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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.


Professor, Students Celebrate Women and Computing

Before she died in 1992 at age 85, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper was a pioneer in the computer science field. As one of the first code writers for the Harvard IBM computer used during World War...Franklin & Marshall College offers students...

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Construction Begins on Shadek Stadium, Which Will Open Next Fall

Earthmovers and other heavy equipment will roll onto the North Campus site this week to begin construction of Franklin & Marshall College's new multipurpose stadium, known as Shadek Stadium,...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Kreisel and Faris Commit $1 Million To Establish Groundbreaking F&M Mindfulness Program

Tony Kreisel '66 graduated from Franklin & Marshall College long before the term Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that emphasizes close relationships with faculty. Students flourish in a supportive community that treats...

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National Internship Brings Two F&M Students to Nation's Capitol

In a two-story building along a busy, tree-lined avenue in Washington, D.C., volunteers for Martha's Table are preparing food for the hungry and homeless. But in the same building, Jaquelin Salg...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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F&M Receives Gift from Winter Family for Landmark Visual Arts Building

Both the study and making of art will gain a new vitality at Franklin & Marshall College, with a lead gift for a new visual arts building announced by President Daniel R. