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Application Deadline: Alt. Spring Break Trip

Application Due for the Alt. Spring Break Trip to St. Louis to learn about undoing institutional racism in the U.S. Application deadline is February 3rd. Application includes cover letter, résumé, and 500-700 word essay addressing “What is my role in peace and justice?” Send to Erin Polley at <epolley@afsc.org>. Space is limited, so apply early.


Sign-Up this Friday (Jan. 27) for Florida’s Natural History Expedition Spring Break Trip

Get some friends and joins us this Spring Break for the Vicki Penziner-Matson Natural History Expedition Trip. Electronic sign-ups for the trip will open on Jan. 27 at 6 a.m. and close on Jan. 30 at 12 p.m. (URL: www.earlham.edu/vpm/signup )**. There are a limited number of spots (20 spots available) so be ready to sign up 01.27.2017@6 a.m. The first 10 participants that sign up are ensured placement. The rest of the spots will be randomly assigned to folks that have signed up. If you have questions contact Wendy Tori <toriwe@earlham.edu> or Jose-Ignacio Pareja <parejjo@earlham.edu>. ** If the sign-up link doesn’t work for you try the following link (https://wildmanscience.wufoo.com/forms/zorie2f1xpvnrn/ )


Peer Career Coaching Now Available

The Peer Career Coaches have started their walk-in hours for the spring semester. You can visit with them in the CCCE on Mondays, 9 a.m. - noon; Tuesdays noon - 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. - noon, and 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; and Fridays 9 a.m. - noon. New this semester are walk-in hours on Sundays from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. in Lilly Library. Peer Career Coaches are professionally trained and can assist you with writing your résumé and cover letter.


Biology Colloquium

The neuroscience colloquium at Earlham is on Thursday, January 26th, CST 103, at Noon. Speakers and their presentations for this event are: Emi Smith, Assistant Professor of Biology, "The 3D Structure of the Tyrosine Hydroxylase Genein Pre- and Post-Differentiated Neuronal Cells"; Courtney Scerbak, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, "Biomarkers of Aging: Insights from Medicinal Plants"; Bob Rosenberg, Professor of Biology, "Neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury in lamprey"; Michelle Tong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "What's in a memory?: molecular mechanism involved in representation of olfactory memories"; Beth Mechlin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "Health and Stress"; Dave Barbella, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, "Learning from the Brain: Solving Computational Problems with Cognitively-Inspired Approaches". Food provided.


Applications for Campus Committees/Meeting with Board of Trustees are still open

ESG 2017 is still looking for interested students to apply for the available positions as committee members, or ESG proxies. We are looking for students interested on becoming a committee member of SRIAC (Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Committee) or CPC (Curricular Policy Committee). You can find more information by clicking this link: <https://goo.gl/mJKPK9>. We are also looking for students interested on performing as silent proxies for ESG on the Board Meeting on February 11th. Click here for further information: <https://goo.gl/s5TDav>. Applications for all of these positions are due Friday, Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact our VP of Nominations, Ramiro Flores, at <raflores15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On January 29, Ram Itani, senior chemistry & physics major, will speak on “Growth and Happiness” for the semester-long series on “Cycles & Shifts.”


Open Meditation Sunday through Thursday

Looking for a chance to take time for yourself, recenter, slow down, or just sit in silence for 20 minutes? Stop by Bodhi (Hicks) house Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. for informal group meditation. Bodhi House is the middle house between Jay and JCC on the way to Marsh. For more information, contact Gabe Penk at <gppenk13@earlham.edu>.


Carving and Sculpture Competition

Richmond’s Meltdown Festival is having a variety of events January 26th-28th. In order to get students excited and interested in attending the festival in downtown Richmond, we will be having a carving competition of our own this Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 9 p.m. in May-Crossen Student Center. Join us and have some fun. There will be snacks and a prize. Look around campus for posters with information regarding shuttles to and from the Festival this weekend. See you there.


Brimleys Auditions This Friday

Brimleys, Earlham's all-gender-inclusive a cappella group, is seeking tenors, basses and beatboxers. If you fit into one of those categories, please sign up for an audition time on the sign-up sheet at Runyan Desk. Auditions will be held this Friday the 27th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Feel free to contact Scott Ralston at <smralst15@earlham.edu> or Kia Bailey-deBruijn at <sbbaile15@earlham.edu> if you have questions.


