Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2020, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Tue, 15 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 Are you a future Earlhamite? Application for fall 2021 open now College-bound high school seniors and transfer students may apply for admission by completing either the Common Application or the Earlham application. Students applying for need-based financial aid can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting Oct. 1.International applicants should submit the International Student Financial Aid Application. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72032&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72032&r=14619 Sat, 01 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT HCAC announces modifications to Earlham College’s fall sports season (1) The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Council of Presidents has decided to delay the start of the fall season for “high contact risk” sports out of concern for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72023&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72023&r=14619 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College named to Fiske’s ‘best and most interesting’ list The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 has included Earlham as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions of higher education. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72018&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72018&r=14619 Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT ESR announces first cohort for new degree about peace, social transformation The Earlham School of Religionhas formed the first class of a new master’s degree program designed for students pursuing ministries of social change. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72009&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=72009&r=14619 Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT ESR leadership conference to offer workshops on navigating fear, embracing differences The Earlham School of Religion’s 2020 Leadership Conference features Dr. Georgette Ledgister, who will speak on the theme “Courageous Leadership: Embracing Difference and Facing Uncertainty.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71997&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71997&r=14619 Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham College offering virtual, in-person visit experiences during Private College Week Earlham College is joining Independent Colleges of Indiana institutions in offering special events for Private College Week July 20 through July 24. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71994&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71994&r=14619 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT 2020 grads collaborating with local leaders to pass climate resolution for Richmond A team of recent Earlham College graduates have drafted a resolution encouraging local leaders in Richmond to develop a long-term plan to mitigate the effects of climate change. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71984&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71984&r=14619 Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Statement on Radio Troy The Earlham College Department of Athletics has ended its working relationship with Troy Derengowski, the owner of Radio Troy, effective immediately. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71973&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71973&r=14619 Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham President, Board of Trustees chair denounce decision by U.S. immigration officials The recent decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), via the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), means nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. The decision has created more stress for international students at an already stressful time. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71969&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71969&r=14619 Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Grad’s liberal arts training at Earlham captivates new co-workers at Microsoft Freshly graduated from Earlham, Yuqian Zhang landed a job at Microsoft in Shanghai, China. She has also caught the attention of her new coworkers. Her liberal arts background and choice of a music minor to go along with her computer science major was not exactly standard compared to her new colleagues. “Why music and computer science?” she’s asked. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71905&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71905&r=14619 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham scores hole-in-one with golf gift Men’s and women’s golf at Earlham College, slated to be suspended as part of institution-wide budget austerity measures, have received a welcome reprieve thanks to a major gift from an alumnus and his wife. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71932&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71932&r=14619 Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Earlham geologists uncover new risks for tsunamis on East African coastline An international team of researchers that included three Earlham geologists discovered evidence of an ancient tsunami striking Tanzania about 1,000 years ago. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71899&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71899&r=14619 Mon, 08 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT President Houtman announces moment of silent prayer, reflection to honor life of George Floyd President Anne Houtman and Dean of Students Bonita Washington-Lacey are inviting Earlhamites to reserve time at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30, to honor the life of George Floyd. Floyd was killed in Minnesota this week during an encounter with police. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71856&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71856&r=14619 Sat, 30 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Pandemic forces budget cuts at Earlham With enrollment and expenses severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Earlham College will be making $7.6 million in budget cuts for the next fiscal year, President Anne Houtman announced today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71843&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=71843&r=14619 Wed, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT