Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2020, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 23 Nov 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 (1) 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 Lilly Endowment awards Earlham College $1M Lilly 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72574&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72574&r=14619 Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College ends practice of requiring ‘early decision’ applicants to enter into binding agreements Applicants still eager for an accelerated admissions decision from Earlham can still apply “early action” by the Dec. 1, 2020 deadline. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72423&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72423&r=14619 Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite among 1st in nation to earn new fellowship from National Institute of Aging The 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72411&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72411&r=14619 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Decision 2020: City leaders joining Earlham College for panel discussion about voting A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72403&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72403&r=14619 Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT 2017 alum’s contributions to antibiotic resistance research published in major scientific journal Eric 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72248&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72248&r=14619 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT U.S. News & World Report recognizes Earlham for value, commitment to student success The 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72241&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72241&r=14619 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College earns academic accolades from Princeton Review for classroom experience For 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72170&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72170&r=14619 Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT Remembering Gene Mills, Earlham's interim president from 1996-97 Mills 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72161&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72161&r=14619 Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT Michael Deibel begins term as president of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Profession Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72148&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72148&r=14619 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College reopens for in-person classes; embarks on historic year The 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72034&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72034&r=14619 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT