Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2020, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Zoom slowing you down? Try these alternatives for enhanced online learning, career prep, Earlham professor says As 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71263&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71263&r=14619 Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Coronavirus today: Earlham College announces ‘Pulse’ to keep campus community connected Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71179&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71179&r=14619 Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College professor raises $4K to feed Richmond families Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71205&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71205&r=14619 Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT 2 Earlham seniors awarded prestigious Watson Fellowship Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71145&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71145&r=14619 Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Coronavirus: Earlham restricts staffing to ‘essential personnel’ Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71133&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71133&r=14619 Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Record 12 Earlham students to compete at 2020 Hult Prize regional events A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71109&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71109&r=14619 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham students organize impromptu graduation as concerns over coronavirus cancel in-person classes Soon-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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71095&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71095&r=14619 Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Coronavirus: Face-to-face classes at Earlham suspended; events and travel canceled for duration of spring semester Earlham 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. Face-to-face classes will be suspended at the end of regularly scheduled activities on Friday, March 13. Earlham begins spring break on Monday, March 17. Faculty will begin delivering coursework online to students no later than Wednesday, March 25. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71067&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71067&r=14619 Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Book recounts the challenges of an interracial romance at Earlham during WWII Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71042&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71042&r=14619 Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham introducing new majors, minor for fall 2020 Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70991&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70991&r=14619 Thu, 27 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Research project supporting international efforts to reverse gender imbalance on Wikipedia A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70944&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70944&r=14619 Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Princeton Review recognizes Earlham for strong ROI, value Earlham 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.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70931&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70931&r=14619 Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham sophomore featured on cover of new lemon shortbread Girl Scout cookies Serena 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70886&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70886&r=14619 Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Research group sequences DNA of long-extinct giant beaver Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70872&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70872&r=14619 Mon, 03 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham theatre professor recognized for innovative teaching Associate 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70847&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70847&r=14619 Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT The New York Times interviews Frances Moore Lappé ’66 Lappé, 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70761&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70761&r=14619 Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT “Hate U Give” author, anthem protester, among speakers for Black History Month, MLK Jr., celebrations Angie 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70760&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70760&r=14619 Sun, 12 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham participating in statewide initiative to strengthen Indiana’s colleges and universities Earlham College has been selected to participate in a major initiative by Lilly Endowment Inc., designed to strengthen Indiana’s 38 colleges and universities and bolster the state’s workforce. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70754&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70754&r=14619 Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Graduate Programs in Education offering new online course on trauma-informed classrooms A new online course offered by Earlham College’s Graduate Programs in Education will provide new resources and strategies for K-12 teachers working with students who have experienced traumatic events in their life. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70727&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70727&r=14619 Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Study: Earlham contributes $91 million to Indiana’s economy Earlham College is a significant driver of economic growth across Indiana, according to a new study released by the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI). The Earlham community contributed about $91 million to Indiana’s economy during the 2017-18 academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70715&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70715&r=14619 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT