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"Launching a Social Business" Workshop

A workshop on Launching a Social Business will be held on Thursday, April 2, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., at the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. This session looks at the aspects to determine before creating a business plan: how to select the issue to solve; narrowing that issue from a grand objective to a specific goal; testing the business model; modifying an existing model; selecting appropriate partnerships for your social business; and attracting talent. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/Launch-Social-Business>.


Pride Week Spectrum Open Hours

Come join Spectrum during its regular open hours on Thursday, April 2, from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., in the Spectrum space at Runyan Center - Room 124. This week there will be a discussion about what pride is, where it comes from and why it's important. Be on the look out for other Pride Week events including a Pride party at Jay House on Friday and a study break on Sunday. For more information, contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


Easing the Transition Group Canceled

The "Easing the Transition: Changing Relationships with Family and Friends" group will be discontinued as of April 2. This group will not be meeting this Thursday or on following weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Caudill in Counseling Services at <caudije@earlham.edu>.


Opening Weekend Events for "Twelfth Night, Or What You Will"

Join us in the opening weekend events for the Earlham Department of Theatre Arts production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night Or What You Will." After Friday night's performance all are invited to an opening night reception. Food will be provided. After the performance on Saturday there will be a post-show discussion with the cast and crew. The performances are at 7:30 p.m., on April 3, 4, 10 and 11, at Wilkinson Theatre in Runyan Center. Tickets are available at the Box Office. One free admission with an Earlham ID. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 18 and seniors.


Earlham Invests $3.5M to Reduce Energy Usage on Campus

A new facility assessment and energy-savings project at Earlham will reduce energy consumption by nearly 25 percent and position the College to take even bolder environmental action in the future. The Board of Trustees has hired Performance Services of Indianapolis to make lighting, water conservation, heating, ventilation and cooling systems more efficient across campus by spring 2016. The $3.5 million investment will reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus by 3,500 metric tons and water treatment by 3 million gallons annually. The project will pay for itself in less than nine years, says Ian Smith, Earlham’s director of facilities. Read more at: <http://www.earlham.edu/news/article/?id=34907&r=14619>.


Today at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 2. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcast>. This week's presenter is Nate Hosler, the director of the Office of Public Witness in the Church of the Brethren. He formerly worked in northeastern Nigeria with the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) and was engaged in peacebuilding. Hosier will speak on "Nigeria’s Troubles: Religion as Rhetoric and/or Causation." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


M.A.T. Students Present at Midwest ATE Conference

Congratulations to Michael Marvin EC'14, Stacey-Ann Chambers and Christopher Anderson, who recently presented their research, "Creating Effective Teachers Through Action Research," at the Midwest Association of Teacher Educators Conference in Lafayette, Indiana.


Peer Mentor Applications Due on Friday

Peer Mentors or PMs (formerly known as Upper-class Programmers or UPs) are an integral part of the first-year experience within the Office of Residence Life. Their main responsibility is to help first-year students acclimate to college life and processes at Earlham College through building intentional relationships beginning in New Student Orientation (NSO) and through programming on specific topics as approved by the Area Director. PMs will work alongside Resident Assistants (RAs) to enhance the social, educational, intellectual and cultural development of each individual in their community. The PM position is an excellent position that allows students to build their skills in many areas. Applications are due on Friday, April 3, at 11:59 p.m., and can be found online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cI24NKsAxHmFAjz>. Questions about the Peer Mentor application and selection process can be directed to either Area Director Katie Colip at <colipka@earlham.edu> or ext. 2601, or Assistant Director Angie Hobkirk at <hobkian@earlham.edu> or ext. 1594.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham is April 6-12

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. There are several activities planned around athletics events along with the College's Awards Convocation. Check out the full schedule at <http://goearlham.com/news/2015/3/25/GEN_0325152322.aspx>.


2015-16 Housing Exemption Application Available

If you would like to apply for a housing exemption for the 2015-16 academic year, the application is now available. Students may be exempt from on-campus housing for several reasons, including: commuting from home (within 30 miles of campus), married or in a domestic partnership, or raising a child/dependent. Applications are due by June 1, 2015. To learn more and/or download the forms, please visit: <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/policies-and-procedures/housing-exemption>.


