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October 23, 2020

New at Earlham: Isao Sakai is leading the charge in Tokyo to reshape the environment

Isao Sakai is one of Japan’s foremost youth activists organizing and participating in climate strikes across the nation’s largest city. He is a founding member of Fridays for Future Tokyo, a youth climate movement that has called on city officials to revise its carbon emission reduction goal and pursue ambitious climate goals.


2017 alum’s contributions to antibiotic resistance research published in major scientific journal

Eric Nicholson, who graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Earlham College in 2017, has co-authored an article about antibiotics based on research he did as a student. READ MORE

Earlham College earns academic accolades from Princeton Review for classroom experience

For the third straight year, Earlham is featured alongside just 20 other institutions for excellence in teaching and learning. The designation is based on responses to a national survey about the percentage of classes students attend, the quality of their classrooms and lab facilities, and the amoun... READ MORE

Earlham College named to Fiske’s ‘best and most interesting’ list

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 has included Earlham as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions of higher education. READ MORE

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Earlham for value, commitment to student success

The popular resource for college-bound students ranks Earlham 28th for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” and 29th for “Best Value” among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. Institutions included on these lists emphasize the importance of undergraduate teaching and offer the highest quality academics... READ MORE

Earlhamite among 1st in nation to earn new fellowship from National Institute of Aging

The award will fund the completion of her doctorate at The University of Notre Dame and up to four years of postdoctoral research anywhere in the country. She is the first student to earn the award from Notre Dame, according to a press release from the university. READ MORE

Earlham College ends practice of requiring ‘early decision’ applicants to enter into binding agreeme...

Applicants still eager for an accelerated admissions decision from Earlham can still apply “early action” by the Dec. 1, 2020 deadline. READ MORE

Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College awarded national grant to enhance community programs

Community education programs will be getting a significant boost at the Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College. The Institute of Museum and Library Services, an independent federal agency, has awarded the Joseph Moore Museum a grant worth nearly $250,000 to enhance its most requested programs for th... READ MORE

Earlham alum founds award-winning data science academy in Cambodia

A data science academy co-founded by 2015 Earlham College graduate Sokhna Vor has been named “Best Social Innovation Technology” during the 2020 Cambodia Information and Communications Technology Awards. READ MORE

Earlham College adds creative writing major

Earlham College is now offering a major in creative writing, the fifth new major added to its curriculum in the last year to meet the needs of students. READ MORE