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Lilly Endowment awards $1M to Earlham to enhance career preparation for students
December 05, 2013
Earlham College has been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create new opportunities for high-impact student learning in partnership with 30 organizations across Indiana.
Landrum Bolling reflects on 100 years
November 13, 2013
President Emeritus Landrum Bolling says 'enjoying life, people' key to reaching 100th birthday
President Emeritus Landrum Bolling’s 100th birthday to be celebrated with events, fundraising for new internship
November 07, 2013
During two private events this month on campus and in Washington, D.C., President Emeritus Landrum Bolling will be recognized for his lasting contributions to internationalizing the College and also for his work to achieve peace in the Middle East.
Peace for handicapped populations in Bosnia and Herzegovina
October 25, 2013
Ana Mihajlovic ’14 created a multinational website to serve the handicapped population of her native Bosnia and Herzegovina that offers access to information about social services and free legal aid.
EPA internship leads to opportunities for others
October 24, 2013
As an intern at the Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters in Washington D.C., Elsa Haag ’14 worked alongside experts whose job is to protect children’s health from environmental risks.
Earlham Delegation Visits Asia to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Japan Study Program
October 23, 2013
Earlham College is sending a delegation to Asia in late October to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Japan Study Program and to strengthen the campus’ connections to China.
Earlham College celebrates progress in $60M investment of its future
October 18, 2013
As more than 1,000 alumni and friends return to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Earlham College will celebrate the completion of two building projects that represent the early phases of a more than $60 million investment in the future of the institution.
Earlham launches “Fully Present” brand initiative to support strategic plan
October 18, 2013
With a promising future already building off of a more than $60 million investment in facilities and a greater emphasis on student outcomes, Earlham College this week has launched a new comprehensive branding initiative to further support its strategic plan. The latest step forward features a “fully present” brand identity that reinforces the College’s four themes of distinction – intellectually challenging, globally engaged, socially concerned and future directed – and strongly articulates its purpose in higher education.
Earlham College named a 2014 Best Private College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
October 17, 2013
Earlham College has once again been recognized as one of the country’s best values for a private liberal arts education. In its annual rankings released today, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance includes Earlham in the Top 100 of private colleges nationwide that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.
Peace Pole Dedication Planned
September 18, 2013
Earlham's peace pole is situated outside the Virginia Cottage and encourages onlookers to reflect on the importance of peace. Its message, "May Peace Prevail on Earth," is displayed in eight languages.
Alumni Council funds collaborative science in Iceland
September 18, 2013
The newly established Alumni Council Fund for Faculty Scholarship and Innovation will allow an Earlham group to continue defining experiential learning in Iceland.
Team Places 2nd in Chemistry Competition
September 10, 2013
An Earlham chemistry team placed second in the American Chemistry Society's "Chemistry in Motion Challenge." The prize package included laps around world-renowned Speedway with a professional Indy 500 driver.
Earlham College Listed Among Best Value Colleges
September 10, 2013
Earlham College gained noted distinctions in the 2014 <em>U.S. News and World Report</em> rankings. Earlham was cited among top national liberal arts colleges for being a "Great School at a Great Price" and a "Best Undergraduate Teaching" school.
Triplets Place Priority on Careers Serving Others
August 30, 2013
Brilyn, Bristyl and Joseph "Tripp" Webb chose Earlham to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for future careers helping people. The triplets from Oxford, Ohio, cited academics, campus size, the equestrian center and athletics as key factors in their college selection.
Students Help Cast Giant Beaver
August 28, 2013
Students at the Joseph Moore Museum (JMM) have the rare opportunity to learn the casting process during two weeks while scientists from the Virginia Museum of Natural History cast JMM's Giant Beaver.
Gary DeCoker to Lead ASIANetwork
August 27, 2013
Earlham College's Gary DeCoker will serve as the next Executive Director of the ASIANetwork beginning in 2014. Currently, DeCoker is professor of Japanese Studies and the director of the Japanese Studies academic department at Earlham. Since 2003, he has been director of Earlham’s Japan Study program, a consortial program that promotes educational exchange and faculty development between Waseda University in Tokyo and the member colleges of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.