2015-16 Meal Plan Exemption Applications Available

If you would like to apply for a meal plan exemption for the 2015-16 academic year, the application is now available. Applications are due by June 1, 2015. To learn more and/or download the forms, please visit <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/policies-and-procedures/housing-exemption>.


"Launching a Social Business" Workshop

A workshop on Launching a Social Business will be held on Thursday, April 2, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., at the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. This session looks at the aspects to determine before creating a business plan: how to select the issue to solve; narrowing that issue from a grand objective to a specific goal; testing the business model; modifying an existing model; selecting appropriate partnerships for your social business; and attracting talent. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/Launch-Social-Business>.


Ice Cream, Music and Community: "Bond Around The Heart" on April 9

Students, faculty, staff and area Earlhamites are invited to the College's annual ice cream social, "Bond Around The Heart." When local philanthropist Byron Bond gave a gift to benefit Earlham, he was quoted saying, “I don’t care how Earlham uses the money. They can buy ice cream for the students if they like." Please join the community around The Heart on Earlham Day —Thursday, April 9 — from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., to celebrate Byron Bond's philanthropic spirit with ice cream.


Register for Alumni Career Coaching by Friday

Don't miss the opportunity to interact with nearly three-dozen Earlham alums from a variety of class years and career fields at Alumni Career Coaching on Thursday, April 9, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The event features alumni panels, one-on-one informational interviews and networking. Log into the Heart, and go to <tinyurl.com/ECconnections2015> to view the participating alumni and to register for an informational interview. Registration closes at 5:00 p.m., on Friday, April 3. Business casual dress is appropriate for this event. If you have questions, please call 765-983-1269 or email <cil@earlham.edu>.


Runyan Desk Positions Available for May Term, Summer and 2015-16 Academic Year

Runyan Center is looking for kind, happy and helpful desk staff members. Applications for Runyan Center Desk positions are now available on Moodle. You will need to submit an application with references, cover letter and schedule to be considered. Please submit materials prior to Friday, April 10, to Tracy Dubs, director of student leadership and Runyan Center, at <dubstr@earlham.edu>.


Alumni Career Panels Open to All Students

Did you miss your opportunity to register for Alumni Career Coaching? Don't worry as you can still attend one of the two scheduled alumni panels on Thursday, April 9, at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. From 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., check out “Earlham Ethos Meets Corporate Culture.” As challenging as college can be, entering the real world can be perplexing if you're not prepared for what lies ahead. In order to tackle the nuances of “Life after Earlham,” it's vital for students to be aware of the “dos and don'ts” of the workplace. From 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., you can attend “Doing Good by Doing Good.” Many professionals say they care about the world around them, but do their actions align with their work? Is it possible to excel in your career while promoting corporate citizenship and community engagement? Hear from Earlham alums in this panel discussion on how to use your Earlham ethics and education to make an impact after college.


It's #EarlhamDay — Be a Part of It

The College and Earlhamites around the world are celebrating #EarlhamDay, a massive social media “reunion” and crowdfunding day, on Thursday, April 9. The entire campus — students, faculty and staff — can share in this global celebration of Earlham College. Swing by the “Bond Around The Heart” ice cream social for some sweet treats between 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., interact with alumni during the Alumni Career Coaching panels and networking from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and stop by the table in Runyan Center for Earlham Day information or to make a gift between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Follow the crowdfunding progress by visiting the online leaderboard at <www.earlham.edu/earlhamday>, and see if the current students beat the faculty in number of gifts. #EarlhamDay ... be a part of it.


