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November 23, 2020At a time when students and their families have concerns about traveling far from home to study, Earlham College has announced additional financial support to students in the region.
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November 19, 2020Since the age of 16, Peck has become a skilled observer in animal movement and behavior by earning certification in wildlife tracking and sign notification by CyberTracker North America. The credential, which is shared by just about 1,000 people in the United States and Canada, is sought after by experts in the areas of ecology and conservation seeking to better understand the natural world.
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November 13, 2020Earlham College Associate Professor of Physics Michael Lerner has been awarded an extension from the National Institute of Health to continue breast cancer research through the fall term that began last year with collaborators from Johns Hopkins University.
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November 09, 2020When Mirian George was 12, a friend told her that becoming an actuary was a way to predict the future. Now thriving at Earlham, George’s academic prowess helped her earn two scholarships from the International Association for Black Actuaries, awards that support her education and cover registration fees for the demanding exams needed to become certified in the profession.
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October 30, 2020Geology students at Earlham College are using state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) tools on loan from a national non-profit research and educational consortium to produce high-resolution topography maps.
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October 28, 2020Earlham College is now offering a major in creative writing, the fifth new major added to its curriculum in the last year to meet the needs of students.
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October 23, 2020Isao Sakai is one of Japan’s foremost youth activists organizing and participating in climate strikes across the nation’s largest city. He is a founding member of Fridays for Future Tokyo, a youth climate movement that has called on city officials to revise its carbon emission reduction goal and pursue ambitious climate goals.
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October 13, 2020A data science academy co-founded by 2015 Earlham College graduate Sokhna Vor has been named “Best Social Innovation Technology” during the 2020 Cambodia Information and Communications Technology Awards.
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October 01, 2020Throughout her childhood and into her teen years, Edee Malley became known for organizing educational activities for children, a practice that evolved into popular summer camps serving hundreds of youth over a span of eight years. She also became an environmental activist and ardent volunteer, and a member of the Franklin County Youth Council.
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September 30, 2020Community education programs will be getting a significant boost at the Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College. The Institute of Museum and Library Services, an independent federal agency, has awarded the Joseph Moore Museum a grant worth nearly $250,000 to enhance its most requested programs for the public.
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September 28, 2020Lilly 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.
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September 24, 2020Applicants still eager for an accelerated admissions decision from Earlham can still apply “early action” by the Dec. 1, 2020 deadline.
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September 22, 2020The 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.
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September 21, 2020A 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.
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September 15, 2020Eric 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.
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September 14, 2020The 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 for the price.
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August 21, 2020For 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 amount of in-class time devoted to discussion.
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August 20, 2020Mills was a decades-long member of Earlham’s Board of Trustees and agreed to serve as interim president from 1996 to 1997, putting his retirement on hold. As interim president, his first unofficial action is remembered as repairing the popular tree swing near The Heart of campus that continues to be a fixture of the College’s main quad.
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August 18, 2020Earlham College’s interim dean of the faculty and associate vice president of academic affairs has begun his two-year term as president of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Profession, Inc.
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August 07, 2020The class of 2024 arrived at Earlham College on Friday, Aug. 7, for new student orientation after extensive preparation by faculty and staff to safeguard the campus community during the coronavirus pandemic.
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August 01, 2020College-bound high school seniors and transfer students may apply for admission by completing either the Common Application or the Earlham application. Students applying for need-based financial aid can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting Oct. 1.International applicants should submit the International Student Financial Aid Application.
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July 27, 2020The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Council of Presidents has decided to delay the start of the fall season for “high contact risk” sports out of concern for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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July 24, 2020The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 has included Earlham as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions of higher education.
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July 21, 2020The Earlham School of Religionhas formed the first class of a new master’s degree program designed for students pursuing ministries of social change.
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July 17, 2020The Earlham School of Religion’s 2020 Leadership Conference features Dr. Georgette Ledgister, who will speak on the theme “Courageous Leadership: Embracing Difference and Facing Uncertainty.”
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July 16, 2020Earlham College is joining Independent Colleges of Indiana institutions in offering special events for Private College Week July 20 through July 24.
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July 15, 2020A team of recent Earlham College graduates have drafted a resolution encouraging local leaders in Richmond to develop a long-term plan to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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July 10, 2020The Earlham College Department of Athletics has ended its working relationship with Troy Derengowski, the owner of Radio Troy, effective immediately.
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July 09, 2020The recent decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), via the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), means nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. The decision has created more stress for international students at an already stressful time.
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June 16, 2020Freshly graduated from Earlham, Yuqian Zhang landed a job at Microsoft in Shanghai, China. She has also caught the attention of her new coworkers. Her liberal arts background and choice of a music minor to go along with her computer science major was not exactly standard compared to her new colleagues. “Why music and computer science?” she’s asked.
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