Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Growing number of funded internships offering students 'rewarding' career preparation More than 40 Earlhamites have funded internships this summer sponsored by the Center for Integrated Learning. The internships are being conducted across Indiana, and in Washington D.C., Fairbanks, Ala., and internationally in Hokkaido, Japan, and Karisko, Martinique, among others. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37205&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=37205&r=14619 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT '77 Alumnus establishes fund to support student-faculty research in vertebrate zoology Alan Simon ’77 and Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Buskirk ’66 are giving back to future generations of science students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36983&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36983&r=14619 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT New pre-orientation program offers incoming students deeper engagement with Richmond A new pre-orientation initiative at Earlham is giving incoming students the opportunity to explore Richmond and connect with students, faculty and residents before the start of the next academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36972&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36972&r=14619 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Summer research: Mentorship with tsunami expert preps junior for career in disaster management Jessica Hernandez ‘17 planned to be a linguist, or to major in Japanese studies until she arrived at Earlham and combined those interests with geology. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36722&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36722&r=14619 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT '99 grad's company showcases retro look for modern appliances Orion Creamer ‘99 found his niche by combining his passion for art and creativity with business by running a company that creates unique appliances for the home. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36706&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36706&r=14619 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT New grant bolsters funding for international internships Junior Jean ’16 is discovering how companies in Singapore run efficient business operations this summer as part of a new international internship program offered at Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36678&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36678&r=14619 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite leading local Democrats into high-stakes election Dakota Collins ’15 never wanted to leave his hometown of Richmond after high school like so many of his peers. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36627&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36627&r=14619 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor looks to Shakespeare for enhancing economy, art scene in Richmond A community festival at Earlham College dedicated to the works of famed poet and playwright William Shakespeare is providing internships, volunteer opportunities and entertainment for students and Richmond community members. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36608&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36608&r=14619 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC named 'gem' for students seeking rigor, grad school prep Earlham College is a “gem” for students seeking rigorous academics and post-graduate success, according to a College Raptor, a new college matching service. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36571&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36571&r=14619 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT Men's soccer coaches leading national DIII team in Brazil Head Men’s Soccer Coach Sam Byrd ’03 will have one more chance this summer to roam the sidelines with his mentor and former coach Roy Messer. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36445&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36445&r=14619 Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites to 'Bike Indiana' as part of new May Term Earlham’s Bike Indiana May Term will introduce students to the state’s unique landscape and culture and help them to refine their ideas about sustainability. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36395&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36395&r=14619 Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Avis Stewart appointed VP of Institutional Advancement, Community Relations Avis Stewart ’74 has been appointed as Vice President of institutional Advancement and Community Relations, effective July 1. Stewart has served as Vice President of Community Relations since 2002 and will continue in that role as he assumes new duties. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36346&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36346&r=14619 Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Teens for Peace project seeks solutions for bullying in Kenyan school Wyclife Omondi ’17 is working to blunt the effects of bullying while enhancing learning opportunities for girls as part of his “Teens for Peace” project. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36352&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36352&r=14619 Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Longtime assistant, former standout player named head coach of Quakers men’s soccer team http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36334&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36334&r=14619 Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites earn prestigious NSF fellowships Two recent graduates received prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and another received Honorable Mention. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36292&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36292&r=14619 Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor's book of conversations with leading Muslims earns Silver Award from Independent Publisher Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s book based on conversations with 25 leading Muslims has won the Silver Medal in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards' Religion category. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36296&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36296&r=14619 Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Commencement: EC to celebrate the Class of 2015, acclaimed Quaker author Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36276&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36276&r=14619 Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Winningest men's soccer coach at EC set to retire after 34 years Roy 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36270&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36270&r=14619 Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumnus using Ph.D. to battle bite of deadly mosquitoes Adam South ’01 is at the helm of biological research that could reduce infections spread by the most deadly animal in the world: mosquitoes. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36241&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36241&r=14619 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nepalese students establish relief fund for earthquake victims Nepalese 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36242&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36242&r=14619 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT