Course from May 7-15th ($575) or the 2-day Wilderness First Aid course from May 7-8th ($185). To register or for more information contact Erik Baker <bakerer@earlham.edu>.


Peer Mentor Info Session

Interested in being a Peer Mentor of 2018-2019? Have questions about the Peer Mentor application process? Come to one of the two info sessions. One info session is on Wednesday, February 28th, at 12 p.m. in May-Crossen Student Commons. The other info session is on Thursday, March 1st, at 9 p.m. in EH 1st floor lobby. See you there.


Indy VegFest

VeggIE Club is planning a trip to the Indianapolis VegFest on Saturday, March 31st. VegFest will feature food and drinks from local restaurants, prizes and giveaways, food samples and cooking demos, fun fitness activities and more. Admission is free. Anyone and everyone is welcome, you do not have to be vegan or vegetarian. We are planning to leave at 10:45 a.m. and get back to campus at 4:30 p.m. that same day. If you would like to come please email <wconst17@earlham.edu> or <lkcosgr17@earlham.edu>. There are a limited number of spaces available so email ASAP. For more information check out their website: <http://indyvegfest.com/>.


Break Shuttles for Spring Break

The deadline to reserve your space on a Spring Break shuttle to or from the Dayton Airport is on Sunday, March 4. For more information including dates, times, cost, and how you can reserve your space, please visit the “Break Shuttle Page” online at <www.earlham.edu/break-shuttle-service>. If you have any questions, stop by the Student Life suite in Earlham Hall or send an email to <reslife@earlham.edu>.


JMM Open House: Collections Discoveries, Mysteries and Secrets

This day only, venture behind the scenes of the museum. Discover the mysteries and secrets of the museum with student-led tours of our research collections. Learn about the discoveries made from research using museum objects. Play games, explore interactive stations, and have fun with face paint. Join us anytime from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 3rd. This event is free and fun for all ages. To make the most of our open house, plan on spending 1-2 hours with us and our collections.


Meet a Recruiter: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

WVSOM is the perfect place for future physicians to expand their minds while learning a personal, holistic approach to medicine. Stop by Runyan Center on February 27th from 3 - 6 p.m. to learn more.


Seeking IRB Student Members

The IRB, which is responsible for ensuring research conducted with people is done ethically, is seeking two new student members for 2018-2019. Serving on the IRB is a relatively low workload, and lets you learn about a variety of research studies happening both on and off campus. If you are interested in applying for the position please fill out an application here: http://bit.ly/IRBstudent2018. We will begin reviewing applications on March 1. Any Earlham student who will be here in the 2018-2019 school year is eligible to apply. They do not have to do research with humans. If you have questions, let Rachael Reavis <reavira@earlham.edu> know.


Service Award Nominations Sought

Please help us celebrate Earlham students, faculty and community partners by suggesting recipients for one or more of the following awards which will be awarded at the Bonner Senior Dinner and Celebration of Service in April. Send the name(s) you wish to recommend along with a brief explanation of the person or organization’s accomplishments and why you are recommending them to Jana Schroeder, at <schroja@earlham.edu> by Wednesday, February 28th. Student awards will also be announced at the Awards Convocation. The David Koch '66 Award in Public Serviceis presented to a student who is an active volunteer and who intends to continue a commitment to volunteerism after graduation, but not necessarily a career in public service. Candidates for The Karen Keller LaFollette Award must demonstrate a high degree of commitment to social service, in view of past actions as well as future plans. There should also be evidence of strong commitment to social justice and/or world peace. The Community Partner Person of the Year works or volunteers with a community partner agency and has gone above and beyond expectations to educate, mentor and support Earlham students in their community-based service and learning activities. The Community Partner Agency of the Year recipient will be a nonprofit, governmental or educational agency or organization which has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to encouraging the involvement of Earlham students and faculty and has provided significant opportunities for student learning and service. The agency chosen may have a long-standing relationship with the college but may also be a newer partner which has intentionally developed meaningful opportunities for and relationship with Earlham students and faculty. The Faculty Collaborator of the Year will be presented to an Earlham faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to community-based learning by incorporating one or more substantial community-based projects into one or more courses and who models an inclusive and collaborative relationship with community partners.