Pride Week Spectrum Open Hours

Come join Spectrum during its regular open hours on Thursday, April 2, from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., in the Spectrum space at Runyan Center - Room 124. This week there will be a discussion about what pride is, where it comes from and why it's important. Be on the look out for other Pride Week events including a Pride party at Jay House on Friday and a study break on Sunday. For more information, contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


Pride Week Study Break

Join Spectrum for its last event of Pride Week. The group will be hosting a study break on Sunday, April 5, at 9:00 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center. There will be cupcakes and fun games. For more information, contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


Easing the Transition Group Canceled

The "Easing the Transition: Changing Relationships with Family and Friends" group will be discontinued as of April 2. This group will not be meeting this Thursday or on following weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Caudill in Counseling Services at <caudije@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On April 5 - Easter Sunday, Phoebe Jones, senior Religion major, will speak on “Forgiving Judas” for the semester-long series on “Spirituality and Social Change.”


Opening Weekend Events for "Twelfth Night, Or What You Will"

Join us in the opening weekend events for the Earlham Department of Theatre Arts production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night Or What You Will." After Friday night's performance all are invited to an opening night reception. Food will be provided. After the performance on Saturday there will be a post-show discussion with the cast and crew. The performances are at 7:30 p.m., on April 3, 4, 10 and 11, at Wilkinson Theatre in Runyan Center. Tickets are available at the Box Office. One free admission with an Earlham ID. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 18 and seniors.


Earlham Invests $3.5M to Reduce Energy Usage on Campus

A new facility assessment and energy-savings project at Earlham will reduce energy consumption by nearly 25 percent and position the College to take even bolder environmental action in the future. The Board of Trustees has hired Performance Services of Indianapolis to make lighting, water conservation, heating, ventilation and cooling systems more efficient across campus by spring 2016. The $3.5 million investment will reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus by 3,500 metric tons and water treatment by 3 million gallons annually. The project will pay for itself in less than nine years, says Ian Smith, Earlham’s director of facilities. Read more at: <http://www.earlham.edu/news/article/?id=34907&r=14619>.


Geology Professor 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 of 40 professors from across the country featured on NerdScholar’s 2nd annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list. “The best professors do more than teach. They leave impressions on our lives that change the way we think, work and view the world around us,” says NerdScholar, an educational resource website based in San Francisco. “These 40 professors are doing just that, demonstrating the difference between good and great.” Read more at: <http://www.earlham.edu/news/article/?id=34918&r=14619>.


Today at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 2. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcast>. This week's presenter is Nate Hosler, the director of the Office of Public Witness in the Church of the Brethren. He formerly worked in northeastern Nigeria with the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) and was engaged in peacebuilding. Hosier will speak on "Nigeria’s Troubles: Religion as Rhetoric and/or Causation." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


Gospel Festival 2015 on Sunday

Myron Butler and Dewayne Woods join the Gospel Revelations Choir for Gospel Festival 2015 at 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 5, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. This will be an evening of high-energy soulful gospel music. Admission is free.


M.A.T. Students Present at Midwest ATE Conference

Congratulations to Michael Marvin EC'14, Stacey-Ann Chambers and Christopher Anderson, who recently presented their research, "Creating Effective Teachers Through Action Research," at the Midwest Association of Teacher Educators Conference in Lafayette, Indiana.


Men's Tennis Plays Home Opener on Saturday

The Earlham men's tennis team hosts Anderson for its home opener at Noon on Saturday, April 4. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates and match coverage.


Peer Mentor Applications Due on Friday

Peer Mentors or PMs (formerly known as Upper-class Programmers or UPs) are an integral part of the first-year experience within the Office of Residence Life. Their main responsibility is to help first-year students acclimate to college life and processes at Earlham College through building intentional relationships beginning in New Student Orientation (NSO) and through programming on specific topics as approved by the Area Director. PMs will work alongside Resident Assistants (RAs) to enhance the social, educational, intellectual and cultural development of each individual in their community. The PM position is an excellent position that allows students to build their skills in many areas. Applications are due on Friday, April 3, at 11:59 p.m., and can be found online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cI24NKsAxHmFAjz>. Questions about the Peer Mentor application and selection process can be directed to either Area Director Katie Colip at <colipka@earlham.edu> or ext. 2601, or Assistant Director Angie Hobkirk at <hobkian@earlham.edu> or ext. 1594.


