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February 23, 2021A new textbook written by Earlham professor Nate Eastman offers a different kind of approach to appreciating William Shakespeare and understanding how stories are well told.
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February 18, 2021For the second time in three years, a team of Earlham College students has been selected to compete in the regional round of the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Case Competition.
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February 16, 2021Seventy-nine students from 23 states and two countries participated in the virtual event, now in its second year. Students had the opportunity to electronically submit portfolios, auditions and presentations in advance of the competition. They were also interviewed by Earlham faculty members for scholarship consideration.
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February 09, 2021More than 400 Key Clubs located within 150 miles of Earlham’s campus have been invited to submit proposals to put their ideas into action. Key Clubs, a program of Key Club International, are student-led organizations that encourage leadership through serving others.
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January 28, 2021Len Clark, a former academic dean, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Earlham College, has been appointed interim dean of the Earlham School of Religion.
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January 11, 2021The institutions finalized six articulation agreements in some of their most popular degree programs, eliminating barriers for Indiana’s community college students seeking a world-class education from a four-year institution. Earlham is among the first national liberal arts colleges to develop a strong partnership with a public community college.
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January 06, 2021The virtual event begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, with a keynote titled "We are not makers of history. We are made of history." A question-and-answer session will follow at 7:45 p.m.
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January 06, 2021Kim Tanner, an Earlham graduate from the Class of 1990, has served as Earlham’s interim vice president of institutional advancement since summer 2019 and has nearly three decades of experience in higher education, all at Earlham.
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December 18, 2020Kristen Lainsbury, an experienced higher education creative leader and former journalist, has been named vice president for marketing and communications at Earlham College.
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December 17, 2020Recent Earlham College graduates Kate Korobkina and Emma Hoffmann are co-authors in a pioneering study led by Harvard Medical School scientists that reversed age-related vision loss and eye damage from glaucoma in mice.
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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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