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BUILDING COMMUNITY WITHOUT GREEK LIFE
President Alan Price `88 contributed an opinion piece to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education on his experiences and the benefits to building purposeful communities without a campus fraternity or sorority system in place.

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KIPLINGER'S PERSONAL FINANCE RECOGNIZES EARLHAM FOR ITS VALUE
Continued validation of Earlham's extraordinary academics and strong graduate outcomes at an affordable price comes from Kiplinger's Personal Finance's "300 Best College Values" for 2018. The list was determined by an analysis of class size, admission rates, on-time graduation rates, sticker price and financial aid.

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JOHN IVERSON'S LEGACY OF STUDENT-FACULTY RESEARCH OVER FOUR DECADES
SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngFor the last 38 years, Professor Emeritus of Biology John Iverson has been studying West Indian Rock Iguanas with students on the remote islands of The Bahamas. Every May, in what is the longest running, continuous study of iguanas in the world, he and students work to help these reptiles slowly fight off extinction.

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PROFESSOR MIKE DEIBEL NAMED NAAHP PRESIDENT-ELECT

Mike Deibel, professor of chemistry and co-director of Earlham's Center for Global Health, has been named as the next president-elect of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Profession, Inc. A seven-year member of the NAAHP's board of directors and its current treasurer, Deibel will begin his two-year term in August 2018.

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EARLHAMITES DELIVER ON PLAN TO BUILD CITY'S FIRST PLAYGROUND FOR ALL CHILDREN
SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngA team of Earlhamites have delivered on their plan to bring a first-of-its-kind playground to the Richmond area. "Playground with a Purpose," a play space built for children with special needs, is now open at Clear Creek Park thanks to the collective efforts of Caleb Smith `17, Peniel Ibe `17, Truman McGee `17, Rachel Logan-Wood `17 and Regan Lowring `17.

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WILSON-THOMAS NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK

SFTHmarch16Sustainability.pngSenior Elijah Wilson-Thomas `18 was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, following his efforts that led the Quakers to a 2-0 mark last week.

Wilson-Thomas is the first Earlham men's basketball player to be recognized with HCAC Player of the Week honors.

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ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
  • Sara Gelser `94was one of the "Silence Breakers" recognized by TIME as the Persons of the Year.
  • Bill Kashatus `81 reflected on the state of current college athletics while reminiscing about his time as a scholar-athlete at Earlham in this opinion piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  • Josh Penn `06 saw his latest film, "Monsters and Men," premiere at the the Sundance Film Festival to many positive reviews, including from The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Jenna Greenberg `98 assisted the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra as they selected Bernstein's Symphony No. 1, the Jeremiah. Jenna helped connect the orchestra to the origins of the work's several Jewish musical motifs.
  • You! Submit a Class Note for Earlhamite magazine.

 

 

 


UPCOMING EVENTS
PHOTOS OF ALUMNI HAND-DELIVERING ACCEPTANCE LETTERS TO THE CLASS OF 2022

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