Outdoorsy Movie Night at Foster House

Foster House, the Outdoor Education Theme House, will host a movie screening at 7:00 p.m., on Friday, April 3. A section of the Planet Earth series will be shown. All are welcome to attend. A discussion will be held following the film, and light snacks will be provided.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham is April 6-12

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. There are several activities planned around athletics events along with the College's Awards Convocation. Check out the full schedule at <http://goearlham.com/news/2015/3/25/GEN_0325152322.aspx>.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham Begins on Monday

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Monday, April 6: “Break the Barrier” Fun Games at the Runyan Center Patio from Noon - 1:00 p.m.; Men’s and Women’s Tennis Match vs. IU East at the Upper Tennis Courts at 4:30 p.m.; Career Event: Freshman/Sophomore (Invitation only) in the Orchard Room from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Dinner Etiquette: Juniors/Seniors (Invitation only) in the Orchard and Comstock rooms from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham Continues on Tuesday

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Tuesday, April 7: Social Media Challenge: Scavenger Hunt (All Day); Lip syncing/Kristi’s Games and Baseball vs. Bluffton at Sadler Stadium at 4:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 8

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Wednesday, April 8: Senior Luncheon (invitation only) in the Richmond Room at the Landrum Bolling Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Awards Convocation at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall at 1:00 p.m.; Men’s Tennis Match vs. Defiance at 4:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 9

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Thursday, April 9: Social Media Challenge (Earlham Day); Yoga Class in the Performance Gym at Noon; Bond Around the Heart Ice Cream Social at The Heart at 12:30 p.m.; 3-on-3 Basketball in the Athletics and Wellness Center (AWC) at 8:00 p.m.; Volleyball in the AWC at 9:00 p.m.


The Word Wants Your RFSA Statement

"The Earlham Word" on Facebook wants to hear your opinion at <www.facebook.com/earlhamword>. If you were to write a statement about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, what would you say? Also, check out <http://www.earlhamword.org/features> to watch Lily Wiest's video, "The Richmond Minute: Help The Animals Shelter."


2015-16 Housing Exemption Application Available

If you would like to apply for a housing exemption for the 2015-16 academic year, the application is now available. Students may be exempt from on-campus housing for several reasons, including: commuting from home (within 30 miles of campus), married or in a domestic partnership, or raising a child/dependent. Applications are due by June 1, 2015. To learn more and/or download the forms, please visit: <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/policies-and-procedures/housing-exemption>.


2015-16 Meal Plan Exemption Applications Available

If you would like to apply for a meal plan exemption for the 2015-16 academic year, the application is now available. Applications are due by June 1, 2015. To learn more and/or download the forms, please visit <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/policies-and-procedures/housing-exemption>.


"Launching a Social Business" Workshop

A workshop on Launching a Social Business will be held on Thursday, April 2, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., at the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. This session looks at the aspects to determine before creating a business plan: how to select the issue to solve; narrowing that issue from a grand objective to a specific goal; testing the business model; modifying an existing model; selecting appropriate partnerships for your social business; and attracting talent. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/Launch-Social-Business>.


"Launch Your Own Business Feasibility" Workshop

A workshop to help you Launch Your Own Business Feasibility will be held on Thursday, April 16, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., at the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership success. You evaluate your business idea with the end in mind. Prepare yourself to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase your chances of accessing capital. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/Launch-Own-Business>.


"Scaling and Measuring Social Impact" Workshop

A workshop on Scaling and Measuring Social Impact will be held on Monday, April 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 5;15 p.m., at Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124. This session addresses two of the essential elements defining social business: the ability and option to scale and the need to measure impact. How much social value can your business create? Are you scaling deep, scaling up, or scaling out? Who are your stakeholders? How are you evaluating ROA and SROI? Addressing these elements early can significantly increase the impact of your social business and should be looked at as you create your business plan. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/Scaling-Measuring>.


Ice Cream, Music and Community: "Bond Around The Heart" on April 9

Students, faculty, staff and area Earlhamites are invited to the College's annual ice cream social, "Bond Around The Heart." When local philanthropist Byron Bond gave a gift to benefit Earlham, he was quoted saying, “I don’t care how Earlham uses the money. They can buy ice cream for the students if they like." Please join the community around The Heart on Earlham Day —Thursday, April 9 — from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., to celebrate Byron Bond's philanthropic spirit with ice cream.


