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.
NASA's Jacob Bleacher '00: 'Never Forget Your Dirty Field Boots'
Before venturing to the moon, it's best to consult with Franklin & Marshall College graduate Jacob Bleacher '00. Jacob Bleacher '00, chief exploration scientist at NASA, will return to campus as this year's Commencement speaker.
Reddit's Matt Klein '15 Tracks Complex Culture Trends
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...As Head of Global Foresight at Reddit, Matt Klein...
Alum Oversees Wildlife at Zion National Park
Wolves, bear, bison, elk — Franklin & Marshall College alumna Janice Stroud-Settles '00 has studied them all (and more). On the heels of National Park Week, Stroud-Settles gave us a...Alum Janice Stroud-Settles '00 gave us a behind-the-scenes glimpse...
Graduating Senior Celebrates Publication of First Novel
The spring semester at Franklin & Marshall College is typically a whirlwind for graduating seniors. There are finishing touches to put on capstone projects and theses, graduate-school...Special Studies major Megan Cunningham '23 self-publishes a...
Class of 2023 Turns Tassels May 13
Members of Franklin & Marshall College's Class of 2023 will be honored during Commencement May 13 in the College's Alumni Sports & Fitness Center (ASFC). The in-person ceremony will...The Class of 2022 will be honored during an in-person...
'I Left As a Leader': Young Alumni Share Stories
In a panel sponsored by the Alumni Leaders of Tomorrow program, Franklin & Marshall College graduates Emma Corrado '16, Wyatt Behringer '18 and Danielle Sang '18 spoke to students...In a panel sponsored by the Alumni Leaders of Tomorrow program,...
Mindful Moments: Unwinding in Nature
Sometimes, it's the quiet and contemplative moments in between class and co-curriculars where the most personal growth occurs. In this mindfulness miniseries, we explore moments of calm and...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...
'Pivotal Moment': Accomplished Alum Returns to F&M to Mark Milestone for Sophomores
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...Banking and Legal expert Dorinda Foster '09 returns...
Professor's Book Examines Government's 'Communities of Strangers'
For more than two decades, Dean Hammer lectured and wrote about democracies in ancient Rome and Greece, but now he tackles American democracy in comparison to Rome. Professor Dean Hammer's book
Guns, Place and Public Health: A Conversation
As a mathematics student at Franklin & Marshall College, Charles Branas '90 never imagined he'd one day lead gun violence research cited by the Supreme Court. Now chair of the Department of...F&M alum Dr. Charles Branas Branas will lead a Common...
Admitted Student Weekend Welcomes Class of 2027
Blue skies and smiles greeted 450 students at Franklin and Marshall College's annual Admitted Student Weekend, held April 14-15. The two-day event gave prospective members of the Class of 2027 â...Franklin and Marshall College's annual Admitted...
F&M Relief Alliance Helps Wildfire Victims Rebuild
Following 2018's Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, 17 Franklin & Marshall students spent spring break this year helping rebuild homes in one town....Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...