Rotary Peace Fellow Anna Crumley-Effinger '07 Visits Richmond
August 23, 2013
Anna Crumley-Effinger ’07 recently completed her first year as a Rotary Peace Fellow at Uppsala University in Sweden. She will visit Richmond next week to share her experiences with the Richmond Rotary Club. A Richmond native and an International Studies major at Earlham, Crumley-Effinger previously worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Africa.
Miller Farm Closes Temporarily as Program is Evaluated
August 20, 2013
As part of Earlham College's ongoing improvements and assessment of student housing arrangements, a review of Miller Farm (in August) identified significant safety concerns on the property including structural issues with several of the outbuildings.
Welcoming Address to the Class of 2017
August 16, 2013
Nancy Sinex takes a look at the members of the incoming class through an analysis of their applications as Earlham's senior director of admissions delivers the annual welcome at New Student Orientation.
Earlham Offers Sustainable CarShare
August 15, 2013
An environmentally friendly CarShare program will greet students Friday as they begin arriving on campus. The program offers convenience and low rates that include fuel and insurance.
$1.1 Million Gift from Local Business Leader for Arts Building
August 11, 2013
Paul and Pat Lingle and the Lingle Family Foundation have pledged $1.1 million to Earlham College to support the College’s new Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. With this gift, the College will name a recital and rehearsal hall in the building the Lingle Music Hall.
Earlham Meets the “100 for 100 Challenge”
July 29, 2013
Earlham College alumni met a challenge issued by Trustee Fred McClure ’84 and raised more than $205,000 — largely donors giving their first significant gifts to the College’s Annual Fund. McClure says the challenge was motivated by his desire to assure that other students will benefit from an Earlham education as he has.
Earlham Among Top Colleges in Forbes' 2013 Ranking of 'America's Best Colleges'
July 26, 2013
Earlham is one of the top 150 colleges in the country in Forbes’ annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Of the approximate 4,000 colleges in the United States, Forbes ranked 650 colleges. Earlham is ranked No. 146 among all private and public colleges and universities.
Come See for Yourself: Indiana Private College Week is July 22-26
July 11, 2013
From Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, Earlham College and Indiana’s 30 other private, non-profit colleges and universities across the state are opening their doors to students, parents and any others interested in the college selection process.
Works by Olive Rush Donated to Art Collection
July 03, 2013
Art works by a celebrated a Quaker woman artist who attended Earlham in the 19th century have been donated to the Earlham College Art Collection. The collection of 14 paintings and drawings by Olive Rush were given by Joy and Ron Surdam, of Laramie, Wyo., and will be used in student research projects.
Students and Faculty Help to Protect Endangered Species
June 25, 2013
Earlham College students helped with a project to eradicate an invasive species on the Bahamas Allen Cay during two May Terms. Working with Biology Research Professor John Iverson, the students helped to protect the rare Allen Cay Rock Igauna, which Iverson has been studying for more than 30 years.
Earlham Earns High Marks in Sustainability
June 17, 2013
Earlham College has received a STARS Bronze Rating in recognition of our sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
Another Step in an Earlhamite's Remarkable Journey
June 14, 2013
Semegen “Sem” Molla Hodes ’13 overcame a life threatening illness to earn a chemistry degree at Earlham. After graduate school, he plans to return to his native Ethiopia to help ease the suffering of others.
Students Explore the Potential of Robots
June 08, 2013
Students in "Introduction to Robot Science" programmed robots to complete practical tasks and explored an emerging field of scientific inquiry. Assistant Professor of Physics Maria Teresa Herd notes that robots are prevalent in fields ranging from manufacturing to medicine. "This is a good opportunity for students to learn the basics," she says.
New Grant to Explore Asian Studies and the Environment
May 31, 2013
Earlham College received a $50,000 exploration grant from the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE). The grant will allow the College to build on two of its traditional strengths — Japanese Studies and science education — and allow it to provide additional experiential opportunities for students.