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September 28, 2020

Lilly Endowment awards EC $1M to support student success; increase dual enrollment and community college transfers

Lilly Endowment Inc. has made a $1 million grant to Earlham College to support “Grow Where You’re Planted: Deepening Our Roots,” a three-year project that will enhance Earlham’s student advising resources and expand learning opportunities for Indiana’s community college and high school students.


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

Decision 2020: City leaders joining Earlham College for panel discussion about voting

A public virtual panel discussion about the importance of voting will take place at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. The public event is sponsored by the Earlham College Office of Events and EC Votes, a student club on campus. READ MORE