F&M Stories

At Franklin & Marshall College, we connect our students with extraordinary opportunities so they can accomplish great things in their four years on campus. Here are just a few of their stories.


F&M Voices: 25 Years in the Library

View a video highlighting Jenn Buch, the 2023 recipient of the Richard Kneedler Distinguished Service Award.

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Students Research Ancient Climate Through Stream Restoration

In deep long trenches that a backhoe shoveled, students collected samples from black wetland soil that has not seen the light of day for more than 300 years.

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F&M Data Science Major Debuts in Fall

This fall, F&M will offer as a new major data science, applicable in practically everything, from business to health care to transportation.

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Visiting Lancaster? See Our Students’ Favorite Spots

Visiting F&M this summer? Check out this list of places to visit, curated by our very own students!

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Meet Elshaddai Muchuwa, Rising Sophomore and Global Scholar

This summer, Elshaddai Muchuwa is returning to his roots as an instructor with the Yale Young Global Scholars Program. He is among the few instructors from the class of 2026 and even fewer from a non-Ivy League school who will run self-proposed seminars...

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Child-Robot Research Merges Psychology and Technology

Learn how F&M students conducted an interdisciplinary graduate-level study and gained valuable insights into the future of education.

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Students Build Mindfulness on Camino de Santiago

Students overcome challenge and achieve mindfulness on the Camino de Santiago. Join their transformative journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

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F&M Rising Senior Explores Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas

Rising senior Apurva Subedi recently returned from a trip to Nepal where he researched sustainable tourism in the Annapurna region and completed the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

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Off-Campus Study: Caroline Findlay in Scotland

For my first trip out of Scotland, I headed to Munich to meet up with some friends from F&M. The excitement I felt for this adventure could not totally quiet my nervous anticipation - traveling to my destination was entirely up to me and I was completely...

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Shining Light Along Their College Path

As a student in the 1950s, Franklin & Marshall College stirred his interest in the world of ideas. A government major, he took courses in a wide array of other topics. Throughout his career, he...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Women's Basketball Captain Scores NCAA Internship

Many college athletes dream of working in the sports industry. Jaclyn Feit intends to make this her reality. This summer, the senior from Charlotte, N.C., was a College Basketball Academy Intern for the NCAA in Indianapolis. Feit and a team of other...

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Building Bridges With the City of Lancaster

Through Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster (CSEwL), faculty and city administrators have explored and developed bridges for the shared community's...F&M and Lancaster recently celebrated several years of...

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