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2017 - November

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WATCH ALAN PRICE'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS
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NASA RECOGNIZES EARLHAMITE'S VISION FOR ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEM

Giorgi Mtchedlishvili '18 and other students from Columbia University's Space Initiative recently placed first in the NASA Aeronautics Challenge for its design of a futuristic aircraft called Gryphon.

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CIVIC LEADER AND ALUMNUS RECEIVES THE EARLHAM PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF MERIT
SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngAndy Cecere `45, a retired attorney and celebrated civic leader, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit from Earlham President Alan Price. The award was given in recognition of Cecere's exemplary service and leadership to Richmond. It is the first public honor bestowed during Price's presidency.

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U.S. NEWS RECOGNIZES EARLHAM FOR ITS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT POPULATION

In addition to receiving high marks for excellence in undergraduate education, U.S. News and World Report ranks Earlham in the Top 5 among all liberal arts colleges for having the highest percentage of international students on campus in its "Best Colleges 2018" guidebook .

Twenty-three percent of the college's student body is from overseas, with students representing about 60 different countries.

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RACING IN THE SHADOWS

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Noah Scherf runs in the shadows. He always has, and he always will. Which is why, no matter the time next to his name on a results sheet, there will forever be more to his story.

Scherf is a cross country athlete for Earlham College. The first-year student is also legally blind, and has been since birth.

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FALL SPORTS WRAP-UP

SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngMany athletes and teams enjoyed success this fall. Catch up on the latest news as the fall Quaker sports teams finish their seasons.

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ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
  • Laura Hines `07and her artwork can be seen at Creative Gateways, a collective and public art gallery in Sedona, Arizona.
  • John Boone `73, a textual pop artist, is featured in "Pairs," his exhibition at the Mystic Museum of Art's Liebig Gallery.
  • Jessica Suhrheinrich `00 was named a co-recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Educational Science for research on education strategies for students with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Caleb Smith `17 is helping to revitalize Richmond through his work with the Richmond Farmer's Market and the Playground With a Purpose project.
  • Alex Smith `02, otherwise known as musician Howell Dawdy, made his triumphant return to Earlham College with a show during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, and recently released the song "Corn Man."
  • You! Submit a Class Note for Earlhamite magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

 


UPCOMING EVENTS
RECENTLY SUBMITTED #EARLHAMEVERYWHERE PHOTOS
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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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Richmond, IN 47374
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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).

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801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
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