Register for Alumni Career Coaching by Friday

Don't miss the opportunity to interact with nearly three-dozen Earlham alums from a variety of class years and career fields at Alumni Career Coaching on Thursday, April 9, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The event features alumni panels, one-on-one informational interviews and networking. Log into the Heart, and go to <tinyurl.com/ECconnections2015> to view the participating alumni and to register for an informational interview. Registration closes at 5:00 p.m., on Friday, April 3. Business casual dress is appropriate for this event. If you have questions, please call 765-983-1269 or email <cil@earlham.edu>.


Runyan Desk Positions Available for May Term, Summer and 2015-16 Academic Year

Runyan Center is looking for kind, happy and helpful desk staff members. Applications for Runyan Center Desk positions are now available on Moodle. You will need to submit an application with references, cover letter and schedule to be considered. Please submit materials prior to Friday, April 10, to Tracy Dubs, director of student leadership and Runyan Center, at <dubstr@earlham.edu>.


Alumni Career Panels Open to All Students

Did you miss your opportunity to register for Alumni Career Coaching? Don't worry as you can still attend one of the two scheduled alumni panels on Thursday, April 9, at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. From 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., check out “Earlham Ethos Meets Corporate Culture.” As challenging as college can be, entering the real world can be perplexing if you're not prepared for what lies ahead. In order to tackle the nuances of “Life after Earlham,” it's vital for students to be aware of the “dos and don'ts” of the workplace. From 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., you can attend “Doing Good by Doing Good.” Many professionals say they care about the world around them, but do their actions align with their work? Is it possible to excel in your career while promoting corporate citizenship and community engagement? Hear from Earlham alums in this panel discussion on how to use your Earlham ethics and education to make an impact after college.


Innovation Center's "Pizza Wednesday" Comes to Earlham

The Innovation Center in downtown Richmond brings "Pizza Wednesday" to Earlham from Noon to 1:00 p.m., on April 15, at the Richmond Room in the Landrum Bolling Center. This occasion will give students an opportunity to chat with professionals from the community. This event is open to all students and faculty, but is primarily for Business & Nonprofit Management and Computer Science students. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/PizzaWednesday>.


It's #EarlhamDay — Be a Part of It

The College and Earlhamites around the world are celebrating #EarlhamDay, a massive social media “reunion” and crowdfunding day, on Thursday, April 9. The entire campus — students, faculty and staff — can share in this global celebration of Earlham College. Swing by the “Bond Around The Heart” ice cream social for some sweet treats between 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., interact with alumni during the Alumni Career Coaching panels and networking from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and stop by the table in Runyan Center for Earlham Day information or to make a gift between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Follow the crowdfunding progress by visiting the online leaderboard at <www.earlham.edu/earlhamday>, and see if the current students beat the faculty in number of gifts. #EarlhamDay ... be a part of it.


Pride Week Spectrum Open Hours

Come join Spectrum during its regular open hours on Thursday, April 2, from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., in the Spectrum space at Runyan Center - Room 124. This week there will be a discussion about what pride is, where it comes from and why it's important. Be on the look out for other Pride Week events including a Pride party at Jay House on Friday and a study break on Sunday. For more information, contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


Pride Week Study Break

Join Spectrum for its last event of Pride Week. The group will be hosting a study break on Sunday, April 5, at 9:00 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center. There will be cupcakes and fun games. For more information, contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


On-Campus Storage Available

Storage tags are now available for pick-up in the Office of Residence Life. Students are able to store items in campus storage throughout the summer and during Earlham College off-campus programs. Students can begin to drop their items off in on-campus storage beginning May 1. For more information about drop-off times, visit <www.earlham.edu/storage>.


Easing the Transition Group Canceled

The "Easing the Transition: Changing Relationships with Family and Friends" group will be discontinued as of April 2. This group will not be meeting this Thursday or on following weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Caudill in Counseling Services at <caudije@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On April 5 - Easter Sunday, Phoebe Jones, senior Religion major, will speak on “Forgiving Judas” for the semester-long series on “Spirituality and Social Change.”


