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May 06, 2015Earlham College's 168th Commencement Exercises begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. A total of 204 graduates will receive degrees, including 183 undergraduates from Earlham, 10 from the Earlham School of Religion, and 11 from Earlham’s Graduate Programs in Education.
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May 05, 2015Roy Messer, the winningest coach in Earlham College men’s soccer history, is retiring after 34 years. Messer will continue to serve the Quakers as an ambassador working as a special adviser and scout for the team.
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April 30, 2015Adam South ’01 is at the helm of biological research that could reduce infections spread by the most deadly animal in the world: mosquitoes.
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April 30, 2015Nepalese students at Earlham will join the relief effort in their their native country this summer following Saturday’s earthquake that has claimed more than 5,000 lives.
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April 29, 2015Earlham College has been recognized as a leader among its peers in environmental sustainability for the fourth year in a row.
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April 20, 2015A new essay by Associate Professor of African and African American Studies James Logan on the cultural-religious significance of the Hip Hop generation as it confronts the policing of “Black America” has been published by the University of Chicago’s Divinity School.
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April 17, 2015Two Earlhamites will build a community center and challenge socioeconomic ideas in their native Nepal as part of a peace project this summer.
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April 16, 2015Reservations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Earlham College Graduate Programs in Education Summer Institute, June 16-18, 2015.
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April 13, 2015Student research on sustainable ceramics, molecular dynamics, the effects of video games on attention, and vaccine-preventable diseases are among the topics being showcased at Earlham’s Sixth Annual Research Conference (ARC).
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April 10, 2015Fourteen Earlhamites participated in a four-day lobbying course facilitated by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C.
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April 09, 2015Earlham alumni and supporters from across the world can make a lasting impact on the College at the first Earlham Day celebration on Thursday, April 9.
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April 08, 2015In February, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) invited Hashem Abushama '17 to represent Palestine in the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum, which focused on issues of sustainable development and global youth issues.
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April 07, 2015As leaders of a new business venture, Walter Duncan ’98 and Isaac VanWesep ’99 continue to rely on the things they learned at Earlham.
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March 30, 2015Many 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.
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March 27, 2015A 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.
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March 26, 2015A 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.
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March 25, 2015Earlham 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.
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March 25, 2015Associate Academic Dean Welling Hall has been named a Fellow by the American Council on Education for the 2015-16 academic year.
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March 23, 2015Olga Galperin ’15 was recently awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to explore how environments facilitate and inform the expression of female identity through music.
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March 13, 2015J.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.
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March 11, 2015Earlhamites 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.
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March 05, 2015A new partnership is enhancing opportunities for Earlham College students to pursue careers in Public Health.
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March 03, 2015As 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.
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February 23, 2015Earlham College has been recognized by Forbes magazine for its commitment to access for promising students with high financial need.
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February 19, 2015Dragons, barbarians and dark magic invaded Earlham College as part of a new first-year seminar course offered last semester by Library Director Neal Baker.
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February 18, 2015More 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.
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February 12, 2015Earlham 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.
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February 10, 2015Since 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.
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February 09, 2015SoeYu 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.
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February 06, 2015A 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.
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