Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham affirms key values in response to controversy over Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ bill Many across Indiana and the nation have questioned whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, will have the consequence of enabling Indiana organizations to use religious belief as a justification for discriminatory practices. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Geology prof featured on national list of inspiring young faculty A commitment to fieldwork and hands-on activities has landed Assistant Professor of Geology Cynthia Fadem on a national list of outstanding young professors. Fadem is one 40 professors from across the country featured on NerdScholar’s 2nd annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham invests $3.5M to reduce energy usage on campus A new facility assessment and energy-savings project at Earlham will reduce energy consumption by nearly 25 percent and position the College to take even bolder environmental action in the future. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34907&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34907&r=14619 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham partnership with Koru enhances career preparation of students Earlham has joined 12 other colleges and universities across the nation as partners of Koru, a new career immersion program that is enhancing the employment prospects of students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34857&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34857&r=14619 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC prof earns prestigious fellowship for emerging leaders Associate Academic Dean Welling Hall has been named a Fellow by the American Council on Education for the 2015-16 academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34910&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34910&r=14619 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Prestigious fellowship offers senior chance to explore female identity through music Olga Galperin ’15 was recently awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to explore how environments facilitate and inform the expression of female identity through music. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34855&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34855&r=14619 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Shy? Earlham will help you thrive, magazine says J.K Rowling, Bill Gates, Emma Watson and the many other successful movers and shakers across the world who identify as introverts would thrive at Earlham College, according to College Magazine. Earlham is ranked No. 2 in the magazine’s “Top 10 Schools for Introverts,” behind the University of Chicago and ahead of MIT, Vassar and Sarah Lawrence colleges. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34737&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34737&r=14619 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Social entrepreneurship thriving at Earlham Earlhamites are using social entrepreneurship to propose solutions related to poverty in east Africa, conflict resolution in India and Pakistan and access to education in the Republic of the Congo. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34718&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34718&r=14619 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT New partnership with IU offers students preferred pathway toward Master of Public Health A new partnership is enhancing opportunities for Earlham College students to pursue careers in Public Health. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34604&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34604&r=14619 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumna overseeing building project with the same environmental impact of a flower As the Living Building Documentation Specialist for Cope Environmental Center’s New Education Center, Alli Hunnicutt ’11 is helping CEC promote sustainable use of the earth’s resources. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34521&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34521&r=14619 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham embraces 'innovative' solutions for students with high financial need, Forbes says Earlham College has been recognized by Forbes magazine for its commitment to access for promising students with high financial need. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham-themed board games introducing students to the liberal arts Dragons, barbarians and dark magic invaded Earlham College as part of a new first-year seminar course offered last semester by Library Director Neal Baker. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham hosting 2015 Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference More than 200 directors, students and professionals from 28 colleges, universities and programs are expected Feb. 20-22 at the 4th Annual Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference at Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34306&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34306&r=14619 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham again earns status as one of nation's top-producing Fulbright institutions Earlham College is a national leader for the number of Fulbright grants earned by students and recent graduates in 2014, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34171&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34171&r=14619 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus working to build a new civil rights movement Since graduating from Earlham in 2001, Daniel Hunter’s calling has led him to a variety of adventures and numerous countries, always with the purpose of working toward the social good. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34121&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34121&r=14619 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Chance to manage 'refreshing' blood drives at Earlham touches close to home for junior SoeYu Naing ’16 remembers watching as a child as his father ran out into the streets of a small rural town in Myanmar looking for blood donors. Now, he's leading Earlham's two blood drives, a service of the College's Health Club. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34089&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34089&r=14619 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham advances to regional Hult Prize competition that awards $1M to solve development challenge A team of Earlham College students has advanced to the Hult Prize’s regional competition in Boston on March 13. The Hult Prize is an international student business competition that awards $1 million for world-changing ideas. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33926&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33926&r=14619 Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT History professor's novel on Bronzeville neighborhood named to Chicago Book Review's Best of 2014 Assistant Professor of History Betsy Schlabach’s first book Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago’s Literary Landscape was named to the Chicago Book Review’s "Best Books of 2014" in nonfiction. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33811&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33811&r=14619 Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Model UN offers forum for high school students to debate, propose solutions to world problems Nearly 300 well-dressed high school students will descend on the Earlham College campus to debate and create solutions to world problems during the 20th anniversary of the Earlham College Model United Nations (ECMUN) annual conference on Jan. 30 and 31. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33710&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33710&r=14619 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham promotes track coach to head football coach Earlham College announced on Tuesday that Nick Johnson ’01 has been promoted to head football coach. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33733&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33733&r=14619 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT