Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Religious Emphasis Week showcases diversity in faith and faculty scholarship Religious Emphasis Week is sponsored by the Office of Religious Life, and highlights the religious diversity of Earlham by offering some of the most exciting religious events of the year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33698&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33698&r=14619 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Women's basketball makes 'Layups4Lauren' The Earlham College women’s basketball team on Saturday continued its support of fellow student-athlete Lauren Hill whose refusal to give up since being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer has inspired athletes across the nation. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33608&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33608&r=14619 Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC librarian developing new digital teaching tools for liberal arts colleges Earlham Humanities Outreach Librarian Jane Marie Pinzino is providing leadership in the development of new digital teaching tools that will benefit the 13 member institutions of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33565&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33565&r=14619 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Winter break at Earlham: Opportunities for research, community-building and caring for horses While some Earlham students will relax and catch up with family, friends and sleep during the Christmas break, others will be involved with horse care, dog sledding, collaborative research, and teaching and learning about sustainability and community building. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33499&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33499&r=14619 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Helping others: EC students leading 'Stop Hunger,' Sack of Food initiatives during holidays Earlham College students, staff and faculty have joined forces amid the end of the semester deadlines, tests and grades to help others. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33425&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=33425&r=14619 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites seek 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