First Giant Beaver Breakout of the Semester

Giant Beaver Breakouts at the Museum are back. The Joseph Moore Museum is burning. You have just 60 minutes to crack the codes, find the clues, and solve the puzzles to rescue the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton before it becomes toast. This is a fast-paced, 60-minute challenge for people who like to solve mysteries. We have added dates for the upcoming semester which will start with three sessions 5:30, 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27th. Each session can accommodate up to eight people. Register on your own or with a group of friends online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0OsaTIq8zeEChNj>. Cost is $8 per individual and groups of three or more are $7 per person.


Application Deadline: Alt. Spring Break Trip

Application Due for the Alt. Spring Break Trip to St. Louis to learn about undoing institutional racism in the U.S. Application deadline is February 3rd. Application includes cover letter, résumé, and 500-700 word essay addressing “What is my role in peace and justice?” Send to Erin Polley at <epolley@afsc.org>. Space is limited, so apply early.


Submit to The Crucible by Feb. 5th

This semester there will be a print edition of The Crucible, Earlham's literary magazine. It is open to all currently enrolled Earlham students, including those on semesters abroad. Submissions are open for poetry and prose pieces until February 5th and for visual art until February 19th. Follow the link to submit: https://earlhamcollegethecrucible.submittable.com/submit. And make sure to like us on facebook. Tell you friends and submit stuff. It's fun to see your work in print.


Fall 2017 Off-Campus Study Application Deadline Approaching

January 30th is the application deadline for Fall 2017 Off-Campus Study Programs; Budapest Math, China (CIEE), China-Shanghai (ACM), Newberry Library (ACM), New York Arts, Oak Ridge Science, Semester in Environmental Science at Woods Hole, and The Washington Center. Students interested in applying can pick up applications at the Center for Global Education (LBC 131) or online at http://www.earlham.edu/academics/off-campus-study/programs/. If you have any questions please contact The Center for Global Education.


Sign-Up this Friday (Jan. 27) for Florida’s Natural History Expedition Spring Break Trip

Get some friends and joins us this Spring Break for the Vicki Penziner-Matson Natural History Expedition Trip. Electronic sign-ups for the trip will open on Jan. 27 at 6 a.m. and close on Jan. 30 at 12 p.m. (URL: www.earlham.edu/vpm/signup )**. There are a limited number of spots (20 spots available) so be ready to sign up 01.27.2017@6 a.m. The first 10 participants that sign up are ensured placement. The rest of the spots will be randomly assigned to folks that have signed up. If you have questions contact Wendy Tori <toriwe@earlham.edu> or Jose-Ignacio Pareja <parejjo@earlham.edu>. ** If the sign-up link doesn’t work for you try the following link (https://wildmanscience.wufoo.com/forms/zorie2f1xpvnrn/ )


Tibetan Studies in India Fall 2017 Information Sessions

This exciting program in Dharamsala, India, is designed to offer a unique opportunity to live and study in a rich and complex cross-cultural setting. Dharamsala is home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the seat of the Government in Exile, as well as the cultural and intellectual capital of the Tibetan exile community. Join program leader Forrest Tobey at one of the two information sessions on campus on January 25th at 12:00 p.m. LBC 124 or on January 26th at 8:00 p.m. CVPA 150.


Peer Career Coaching Now Available

The Peer Career Coaches have started their walk-in hours for the spring semester. You can visit with them in the CCCE on Mondays, 9 a.m. - noon; Tuesdays noon - 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. - noon, and 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; and Fridays 9 a.m. - noon. New this semester are walk-in hours on Sundays from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. in Lilly Library. Peer Career Coaches are professionally trained and can assist you with writing your résumé and cover letter.


Flu Shots Available in Health Services

Flu season is just now hitting the Richmond area. If you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, now is the time. Please stop by Health Services between 9:30 a.m. and noon, or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Flu shots are $20 and can be charged to your account.


Earlham Student Senate Meeting This Wednesday

The weekly meeting of the Earlham Student Senate will be on Wednesday, January 25, at 6:00 p.m. in CST 103. All students are welcome to attend. Earlham Student Government (ESG) encourages all students who want to discuss issues they may be facing on campus, including leaders of on-campus student organizations, to attend Senate meetings. There will be programmed time for students to share grievances or bring up issues, or provide updates from student organizations on campus. Contact the Clerk of the Senate, Abhay Chaudhary, for questions or to be put on the Senate agenda, at <achaud16@earlham.edu>.


SOC Conveners List Update

SOC 2017 is updating the existing conveners list for the year. If you are a newly appointed convener for a student club starting from this semester or there has been a transfer of convener duties from last semester, please inform SOC asap so we can update the conveners list. It is crucial this protocol be followed for SOC to consider budget proposals and allocate funds to different on-campus student clubs. Inability to do so will lead to miscommunication and elongate the budget granting process. For any additional information, please contact SOC co-convener Khyrul Khan at <sakhan15@earlham.edu>. Thanks.


Biology Colloquium

The neuroscience colloquium at Earlham is on Thursday, January 26th, CST 103, at Noon. Speakers and their presentations for this event are: Emi Smith, Assistant Professor of Biology, "The 3D Structure of the Tyrosine Hydroxylase Genein Pre- and Post-Differentiated Neuronal Cells"; Courtney Scerbak, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, "Biomarkers of Aging: Insights from Medicinal Plants"; Bob Rosenberg, Professor of Biology, "Neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury in lamprey"; Michelle Tong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "What's in a memory?: molecular mechanism involved in representation of olfactory memories"; Beth Mechlin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "Health and Stress"; Dave Barbella, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, "Learning from the Brain: Solving Computational Problems with Cognitively-Inspired Approaches". Food provided.


Applications for Campus Committees/Meeting with Board of Trustees are still open

ESG 2017 is still looking for interested students to apply for the available positions as committee members, or ESG proxies. We are looking for students interested on becoming a committee member of SRIAC (Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Committee) or CPC (Curricular Policy Committee). You can find more information by clicking this link: <https://goo.gl/mJKPK9>. We are also looking for students interested on performing as silent proxies for ESG on the Board Meeting on February 11th. Click here for further information: <https://goo.gl/s5TDav>. Applications for all of these positions are due Friday, Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact our VP of Nominations, Ramiro Flores, at <raflores15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On January 29, Ram Itani, senior chemistry & physics major, will speak on “Growth and Happiness” for the semester-long series on “Cycles & Shifts.”


Open Meditation Sunday through Thursday

Looking for a chance to take time for yourself, recenter, slow down, or just sit in silence for 20 minutes? Stop by Bodhi (Hicks) house Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. for informal group meditation. Bodhi House is the middle house between Jay and JCC on the way to Marsh. For more information, contact Gabe Penk at <gppenk13@earlham.edu>.


French Lunch Conversation Table

Taking a French course and want to practice conversation? Not taking a French course and want to maintain your speaking skills? Join us for lunch on Thursdays at noon in the meeting room of the Dining Hall. Look for a sign on the table, and please contact Anna Vergnol <anna.vergnol@gmail.com> with any questions.


Carving and Sculpture Competition

Richmond’s Meltdown Festival is having a variety of events January 26th-28th. In order to get students excited and interested in attending the festival in downtown Richmond, we will be having a carving competition of our own this Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 9 p.m. in May-Crossen Student Center. Join us and have some fun. There will be snacks and a prize. Look around campus for posters with information regarding shuttles to and from the Festival this weekend. See you there.


Brimleys Auditions This Friday

Brimleys, Earlham's all-gender-inclusive a cappella group, is seeking tenors, basses and beatboxers. If you fit into one of those categories, please sign up for an audition time on the sign-up sheet at Runyan Desk. Auditions will be held this Friday the 27th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Feel free to contact Scott Ralston at <smralst15@earlham.edu> or Kia Bailey-deBruijn at <sbbaile15@earlham.edu> if you have questions.


