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LinkedIn Session: Creating an All-Star Profile

Are you interested in learning about what LinkedIn can do for you? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m., for a session with Career Education and learn how to build an all-star profile. Attendees will be given a voucher for a free professional profile photo (a $250.00 value) courtesy of Marketing and Communications at Earlham. If you have questions, please contact Katie Elliott by email at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


The Writing Center is Hiring

The Writing Center is hiring for peer consultants for the fall semester. For more information or to apply, visit Moodle or <www.earlham.edu/writing-center/employment-opportunities/>.


Free STD Testing on Friday

STD testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis will be available on Friday, April 24, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall. The testing will be provided by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


History Capstone Presentations

The History Department will host its senior capstone presentations from 2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 208. Three seniors will be presenting their research: Aaron Falsetto, "Italian Anti-Semitism: The Fascist Party, Mussolini, and Popular Opinion, 1922-1945"; Maggie Smith, "The Art of Witches: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe"; and Sarah Medlin, "Unity in the Spirit: The Challenge of Social Justice for Indiana Quakers."


Win a $1,000 Scholarship During Money Smart Week

US Bank and the Earlham College Investment Club are organizing a finance-related competition on campus. The winner will get a $1,000 scholarship. This is happening during Money Smart Week, created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, which is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The competition takes place in Runyan Center until Saturday, April 25. There are seven poster covers, seven topics to know and seven quizzes to answer. To play this GeoCache, students need to: 1) Read a poster; 2) Scan the QR codes to access the quiz questions; and 3) Submit your answers by email. Should you have any questions, contact Giorgi Mtchedlishvili at <gmtche13@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On April 26, Vesta Davis, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “So what’s the point of all this?: thoughts on change and why we put up with it” for the semester-long series on “Spirituality and Social Change.”


Earlham Athletics Events on Tuesday

There will be two home events in Earlham athletics on Tuesday, April 21. The baseball team is scheduled to host Bluffton in a critical Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at 4:00 p.m. The Quakers are 22-8 overall and just one-half game out of first place in the HCAC standings. Also, the women's tennis team will take on IU-East at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


This Thursday at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 23. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcasts>. This week's presenter is David Carlson. He will be sharing a talk entitled, "We Dare Not Look Away: ISIL's Appeal to the World's Youth." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


Biology Senior Seminar

Four Biology majors — Delaney Gibbs '15, Barbara Dale '15, William Henry '16 and Taylor Boucher '15 — will give their final Biology Senior Seminar presentation, "The Superorganism," at Noon on Thursday, April 23, in Stanley Hall - Room 044. Food will be provided.


Prayer Flag Ceremony Moved to Thursday

Geshe Kalsang Damdul and Geshe Jampel Dakpa will bless Earlham's campus by leading a Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag ceremony on Thursday, April 23, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., on The Heart. The ceremony concludes by hanging prayer flags meant to spread good will and compassion to all.


Economics Senior Thesis Presentations

The Economics Department Senior Thesis Presentations for Spring 2015 will be held on Wednesday, April 22. The afternoon presentations will be from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211 A & B. The evening presentations will run from 4:15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 201. Each presentation will be between 15 and 20 minutes, followed by a brief question-and-answer session. All are welcome.


Convocation: "Mission IMPROVable"

Mission IMPROVable, a four-man team that with a unique style of short-form improvisation, will perform for Convocation at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. This group received the 2014 Readers Choice Comedy Act-of-the-Year Award from Campus Activities Magazine. The publication also named Mission IMPROVable as its 2013 Entertainers-of-the-Year. During the show, performers pretend to be secret comedy agents employing the audience as co-agents who participate in the hilarious “missions” by yelling out suggestions. The on-the-spot randomness makes each mission truly unique and hysterical. This will be a laugh roller coaster of a performance. Admission is free; no tickets are required.


Spring Choral Concert: Handel's "Messiah"

The Spring Choral Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, April 24, in the intimate setting of Lingle Recital Hall in the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Handel's Messiah is a choral classic that presents the famous "Hallelujah Chorus," as well as "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and "Rejoice, Greatly." Performed with chamber ensemble, soloists and full chorus, celebrate the Easter season and come experience the work in its entirety. A portion of all ticket sales benefits Birth-to-Five, Inc., of Wayne County. A second performance will be presented at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 26. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 18 and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. The box office is located in Carpenter Hall and is open Monday - Friday, Noon - 4:00 p.m. Tickets are also available from Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Office of Events and Operations in the basement of Carpenter Hall - Room 030, or by calling 765-983-1474.


