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August 26, 2015Scientific study has evolved, and Earlham’s sciences, with the recent Stanley Hall renovation and the opening of the new Center for Science and Technology (CST), have become a model for teaching and learning science.
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August 25, 2015A new place for students to collaborate on big ideas, have coffee with friends and listen to performances by their peers is coming to Earlham's campus.
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August 24, 2015Assistant Professor of Arabic Kelly Tuttle is bringing what she calls “14th Century blogging” to life for her students.
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August 19, 2015A memorial service for President Emeritus Richard J. Wood will take place at 2 p.m., on Oct. 3, at Stout Meetinghouse. The service is open to the public.
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August 13, 2015The first paper stemming from a multidisciplinary, pedagogically-focused science research project, led by Earlham’s Computer Science department, won the “Best Paper” award after being delivered to a standing-room only audience at the annual XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Environment) in July in St. Louis.
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August 13, 2015Professor of History Tom Hamm is writing the first volume about Quakers and the Civil War.
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August 07, 2015Evolutionary ant biology doesn’t always play by the rules. At least that’s what a recent study of ant genes would suggest.
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August 04, 2015President Emeritus Richard J. Wood, who led Earlham from 1985-96, died on Saturday, Aug. 1. As president, Wood led one of Earlham’s most successful capital campaigns while strengthening Earlham’s academic programs and international relations. He was 78 years old.
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August 04, 2015Earlham College is ranked 9th in the nation for its “popular study abroad programs” as part of Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges: 2016 edition.”
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July 31, 2015Continued recognition for Earlham as a national leader in consumer value comes from Forbes in its eighth annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.”
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July 29, 2015More than 40 Earlhamites have funded internships this summer sponsored by the Center for Integrated Learning. The internships are being conducted across Indiana, and in Washington D.C., Fairbanks, Ala., and internationally in Hokkaido, Japan, and Karisko, Martinique, among others.
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July 16, 2015Alan Simon ’77 and Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Buskirk ’66 are giving back to future generations of science students.
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July 15, 2015A new pre-orientation initiative at Earlham is giving incoming students the opportunity to explore Richmond and connect with students, faculty and residents before the start of the next academic year.
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June 29, 2015Jessica Hernandez ‘17 planned to be a linguist, or to major in Japanese studies until she arrived at Earlham and combined those interests with geology.
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June 26, 2015Orion Creamer ‘99 found his niche by combining his passion for art and creativity with business by running a company that creates unique appliances for the home.
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June 23, 2015Junior Jean ’16 is discovering how companies in Singapore run efficient business operations this summer as part of a new international internship program offered at Earlham.
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June 15, 2015Dakota Collins ’15 never wanted to leave his hometown of Richmond after high school like so many of his peers.
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June 12, 2015A community festival at Earlham College dedicated to the works of famed poet and playwright William Shakespeare is providing internships, volunteer opportunities and entertainment for students and Richmond community members.
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June 10, 2015Earlham College is a “gem” for students seeking rigorous academics and post-graduate success, according to a College Raptor, a new college matching service.
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May 29, 2015Head Men’s Soccer Coach Sam Byrd ’03 will have one more chance this summer to roam the sidelines with his mentor and former coach Roy Messer.
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May 20, 2015Earlham’s Bike Indiana May Term will introduce students to the state’s unique landscape and culture and help them to refine their ideas about sustainability.
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May 15, 2015Avis Stewart ’74 has been appointed as Vice President of institutional Advancement and Community Relations, effective July 1. Stewart has served as Vice President of Community Relations since 2002 and will continue in that role as he assumes new duties.
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May 15, 2015Wyclife Omondi ’17 is working to blunt the effects of bullying while enhancing learning opportunities for girls as part of his “Teens for Peace” project.
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May 08, 2015Two recent graduates received prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and another received Honorable Mention.
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May 08, 2015Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s book based on conversations with 25 leading Muslims has won the Silver Medal in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards' Religion category.
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May 06, 2015Earlham College's 168th Commencement Exercises begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. A total of 204 graduates will receive degrees, including 183 undergraduates from Earlham, 10 from the Earlham School of Religion, and 11 from Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education.
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May 05, 2015Roy Messer, the winningest coach in Earlham College men’s soccer history, is retiring after 34 years. Messer will continue to serve the Quakers as an ambassador working as a special adviser and scout for the team.
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April 30, 2015Adam South ’01 is at the helm of biological research that could reduce infections spread by the most deadly animal in the world: mosquitoes.
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April 30, 2015Nepalese students at Earlham will join the relief effort in their their native country this summer following Saturday’s earthquake that has claimed more than 5,000 lives.
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