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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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June 11, 2020Men’s and women’s golf at Earlham College, slated to be suspended as part of institution-wide budget austerity measures, have received a welcome reprieve thanks to a major gift from an alumnus and his wife.
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June 08, 2020An international team of researchers that included three Earlham geologists discovered evidence of an ancient tsunami striking Tanzania about 1,000 years ago.
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May 30, 2020President Anne Houtman and Dean of Students Bonita Washington-Lacey are inviting Earlhamites to reserve time at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30, to honor the life of George Floyd. Floyd was killed in Minnesota this week during an encounter with police.
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May 27, 2020With enrollment and expenses severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Earlham College will be making $7.6 million in budget cuts for the next fiscal year, President Anne Houtman announced today.
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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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