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July 16, 2015Alan Simon ’77 and Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Buskirk ’66 are giving back to future generations of science students.
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July 15, 2015A new pre-orientation initiative at Earlham is giving incoming students the opportunity to explore Richmond and connect with students, faculty and residents before the start of the next academic year.
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June 29, 2015Jessica Hernandez ‘17 planned to be a linguist, or to major in Japanese studies until she arrived at Earlham and combined those interests with geology.
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June 26, 2015Orion Creamer ‘99 found his niche by combining his passion for art and creativity with business by running a company that creates unique appliances for the home.
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June 23, 2015Junior Jean ’16 is discovering how companies in Singapore run efficient business operations this summer as part of a new international internship program offered at Earlham.
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June 15, 2015Dakota Collins ’15 never wanted to leave his hometown of Richmond after high school like so many of his peers.
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June 12, 2015A community festival at Earlham College dedicated to the works of famed poet and playwright William Shakespeare is providing internships, volunteer opportunities and entertainment for students and Richmond community members.
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June 10, 2015Earlham College is a “gem” for students seeking rigorous academics and post-graduate success, according to a College Raptor, a new college matching service.
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May 29, 2015Head Men’s Soccer Coach Sam Byrd ’03 will have one more chance this summer to roam the sidelines with his mentor and former coach Roy Messer.
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May 20, 2015Earlham’s Bike Indiana May Term will introduce students to the state’s unique landscape and culture and help them to refine their ideas about sustainability.
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May 15, 2015Avis Stewart ’74 has been appointed as Vice President of institutional Advancement and Community Relations, effective July 1. Stewart has served as Vice President of Community Relations since 2002 and will continue in that role as he assumes new duties.
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May 15, 2015Wyclife Omondi ’17 is working to blunt the effects of bullying while enhancing learning opportunities for girls as part of his “Teens for Peace” project.
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May 08, 2015Two recent graduates received prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and another received Honorable Mention.
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May 08, 2015Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s book based on conversations with 25 leading Muslims has won the Silver Medal in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards' Religion category.
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May 06, 2015Earlham College's 168th Commencement Exercises begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. A total of 204 graduates will receive degrees, including 183 undergraduates from Earlham, 10 from the Earlham School of Religion, and 11 from Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education.
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May 05, 2015Roy Messer, the winningest coach in Earlham College men’s soccer history, is retiring after 34 years. Messer will continue to serve the Quakers as an ambassador working as a special adviser and scout for the team.
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April 30, 2015Adam South ’01 is at the helm of biological research that could reduce infections spread by the most deadly animal in the world: mosquitoes.
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April 30, 2015Nepalese students at Earlham will join the relief effort in their their native country this summer following Saturday’s earthquake that has claimed more than 5,000 lives.
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April 29, 2015Earlham College has been recognized as a leader among its peers in environmental sustainability for the fourth year in a row.
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April 20, 2015A new essay by Associate Professor of African and African American Studies James Logan on the cultural-religious significance of the Hip Hop generation as it confronts the policing of “Black America” has been published by the University of Chicago’s Divinity School.
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April 17, 2015Two Earlhamites will build a community center and challenge socioeconomic ideas in their native Nepal as part of a peace project this summer.
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April 16, 2015Reservations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Earlham College Graduate Programs in Education Summer Institute, June 16-18, 2015.
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April 13, 2015Student research on sustainable ceramics, molecular dynamics, the effects of video games on attention, and vaccine-preventable diseases are among the topics being showcased at Earlham’s Sixth Annual Research Conference (ARC).
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April 10, 2015Fourteen Earlhamites participated in a four-day lobbying course facilitated by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C.
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April 09, 2015Earlham alumni and supporters from across the world can make a lasting impact on the College at the first Earlham Day celebration on Thursday, April 9.
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April 08, 2015In February, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) invited Hashem Abushama '17 to represent Palestine in the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum, which focused on issues of sustainable development and global youth issues.
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April 07, 2015As leaders of a new business venture, Walter Duncan ’98 and Isaac VanWesep ’99 continue to rely on the things they learned at Earlham.
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March 30, 2015Many across Indiana and the nation have questioned whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, will have the consequence of enabling Indiana organizations to use religious belief as a justification for discriminatory practices.
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March 27, 2015A 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 40 professors from across the country featured on NerdScholar’s 2nd annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list.
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Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
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