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Earlham Writing Center Opens on Sept. 4th

Beginning on Sunday, September 4, the Earlham Writing Center will be open 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at our website www.earlham.edu/writing-center or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. We are on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing!


Environmental Action Coalition Interest Meeting

Want to help the environment, but not sure where to start? Have an idea, but need support? Then come to the first meeting of the newly re-formed Earlham Environmental Action Coalition (EEAC). We'll hold a brainstorm session, so bring your ideas and don't hold back! Meet in the new Sustainability Office, 2nd Floor Dennis, on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:00 p.m. Contact Tommy Murphy at tpmurphy13@earlham.edu.


Earlham Student Senate First Meeting of the Year

The first weekly meeting of the Earlham Student Senate will be on Wednesday, August 31, at 6:00 p.m. in CST 103. All students are welcome to attend. Earlham Student Government (ESG) encourages all students who want to discuss issues they may be facing on campus, including leaders of on-campus student organizations, to attend Senate meetings. ESG will also provide updates on its activities from last semester during the meeting on Wednesday. Contact the Clerk of the Senate, Arish Mudra Rakshasa, at araksh15@earlham.edu.


Recording Clerk for Student Government

Do you have good typing skills? Do you enjoy taking minutes? Do you want to stay up-to-date about issues on campus and learn more about Earlham's governance process? Apply for the recording clerk position for the Student Senate Meetings and the Campus Life Advisory Committee for the Fall of 2016 by September 10.<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mB--https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDF6yA3t8KMvUPsMGTriRABSCpBxfJ0wXHMehO9mNOJ2ecVw/viewform>


Brimleys Auditions

Brimleys (Earlham's Co-Gender Acapella Group) auditions are Friday, September 2, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 4, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Orchard Room in Runyan. Sign-up sheets will be at Runyan Desk throughout this week. Contact Jack Angelone (jpangel13@earlham.edu) or Scott Ralston (smralst15@earlham.edu).


Women's Tennis vs. Taylor

Come out and support the women's tennis team on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The match will take place at the varsity tennis courts located near the baseball stadium.


First Katmandu: An Open Mic Night at Music House

Come on over to Music House for an open mic. Katmandu will be Wednesday, August 31, 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and bring your friends. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/989172601210514/


Monograph Published

John Iverson was senior editor for a monograph (Iguanas: Biology, Systematics, and Conservation) published this summer by Herpetological Conservation and Biology (vol. 11). The monograph included 18 peer-reviewed chapters, including two with Iverson as lead author and three with him as a coauthor. The mononograph is freely downloadable at http://www.herpconbio.org/Volume_11/Monograph_6/HCB_Monograph-6_2016.pdf


Fulbright Workshop for Seniors

Seniors and alumni who are planning to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship this year are encouraged to attend a brainstorming workshop to develop their application essays on Friday, September 2, at 3:30 p.m in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (first floor of Landrum Bolling Center). First-, second-, and third-year students who are interested in learning more about the Fulbright may find information on our webpage at <earlham.edu/careers/students/fellowships/fulbright-grant-for-educational-and-cultural-exchange-the-us-student-program>. If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright, please contact Elana Passman at <passman@earlham.edu>.


Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine Meeting

Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine invites you to join our first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. SPJP is a student group committed to raising awareness about the injustices facing Palestinians by Israeli occupation. Contact kzagha13@earlham.edu.


The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham Meeting

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham movement will meet on Wednesday, August 31, at 8:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. The BDS movement works to end international support for Israel's oppression of Palestinians and pressure Israel to comply with international law. Please join us if you want to learn more about the movement. Contact Ghadeer Awwad (gsawwad12@earlham.edu).


Earlham Writing Center Opens on Sept. 4th

Beginning on Sunday, September 4, the Earlham Writing Center will be open 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at our website www.earlham.edu/writing-center or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. We are on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing!


Weekly Writing Appointment Information Session on Friday

Are you interested in a weekly appointment at the Writing Center to improve your writing over time? Come to the WCIT (Writing Center Intensive Tutorial) information meeting in the Writing Center on Friday, September 2. We'll talk about the benefits of signing up to meet with the same consultant once a week for a semester and get you signed up for a session. Stop by any time between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. or between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to ask questions or sign up. If you cannot attend, email Laura at leavila@earlham.edu to learn more or schedule your WCIT. The Writing Center is located on the main floor of Lilly Library behind the Ronald Gallery.


