Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2016, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham's International perspective, can-do spirit highlighted in Fiske's new guide of top colleges Earlham College is one of the best institutions for higher education in the nation, according to the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017, which was released today. Fiske also features Earlham as one of the top 45 colleges and universities for its International Studies program in its guide for pre-professionals. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42433&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42433&r=14619 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Epic swim to aid alumna’s fight with Parkinson’s Susan Scarlett’s ’73 battle with Parkinson’s disease will be buoyed this summer by a 65-mile swimming spectacle that could be headed to the record books. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42399&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42399&r=14619 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Large class of distinguished local scholars to enter Earlham as part of Class of 2020 Sixteen of Wayne County’s top students have enrolled as members of Earlham College’s Class of 2020 in what is one of the largest groups of incoming students from neighboring communities in the College’s history. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42265&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42265&r=14619 Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus pioneering early detection treatment for schizophrenia An emerging treatment for schizophrenia pioneered by Dr. Bill McFarlane ’65 offers hope for earlier detection and treatment before psychosis even occurs. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42232&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42232&r=14619 Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT President Dawson to retire in June 2017 after tenure marked by progress, growth Earlham College President David Dawson, whose tenure has been marked by significant change and progress, has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42189&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42189&r=14619 Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Senior to break stereotypes in Argentina after earning regarded Fulbright award A recent Fulbright Award will allow Chisama Ku Penn ’16 to bring together all of her interests. Penn will serve as a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant at a college for teachers in Argentina for the upcoming academic year, beginning March 2017. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42080&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42080&r=14619 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Undergraduate psychology research conference returning to Earlham Hundreds of psychology students will present research at Earlham College on Saturday, April 23 as part of the Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference (MAUPRC). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42084&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=42084&r=14619 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham to go smoke free in July 2016 Earlham College is joining the more than 1,600 institutions of higher education nationwide that have gone smoke- and tobacco-free. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41825&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41825&r=14619 Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT National Science Foundation awards Geology major prestigious fellowship to fight climate change Clarice Perryman ’16 will study climate change as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Pre-Doctoral Fellow. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41824&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41824&r=14619 Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT 7th Annual Research Conference: Is swearing linked to pain tolerance? Do you want to find out when swearing might be considered a good thing? If so, you should attend Earlham College’s 7th Annual Research Conference beginning April 11 through April 13 in Earlham’s Landrum Bolling Center. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41798&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41798&r=14619 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Prestigious Watson Fellowship worth $30K will take Earlhamite across world for cultural food study Mishel Mussali ’15 will travel the world to learn what food and land mean to people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and discover how societies and food systems would change if the spiritual roots of food and farming were reclaimed. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41812&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41812&r=14619 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites selected for $10K grants to target gender inequality in India; rebuild Nepal Sonia Kabra’s ’16 “Sisterhood Peace Project” will address gender inequality in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education through a grassroots project in India. Ananda Mishra ’18 and Maniz Shrestha’s ’19 project entitled “Wireless Education and Women’s Empowerment for Rebuilding Bhimtar” was selected for funding by Earham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41685&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41685&r=14619 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham takes next steps in campus assessment of diversity and inclusion A campus-wide effort to assess how Earlham College is living out its ideals of diversity and inclusion has taken a step forward. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41603&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41603&r=14619 Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Day returns April 12 to celebrate the College; 30 regional reunions happening worldwide It’s back! Get ready to join Earlham College on Tuesday, April 12, for the second annual Earlham Day, an annual celebration and reunion for Earlhamites everywhere. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41574&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41574&r=14619 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham connections abound in national magazine devoted to Quakers The latest issue of Christian History magazine, which is devoted entirely to Quakers, uncovers some surprising stories, including one that discusses naked Quaker evangelists. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41570&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41570&r=14619 Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham enhancing reputation as national leader for sustainability performance A growing commitment to environmental sustainability has earned Earlham College its highest rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41563&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41563&r=14619 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites win regional Hult Prize event; 1 of 6 teams still standing worldwide for $1M prize The path toward $1 million in start-up funding for a world-changing business venture is now a lot clearer for a team of Earlham College students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41562&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41562&r=14619 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Center for Visual and Performing Arts attracts national music camp to Earlham A national music camp with roots in Ohio is beginning a new partnership with Earlham College this summer. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41553&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41553&r=14619 Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites in pursuit of $1M Hult Prize to solve Clinton's crowded urban spaces challenge Earlham College is sending two teams of aspiring social entrepreneurs to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41268&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41268&r=14619 Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite's 'Hackathon' targets solutions for challenges facing nonprofits Craig Earley '16 is organizing a hackathon called the Day of Data, where groups of Earlham students will work for one day to help some of Richmond’s nonprofits, social agencies and other organizations solve problems. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41111&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=41111&r=14619 Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT