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.
'Dance Brought Me to Life': Meet Kendall Lipham '23
As winter break comes to a close, a group of thespians is hard at work rehearsing the first Franklin & Marshall production of Meet sen Kendall Lipham, director of the latest F&M Players musical theater production
F&M Mourns the Loss of Former Interim President and Longtime Trustee John F. Burness '67
John F. Burness '67, former interim president for Franklin & Marshall College and longtime F&M trustee, died Monday, Dec. 19. He was 77. Burness served on the Board of Trustees for 12...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...
F&M Launches the American Liberal Arts Classroom
Franklin & Marshall College is launching a distinctive English-language immersion program for international students from highly-regarded international institutions. The American Liberal Arts...F&M is launching the American Liberal Arts...
Winter Graduate Spotlight: Erin Maxwell Follows a Family Legacy
At age 6, Franklin & Marshall senior Erin Maxwell attended her first protest. A passion for civic engagement has followed since. Meet the editor of The College Reporter.
Election Season at F&M
When Franklin & Marshall junior Liz Joslin began interning for Josh Shapiro, she never expected to go viral on TikTok alongside Pennsylvania's Governor-Elect. The video — a clever take on a...When F&M student Liz Joslin began interning for Josh...
Rouse Scholar Turns Adversity into Curiosity
Stricken with a mysterious illness in high school, Franklin & Marshall sophomore Sara Beqiraj took adversity and spun it into curiosity. That perspective is what put Beqiraj, a pre-med student...Made possible via a generous gift by Andrew Rouse '49,...
Sana Rafi '06 Delves Into Her Childhood to Bring Authenticity to Her Writing
One clear strength of Franklin & Marshall College throughout its 235-year history is its outstanding alumni. Today, its living graduates number more than 29,000 and stretch around the world. They...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...
Students Decode Zoom Gestures
A team of Franklin & Marshall College students combed through six hours of Zoom class footage to identify gestures exhibited by participating professors and students. The results were...A team of F&M students combed through hours of Zoom class footage...
A Burning Passion for Anthropology
A childhood spent growing up around Native American artifacts unearthed in her backyard left F&M senior Madison Fortier with an abiding interest in archaeology.
F&M Compost Co-Op Diverts Costs and CO2 in Lancaster
A Franklin & Marshall College compost initiative has evolved into a co-op saving the City of Lancaster $5,215 per year — all while diverting 16,638 pounds of food waste from the solid-waste...The Lancaster Composting Co-Ops (LCC) has grown to 250...
Making Connections: Exploring the Role of Emotion in Music with Karen Leistra-Jones
A distinctive feature of the first-year academic experience at Franklin & Marshall College are the discussion-based seminar courses called Connections. Students are assigned to these 16-peer...The Connections Course introduces first-year students...
Searching for 'Cosmic Lighthouse' Signals
Six Franklin & Marshall College students, using decades old data, are searching the sky for elusive pulsars, which spin as much as 100 times per second while sending pulsed radio signals....Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...