Students Needed to Work Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016 and assist the Alumni office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 14, and go through Sunday, October 16, with possible work in the weeks prior to the event. This job is available to students with or without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions are available in Simplicity.


Calling all Knitters (or Wannabe Knitters): Knit for Justice? Yarn Bombing?

The Center for Social Justice is looking to spin out a Knit for Justice and/or Yarn Bomb collective. If you would like to be involved, please contact Welling Hall at wellingh@earlham.edu or x1208.


Environmental Action Coalition Interest Meeting

Want to help the environment, but not sure where to start? Have an idea, but need support? Then come to the first meeting of the newly re-formed Earlham Environmental Action Coalition (EEAC). We'll hold a brainstorm session, so bring your ideas and don't hold back! Meet in the new Sustainability Office, 2nd Floor Dennis, on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:00 p.m. Contact Tommy Murphy at tpmurphy13@earlham.edu.


Black and Lavender, A Collective for Support, Healing, and Action for Queer People of Color

Black and Lavender was formed during the last academic year by two seniors who wanted to build a support system for Queer People of Color (QPoC), who face marginalization through multiple oppressed identities. The mission of the group was to provide support, healing, and action for QPoC, and it became a place for QPoC on campus to find comfort in each other's company and organize to advocate for themselves. Black and Lavender will be returning this Fall to offer a safe space for QPoC, both returning and new students, and to continue to build the framework of support it began last year. Details about the first meeting of the group will be advertised through Today @ Earlham and signs around campus. Contact student leaders, Brandon McClendon <bamccle13>, Eleanor Powell <epowell15>, or Arish Mudra Rakshasa <araksh15>.


Earlham Student Senate First Meeting of the Year

The first weekly meeting of the Earlham Student Senate will be on Wednesday, August 31, at 6:00 p.m. in CST 103. All students are welcome to attend. Earlham Student Government (ESG) encourages all students who want to discuss issues they may be facing on campus, including leaders of on-campus student organizations, to attend Senate meetings. ESG will also provide updates on its activities from last semester during the meeting on Wednesday. Contact the Clerk of the Senate, Arish Mudra Rakshasa, at araksh15@earlham.edu.


Sign up for Rec Sports

Registration is open for Fall 2016 Rec Sports. Head to IMLeagues.com/Earlham to register a team. Follow our @EarlhamAWC social media pages to find out more information on games and recreational activities.


Recording Clerk for Student Government

Do you have good typing skills? Do you enjoy taking minutes? Do you want to stay up-to-date about issues on campus and learn more about Earlham's governance process? Apply for the recording clerk position for the Student Senate Meetings and the Campus Life Advisory Committee for the Fall of 2016 by September 10.<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mB--https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDF6yA3t8KMvUPsMGTriRABSCpBxfJ0wXHMehO9mNOJ2ecVw/viewform>


Brimleys Auditions

Brimleys (Earlham's Co-Gender Acapella Group) auditions are Friday, September 2, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 4, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Orchard Room in Runyan. Sign-up sheets will be at Runyan Desk throughout this week. Contact Jack Angelone (jpangel13@earlham.edu) or Scott Ralston (smralst15@earlham.edu).


Women's Tennis vs. Taylor

Come out and support the women's tennis team on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The match will take place at the varsity tennis courts located near the baseball stadium.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in Stout Meetinghouse. On September 4, Karen Mager, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sustainability, will speak on “Lessons in simplicity from the back of my truck” for the semester-long series on “How Much is Enough?”


Current Seniors: Watson Fellowship Deadline is Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.

