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.

04/14/2023

F&M Relief Alliance Helps Wildfire Victims Rebuild

Following 2018's Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, 17 F&M students spent spring break helping rebuild homes in one town.

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04/13/2023

Majorities Oppose Book Bans, Favor Gun Control, Legalized Abortion, F&M Poll Says

For Pennsylvania registered voters, 63% oppose banning books in public school classrooms and school libraries while 31% support book bans, the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll shows. On...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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04/13/2023

Visiting Lancaster? See F&M Students' Favorite Spots

In town for Franklin & Marshall College admitted student weekend? Check out this list of places to visit, curated by our very own students! The suggestions below are just the start — all are a...In town for Franklin & Marshall College admitted...

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04/12/2023

Mindful Moments: Faith & Meaning

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...F&M is a welcome space for all faith and religious affiliations....

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04/12/2023

Mehlman Named Board of Trustees Vice Chair

The Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees has named trustee Ken Mehlman '88 as a vice chair, effective March 3, 2023. Mehlman has been a member of the Board since 2003 and serves on the...The F&M College Board of Trustees named trustee Ken...

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04/07/2023

Observing Disability Everywhere

At F&M’s Phillips Museum of Art, students in the course "Narratives of Disability” examined photographs depicting or associated with disability and later they viewed works created by artists with disabilities displayed in an upstairs gallery....

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04/04/2023

Mindful Moments: Meditation

Sometimes, it's the quiet and contemplative moments in between class and co-curriculars where the most personal growth occurs. In this mindfulness series, we explore moments of calm and introspection...In this mindfulness mini-series, we explore...

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03/31/2023

Rolling Stone Reporter: 'F&M Was The Right Place for Me'

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...A candid conversation with F&M grad Asawin Suebsaeng...

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03/29/2023

Bank Prize Winner Ponders Love and Language

Inspiration is a great place to begin writing a story — but not enough to sustain it. Writer Camille Acker delivered insightful advice at a March 23 craft talk and selected Franklin & Marshall junior Grace Celi, an English major and dance minor,...

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03/27/2023

Memorial Celebration: Bill Hutson's Life and Art

The Franklin & Marshall College community will celebrate the life and art of the late Bill Hutson at a memorial event to be held April 1 at 1 p.m. at the Winter Arts Visual Center. An...Bill Hutson was a professor of painting at F&M for over 20...

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03/24/2023

Meet the Students: Emerging Writers Festival

At Franklin & Marshall College, students don't just study the country's most exciting new authors. They plan a campuswide literary festival and work personally with them. Meet the student...F&M students don't just study the country's most exciting...

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03/21/2023

In the Crosstalk—Race, Racism and Pain

In her Africana studies research, Franklin & Marshall senior Amira Henry's paper, "Black Bodies in Pain," explores the media's sensationalism of Black bodies in various states before a camera. Her work is "to find out how these things reflect a lasting...

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