Jay House Application Closes 2/28

Apply to live in Jay House for the 2018-2019 school year. Jay is a safe fun community for LGBTQ+ folks who want to live with other people who identify as such. Applications are due 2/28 <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf39kQfVSO4lhzR0QrJ3pyMb7ksj6GytHYsLGctT5KvwD9ayg/viewform?usp=sf_link>.


Talk on "Walden Pond in the Anthropocene: Climate Change and Relational Theory"

Scott Hess will give a talk on how scholars and activists have invoked Henry David Thoreau in response to climate change and what effects those invocations are likely to have. The talk will demonstrate a new systems-based methodology for the environmental humanities called "relational theory." When: Monday, February 26th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Co-Lab main gathering space. All are welcome.


Earlham Recycling Survey

Got an opinion? Want to win a $20 gift card to Starbucks, Gulzars or Dominos? The Student Sustainability Corps (SSC) wants to hear from you about recycling on campus. Test your knowledge about the dos and don’ts of recycling and what Earlham should change. Click the link below and win. Please email Rosie Jacobs with any suggestions: <rsjacobs17@earlham.edu>. <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgWZ6Xf9MJD51yDU4_c1YvpGSj8XmC5StwzeU637jbGSKDAg/viewform?usp=sf_link>.


Meet a Recruiter: TechPoint

TechPoint, a non-profit that promotes and accelerates the growth of Indiana's tech community, will be on campus to talk about their upcoming training programs focused on coding and sales in the tech industry. The coding program is designed for first and second year students as a way to prepare you for future internships, including TechPoint's X-tern program. The sales program is designed for graduating seniors that are ready to launch their careers in the rapidly growing tech industry. Please join us for lunch on Monday, February 26th, at 12 p.m. in the Friends Room to learn more. You can also visit the "on-campus interviews" section of Handshake to set up a one on one appointment with TechPoint staff to discuss how their programs fit into your personal career plans. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Community Engagement.


Admitted Student Event

Earlham's first admitted student event is from February 25 - 26. You'll see a lot of new faces on campus so please feel free to stop and say hi or offer to help if anyone looks lost.


William Penn House Internship and Service Info Session

Join Sarah Freeman-Woolpert, Youth Social Justice Program Coordinator at William Penn House in Washington, D.C., for an information session on Monday, February 26th, at 4 p.m. in LBC 106. Learn about internship, service and other opportunities sponsored by William Penn House, a Quaker center for hospitality, education and activism on Capitol Hill. For 50 years, William Penn House has supported social justice work and service learning in the nation's capital, most recently by serving as a comfort station during the Women's March and hosting DACA protesters. William Penn House supports Quaker engagement in social justice work around issues like gentrification, food deserts and mass incarceration in Washington, D.C. There will also be information about our summer and post-graduate internship programs on Capitol Hill, and a short presentation on the Pine Ridge Workcamp, a two-week summer service learning experience supporting local partner organizations on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Community Engagement.


Earlham Historical Journal Deadline on February 28

Do you have a paper you wrote for a history class that you are dying to share? Do you want to work with student editors to make your paper even better? Most importantly, do you want to get published? Then The Earlham Historical Journal is for you and is now accepting submissions until Wednesday, February 28. Submissions can be researched papers on any topic that include a historical argument detailing changes and continuities over time. Submit your paper by emailing Anh Nguyen <aqnuyen15@earlham.edu> and/or Karen Breece <kbreece15@earlham.edu>. Please feel free to contact Anh or Karen with any questions.


Residence Life Peer Mentor Applications Available

Applications for individuals interested in the Residence Life Peer Mentor position for the 2018-2019 academic year are now available. The application deadline is on March 7. Any questions can be directed to Erica Hoffman at <hoffmer@earlham.edu>. Applications can be found on the Residence Life Student Staff webpage <https://earlham.edu/residence-life/our-team/student-staff-positions/peer-mentors/>.


