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ARC Grant Applications Due on February 2

The 6th Annual Research Conference is offering a second round of grants. Grant applications are due on February 2. The submission deadline to present at the conference is February 16.Visit <www.earlham.edu/academic-dean/annual-research-conference> for more information. Submissions are encouraged from all disciplines. Contact Rachael Reavis at <reavira@earlham.edu> with any questions.


Complimentary Tickets for Civic Hall Performing Arts Center

There are a limited number of complimentary tickets available for the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center show “Ryan and Ryan” on Saturday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m. "Ryan and Ryan" is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into an enthralling concert experience. From Rachmaninoff to Gershwin to Billy Joel, Donald and Barron Ryan combine their talents to create a dazzling blend of old and new schools. As a performing team, Donald and Barron amaze audiences with their skill, expressiveness and love of making music. Students may pick up tickets at the Office of Institutional Advancement in Carpenter Hall - Room 100. Tickets will be offered to faculty and staff after February 4. Stop by the office or contact Pat Wright at extension 1638 or <patw@earlham.edu>.


Sign Up to Perform at Global Celebration Show

The International Student Organization is pleased to announce the Global Celebration Show which will take place on February 28 at 7:00 p.m., in Wilkinson Theatre. The show is open to variety of performances such as dance, spoken word, poetry, music, etc. If you are interested in performing in the show, please contact the organizers Selen Ozturk at <sozturk12@earlham.edu> or Bita Baligh at <bbaligh12@earlham.edu>. The deadline to sign up as a performer is Friday, February 6.


Earlham Health Club to Meet

The Earlham Health Club will meet at Noon on Thursday, February 5, in Stanley Hall - Room 134, to plan for the Public Health Week. Committees will be formed for various activities like the 5k Color Run, Zumbathon and more. Visit the club's Facebook page at <https://www.facebook.com/groups/735849106493736/>.


All Students Welcome at Senate Meeting

Every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Student Senate holds its weekly meeting to discuss campus affairs. The meetings take place within the confines of the Student Office of Innovative Learning in Runyan Center, formerly the home of Fine Arts. All students, not just senators, are welcomed to attend and give input. Contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu> for more details.


Quaker Voluntary Service Information Session

Ross Hennesy, associate director of Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS), will lead an information session about QVS at Noon on Thursday, February 5, in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided. QVS is a yearlong, residential, spiritually-based service program for young people 21 and older. Participants do not have to be Quakers. QVS volunteers work full time in professional positions at local nonprofits, schools, and other social justice agencies that offer support to marginalized individuals and communities. QVS has houses in Atlanta, Georgia; Portland, Oregon; Boston, Massachusetts; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Volunteers receive housing, all utilities, health insurance, a transportation and grocery allowance and a small living stipend. Applications are due March 15. For more information, visit <http://www.quakervoluntaryservice.org>.


GLCA's SOCLC Presentation of Learning

Students who traveled to the Great Lakes Colleges Association's Students of Color Leadership Conference last semester will share their experiences as participants and presenters exploring the theme, "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." The conversation will take place on Tuesday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m., in the Richmond Room at the Landrum Bolling Center.


Latin Jazz Clinic and Performance

On Wednesday, February 4, Earlham hosts an afternoon and evening of Latin Jazz and Percussion. Earlham's jazz instructor and professional pianist Pavel Polanco-Safadit performs in a jazz trio with international artists Michael Spiro and Jeremy Allen at 7:00 p.m., at the Lingle Recital Hall in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. Spiro, a percussionist, is a seven-time Grammy nominee. Allen, on bass, is a member of the faculty of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Together, the three musicians perform as "Trés," playing a variety of jazz, Latin jazz and world music. There also will be a percussion master class led by Michael Spiro at 4:30 p.m., in Lingle Recital Hall. Admission is free and no tickets are required for either event. Visit <www.earlham.edu/events> for more details. These events are co-sponsored by the Starr Gennett Foundation, Sabian Cymbals, and the Office of Events and Operations.


Input Requested for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

The City of Richmond is creating a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. Planning Technician Ashley Schultz is asking members of the Earlham community to assist by completing an online survey at <www.surveymonkey.com/r/RichmondBikeandPed>. There also will be public meetings on February 11 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Innovation Center on 814 East Main Street. The Master Plan works to create an understanding of current walking and bicycling conditions in our community. It then provides guidance for future programs and infrastructure, helping connect Richmond’s schools, parks, businesses and shopping centers.


Friends Committee on National Legislation Info Session

Jim Cason ’78, associate executive secretary for Strategic Advocacy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), will share information about several opportunities for students and recent grads interested in public policy and advocacy during a session on Monday, February 9 at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided. Positions with FCNL, a Quaker lobby in the public interest, are open to people of all backgrounds. A lot of current press coverage is about how money rules everything, how Congress is divided and how nothing will happen. FCNL is making things happen, from protecting U.S. negotiations with Iran to guard against that country developing nuclear weapons and reforming prison laws to creating a bipartisan movement in Congress to acknowledge climate change and figure out ways to act to address its harmful consequences. Opportunities for young adults include: Young Fellows Program, work as a paid, full-time member of FCNL’s staff in Washington, D.C. for 11 months; Summer Internship Program, learn about public policy and nonprofits; Advocacy Corps, organize your local campus and community around a different issue each year while receiving pay, training and support from FCNL — the 2015-16 focus will be climate and social change; and Spring Lobby Weekend, hundreds of young people educate themselves about effective advocacy and a pressing current issue and then lobby their members of Congress.


2015-16 Friendship House Applications

2015-16 Friendship House Applications are now available online at <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/residential-facilities/college-houses>. Friendship Houses provide students with the opportunity to establish an intentional community, based on shard social-, academic- or service-based interests. Proposals that promote service, shared responsibility for house activities, and academic success are strongly preferred. To apply, please complete the Community Application form and Individual Statement forms for each member applying to live in the Friendship House. Students who are named as a convener on the application also should complete the Convener Agreement form. Any questions should be directed to House Coordinator Matt Juba at <jubama@earlham.edu>.


STI Testing on Thursday

Free STI testing will take place on Thursday, February 5, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall. Testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis is provided by Chris of Heartland Community Services. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule your appointment.


ARC Grant Applications Due on February 2

The 6th Annual Research Conference is offering a second round of grants. Grant applications are due on February 2. The submission deadline to present at the conference is February 16.Visit <www.earlham.edu/academic-dean/annual-research-conference> for more information. Submissions are encouraged from all disciplines. Contact Rachael Reavis at <reavira@earlham.edu> with any questions.


ARC Presentation Submission Deadline

Submissions to present at the 6th Annual Research Conference are due on February 16. Visit <www.earlham.edu/academic-dean/annual-research-conference> for more information. Submissions are encouraged from all disciplines. Contact Rachael Reavis at <reavira@earlham.edu> with any questions.


Richard C. Hess Peace Studies Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Richard C. Hess Peace Studies Scholarship. Applicants must be beginning or continuing an undergraduate or graduate major in peace studies or a related program at an accredited university/college offering such a degree. The application is online at <www.earlham.edu/media/2084903/hess-scholarship-forms.pdf>. All requested information must be received by April 15, 2015. Incomplete applications are ineligible.


Earlham-Funded Mini Grants

Are you applying for a job, but can't find the money for transportation to get to the interview? Are you interested in going to a career or graduate college fair, but need money for admission and travel? Do you want to participate in a project with another college? Grants are available through the Center for Integrated Learning to help take care of cost of various activities concerning post-baccalaureate education and professional enrichment in Indiana. Apply at <tinyurl.com/ecmini-grants>. For more information or questions, contact Alexandra Pflug at <pflugal@earlham.edu>.


Complimentary Tickets for Civic Hall Performing Arts Center

There are a limited number of complimentary tickets available for the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center show “Ryan and Ryan” on Saturday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m. "Ryan and Ryan" is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into an enthralling concert experience. From Rachmaninoff to Gershwin to Billy Joel, Donald and Barron Ryan combine their talents to create a dazzling blend of old and new schools. As a performing team, Donald and Barron amaze audiences with their skill, expressiveness and love of making music. Students may pick up tickets at the Office of Institutional Advancement in Carpenter Hall - Room 100. Tickets will be offered to faculty and staff after February 4. Stop by the office or contact Pat Wright at extension 1638 or <patw@earlham.edu>.


Sign Up to Perform at Global Celebration Show

The International Student Organization is pleased to announce the Global Celebration Show which will take place on February 28 at 7:00 p.m., in Wilkinson Theatre. The show is open to variety of performances such as dance, spoken word, poetry, music, etc. If you are interested in performing in the show, please contact the organizers Selen Ozturk at <sozturk12@earlham.edu> or Bita Baligh at <bbaligh12@earlham.edu>. The deadline to sign up as a performer is Friday, February 6.


Earlham Health Club to Meet

The Earlham Health Club will meet at Noon on Thursday, February 5, in Stanley Hall - Room 134, to plan for the Public Health Week. Committees will be formed for various activities like the 5k Color Run, Zumbathon and more. Visit the club's Facebook page at <https://www.facebook.com/groups/735849106493736/>.