Opening Weekend Events for "Twelfth Night, Or What You Will"

Join us in the opening weekend events for the Earlham Department of Theatre Arts production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night Or What You Will." After Friday night's performance all are invited to an opening night reception. Food will be provided. After the performance on Saturday there will be a post-show discussion with the cast and crew. The performances are at 7:30 p.m., on April 3, 4, 10 and 11, at Wilkinson Theatre in Runyan Center. Tickets are available at the Box Office. One free admission with an Earlham ID. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 18 and seniors.


Earlham Invests $3.5M to Reduce Energy Usage on Campus

A new facility assessment and energy-savings project at Earlham will reduce energy consumption by nearly 25 percent and position the College to take even bolder environmental action in the future. The Board of Trustees has hired Performance Services of Indianapolis to make lighting, water conservation, heating, ventilation and cooling systems more efficient across campus by spring 2016. The $3.5 million investment will reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus by 3,500 metric tons and water treatment by 3 million gallons annually. The project will pay for itself in less than nine years, says Ian Smith, Earlham’s director of facilities. Read more at: <http://www.earlham.edu/news/article/?id=34907&r=14619>.


Geology Professor 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 of 40 professors from across the country featured on NerdScholar’s 2nd annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list. “The best professors do more than teach. They leave impressions on our lives that change the way we think, work and view the world around us,” says NerdScholar, an educational resource website based in San Francisco. “These 40 professors are doing just that, demonstrating the difference between good and great.” Read more at: <http://www.earlham.edu/news/article/?id=34918&r=14619>.


Today at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 2. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcast>. This week's presenter is Nate Hosler, the director of the Office of Public Witness in the Church of the Brethren. He formerly worked in northeastern Nigeria with the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) and was engaged in peacebuilding. Hosier will speak on "Nigeria’s Troubles: Religion as Rhetoric and/or Causation." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


Gospel Festival 2015 on Sunday

Myron Butler and Dewayne Woods join the Gospel Revelations Choir for Gospel Festival 2015 at 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 5, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. This will be an evening of high-energy soulful gospel music. Admission is free.


M.A.T. Students Present at Midwest ATE Conference

Congratulations to Michael Marvin EC'14, Stacey-Ann Chambers and Christopher Anderson, who recently presented their research, "Creating Effective Teachers Through Action Research," at the Midwest Association of Teacher Educators Conference in Lafayette, Indiana.


Men's Tennis Plays Home Opener on Saturday

The Earlham men's tennis team hosts Anderson for its home opener at Noon on Saturday, April 4. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates and match coverage.


Peer Mentor Applications Due on Friday

Peer Mentors or PMs (formerly known as Upper-class Programmers or UPs) are an integral part of the first-year experience within the Office of Residence Life. Their main responsibility is to help first-year students acclimate to college life and processes at Earlham College through building intentional relationships beginning in New Student Orientation (NSO) and through programming on specific topics as approved by the Area Director. PMs will work alongside Resident Assistants (RAs) to enhance the social, educational, intellectual and cultural development of each individual in their community. The PM position is an excellent position that allows students to build their skills in many areas. Applications are due on Friday, April 3, at 11:59 p.m., and can be found online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cI24NKsAxHmFAjz>. Questions about the Peer Mentor application and selection process can be directed to either Area Director Katie Colip at <colipka@earlham.edu> or ext. 2601, or Assistant Director Angie Hobkirk at <hobkian@earlham.edu> or ext. 1594.


