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Seeking Images for JMM Exhibit on Climate Change

How does climate change impact each of us — locally, globally, socially, economically and ecologically? Capture impacts of climate change in powerful artwork of your own, or nominate an existing image you have seen for a new exhibit in the Joseph Moore Museum in Fall 2015. The new, extended deadline for artwork/images is September 4. Submit artwork and nominations to <www.earlham.edu/joseph-moore-museum/photo-challenge>. Students also can register for Environment and Society (ENST 240) to design the interpretation for the opening event of this exhibit, and to learn more about the relationships between people and the environment.


Involvement Fair on September 1

Get involved in Richmond and at Earlham by coming to the Involvement Fair on Tuesday, September 1, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., on The Heart. Chat with representatives from more than 20 Richmond nonprofits, schools and government agencies looking for volunteers, work-study eligible students and Bonner Scholars. Representatives of dozens of Earlham clubs and other on-campus activities will be on hand, too. Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to check out so many cool things to do all in one place. The rain location is Trueblood Fieldhouse in the Athletics and Wellness Center.


Sophomores: Apply Now to the McNair Program

If you a sophomore interested in attending graduate school, you should consider applying to the McNair Scholars Program at Earlham College. The program is looking for students that embody academic excellence with a desire to go beyond the baccalaureate educational experience. The program helps to prepare students to be competitive for admission into various graduate programs. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.75 for entry; 3.0 and above for continued participation. The McNair Program primarily serves first-generation college students and students of color. Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for this program. If this is you or you know a person that could benefit from the program, please complete the pre-application located at <www.earlham.edu/mcnair-program>. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 11, at 5:00 p.m.


Faculty: Seeking Recommendations for the McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is searching for faculty recommendations of sophomore students interested in attending graduate school. The program is looking for students that embody academic excellence with a desire to go beyond the baccalaureate educational experience. The program helps to prepare students to be competitive for admission into various graduate programs. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.75 for entry; 3.0 and above for continued participation. The McNair Program primarily serves first-generation college students and students of color. Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for this program. Send your recommendations to Joe Green, director of the McNair Scholars Program, at <greenjo1@earlham.edu>. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 11, at 5:00 p.m.


Earlham Writing Center Opens for Consultations

The Earlham Writing Center opens for the Fall on Sunday, September 6, and will continue its schedule of 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at the Writing Center's website <www.earlham.edu/writing-center> or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. The Writing Center's new location is on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing.


First Convocation of the Year

Héctor Tobar, author of Earlham's first-year reading “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories 
of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine,” is the College's opening convocation speaker on Wednesday, September 2, at 1:00 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. He's a Los Angeles-born son of Guatemalan immigrants, author and journalist. For two decades, he worked for the Los Angeles Times: as a city reporter, national and foreign correspondent and was part of the reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 1992 L.A. riots. He was the Times bureau chief in Buenos Aires and Mexico City. Tobar has a Master in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of California, Irvine; studied at University of California, Santa Cruz; and at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México City. He is the author of “Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States” and “The Tattooed Soldier,” a finalist for the PEN USA West Award for First Fiction. This event is sponsored by the Robert Simpson Charles Endowed Lectureship in Ethics.
 Free admission; no ticket is required.


Recreational Sports Sign-Up

Sign up today for the Recreational Sports offerings of Co-Rec Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee. The registration deadline for both sports is Thursday, September 3. Captain meetings will be held on Saturday, September 5. The season will begin on Monday, September 7. Sign up at <IMLeagues.com/Earlham> and download the Rec*It App to manage teams and view the schedules. For more information, contact Jason Fleenor, assistant director of wellness, at <fleenja@earlham.edu>.


Box Office Relocation

The Box Office has relocated to Runyan Desk in Earlham Hall. It's open from Noon - 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. Tickets for all events in the Artist and Lecture Series will be available from the Runyan Desk on Monday, August 31. Reservations can be made by calling the Box Office at 983-1474. All students and staff with an Earlham ID are eligible for one complimentary ticket of every event in the series. For more information, email Lynn Knight, director of events and operations, at <knighly@earlham.edu>.


Open Auditions for Fall Theatre Productions on Sunday and Monday

Students, faculty, staff and community members of all sizes, shapes, ethnic backgrounds, ages and experience levels are invited to general auditions for the fall semester Department of Theatre Arts productions: “In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)” by Sara Ruhl and “The Exonerated” by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen. The auditions take place Sunday, August 30, and Monday, August 31, from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m., at Wilkinson Theatre in Runyan Center. Prepare a one-to-two minute monologue or read one of the monologues provided from the shows. For more information, contact Lynne Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Fun Student Employment Opportunity at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn some money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2015, and assist the Alumni Office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 30, and continue through Sunday, November 1, with possible work in the weeks leading up the weekend. This job is available to students with and without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions at the new Student Employment site — <www.earlham.edu/center-for-integrated-learning/student-employment>.


Tale of the Tape

See the next installment of the Institutional Research blog, “Data unchained,” at <https://epress.earlham.edu/albripo>. If you have questions, please contact Polly Albright at <albripo@earlham.edu>.


Fulbright Fellowship Information Session

Seniors who are interested in applying for the Fulbright Fellowship should attend an information session on Monday, August 31, at 5:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons, located on the main floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. The Fulbright Fellowship offers students opportunities to conduct research or teach in another country after graduation. Please contact Elana Passman at <passmel@earlham.edu> with questions about this fellowship.


Put Your Curiosity to Work for Credit

Earlham's online student newspaper “earlhamword.org” needs, reporters, photographers, videographers, social media people and production staff. There will be a meeting on Tuesday, September 1, at 7:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 317. Contact Judi Hetrick at <hetriju@earlham.edu> for more information.


Seeking Images for JMM Exhibit on Climate Change

How does climate change impact each of us — locally, globally, socially, economically and ecologically? Capture impacts of climate change in powerful artwork of your own, or nominate an existing image you have seen for a new exhibit in the Joseph Moore Museum in Fall 2015. The new, extended deadline for artwork/images is September 4. Submit artwork and nominations to <www.earlham.edu/joseph-moore-museum/photo-challenge>. Students also can register for Environment and Society (ENST 240) to design the interpretation for the opening event of this exhibit, and to learn more about the relationships between people and the environment.


Involvement Fair on September 1

Get involved in Richmond and at Earlham by coming to the Involvement Fair on Tuesday, September 1, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., on The Heart. Chat with representatives from more than 20 Richmond nonprofits, schools and government agencies looking for volunteers, work-study eligible students and Bonner Scholars. Representatives of dozens of Earlham clubs and other on-campus activities will be on hand, too. Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to check out so many cool things to do all in one place. The rain location is Trueblood Fieldhouse in the Athletics and Wellness Center.


Sophomores: Apply Now to the McNair Program

If you a sophomore interested in attending graduate school, you should consider applying to the McNair Scholars Program at Earlham College. The program is looking for students that embody academic excellence with a desire to go beyond the baccalaureate educational experience. The program helps to prepare students to be competitive for admission into various graduate programs. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.75 for entry; 3.0 and above for continued participation. The McNair Program primarily serves first-generation college students and students of color. Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for this program. If this is you or you know a person that could benefit from the program, please complete the pre-application located at <www.earlham.edu/mcnair-program>. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 11, at 5:00 p.m.


Faculty: Seeking Recommendations for the McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is searching for faculty recommendations of sophomore students interested in attending graduate school. The program is looking for students that embody academic excellence with a desire to go beyond the baccalaureate educational experience. The program helps to prepare students to be competitive for admission into various graduate programs. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.75 for entry; 3.0 and above for continued participation. The McNair Program primarily serves first-generation college students and students of color. Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for this program. Send your recommendations to Joe Green, director of the McNair Scholars Program, at <greenjo1@earlham.edu>. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 11, at 5:00 p.m.


Earlham Writing Center Opens for Consultations

The Earlham Writing Center opens for the Fall on Sunday, September 6, and will continue its schedule of 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at the Writing Center's website <www.earlham.edu/writing-center> or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. The Writing Center's new location is on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing.


First Convocation of the Year

Héctor Tobar, author of Earlham's first-year reading “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories 
of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine,” is the College's opening convocation speaker on Wednesday, September 2, at 1:00 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. He's a Los Angeles-born son of Guatemalan immigrants, author and journalist. For two decades, he worked for the Los Angeles Times: as a city reporter, national and foreign correspondent and was part of the reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 1992 L.A. riots. He was the Times bureau chief in Buenos Aires and Mexico City. Tobar has a Master in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of California, Irvine; studied at University of California, Santa Cruz; and at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México City. He is the author of “Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States” and “The Tattooed Soldier,” a finalist for the PEN USA West Award for First Fiction. This event is sponsored by the Robert Simpson Charles Endowed Lectureship in Ethics.
 Free admission; no ticket is required.


Recreational Sports Sign-Up

Sign up today for the Recreational Sports offerings of Co-Rec Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee. The registration deadline for both sports is Thursday, September 3. Captain meetings will be held on Saturday, September 5. The season will begin on Monday, September 7. Sign up at <IMLeagues.com/Earlham> and download the Rec*It App to manage teams and view the schedules. For more information, contact Jason Fleenor, assistant director of wellness, at <fleenja@earlham.edu>.


Box Office Relocation

The Box Office has relocated to Runyan Desk in Earlham Hall. It's open from Noon - 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. Tickets for all events in the Artist and Lecture Series will be available from the Runyan Desk on Monday, August 31. Reservations can be made by calling the Box Office at 983-1474. All students and staff with an Earlham ID are eligible for one complimentary ticket of every event in the series. For more information, email Lynn Knight, director of events and operations, at <knighly@earlham.edu>.


Open Auditions for Fall Theatre Productions on Sunday and Monday

Students, faculty, staff and community members of all sizes, shapes, ethnic backgrounds, ages and experience levels are invited to general auditions for the fall semester Department of Theatre Arts productions: “In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)” by Sara Ruhl and “The Exonerated” by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen. The auditions take place Sunday, August 30, and Monday, August 31, from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m., at Wilkinson Theatre in Runyan Center. Prepare a one-to-two minute monologue or read one of the monologues provided from the shows. For more information, contact Lynne Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Fun Student Employment Opportunity at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn some money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2015, and assist the Alumni Office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 30, and continue through Sunday, November 1, with possible work in the weeks leading up the weekend. This job is available to students with and without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions at the new Student Employment site — <www.earlham.edu/center-for-integrated-learning/student-employment>.


Tale of the Tape

See the next installment of the Institutional Research blog, “Data unchained,” at <https://epress.earlham.edu/albripo>. If you have questions, please contact Polly Albright at <albripo@earlham.edu>.


Fulbright Fellowship Information Session

Seniors who are interested in applying for the Fulbright Fellowship should attend an information session on Monday, August 31, at 5:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons, located on the main floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. The Fulbright Fellowship offers students opportunities to conduct research or teach in another country after graduation. Please contact Elana Passman at <passmel@earlham.edu> with questions about this fellowship.


Put Your Curiosity to Work for Credit

Earlham's online student newspaper “earlhamword.org” needs, reporters, photographers, videographers, social media people and production staff. There will be a meeting on Tuesday, September 1, at 7:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 317. Contact Judi Hetrick at <hetriju@earlham.edu> for more information.


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