All Students Welcome at Senate Meeting

Every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Student Senate holds its weekly meeting to discuss campus affairs. The meetings take place within the confines of the Student Office of Innovative Learning in Runyan Center, formerly the home of Fine Arts. All students, not just senators, are welcomed to attend and give input. Contact Laura Honsig at <llhonsig13@earlham.edu> for more details.


Quaker Voluntary Service Information Session

Ross Hennesy, associate director of Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS), will lead an information session about QVS at Noon on Thursday, February 5, in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided. QVS is a yearlong, residential, spiritually-based service program for young people 21 and older. Participants do not have to be Quakers. QVS volunteers work full time in professional positions at local nonprofits, schools, and other social justice agencies that offer support to marginalized individuals and communities. QVS has houses in Atlanta, Georgia; Portland, Oregon; Boston, Massachusetts; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Volunteers receive housing, all utilities, health insurance, a transportation and grocery allowance and a small living stipend. Applications are due March 15. For more information, visit <http://www.quakervoluntaryservice.org>.


GLCA's SOCLC Presentation of Learning

Students who traveled to the Great Lakes Colleges Association's Students of Color Leadership Conference last semester will share their experiences as participants and presenters exploring the theme, "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." The conversation will take place on Tuesday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m., in the Richmond Room at the Landrum Bolling Center.


Latin Jazz Clinic and Performance

On Wednesday, February 4, Earlham hosts an afternoon and evening of Latin Jazz and Percussion. Earlham's jazz instructor and professional pianist Pavel Polanco-Safadit performs in a jazz trio with international artists Michael Spiro and Jeremy Allen at 7:00 p.m., at the Lingle Recital Hall in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. Spiro, a percussionist, is a seven-time Grammy nominee. Allen, on bass, is a member of the faculty of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Together, the three musicians perform as "Trés," playing a variety of jazz, Latin jazz and world music. There also will be a percussion master class led by Michael Spiro at 4:30 p.m., in Lingle Recital Hall. Admission is free and no tickets are required for either event. Visit <www.earlham.edu/events> for more details. These events are co-sponsored by the Starr Gennett Foundation, Sabian Cymbals, and the Office of Events and Operations.


Input Requested for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

The City of Richmond is creating a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. Planning Technician Ashley Schultz is asking members of the Earlham community to assist by completing an online survey at <www.surveymonkey.com/r/RichmondBikeandPed>. There also will be public meetings on February 11 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Innovation Center on 814 East Main Street. The Master Plan works to create an understanding of current walking and bicycling conditions in our community. It then provides guidance for future programs and infrastructure, helping connect Richmond’s schools, parks, businesses and shopping centers.


Friends Committee on National Legislation Info Session

Jim Cason ’78, associate executive secretary for Strategic Advocacy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), will share information about several opportunities for students and recent grads interested in public policy and advocacy during a session on Monday, February 9 at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided. Positions with FCNL, a Quaker lobby in the public interest, are open to people of all backgrounds. A lot of current press coverage is about how money rules everything, how Congress is divided and how nothing will happen. FCNL is making things happen, from protecting U.S. negotiations with Iran to guard against that country developing nuclear weapons and reforming prison laws to creating a bipartisan movement in Congress to acknowledge climate change and figure out ways to act to address its harmful consequences. Opportunities for young adults include: Young Fellows Program, work as a paid, full-time member of FCNL’s staff in Washington, D.C. for 11 months; Summer Internship Program, learn about public policy and nonprofits; Advocacy Corps, organize your local campus and community around a different issue each year while receiving pay, training and support from FCNL — the 2015-16 focus will be climate and social change; and Spring Lobby Weekend, hundreds of young people educate themselves about effective advocacy and a pressing current issue and then lobby their members of Congress.


2015-16 Friendship House Applications

2015-16 Friendship House Applications are now available online at <www.earlham.edu/residence-life/residential-facilities/college-houses>. Friendship Houses provide students with the opportunity to establish an intentional community, based on shard social-, academic- or service-based interests. Proposals that promote service, shared responsibility for house activities, and academic success are strongly preferred. To apply, please complete the Community Application form and Individual Statement forms for each member applying to live in the Friendship House. Students who are named as a convener on the application also should complete the Convener Agreement form. Any questions should be directed to House Coordinator Matt Juba at <jubama@earlham.edu>.


STI Testing on Thursday

Free STI testing will take place on Thursday, February 5, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall. Testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis is provided by Chris of Heartland Community Services. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule your appointment.


STI Testing on February 13

Free STI testing is available on Friday, February 13, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., at Health Services in Earlham Hall. Testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis is provided by Erin from Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule your appointment.


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