Outdoorsy Movie Night at Foster House

Foster House, the Outdoor Education Theme House, will host a movie screening at 7:00 p.m., on Friday, April 3. A section of the Planet Earth series will be shown. All are welcome to attend. A discussion will be held following the film, and light snacks will be provided.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham is April 6-12

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. There are several activities planned around athletics events along with the College's Awards Convocation. Check out the full schedule at <http://goearlham.com/news/2015/3/25/GEN_0325152322.aspx>.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham Begins on Monday

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Monday, April 6: “Break the Barrier” Fun Games at the Runyan Center Patio from Noon - 1:00 p.m.; Men’s and Women’s Tennis Match vs. IU East at the Upper Tennis Courts at 4:30 p.m.; Career Event: Freshman/Sophomore (Invitation only) in the Orchard Room from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Dinner Etiquette: Juniors/Seniors (Invitation only) in the Orchard and Comstock rooms from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham Continues on Tuesday

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Tuesday, April 7: Social Media Challenge: Scavenger Hunt (All Day); Lip syncing/Kristi’s Games and Baseball vs. Bluffton at Sadler Stadium at 4:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 8

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Wednesday, April 8: Senior Luncheon (invitation only) in the Richmond Room at the Landrum Bolling Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Awards Convocation at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall at 1:00 p.m.; Men’s Tennis Match vs. Defiance at 4:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 9

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Thursday, April 9: Social Media Challenge (Earlham Day); Yoga Class in the Performance Gym at Noon; Bond Around the Heart Ice Cream Social at The Heart at 12:30 p.m.; 3-on-3 Basketball in the Athletics and Wellness Center (AWC) at 8:00 p.m.; Volleyball in the AWC at 9:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 10

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for Friday, April 10: Kickball on Comstock Field at Noon; Zumbathon in the Athletics and Wellness Center (AWC) from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Cultural Night in the AWC Observation Room at 8:00 p.m.


NCAA Division III Week at Earlham: Schedule for April 11-12

Earlham's Department of Athletics is celebrating the annual NCAA Division III Week from April 6-12. Here is the schedule for the weekend. On Saturday, April 11, Color Run for Melissa Johnson at 10:00 a.m.; Men’s Tennis Match vs. Franklin at 1:00 p.m.; Pop Culture Trivia Night at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall at 9:00 p.m. On Sunday, April 12, there is a dinner and awards with a movie in the Athletics and Wellness Center at 5:00 p.m.


The Word Wants Your RFSA Statement

"The Earlham Word" on Facebook wants to hear your opinion at <www.facebook.com/earlhamword>. If you were to write a statement about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, what would you say? Also, check out <http://www.earlhamword.org/features> to watch Lily Wiest's video, "The Richmond Minute: Help The Animals Shelter."


Earlham's Sixth Annual Research Conference

Learn something new at the Annual Research Conference. Earlham students will share their research and scholarly projects from multiple disciplines across the College. There will be two poster sessions on Monday, April 13, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., at the Richmond Room in the Landrum Bolling Center (LBC). Paper & Panel Presentations will be held on Tuesday, April 14, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m., on the third floor of LBC. On Wednesday, April 15, Paper & Panel Presentations will be held from 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., on the third floor of LBC. View the conference program at <http://www.earlham.edu/media/2277400/arc-program-2015.pdf>.


Sixth Annual Research Conference Begins on April 13

Find out about the fun student research taking place across campus on the first day of the Annual Research Conference (ARC). Poster Sessions will be held on Monday, April 13, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Both sessions will take place at the Richmond Room in the Landrum Bolling Center. Food will be available. The ARC will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday with student Paper & Panel Presentations. View the conference program at <http://www.earlham.edu/media/2277400/arc-program-2015.pdf>.


Sixth Annual Research Conference Continues on April 14

Find out about the fun student research taking place across campus at the second day of the Annual Research Conference (ARC). On Tuesday, April 14, there will be Paper & Panel Sessions from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Both sessions will take place on the third floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Food will be available. The ARC will conclude on Wednesday, April 15, with more student Paper & Panel Presentations. View the conference program at <http://www.earlham.edu/media/2277400/arc-program-2015.pdf>.


Sixth Annual Research Conference Concludes on April 15

Find out about the fun student research taking place across campus on the final day of the Annual Research Conference. On Wednesday, April 15, there will be a Panel & Paper Session from 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. The presentations will take place on the third floor of Landrum Bolling Center. Food will be available. View the conference program at <http://www.earlham.edu/media/2277400/arc-program-2015.pdf>.


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