2012 - May

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Men's tennis wins second conference championship

CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF 2012!

A graduate celebrates his new diplomaOn May 5th, President David Dawson welcomed 272 new graduates, and presented an honorary doctorate to Paul Lacey, professor emeritus of English. Professor of Anthropology JoAnn Martin gave the baccalaureate address, "The Art of Falling Into The Future."

If you couldn't be there, you can read 140-character coverage by @EarlhamAlumniCo, or catch the 4-minute video of highlights. FULL COVERAGE



HELP US WELCOME NEW ALUMNI

120_welcome_mat.jpgThe graduates of 2012 are moving out of the dorms... and very possibly to a city near you! Please help us welcome them. Through the summer and fall, we would like to host potlucks in cities around the U.S., and we are looking for places where alumni can gather. Can you host a gathering in your home, or recommend a potluck spot near you?
LET US KNOW



MANNING MARABLE WINS PULITZER

120_malcom_x.jpgEarlham alumnus Manning Marable '71 has been posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize in history for his book "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention."

The Pulitzer committee cites Manning's book as "a work that separates fact from fiction and blends the heroic and tragic." Manning passed away just days before its publication last April.



BERGUM ANNOUNCED AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

120_bergum.jpgPresident David Dawson has announced the appointment of Mike Bergum as Director of Athletics. Bergum will begin on June 1. Already Bergum has announced the hiring of a new head football coach, Neil Kazmierczak. Both Bergum and Kazmierczak come from other Indiana schools and have strong ties to the region.

MORE ATHLETICS NEWS



BIRDING BIG DAY

Birding Big Day logoOn May 4-5, Earlhamites around the world set out with their binoculars for the 30th annual Birding Big Day. Together they spotted 499 distinct species! VIEW THE MAP

Last year, this event raised $36,119 for Earlham. If you didn't pledge, you can still make a gift online in honor of the day.GIVE NOW



EARLHAM SENIORS WIN FULBRIGHTS

A Fulbright recipientThree recent grads will be spending the next year abroad, teaching English through Fulbright assistantships. Sarah Chalfin will be returning to Sri Lanka,where she studied before beginning at Earlham. Her classmates Erica Gendall-Conrad and Anna Hetzel are furthering interests developed on their study abroad programs, and will teach in Germany and Andorra, respectively. READ MORE



JIM FOWLER'S LIFE IN THE WILD

120_podcast.jpgEarlham's claim to Wild Kingdom fame, Jim Fowler '52, visited the College this spring. Jim spoke to students and community members about his journey since graduation, and made time to record an interview with Mark Brim. HEAR THE INTERVIEW

   

Alumni Events

 Twin Cities, MN, May 19
New York, NY, June 9
Homecoming,
Oct. 19-21
SICE / Japan Study Celebration, Oct. 20

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