Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2021, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Earlham professor’s book explores Shakespeare’s storytelling techniques using modern TV shows, movies A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73148&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73148&r=14619 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Earlham students compete in regional round of Association for Supply Chain Management Case Competition For 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73084&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73084&r=14619 Thu, 18 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Students awarded nearly $300,000 during Earlham College’s Annual Scholarship Day Seventy-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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73083&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73083&r=14619 Tue, 16 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College hosts competition open to high school key clubs across the Midwest More 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73075&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73075&r=14619 Tue, 09 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Len Clark named interim dean of Earlham School of Religion Len 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73034&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=73034&r=14619 Thu, 28 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College and Ivy Tech Community College approve first transfer agreements The 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72989&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72989&r=14619 Mon, 11 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT White House Correspondent April Ryan to be the keynote speaker at MLK Jr. Day celebration event The 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72940&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72940&r=14619 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT Kim Tanner named vice president for institutional advancement at Earlham College Kim 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72961&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72961&r=14619 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT Kristen Lainsbury named new vice president of marketing and communications at Earlham College Kristen Lainsbury, an experienced higher education creative leader and former journalist, has been named vice president for marketing and communications at Earlham College. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72938&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72938&r=14619 Fri, 18 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham grads named co-authors on groundbreaking study that reversed the clock on aging Recent 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72924&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72924&r=14619 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College offers additional $8K in scholarships to students within 150 miles At 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72876&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72876&r=14619 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT New at Earlham: Nathen Peck is one of North America’s youngest certified animal trackers Since 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72871&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72871&r=14619 Thu, 19 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT Students contributing to professor's national breast cancer research project Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72861&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72861&r=14619 Fri, 13 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT Calculating the future: Mirian George is an aspiring actuary When 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72791&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72791&r=14619 Mon, 09 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT Grant provides Earlham students access to satellite-assisted tools, enabling high-resolution map of campus farm Geology 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72723&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72723&r=14619 Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College adds creative writing major Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72721&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72721&r=14619 Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT New at Earlham: Isao Sakai is leading the charge in Tokyo to reshape the environment Isao 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72715&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72715&r=14619 Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham alum founds award-winning Cambodian data science academy A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72648&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72648&r=14619 Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT New at Earlham: Edee Malley is recipient of Columbus, Ohio's ‘20 under 20’ award Throughout 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72584&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72584&r=14619 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT Joseph Moore Museum awarded national grant to enhance community programs Community 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72580&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72580&r=14619 Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT