Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2017, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alan C. Price to be Earlham’s 18th President The Earlham College Board of Trustees has named Alan C. Price ’88 the College’s 18th president. He most recently served as the Associate Director of Management for the Peace Corps as well as the Acting Chief of Staff for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. An expert in change management and leadership development, Price joined Earlham’s Board of Trustees in July 2016. He will take office on July 1, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Auction of 303-acre farm to benefit the sciences at Earlham A historic farm in northwestern Indiana that was bequeathed to Earlham College will be auctioned later this month with proceeds supporting the natural sciences. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43977&r=14619 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Surprise! Earlham receives $1M gift from anonymous donor on eve of 2017 An anonymous donor has given Earlham College a surprise gift of $1 million for student scholarships. The funds were delivered in the form of a grant from Our Giving Tree, a donor-advised account at the Chicago Community Foundation. The College is working with that organization to allocate the gift according to the anonymous donor’s wishes. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43831&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43831&r=14619 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites earn national recognition, funding to challenge violent extremism online A team of Earlham students has won a national recognition for its efforts to challenge violent extremism and dehumanization online. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43812&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43812&r=14619 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Affirmation of Support For Community Members Regarding Immigration Enforcement In reaction to the recent national election-related political discussion concerning immigration enforcement, fears and concerns are arising in our community. The leadership of Earlham College, including the Board of Trustees, would like to explain how the College is responding in this environment and highlight ways in which the College will continue to protect and care for its community members. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43683&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43683&r=14619 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Transgender singing voice subject of new conference on campus The growing national conversation about transgender students in the music classroom is the subject of a new conference at Earlham College this winter. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43799&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43799&r=14619 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dawson joins college presidents in call to uphold DACA President David Dawson has joined 450 college presidents across the country in signing a statement in support of deferred action on undocumented immigrant students pursuing higher education. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43634&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43634&r=14619 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite selected for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in historic launch of Middle East program Hashem Abushama ’17 has been selected as one of just three Rhodes Scholars by the Rhodes Trust for its inaugural Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine program. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43579&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43579&r=14619 Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham alumna receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Margaret H. Hamilton ’58 — a computer scientist who helped create the on-board flight software for NASA’s Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle — has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43540&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43540&r=14619 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham responds to U.S. presidential election In the days following the 2016 presidential election, Earlham College has worked to create spaces for reflection on the election results. The College made a special effort to offer support to those who feel threatened after a particularly divisive election season. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43535&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43535&r=14619 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bias incident investigated on campus; perpetrator banned from campus Earlham College has concluded an investigation into a bias incident that took place in a dormitory hallway over the weekend. Following the investigation, the responsible individual was identified and action was taken, including banning that individual from visiting campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43518&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43518&r=14619 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT EC football to appear on ESPN's College GameDay The Earlham College football program and its coach, Nick Johnson, will be featured on ESPN's College GameDay this Saturday, Nov. 5. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43470&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43470&r=14619 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites take 1st at Cincinnati 'hackathon' for charitable giving solution A group of Earlham students won first place during RevolutionUC hackathon on October 8 and 9 at the University of Cincinnati. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43444&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43444&r=14619 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Collecting environmental data atop an Icelandic glacier Computer science, biology and environmental science intersected on a glacier in Iceland to impact science, science education and the career paths of the involved students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43340&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43340&r=14619 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Faculty's book on flight attendant activism featured in Forbes A new story published by Forbes features an interview with Earlham’s Ryan Murphy, an assistant professor of History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43424&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43424&r=14619 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Locals' apathy toward voting not unlike rest of nation, Earlham researchers say Low and declining participation in local elections isn’t isolated to this corner of east central Indiana, a team of researchers from Earlham College says. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43418&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43418&r=14619 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Mindset for research Boxes of toys, a puppet theater and an assortment of praise phrases are all important elements in Assistant Professor of Psychology Rachael Reavis’ Peer Lab. Lara Khalifeh '18 (pictured left) conducts in the Growth Mindset research. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43386&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43386&r=14619 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Back campus once again a haven for stargazing Earlham College’s observatory is back to bringing the astronomical wonders of the sky into focus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43310&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43310&r=14619 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus makes campus stop for National Kale Day Drew Ramsey ’96 talks about kale like others might describe a beloved friend or significant other. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43263&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43263&r=14619 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham alumnus, IndyCar PR pro to be honored by Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne Co. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County will honor Mike Kitchel ‘01 for inspiring others to be positive role models and leaders in their communities as part of the Smart Futures dinner on Oct. 13. The theme of the event is “Start Your Engines, Keeping Kids on Track.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43234&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43234&r=14619 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT