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.

03/07/2022

Why Research? It Teaches You More Than You Think

Students at Franklin & Marshall College embark on research projects expecting to dive deeper into their field, work side-by-side with passionate professors, and add an impressive feat to their...Students share the problem-solving skills they gained...

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03/04/2022

Behind the Scenes at the Green Room Theatre

It's so still and silent, you can hear a pin drop. F&M's Green Room Theatre is dark, ready for its next production. Only the faint red light of the exit signs illuminates the backs of the seats...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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03/03/2022

Voters Unhappy With Biden in Latest F&M Poll

President Joe Biden faces an unhappy electorate in Pennsylvania, even among his own party, reflecting a national mood and possibly auguring a grim future for his agenda, according to the latest...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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03/03/2022

Barbershops, Beauty Salons in COVID-19 Times

Photographer and visual artist Shelby Wormley, last fall's artist-in-residence at Franklin & Marshall College, shares the views she captured through her lens with an exhibit this month. Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...

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02/28/2022

Faculty, alumni, students react to war in Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine last week launched what could possibly become the largest land war in Europe since the end of the Second World War in spring 1945. The aggression has launched renewed interest in the humanities — from history to languages...

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02/25/2022

Jennifer Morford: Science in Between

Directed by Andrew Bilindabagabo As an undergraduate student, Jennifer Morford fell in love with working in the lab and expanding and applying the understanding of chemistry to the environment. As...Professor of Chemistry Jennifer Morford shares...

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02/24/2022

Harwood Gift Expands Career Exploration Programs for Students, Alumni

Franklin & Marshall students and alumni will enjoy a broader array of career advising and exploration programs, thanks to a significant deferred gift from Brett S. Harwood '71 and his wife,...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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02/22/2022

Flight of the Samaras

On an expansive field near Brooks Tennis Center, students in an introductory biology class stare up at their professor, perched on a lift raised 31 feet against a clear blue sky. Reaching into a...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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02/18/2022

Now to Next Campaign Eclipses $200 Million Threshold

Now to Next, the largest campaign in Franklin & Marshall history, has surpassed its initial goal of $200 million by more than $16 million. The campaign will be extended through June 30 to advance...Now to Next, the largest campaign in F&M history,...

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02/16/2022

Students, Professor Curate Art Exhibit on Migration to Lancaster

An exhibit of testimonies and artists, curated by a Franklin & Marshall professor and his students, reflects the struggle, promise and hope of migrants in the designated "Welcoming City"...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...

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02/16/2022

Dewey Lecturer Deciphers Our Changing World

From Latin America to Lancaster, Franklin & Marshall Professor of Biology Dan Ardia's ornithology research is recognized far beyond campus borders. From Latin America to Lancaster, Franklin & Marshall Professor of Biology Dan Ardia's ornithology...

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02/08/2022

Dan Ardia: Evolution, Conservation, and Ecology

Directed by Andrew Bilindabagabo Dan Ardia is a scientist through and through. Professor of Biology Dan Ardia shares his passions, including studying environmental change and working with Lancaster Conservancy.

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