Earlham College News The latest news from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2016, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/ Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT $1M anniversary gift to benefit student center, scholarship fund Traditionally it's the anniversary celebrated with rubies, but Jeffrey Allyn May '75 and Karen Anne Crossen '76 marked the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary with a gift that directly affects future generations. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40919&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40919&r=14619 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dawson supports students' request to strengthen Earlham's diversity aspirations In a letter to the Earlham College community this week, President David Dawson supported students’ request that the College strengthen efforts to support campus diversity and emphasized the importance of doing so in accordance with Earlham’s fundamental values. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40913&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40913&r=14619 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Earlham pauses classes for campus-wide discussion on diversity Earlham College canceled classes and closed most administrative offices on Thursday, Feb. 4, to facilitate a community-wide discussion about diversity on campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40844&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40844&r=14619 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT International diplomacy growing at Earlham with 21st annual Model UN conference When a gavel tap opens this year’s Earlham College Model United Nations Conference, nearly 400 high school students and faculty will be on campus in what is expected to be largest conference in the event’s 21-year history. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40761&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40761&r=14619 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Unique psychology course offers advantage to students pursuing medical school A unique course gives Earlham students an advantage in preparing for a career in health care professions and graduate school. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40725&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40725&r=14619 Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Faculty-student study aims to show impact of praise on productivity Children will work harder when praised for effort than when they are told they are smart, beautiful or athletic, a new study completed at Earlham shows. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40666&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40666&r=14619 Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Koru selects 3 Earlhamites to work with leading digital media company Three Earlhamites have been accepted into Koru’s selective two-week career immersion program that connects students with growing companies across the United States. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40676&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40676&r=14619 Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT EC continues climb in rankings for value Continued recognition for Earlham College as a “Best College Value” comes from business publisher Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and its guide of the nation’s best private and public institutions. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40658&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40658&r=14619 Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Reconnecting with Earlham's first link to the Nobel Prize Associate Professor of Biology Chris Smith would like to issue an apology to all of his former students. While Smith has long lectured about the classic 1952 Miller-Urey Experiment, he admits that the connection between the experiment’s namesake and Earlham was unknown to him. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40537&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40537&r=14619 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Estate gift to enhance facilities, establish endowment for Athletics and Wellness Center Earlham College’s Athletics and Wellness Center (AWC) will receive a facelift next year thanks to the bequest from the late Ivan Druley ’29 and Pauline Kniese ’31, two of the institution’s longest-tenured supporters. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40506&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40506&r=14619 Tue, 08 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Virtual worlds transforming teaching of French, career education Virtual worlds constructed at Earlham College are changing the way students learn French and from each other. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40451&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40451&r=14619 Thu, 03 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT EC choirs to perform in three Midwestern cities as part of 2016 choir tour Earlhamites will perform songs across the Midwest inspired by themes of winter and nostalgia as part of the 2016 Choir Tour. A preview concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 at Lingle Recital Hall at Earlham’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40455&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40455&r=14619 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites speak out against global tragedies, plan march in Richmond Earlhamites are speaking out against recent atrocities in the world and planning a march on Richmond to spread their message off campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40459&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40459&r=14619 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT New Indiana exploration grants helping Earlhamites evaluate careers, confront 'deathly fears' Francesca Ducanes ’16 will confront her “deathly fears” across Indiana as part of a new Indiana exploration initiative at Earlham College. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40448&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40448&r=14619 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Go Quakers! New athletics website, app now available Intercollegiate athletics at Earlham College has a new home on the Internet. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40435&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40435&r=14619 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Happy 102nd birthday, Landrum! President Emeritus Landrum Bolling, Earlham's leader from 1958 to 1973, is 102 today. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40389&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40389&r=14619 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Field hockey fuels Megan's '17 passion for enhancing student access to college Megan Hut ’17 has been playing field hockey since she was six years old. And she finds her involvement has paid off on and off the field. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40374&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40374&r=14619 Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Spotlight on undergraduate research: Analyzing rare neolithic jade artifacts in China John Hornak '17 and Hannah Munro ’17 joined Chemistry Professor Corinne Deibel for three weeks in China studying rare Neolithic artifacts. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40375&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40375&r=14619 Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT '88 alumnus managing Peace Corps' Human Capital Program Alan Price ’88 manages a $28 million budget and is responsible for the Peace Corps' recruitment and selection of U.S. direct hires, employee development and training, employee and labor relations, benefits and payroll. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40376&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40376&r=14619 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earlhamites enriching youth through new computer coding course A recent Earlham grad and a retired professor are teaching a new computer coding course for Richmond High School students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40330&r=14619 http://www.earlham.edu/news/?id=40330&r=14619 Wed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT