Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Professor's essay highlights significance of Hip Hop as it confronts policing of 'Black America' A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36183&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36183&r=14619 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Projects for Peace: Access to technology, education in rural Nepal Two Earlhamites will build a community center and challenge socioeconomic ideas in their native Nepal as part of a peace project this summer. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36178&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36178&r=14619 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Graduate Programs in Education announce 13th annual summer institute Reservations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Earlham College Graduate Programs in Education Summer Institute, June 16-18, 2015. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36160&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36160&r=14619 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Three-day conference showcases student research Student 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). http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36143&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36143&r=14619 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Learning to lobby on Capitol Hill Fourteen 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36120&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36120&r=14619 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham Day will reunite alumni, support future generations of students Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36089&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36089&r=14619 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamite becomes first youth representative of the State of Palestine to address UN In 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36057&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36057&r=14619 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites' app lets teachers save time, have greater impact in classroom As leaders of a new business venture, Walter Duncan ’98 and Isaac VanWesep ’99 continue to rely on the things they learned at Earlham. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36070&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=36070&r=14619 Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham affirms key values in response to controversy over Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ bill Many 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34962&r=14619 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Geology prof featured on national list of inspiring young faculty A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34918&r=14619 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham invests $3.5M to reduce energy usage on campus A 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34907&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34907&r=14619 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham partnership with Koru enhances career preparation of students Earlham 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34857&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34857&r=14619 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC prof earns prestigious fellowship for emerging leaders Associate Academic Dean Welling Hall has been named a Fellow by the American Council on Education for the 2015-16 academic year. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34910&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34910&r=14619 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Prestigious fellowship offers senior chance to explore female identity through music Olga Galperin ’15 was recently awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to explore how environments facilitate and inform the expression of female identity through music. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34855&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34855&r=14619 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Shy? Earlham will help you thrive, magazine says J.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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34737&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34737&r=14619 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Social entrepreneurship thriving at Earlham Earlhamites 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34718&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34718&r=14619 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT New partnership with IU offers students preferred pathway toward Master of Public Health A new partnership is enhancing opportunities for Earlham College students to pursue careers in Public Health. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34604&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34604&r=14619 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alumna overseeing building project with the same environmental impact of a flower As 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. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34521&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34521&r=14619 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham embraces 'innovative' solutions for students with high financial need, Forbes says Earlham College has been recognized by Forbes magazine for its commitment to access for promising students with high financial need. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34367&r=14619 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlham-themed board games introducing students to the liberal arts Dragons, barbarians and dark magic invaded Earlham College as part of a new first-year seminar course offered last semester by Library Director Neal Baker. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=34261&r=14619 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT