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WATSON FELLOWSHIP AWARDED TO SENIOR
SFTHmarch16EDevents.pngImani Lewis-Norelle '17 has been selected for one of the nation's most prestigious post-baccalaureate scholarships for a year of independent study and international travel outside of the United States. Her project, "Stories of Seeking Alternative Solutions to Violence," is one of just 40 projects selected nationally by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation for $30,000 in funding.

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MELISSA JOHNSON `03 RETURNS AS COACH

A familiar face is returning to the sidelines of the Earlham College women's basketball program.

Melissa Johnson `03, who left the program in 2014 for what became a nearly three-year battle for her life, will return as head coach, beginning April 3.

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EARLHAM RESPONDS TO EXECUTIVE ORDER
SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngThe following is a message to the Earlham community from President David Dawson in response to a U.S. executive order on immigration and refugees.

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PEACE PROJECT TO HELP LIBERIAN MOTHERS
SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngPeniel Ibe '17 will travel to west Africa this summer to lead entrepreneurial and life-skills workshops for teen mothers as part of a Davis Projects for Peace project. Peniel's project, "Young Mothers 4 Peace," will span two-and-a-half weeks in the Liberian capital of Monrovia and is funded by a $10,000 grant from the Davis foundation.

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SPRING QUAKER ATHLETICS ROUND-UP

See the latest scores and highlights from an exciting spring athletics season for the Quaker men's baseball, men's and women's golf, men's tennis, and men's and women's track teams.

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ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
  • Margaret Hamilton `58is being immortalized in LEGO, along with four other female scientists, engineers and astronauts, as part of the Women of NASA LEGO set.
  • After delivering more than 7,000 babies, Dr. Etta Nevel `73 is enjoying a well-earned retirement. She was recently featured by the South Bend Tribune.
  • Alexis Fajardo `98 is bringing something new to the ancient tale Beowulf, the second in his series of full-color graphic novels published by Andrews McMeel Publishing.
  • Luke Clippinger `94, delegate for the Maryland General Assembly, has been the lead sponsor of a paid sick leave bill for the past two years — and this bill now has even more personal significance.
  • You! Submit a Class Note for Earlhamite magazine.

 

 

VOLUNTEER PROFILE


EARLHAM DAY EVENTS
April 12, 2017

 


DON'T FORGET TO
SNAP AND POST YOUR #EARLHAMDAY PHOTOS ON
SOCIAL MEDIA!

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Show us your Earlham!
Next time you're out in an Earlham shirt or hat, pose proudly, and take a photo. Send it to the Alumni Office or post it on social media with the hashtag #EarlhamEverywhere.

 



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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
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