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May 21, 2020Nearly 3,300 Earlhamites from across the globe turned out in force to raise a record $1 million on Wednesday, May 20, during Earlham College’s annual celebration of community and philanthropy. The Earlham Day event was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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May 14, 2020Exercise science will be offered as a new academic major for Earlham College students in the fall of 2020. The program’s coursework is designed to prepare students for careers and graduate studies in several fields.
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May 07, 2020A business start-up launched by five Earlham College students has been awarded the $10,000 prize for winning the inaugural EPIC Grand Challenge, a competition that encourages social entrepreneurship and innovation with a focus on Wayne County, Indiana.
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May 06, 2020Students with aspirations to serve on the frontlines of a global pandemic like COVID-19 can participate in distinctive programming and experiences at Earlham College throughout their education.
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May 05, 2020Earlham College will celebrate the Class of 2020 with a virtual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, as a result of the closure of campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions.
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May 04, 2020Cyrus Buckman, a 2018 Earlham graduate with a degree in biochemistry, has been accepted into Stanford University’s prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship program. He will be an M.D. candidate at Stanford School of Medicine, beginning fall 2020.
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April 28, 2020Associate Professor of Physics Michael Lerner has been awarded a highly competitive Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Seniors Fellows from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute.
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April 16, 2020Earlham College Associate Professor of Politics Jennifer Seely has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award to study and enhance the use of instructional simulations in classrooms at Ashesi University in Ghana.
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April 15, 2020Earlham College President Anne Houtman has announced senior leadership appointments in the enrollment management and student life divisions.
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April 14, 2020Scientists from Earlham College have received a grant from the National Geographic Society to fund their project that will detect subterranean archeological structures in the eastern fjord region of Iceland.
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April 09, 2020In response to economic uncertainty over COVID-19, Earlham College is waiving its usual $250 deposit requirement for new students, extending the deadline for enrollment decisions, and offering additional scholarships to applicants with high financial need.
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April 06, 2020Flannery Currin, a 2019 Earlham College graduate with degrees in computer science and psychology, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
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April 06, 2020Hundreds of Earlham College students have benefited from alumni support in recent weeks following campus action to respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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March 31, 2020As distance education and remote work expose flaws in many of the commonly used conferencing platforms, Earlham College professor Seth Powless recommends “outside-the-box apps," including Tik Tok, WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Signal and Slack as alternatives.
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March 27, 2020Earlham College has launched a new website called “The Pulse” (earlham.edu/pulse) to keep the campus community connected during the COVID-19/novel coronavirus pandemic.
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March 26, 2020Earlham College professor Rachael Reavis has raised more than $4,000 as part of a fundraiser to support local families and businesses during the global COVID-19/novel coronavirus pandemic.
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March 23, 2020Earlham seniors Megan Bennett and Katie Jacobs are among 47 college seniors chosen nationwide for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year. Senior Celia Rayfiel was a finalist.
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March 20, 2020Earlham College President Anne Houtman announced new measures on Friday, March 20, to support state and local efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.
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March 18, 2020A record 12 Earlham College students from three teams have been selected to compete in the regional rounds of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student social entrepreneurship competition.
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March 13, 2020Soon-to-be graduates from Earlham College organized an early commencement ceremony on Friday, March 13, following an announcement to suspend in-person classes on campus as a result of ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus.
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March 12, 2020Earlham College President Anne Houtman announced this morning that all in-person classes will be moved online for the duration of the spring semester, due to growing concerns about COVID-19/coronavirus.
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March 10, 2020Earlham College has republished Don't Cry, Chiisai, Don't Cry by Ruth Farlow Uyesugi, a 1945 graduate of the school. Her book, first published in 1977, recounts her wartime romance with Edward Uyesugi, also a 1945 graduate of Earlham.
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February 27, 2020Earlham College is launching five new academic programs — majors in data science, social services, and media and communications as well as minors in equestrian management and quality science.
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February 17, 2020A faculty-student research group from Earlham College, led by Associate Professor of Psychology Rachael Reavis, is working to reverse a gender imbalance they became aware of on the go-to internet source for information, Wikipedia.
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February 13, 2020Earlham College has once again been recognized as one of the nation’s best returns on investment in higher education by The Princeton Review. The College is one of just 200 institutions featured in the new book, “Best Value Colleges for 2020.”
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February 05, 2020Serena Pisacano, a sophomore geology major from Philadelphia, is featured on the cover of the latest variety of Girl Scout cookies. She was one of three scouts chosen nationwide to be featured on the boxes of Lemonades and Lemon-Ups.
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February 03, 2020Earlham College scientists traveled back in time and all the way to Germany using specimens from both the living and the dead to sequence the code of life of the extinct giant beaver. The study, co-authored by the Earlham team, has been published in Current Biology.
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January 30, 2020Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Lynne Perkins Socey, M.F.A., has received national recognition for innovative teaching. The Association for Theatre in Higher Education and Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region III presented her with their Prize for Innovative Teaching.
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January 13, 2020Lappé, a 1966 graduate, author of the best-selling book, Diet for a Small Planet, was recently interviewed by The New York Times about climate change and her desire to make democracy work for more people.
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January 12, 2020Angie Thomas, the author of the best-selling novel “The Hate U Give,” will speak at Earlham as part of the College’s annual Black History Month celebration. She will give the College’s convocation at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, in Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall.
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