Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2020, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 13 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 Summia Tora ‘20 named first Rhodes Scholar from Afghanistan Summia Tora, an Earlham College senior double majoring in Economics and Peace & Global Studies, has earned the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the world’s most prestigious academic awards. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70619&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70619&r=14619 Wed, 27 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites study Hadrian's Wall An 80-mile hiking excursion last summer alongside a historical border wall in Europe marked a period of intense career discernment and personal discovery for a team of Earlhamites. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70535&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70535&r=14619 Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Noah Scherf finishes ninth at 2019 World Para Athletics Championships Earlham College junior Noah Scherf, a member of the Quakers' cross country and track & field teams, competed in the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships on September 14 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70488&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70488&r=14619 Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham advancement team earns national fundraising award The Earlham College Office of Institutional Advancement has been recognized as a national leader for excellence in fundraising by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70487&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70487&r=14619 Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham music instructor featured on WFYI’s Small Studio Sessions Pavel Polanco-Safadit, an Earlham College faculty member and Jazz Ensemble Director, is this month’s featured artist on Small Studio Sessions. The program is produced by WFYI, the NPR affiliate in Indianapolis. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70460&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70460&r=14619 Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College Volleyball Advances to HCAC Finals November 10, 2019, 2:45 p.m. — The Earlham College volleyball team (20-9) concludes an outstanding season following a loss to Transylvania in the HCAC Championship Finals on Sunday, November 10, in Lexington, Kentucky. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70451&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70451&r=14619 Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Professor Thor Hogan’s new book offers behind-the-scenes look at NASA’s earth science research program Thor Hogan, associate professor of politics and environmental sustainability at Earlham College, is the co-author of a new book about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mission to Planet Earth/Earth Observing System initiative. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70423&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=70423&r=14619 Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites sweep Indiana supply chain management competition for second year in a row Global Management majors Danny Dopp ’20, Jared Birr ’20 and Matthew Truex ’20 finished in the Top 3 of the 2019 Conexus Indiana Case Competition in Indianapolis. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69352&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69352&r=14619 Tue, 29 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Michelle Tong Elected to Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience’s executive committee Assistant Professor of Psychology Michelle Tong has been elected as a councilor for the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience’s (FUN) executive committee. Her two-year term began on October 23. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69306&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69306&r=14619 Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Celebrates Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Earlham College will welcome thousands of alumni back to campus for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2019 from Thursday, October 17 to Sunday, October 20. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69271&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69271&r=14619 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT EC, Forward Wayne County partnering to transform lives of 25,000 neighbors Earlham College, in partnership with Forward Wayne County, will award $40,000 in start-up capital this fall in support of innovative plans that can transform the lives of 25,000 people living in Wayne County. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69235&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69235&r=14619 Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT EC Students and Faculty Join Global Climate Strike Hundreds of Earlham College students and faculty will join other activists around the world in a climate strike and teach-in on Friday, September 27. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69138&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=69138&r=14619 Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT U.S. News and World Report names EC one of nation’s most innovative Earlham College has earned new recognition from U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s “Most Innovative Schools.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68794&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68794&r=14619 Mon, 09 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT New Athletics Logo For Earlham Earlham College is celebrating the start of the 2019-20 intercollegiate athletics season with a new look and call to action. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68743&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68743&r=14619 Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Bilingual medical center is latest proving ground for pre-health students Earlham College has partnered with Indiana’s only English-Spanish bilingual medical center as part of an annual immersive summer experience for students enrolled in pre-health programs. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68729&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=68729&r=14619 Thu, 29 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT