Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2014, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites seeking answers to decline in coffee production A group of Earlham student researchers and two faculty members is working with two alums in Nicaragua over winter break to visit coffee farms and research the fungus that is damaging coffee production worldwide. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32358&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32358&r=14619 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlham tops among liberal arts colleges for value, Kiplinger's says Earlham College is once again in the top 100 of national liberal arts colleges for providing a high-quality education at a reasonable price. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32313&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=32313&r=14619 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Collaborative research traces origins of Wall Street's rise A new faculty-student collaborative research project that is tracing the cultural origins of Wall Street’s rise to power is being supported by funding exclusive to Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31606&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31606&r=14619 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT WECI broadcasting made-for-radio adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol' A new collaboration between Earlham’s WECI-FM and Richmond Civic Theatre (RCT) will fill the airwaves with the sounds from a classic holiday story. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31654&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=31654&r=14619 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Music professor’s $290K grant will develop first database of translated Indonesian song texts Professor of Music Marc Benamou is revealing the meaning behind the words of Javanese gamelan music to musicians outside of Indonesia. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30674&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30674&r=14619 Tue, 02 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Junior 'Realizing the Dream' to pursue law career Dreams of defending the poor and wrongfully accused are slowly replacing Johnnie Fitzpatrick’s ’16 recurring dream where he relives being shot in the left leg because of someone else’s drug deal gone bad. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30364&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30364&r=14619 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlham students enter competition for $1M Hult Prize Earlham students will present innovative solutions to challenges facing early childhood education on Friday as part of an international competition for up to $1 million in start-up money to support new business ventures. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30019&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=30019&r=14619 Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Love fall foliage? Earlham 'a treasure' among nation's college campuses Earlham’s impressive fall foliage is among the nation’s best, according to a new list of the “50 Most Beautiful Colleges in the Fall.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29925&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29925&r=14619 Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fellowship fuels Earlhamite's dream of finding solutions to infectious diseases Erika Phelps Nishiguchi ‘10, a fourth-year medical student at Michigan State’s College of Human Medicine, recently was selected as one of 22 recipients of a 2014 Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine, which will pay for airfare and up to $1,000 in living expenses for Nishiguchi to research malaria at a lab in Blantyre, Malawi. T http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29846&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29846&r=14619 Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Stewart awarded Indiana's highest honor for exemplary public service A distinguished career defined by decades of service to Earlham and Wayne County has earned Vice President of Community Relations Avis Stewart ’74 the highest honor Indiana awards in recognition of exemplary public service. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29567&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29567&r=14619 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Dawson to speak on 'Being Fully Present in the 21st Century' Major moves at Earlham College will be the subject of a forum by President David Dawson this week. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29356&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=29356&r=14619 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Celebration of the arts to kick off Homecoming Weekend at Earlham Earlham alumni have never seen the arts on campus like this. The College will kick off Homecoming Weekend on Friday with a showcase of more than 20 performances and demonstrations to commemorate the opening of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The $22 million complex puts the Art, Music and Theatre Arts departments under one roof for the first time. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=28060&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=28060&r=14619 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 11th annual conference to showcase student research at Earlham Earlham’s exceptional commitment to the the impact and quality of science research will be showcased next week at the Natural Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Conference. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27955&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27955&r=14619 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Growing Outdoors Club uses fire and poetry to teach students of all skill levels The six conveners of Earlham’s Outdoors Club think outside activities are a sure way to become fully present. The club has seen increased participation, with more than 40 people registering for its first event, but conveners stress that people of all skill levels are welcome to join. Planned activities accommodate beginners through advanced. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27786&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27786&r=14619 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT A Quaker connection on Capitol Hill Earlhamites benefit from public policy and advocacy training from the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27834&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27834&r=14619 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Improved cyberinfrastructure to enhance undergraduate research, collaborative learning at Earlham A new cyber infrastructure at Earlham will enhance scientific research, faculty-student collaboration and hands-on learning. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27554&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27554&r=14619 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Joseph Moore Museum receives grant to digitize collections The Joseph Moore Museum’s vertebrate collections, including more than 12,000 specimens, will soon be made available to scientists worldwide as a result of a $149,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27430&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27430&r=14619 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Faculty-student research project seeks to help children resolve conflict, build stronger friendships Visiting Professor of Psychology Rachael Reavis wants to know how children resolve conflict and build stronger friendships. She has begun a study called “Thoughtful Friends” that could help find new way to help children age 7 to 9 who are having social problems. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27372&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27372&r=14619 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites credited in research that could reduce blindness Beginning in 2005 with Emily Whiston ‘05, a steady stream of Earlham graduates have gained valuable experience at the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Research Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27376&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27376&r=14619 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Chamber recognizes progress at Earlham with Community Improvement Awards Earlham College has been recognized for enhancing the profile of Wayne County. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27367&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=27367&r=14619 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT