Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2016, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Presidential Search Update Earlham’s search for its 18th president concluded successfully on December 4, 2016. At the request of the person chosen, Earlham will make no public announcements regarding its new president, who will assume office on July 1, 2017, or the planning for the transition to its next administration until after January 21, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43640&r=14619 Fri, 09 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 Local high school students to perform free concert in collaboration with Earlham choirs Earlham College choirs will host students from Centerville and Connersville high schools in a collaborative concert on Saturday, Oct. 1. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43225&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43225&r=14619 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham to host graduate school and fellowship fair for the public Students and community members can learn more about options for earning advanced degrees during Earlham College’s Graduate School and Fellowship Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 27. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43179&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43179&r=14619 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites win $1M Hult Prize to meet Clinton's Urban Spaces Challenge A team of Earlham College students was awarded $1 million in start-up capital on Tuesday after winning the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good. The Earlham project is designed to positively affect 11 countries and millions of people. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43152&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43152&r=14619 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT US News' rankings highlight Earlham’s value, commitment to teaching Earlham College once again stands side-by-side with the nation’s top-tier liberal arts colleges in U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings, released today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43066&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=43066&r=14619 Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT National Science Foundation grant offers summer research experiences at Earlham in neuroscience Earlham College is among four leading liberal arts institutions in Indiana and Ohio pioneering a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in neuroscience. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42984&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42984&r=14619 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT