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.


Leading Environmental Expert from F&M Elected to National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences recently elected Dorothy Merritts, the Harry W. and Mary B. Huffnagle Professor of Geoscience in Franklin & Marshall College's Department of Earth and Environment...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Music at F&M: Composing Leaders

Franklin & Marshall senior Jihang Dai hasn't finalized post-graduation plans just yet, but there is one thing he certainly won't bring with him: stage fright. The accomplished pianist will...Many music courses and ensembles at F&M are open to students...

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Grad Earns Prestigious Pi Mu Math Award

Nart Shalqini '21 recently received the Richard V. Andree award from the Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society. Shalqini's paper, F&M student Nart Shalqini was recently awarded the Richard V. Andree award from the Pi Mu Epsilon math honor society.

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Watch Students Experience F&M

It's a typical spring morning at Franklin & Marshall College — blustery with a hint of sun — and sophomore Yasmin Nicholas is on a mission: coffee. Nicholas is one of seven students featured in...Watch of compilation of Instagram student takeovers...

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Grads to Gather at May 14 Commencement

Members of Franklin & Marshall College's Class of 2022 will be honored for their perseverance and academic excellence during Commencement May 14 in the College's Alumni Sports & Fitness...Members of Franklin & Marshall College's Class of 2022 will...

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Propelling the Inventive Spirit

Like its iconic namesake Benjamin Franklin, the Franklin & Marshall College campus is full of students with inventive ideas and an unmatched drive to chase them. And while kites and keys aren't...Entrepreneurial students and a recent alumnus share...

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The Economy Weighs on Voters, According to April F&M Poll

More than one in three or 36% of respondents to the April Franklin & Marshall College Poll say they are Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that emphasizes close relationships with faculty. Students flourish in a supportive...

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Students Turn Wrenches at The Common Wheel

Franklin & Marshall students are rolling up their sleeves to refurbish bikes at The Common Wheel. F&M alumna Adriana Atencio '10 is executive director of the local nonprofit.

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F&M Rocks Annual Geological Society Meeting

Student presenters, faculty and alumni organizers, and an alumnae keynote speaker rocked the 2022 Geological Society of America's meeting for the North East Section this year. Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that...

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Students Lob a Few Axes to Get Loose as End of Term Looms

As the end of the semester inches ever closer at Franklin & Marshall College, students are looking for every opportunity to remain sharp heading into finals. This past weekend, about 50 students...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Emerging Writers Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Scribes of every stripe will gather this week at Franklin & Marshall College for the annual Emerging Writers Festival. The three-day event features a diverse range of craft talks and readings,...Started in 2002, the Emerging Writers Festival at F&M...

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Senior Studies Russian Politics in Real Time

As Franklin & Marshall College senior Anna Synakh began researching Russian soft-power politics, her studies took a startling turn. The Kremlin's invasion of Ukraine in February added a...F&M senior Anna Synakh is analyzing Western country responses...

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