First Giant Beaver Breakout of the Semester

Giant Beaver Breakouts at the Museum are back. The Joseph Moore Museum is burning. You have just 60 minutes to crack the codes, find the clues, and solve the puzzles to rescue the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton before it becomes toast. This is a fast-paced, 60-minute challenge for people who like to solve mysteries. We have added dates for the upcoming semester which will start with three sessions 5:30, 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27th. Each session can accommodate up to eight people. Register on your own or with a group of friends online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0OsaTIq8zeEChNj>. Cost is $8 per individual and groups of three or more are $7 per person.


Application Deadline: Alt. Spring Break Trip

Application Due for the Alt. Spring Break Trip to St. Louis to learn about undoing institutional racism in the U.S. Application deadline is February 3rd. Application includes cover letter, résumé, and 500-700 word essay addressing “What is my role in peace and justice?” Send to Erin Polley at <epolley@afsc.org>. Space is limited, so apply early.


Submit to The Crucible by Feb. 5th

This semester there will be a print edition of The Crucible, Earlham's literary magazine. It is open to all currently enrolled Earlham students, including those on semesters abroad. Submissions are open for poetry and prose pieces until February 5th and for visual art until February 19th. Follow the link to submit: https://earlhamcollegethecrucible.submittable.com/submit. And make sure to like us on facebook. Tell you friends and submit stuff. It's fun to see your work in print.


Fall 2017 Off-Campus Study Application Deadline Approaching

January 30th is the application deadline for Fall 2017 Off-Campus Study Programs; Budapest Math, China (CIEE), China-Shanghai (ACM), Newberry Library (ACM), New York Arts, Oak Ridge Science, Semester in Environmental Science at Woods Hole, and The Washington Center. Students interested in applying can pick up applications at the Center for Global Education (LBC 131) or online at http://www.earlham.edu/academics/off-campus-study/programs/. If you have any questions please contact The Center for Global Education.


Sign-Up this Friday (Jan. 27) for Florida’s Natural History Expedition Spring Break Trip

Get some friends and joins us this Spring Break for the Vicki Penziner-Matson Natural History Expedition Trip. Electronic sign-ups for the trip will open on Jan. 27 at 6 a.m. and close on Jan. 30 at 12 p.m. (URL: www.earlham.edu/vpm/signup )**. There are a limited number of spots (20 spots available) so be ready to sign up 01.27.2017@6 a.m. The first 10 participants that sign up are ensured placement. The rest of the spots will be randomly assigned to folks that have signed up. If you have questions contact Wendy Tori <toriwe@earlham.edu> or Jose-Ignacio Pareja <parejjo@earlham.edu>. ** If the sign-up link doesn’t work for you try the following link (https://wildmanscience.wufoo.com/forms/zorie2f1xpvnrn/ )


Tibetan Studies in India Fall 2017 Information Sessions

This exciting program in Dharamsala, India, is designed to offer a unique opportunity to live and study in a rich and complex cross-cultural setting. Dharamsala is home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the seat of the Government in Exile, as well as the cultural and intellectual capital of the Tibetan exile community. Join program leader Forrest Tobey at one of the two information sessions on campus on January 25th at 12:00 p.m. LBC 124 or on January 26th at 8:00 p.m. CVPA 150.


Peer Career Coaching Now Available

The Peer Career Coaches have started their walk-in hours for the spring semester. You can visit with them in the CCCE on Mondays, 9 a.m. - noon; Tuesdays noon - 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. - noon, and 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; and Fridays 9 a.m. - noon. New this semester are walk-in hours on Sundays from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. in Lilly Library. Peer Career Coaches are professionally trained and can assist you with writing your résumé and cover letter.


Flu Shots Available in Health Services

Flu season is just now hitting the Richmond area. If you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, now is the time. Please stop by Health Services between 9:30 a.m. and noon, or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Flu shots are $20 and can be charged to your account.


Earlham Student Senate Meeting This Wednesday

The weekly meeting of the Earlham Student Senate will be on Wednesday, January 25, at 6:00 p.m. in CST 103. All students are welcome to attend. Earlham Student Government (ESG) encourages all students who want to discuss issues they may be facing on campus, including leaders of on-campus student organizations, to attend Senate meetings. There will be programmed time for students to share grievances or bring up issues, or provide updates from student organizations on campus. Contact the Clerk of the Senate, Abhay Chaudhary, for questions or to be put on the Senate agenda, at <achaud16@earlham.edu>.