Any current seniors considering the TJ Watson Fellowship should be aware that the deadline for submission to the campus committee is on Friday, September 23 at 4 p.m. If you have not already done so, please get in touch with Jennifer Seely (seelyje), Earlham's Watson Fellowship liaison, for more information on completing and submitting applications by the deadline. You can also follow this link for more information from the Watson Foundation: https://watson.foundation/fellowships/tj


First Katmandu: An Open Mic Night at Music House

Come on over to Music House for an open mic. Katmandu will be Wednesday, August 31, 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and bring your friends. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/989172601210514/


Monograph Published

John Iverson was senior editor for a monograph (Iguanas: Biology, Systematics, and Conservation) published this summer by Herpetological Conservation and Biology (vol. 11). The monograph included 18 peer-reviewed chapters, including two with Iverson as lead author and three with him as a coauthor. The mononograph is freely downloadable at http://www.herpconbio.org/Volume_11/Monograph_6/HCB_Monograph-6_2016.pdf


Fulbright Workshop for Seniors

Seniors and alumni who are planning to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship this year are encouraged to attend a brainstorming workshop to develop their application essays on Friday, September 2, at 3:30 p.m in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (first floor of Landrum Bolling Center). First-, second-, and third-year students who are interested in learning more about the Fulbright may find information on our webpage at <earlham.edu/careers/students/fellowships/fulbright-grant-for-educational-and-cultural-exchange-the-us-student-program>. If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright, please contact Elana Passman at <passman@earlham.edu>.


Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine Meeting

Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine invites you to join our first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. SPJP is a student group committed to raising awareness about the injustices facing Palestinians by Israeli occupation. Contact kzagha13@earlham.edu.


The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham Meeting

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham movement will meet on Wednesday, August 31, at 8:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. The BDS movement works to end international support for Israel's oppression of Palestinians and pressure Israel to comply with international law. Please join us if you want to learn more about the movement. Contact Ghadeer Awwad (gsawwad12@earlham.edu).


Earlham Writing Center Opens on Sept. 4th

Beginning on Sunday, September 4, the Earlham Writing Center will be open 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at our website www.earlham.edu/writing-center or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. We are on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing!


Weekly Writing Appointment Information Session on Friday

Are you interested in a weekly appointment at the Writing Center to improve your writing over time? Come to the WCIT (Writing Center Intensive Tutorial) information meeting in the Writing Center on Friday, September 2. We'll talk about the benefits of signing up to meet with the same consultant once a week for a semester and get you signed up for a session. Stop by any time between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. or between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to ask questions or sign up. If you cannot attend, email Laura at leavila@earlham.edu to learn more or schedule your WCIT. The Writing Center is located on the main floor of Lilly Library behind the Ronald Gallery.


Students Needed to Work Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016 and assist the Alumni office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 14, and go through Sunday, October 16, with possible work in the weeks prior to the event. This job is available to students with or without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions are available in Simplicity.


Calling all Knitters (or Wannabe Knitters): Knit for Justice? Yarn Bombing?

The Center for Social Justice is looking to spin out a Knit for Justice and/or Yarn Bomb collective. If you would like to be involved, please contact Welling Hall at wellingh@earlham.edu or x1208.


Now Accepting McNair Scholarship Applications

Are you, or someone you know, interested in pursuing a doctoral degree or graduate studies? The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to prepare high-achieving students who have traditionally been underrepresented in graduate studies to prepare for the journey leading to a Ph.D. The program serves students who are first-generation college students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds as well as minority students. As participants in the program, students will have access to skills-building courses and tutoring, research experiences with a faculty mentor, and individualized assistance through the graduate school application process. Students must meet the eligibility requirements for the program and must show an interest in attending graduate school. You must be a citizen or national of the United States or a permanent resident of the United States. If you are interested, please complete a preliminary application found on the McNair home page. Contact Joe Green (greenjo1@earlham.edu) or Donna McCormick (mccordo@earlham.edu.) The deadline for applications to the McNair Program is Friday, September 9th at 5 p.m. Space is limited, so please fill out an application soon.


Environmental Action Coalition Interest Meeting

Want to help the environment, but not sure where to start? Have an idea, but need support? Then come to the first meeting of the newly re-formed Earlham Environmental Action Coalition (EEAC). We'll hold a brainstorm session, so bring your ideas and don't hold back! Meet in the new Sustainability Office, 2nd Floor Dennis, on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:00 p.m. Contact Tommy Murphy at tpmurphy13@earlham.edu.


Black and Lavender, A Collective for Support, Healing, and Action for Queer People of Color

Black and Lavender was formed during the last academic year by two seniors who wanted to build a support system for Queer People of Color (QPoC), who face marginalization through multiple oppressed identities. The mission of the group was to provide support, healing, and action for QPoC, and it became a place for QPoC on campus to find comfort in each other's company and organize to advocate for themselves. Black and Lavender will be returning this Fall to offer a safe space for QPoC, both returning and new students, and to continue to build the framework of support it began last year. Details about the first meeting of the group will be advertised through Today @ Earlham and signs around campus. Contact student leaders, Brandon McClendon <bamccle13>, Eleanor Powell <epowell15>, or Arish Mudra Rakshasa <araksh15>.


Earlham Student Senate First Meeting of the Year

The first weekly meeting of the Earlham Student Senate will be on Wednesday, August 31, at 6:00 p.m. in CST 103. All students are welcome to attend. Earlham Student Government (ESG) encourages all students who want to discuss issues they may be facing on campus, including leaders of on-campus student organizations, to attend Senate meetings. ESG will also provide updates on its activities from last semester during the meeting on Wednesday. Contact the Clerk of the Senate, Arish Mudra Rakshasa, at araksh15@earlham.edu.


Sign up for Rec Sports

Registration is open for Fall 2016 Rec Sports. Head to IMLeagues.com/Earlham to register a team. Follow our @EarlhamAWC social media pages to find out more information on games and recreational activities.


Recording Clerk for Student Government

Do you have good typing skills? Do you enjoy taking minutes? Do you want to stay up-to-date about issues on campus and learn more about Earlham's governance process? Apply for the recording clerk position for the Student Senate Meetings and the Campus Life Advisory Committee for the Fall of 2016 by September 10.<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mB--https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDF6yA3t8KMvUPsMGTriRABSCpBxfJ0wXHMehO9mNOJ2ecVw/viewform>


Brimleys Auditions

Brimleys (Earlham's Co-Gender Acapella Group) auditions are Friday, September 2, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 4, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Orchard Room in Runyan. Sign-up sheets will be at Runyan Desk throughout this week. Contact Jack Angelone (jpangel13@earlham.edu) or Scott Ralston (smralst15@earlham.edu).


Women's Tennis vs. Taylor

Come out and support the women's tennis team on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The match will take place at the varsity tennis courts located near the baseball stadium.


College Meeting for Worship

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in Stout Meetinghouse. On September 4, Karen Mager, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sustainability, will speak on “Lessons in simplicity from the back of my truck” for the semester-long series on “How Much is Enough?”


Current Seniors: Watson Fellowship Deadline is Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.

Any current seniors considering the TJ Watson Fellowship should be aware that the deadline for submission to the campus committee is on Friday, September 23 at 4 p.m. If you have not already done so, please get in touch with Jennifer Seely (seelyje), Earlham's Watson Fellowship liaison, for more information on completing and submitting applications by the deadline. You can also follow this link for more information from the Watson Foundation: https://watson.foundation/fellowships/tj


First Katmandu: An Open Mic Night at Music House

Come on over to Music House for an open mic. Katmandu will be Wednesday, August 31, 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and bring your friends. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/989172601210514/


Monograph Published

John Iverson was senior editor for a monograph (Iguanas: Biology, Systematics, and Conservation) published this summer by Herpetological Conservation and Biology (vol. 11). The monograph included 18 peer-reviewed chapters, including two with Iverson as lead author and three with him as a coauthor. The mononograph is freely downloadable at http://www.herpconbio.org/Volume_11/Monograph_6/HCB_Monograph-6_2016.pdf


Fulbright Workshop for Seniors

Seniors and alumni who are planning to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship this year are encouraged to attend a brainstorming workshop to develop their application essays on Friday, September 2, at 3:30 p.m in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (first floor of Landrum Bolling Center). First-, second-, and third-year students who are interested in learning more about the Fulbright may find information on our webpage at <earlham.edu/careers/students/fellowships/fulbright-grant-for-educational-and-cultural-exchange-the-us-student-program>. If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright, please contact Elana Passman at <passman@earlham.edu>.


Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine Meeting

Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine invites you to join our first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, August 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. SPJP is a student group committed to raising awareness about the injustices facing Palestinians by Israeli occupation. Contact kzagha13@earlham.edu.


The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham Meeting

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Earlham movement will meet on Wednesday, August 31, at 8:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the new May-Crossen Student Commons. The BDS movement works to end international support for Israel's oppression of Palestinians and pressure Israel to comply with international law. Please join us if you want to learn more about the movement. Contact Ghadeer Awwad (gsawwad12@earlham.edu).


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