Vending Machine Input

Do you do you use the vending machines on campus? If so now is your chance to share your thoughts on your use of the machines on campus and their inventory. Please visit <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bractyqpyNRnpQN>. The questionnaire will be active until March 9th.


Is America Ripe for Tyranny?

Is America Ripe for Tyranny? Join American historian Timothy Snyder, author or the New York Times Best Seller, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Timothy Snyder will discuss the new threats our democracy faces in the 21st Century. When: Tuesday, February 27th, at 7 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall. A reception and book signing to follow.


Abstract Writing Workshop on Monday, February 26, at 4 p.m. in the CoLab

Are you applying for a conference? What about writing about your research to present at the EPIC Expo? Come to the Abstract Writing Workshop on Monday, February 26th, at 4 p.m. in the CoLab. We'll talk about what makes a great abstract and spend a few minutes drafting our own. For more information, email Laura at <leavila@earlham.edu>.


Health and Environmental Connection in Urban Spaces

Interested in farmers markets, urban environments, food justice or just delicious food? This Thursday, March 1st, at noon, join Environmental Studies major Lydia Evans '19 for a Presentation of Learning about the Ypsilanti Farmers Market. The presentation will be held in LBC 201 and pizza is provided.


2018 EPIC Expo - Accepting Submissions Now

EPIC Expo is a campus-wide celebration of scholarship and creative excellence. This year, EPIC Expo will be held on Tuesday, April 17th, and Wednesday, April 18th. For these two days, we will have the opportunity to experience panel presentations, creative workshops, poster presentations, performances and more. If you would like to share your creative, scholarly, or professional work at the 2018 EPIC Expo, we encourage you to register to participate. Proposal submissions will be accepted from now until March 19. You can find the link to the submission form here: <http://earlham.edu/epic-expo/>. Questions? Contact Corey Fritz (fritzco) or Marya Bower (bowerma).


August EPIC Terms Info Session

Want to learn about August EPIC Terms opportunities? On Tuesday, February 26th, at noon in the CoLab you can learn more August EPIC Terms, including “Social Justice Place Week” by Center for Social Justice (more information email Aletha Stahl: <stahlal@earlham.edu>), “Bridging the Gap: Medical Interpreter Training” by Center for Global Health (more information email Peter Blair: <blairpe@earlham.edu>), “International Civic Engagement” sponsored by Peace Corps Prep (more information email Jennifer Seely: <seelyje@earlham.edu>), and “Elevated Leadership” sponsored by Environmental Leadership Program (more information email Andy Clifford: <cliffan@earlham.edu>). Snacks will be provided, but to be environmentally friendly please bring your own cups and plates.


First Responder Training

Interested in wilderness medical training including CPR certification? Check out the nine-day Wilderness First Responder Course from May 7-15th ($575) or the 2-day Wilderness First Aid course from May 7-8th ($185). To register or for more information contact Erik Baker <bakerer@earlham.edu>.


Peer Mentor Info Session

Interested in being a Peer Mentor of 2018-2019? Have questions about the Peer Mentor application process? Come to one of the two info sessions. One info session is on Wednesday, February 28th, at 12 p.m. in May-Crossen Student Commons. The other info session is on Thursday, March 1st, at 9 p.m. in EH 1st floor lobby. See you there.


Indy VegFest

VeggIE Club is planning a trip to the Indianapolis VegFest on Saturday, March 31st. VegFest will feature food and drinks from local restaurants, prizes and giveaways, food samples and cooking demos, fun fitness activities and more. Admission is free. Anyone and everyone is welcome, you do not have to be vegan or vegetarian. We are planning to leave at 10:45 a.m. and get back to campus at 4:30 p.m. that same day. If you would like to come please email <wconst17@earlham.edu> or <lkcosgr17@earlham.edu>. There are a limited number of spaces available so email ASAP. For more information check out their website: <http://indyvegfest.com/>.


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