SOC Conveners List Update

SOC 2017 is updating the existing conveners list for the year. If you are a newly appointed convener for a student club starting from this semester or there has been a transfer of convener duties from last semester, please inform SOC asap so we can update the conveners list. It is crucial this protocol be followed for SOC to consider budget proposals and allocate funds to different on-campus student clubs. Inability to do so will lead to miscommunication and elongate the budget granting process. For any additional information, please contact SOC co-convener Khyrul Khan at <sakhan15@earlham.edu>. Thanks.


Biology Colloquium

The neuroscience colloquium at Earlham is on Thursday, January 26th, CST 103, at Noon. Speakers and their presentations for this event are: Emi Smith, Assistant Professor of Biology, "The 3D Structure of the Tyrosine Hydroxylase Genein Pre- and Post-Differentiated Neuronal Cells"; Courtney Scerbak, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, "Biomarkers of Aging: Insights from Medicinal Plants"; Bob Rosenberg, Professor of Biology, "Neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury in lamprey"; Michelle Tong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "What's in a memory?: molecular mechanism involved in representation of olfactory memories"; Beth Mechlin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, "Health and Stress"; Dave Barbella, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, "Learning from the Brain: Solving Computational Problems with Cognitively-Inspired Approaches". Food provided.


Applications for Campus Committees/Meeting with Board of Trustees are still open

ESG 2017 is still looking for interested students to apply for the available positions as committee members, or ESG proxies. We are looking for students interested on becoming a committee member of SRIAC (Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Committee) or CPC (Curricular Policy Committee). You can find more information by clicking this link: <https://goo.gl/mJKPK9>. We are also looking for students interested on performing as silent proxies for ESG on the Board Meeting on February 11th. Click here for further information: <https://goo.gl/s5TDav>. Applications for all of these positions are due Friday, Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact our VP of Nominations, Ramiro Flores, at <raflores15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On January 29, Ram Itani, senior chemistry & physics major, will speak on “Growth and Happiness” for the semester-long series on “Cycles & Shifts.”


Open Meditation Sunday through Thursday

Looking for a chance to take time for yourself, recenter, slow down, or just sit in silence for 20 minutes? Stop by Bodhi (Hicks) house Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. for informal group meditation. Bodhi House is the middle house between Jay and JCC on the way to Marsh. For more information, contact Gabe Penk at <gppenk13@earlham.edu>.


French Lunch Conversation Table

Taking a French course and want to practice conversation? Not taking a French course and want to maintain your speaking skills? Join us for lunch on Thursdays at noon in the meeting room of the Dining Hall. Look for a sign on the table, and please contact Anna Vergnol <anna.vergnol@gmail.com> with any questions.


Carving and Sculpture Competition

Richmond’s Meltdown Festival is having a variety of events January 26th-28th. In order to get students excited and interested in attending the festival in downtown Richmond, we will be having a carving competition of our own this Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 9 p.m. in May-Crossen Student Center. Join us and have some fun. There will be snacks and a prize. Look around campus for posters with information regarding shuttles to and from the Festival this weekend. See you there.


Brimleys Auditions This Friday

Brimleys, Earlham's all-gender-inclusive a cappella group, is seeking tenors, basses and beatboxers. If you fit into one of those categories, please sign up for an audition time on the sign-up sheet at Runyan Desk. Auditions will be held this Friday the 27th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Feel free to contact Scott Ralston at <smralst15@earlham.edu> or Kia Bailey-deBruijn at <sbbaile15@earlham.edu> if you have questions.


First Giant Beaver Breakout of the Semester

Giant Beaver Breakouts at the Museum are back. The Joseph Moore Museum is burning. You have just 60 minutes to crack the codes, find the clues, and solve the puzzles to rescue the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton before it becomes toast. This is a fast-paced, 60-minute challenge for people who like to solve mysteries. We have added dates for the upcoming semester which will start with three sessions 5:30, 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27th. Each session can accommodate up to eight people. Register on your own or with a group of friends online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0OsaTIq8zeEChNj>. Cost is $8 per individual and groups of three or more are $7 per person.


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