Faculty Panel on the Science of Hydrofracking

REInvestment is holding a Faculty Panel where professors will answer relevant scientific questions about fossil fuel extraction on Thursday, April 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Orchard Room in Runyan Center. All are invited to learn more about the controversial issues behind "fracking" for natural gas. Geology Department faculty will answer questions of concern in their area of study and speak on whether or not using this type of extraction is a responsible or irresponsible use of the natural environment.


LinkedIn Session: Creating an All-Star Profile

Are you interested in learning about what LinkedIn can do for you? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m., for a session with Career Education and learn how to build an all-star profile. Attendees will be given a voucher for a free professional profile photo (a $250.00 value) courtesy of Marketing and Communications at Earlham. If you have questions, please contact Katie Elliott by email at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


The Writing Center is Hiring

The Writing Center is hiring for peer consultants for the fall semester. For more information or to apply, visit Moodle or <www.earlham.edu/writing-center/employment-opportunities/>.


Major Declaration Celebration

Earlham's Major Declaration Celebration will take place from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, April 29, in the Bailey Concourse of the Athletics and Wellness Center. Students can fill out an Earlham passport and collect their swag bag. For more information, contact Becky Schenfeld at <schenbe@earlham.edu>.


Earth Day Movie Showing of "Food, Inc."

As part of its Earth Week activities, the Sustainability Office will be showing "Food, Inc." for Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Popcorn will be provided. For more information, contact Lisa Butch at <butchli@earlham.edu>.


Free STD Testing on Friday

STD testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis will be available on Friday, April 24, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall. The testing will be provided by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


Edible Plant Workshop

The Outdoor Education and Sustainability offices are hosting an Edible Plan Workshop on Wednesday, April 22, at Noon on The Heart. This event is part of the Sustainability Office's Earth Week being held in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day. For more information, contact Lisa Butch at <butchli@ealham.edu>.


History Capstone Presentations

The History Department will host its senior capstone presentations from 2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 208. Three seniors will be presenting their research: Aaron Falsetto, "Italian Anti-Semitism: The Fascist Party, Mussolini, and Popular Opinion, 1922-1945"; Maggie Smith, "The Art of Witches: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe"; and Sarah Medlin, "Unity in the Spirit: The Challenge of Social Justice for Indiana Quakers."


Win a $1,000 Scholarship During Money Smart Week

US Bank and the Earlham College Investment Club are organizing a finance-related competition on campus. The winner will get a $1,000 scholarship. This is happening during Money Smart Week, created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, which is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The competition takes place in Runyan Center until Saturday, April 25. There are seven poster covers, seven topics to know and seven quizzes to answer. To play this GeoCache, students need to: 1) Read a poster; 2) Scan the QR codes to access the quiz questions; and 3) Submit your answers by email. Should you have any questions, contact Giorgi Mtchedlishvili at <gmtche13@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On April 26, Vesta Davis, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “So what’s the point of all this?: thoughts on change and why we put up with it” for the semester-long series on “Spirituality and Social Change.”


Earlham Athletics Events on Tuesday

There will be two home events in Earlham athletics on Tuesday, April 21. The baseball team is scheduled to host Bluffton in a critical Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at 4:00 p.m. The Quakers are 22-8 overall and just one-half game out of first place in the HCAC standings. Also, the women's tennis team will take on IU-East at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Men's Tennis Team Hosts Hanover on Wednesday

The Earlham men's tennis team will face Hanover at home on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage.


Men's Tennis Team Hosts Defiance on Friday

The Earlham men's tennis team will meet Defiance at home on Friday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage.


This Thursday at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 23. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcasts>. This week's presenter is David Carlson. He will be sharing a talk entitled, "We Dare Not Look Away: ISIL's Appeal to the World's Youth." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


Biology Senior Seminar

Four Biology majors — Delaney Gibbs '15, Barbara Dale '15, William Henry '16 and Taylor Boucher '15 — will give their final Biology Senior Seminar presentation, "The Superorganism," at Noon on Thursday, April 23, in Stanley Hall - Room 044. Food will be provided.


Prayer Flag Ceremony Moved to Thursday

Geshe Kalsang Damdul and Geshe Jampel Dakpa will bless Earlham's campus by leading a Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag ceremony on Thursday, April 23, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., on The Heart. The ceremony concludes by hanging prayer flags meant to spread good will and compassion to all.


Economics Senior Thesis Presentations

The Economics Department Senior Thesis Presentations for Spring 2015 will be held on Wednesday, April 22. The afternoon presentations will be from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211 A & B. The evening presentations will run from 4:15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 201. Each presentation will be between 15 and 20 minutes, followed by a brief question-and-answer session. All are welcome.


Joseph Moore Museum Job Application Online

The Joseph Moore Museum is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fall Semester. There are openings in collections, marketing, exhibit design and museum hosting. Positions are open to both work study and non-work study students. To apply, fill out our form at <earlham.edu/joseph-moore-museum/job-application>.


Convocation: "Mission IMPROVable"

Mission IMPROVable, a four-man team that with a unique style of short-form improvisation, will perform for Convocation at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. This group received the 2014 Readers Choice Comedy Act-of-the-Year Award from Campus Activities Magazine. The publication also named Mission IMPROVable as its 2013 Entertainers-of-the-Year. During the show, performers pretend to be secret comedy agents employing the audience as co-agents who participate in the hilarious “missions” by yelling out suggestions. The on-the-spot randomness makes each mission truly unique and hysterical. This will be a laugh roller coaster of a performance. Admission is free; no tickets are required.


Spring Choral Concert: Handel's "Messiah"

The Spring Choral Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, April 24, in the intimate setting of Lingle Recital Hall in the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Handel's Messiah is a choral classic that presents the famous "Hallelujah Chorus," as well as "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and "Rejoice, Greatly." Performed with chamber ensemble, soloists and full chorus, celebrate the Easter season and come experience the work in its entirety. A portion of all ticket sales benefits Birth-to-Five, Inc., of Wayne County. A second performance will be presented at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 26. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 18 and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. The box office is located in Carpenter Hall and is open Monday - Friday, Noon - 4:00 p.m. Tickets are also available from Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Office of Events and Operations in the basement of Carpenter Hall - Room 030, or by calling 765-983-1474.


Pizza Wednesday

Do you enjoy time off campus? Are you interested in starting your own business or interested in the tech field? Meet local entrepreneurs, ask questions and get involved. Interested students can visit The Innovation Center in downtown Richmond for its "Pizza Wednesday" from Noon to 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 29. This opportunity is open to all students, but is primarily for Business & Nonprofit Management and Computer Science students. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/PizzaWednesday4-29-15>.


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>.


Faculty Panel on the Science of Hydrofracking

REInvestment is holding a Faculty Panel where professors will answer relevant scientific questions about fossil fuel extraction on Thursday, April 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Orchard Room in Runyan Center. All are invited to learn more about the controversial issues behind "fracking" for natural gas. Geology Department faculty will answer questions of concern in their area of study and speak on whether or not using this type of extraction is a responsible or irresponsible use of the natural environment.


LinkedIn Session: Creating an All-Star Profile

Are you interested in learning about what LinkedIn can do for you? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m., for a session with Career Education and learn how to build an all-star profile. Attendees will be given a voucher for a free professional profile photo (a $250.00 value) courtesy of Marketing and Communications at Earlham. If you have questions, please contact Katie Elliott by email at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


The Writing Center is Hiring

The Writing Center is hiring for peer consultants for the fall semester. For more information or to apply, visit Moodle or <www.earlham.edu/writing-center/employment-opportunities/>.


Major Declaration Celebration

Earlham's Major Declaration Celebration will take place from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, April 29, in the Bailey Concourse of the Athletics and Wellness Center. Students can fill out an Earlham passport and collect their swag bag. For more information, contact Becky Schenfeld at <schenbe@earlham.edu>.


Earth Day Movie Showing of "Food, Inc."

As part of its Earth Week activities, the Sustainability Office will be showing "Food, Inc." for Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Popcorn will be provided. For more information, contact Lisa Butch at <butchli@earlham.edu>.


Free STD Testing on Friday

STD testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis will be available on Friday, April 24, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall. The testing will be provided by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


Edible Plant Workshop

The Outdoor Education and Sustainability offices are hosting an Edible Plan Workshop on Wednesday, April 22, at Noon on The Heart. This event is part of the Sustainability Office's Earth Week being held in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day. For more information, contact Lisa Butch at <butchli@ealham.edu>.


History Capstone Presentations

The History Department will host its senior capstone presentations from 2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 208. Three seniors will be presenting their research: Aaron Falsetto, "Italian Anti-Semitism: The Fascist Party, Mussolini, and Popular Opinion, 1922-1945"; Maggie Smith, "The Art of Witches: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe"; and Sarah Medlin, "Unity in the Spirit: The Challenge of Social Justice for Indiana Quakers."


Win a $1,000 Scholarship During Money Smart Week

US Bank and the Earlham College Investment Club are organizing a finance-related competition on campus. The winner will get a $1,000 scholarship. This is happening during Money Smart Week, created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, which is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The competition takes place in Runyan Center until Saturday, April 25. There are seven poster covers, seven topics to know and seven quizzes to answer. To play this GeoCache, students need to: 1) Read a poster; 2) Scan the QR codes to access the quiz questions; and 3) Submit your answers by email. Should you have any questions, contact Giorgi Mtchedlishvili at <gmtche13@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On April 26, Vesta Davis, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “So what’s the point of all this?: thoughts on change and why we put up with it” for the semester-long series on “Spirituality and Social Change.”


Earlham Athletics Events on Tuesday

There will be two home events in Earlham athletics on Tuesday, April 21. The baseball team is scheduled to host Bluffton in a critical Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at 4:00 p.m. The Quakers are 22-8 overall and just one-half game out of first place in the HCAC standings. Also, the women's tennis team will take on IU-East at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Men's Tennis Team Hosts Hanover on Wednesday

The Earlham men's tennis team will face Hanover at home on Wednesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage.


Men's Tennis Team Hosts Defiance on Friday

The Earlham men's tennis team will meet Defiance at home on Friday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for schedule updates, game coverage.


This Thursday at Peace Forum

The next Peace Forum is at Noon on Thursday, April 23. Attend in person at the Earlham School of Religion Dining Room or online at <https://www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcasts>. This week's presenter is David Carlson. He will be sharing a talk entitled, "We Dare Not Look Away: ISIL's Appeal to the World's Youth." For more information, contact Jennifer Scarr at <jkscarr07@gmail.com>.


Biology Senior Seminar

Four Biology majors — Delaney Gibbs '15, Barbara Dale '15, William Henry '16 and Taylor Boucher '15 — will give their final Biology Senior Seminar presentation, "The Superorganism," at Noon on Thursday, April 23, in Stanley Hall - Room 044. Food will be provided.


Prayer Flag Ceremony Moved to Thursday

Geshe Kalsang Damdul and Geshe Jampel Dakpa will bless Earlham's campus by leading a Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag ceremony on Thursday, April 23, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., on The Heart. The ceremony concludes by hanging prayer flags meant to spread good will and compassion to all.


Economics Senior Thesis Presentations

The Economics Department Senior Thesis Presentations for Spring 2015 will be held on Wednesday, April 22. The afternoon presentations will be from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211 A & B. The evening presentations will run from 4:15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 201. Each presentation will be between 15 and 20 minutes, followed by a brief question-and-answer session. All are welcome.


Joseph Moore Museum Job Application Online

The Joseph Moore Museum is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fall Semester. There are openings in collections, marketing, exhibit design and museum hosting. Positions are open to both work study and non-work study students. To apply, fill out our form at <earlham.edu/joseph-moore-museum/job-application>.


Convocation: "Mission IMPROVable"

Mission IMPROVable, a four-man team that with a unique style of short-form improvisation, will perform for Convocation at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. This group received the 2014 Readers Choice Comedy Act-of-the-Year Award from Campus Activities Magazine. The publication also named Mission IMPROVable as its 2013 Entertainers-of-the-Year. During the show, performers pretend to be secret comedy agents employing the audience as co-agents who participate in the hilarious “missions” by yelling out suggestions. The on-the-spot randomness makes each mission truly unique and hysterical. This will be a laugh roller coaster of a performance. Admission is free; no tickets are required.


Spring Choral Concert: Handel's "Messiah"

The Spring Choral Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, April 24, in the intimate setting of Lingle Recital Hall in the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Handel's Messiah is a choral classic that presents the famous "Hallelujah Chorus," as well as "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and "Rejoice, Greatly." Performed with chamber ensemble, soloists and full chorus, celebrate the Easter season and come experience the work in its entirety. A portion of all ticket sales benefits Birth-to-Five, Inc., of Wayne County. A second performance will be presented at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 26. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 18 and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. The box office is located in Carpenter Hall and is open Monday - Friday, Noon - 4:00 p.m. Tickets are also available from Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Office of Events and Operations in the basement of Carpenter Hall - Room 030, or by calling 765-983-1474.


Pizza Wednesday

Do you enjoy time off campus? Are you interested in starting your own business or interested in the tech field? Meet local entrepreneurs, ask questions and get involved. Interested students can visit The Innovation Center in downtown Richmond for its "Pizza Wednesday" from Noon to 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 29. This opportunity is open to all students, but is primarily for Business & Nonprofit Management and Computer Science students. To RSVP, visit <http://tinyurl.com/PizzaWednesday4-29-15>.


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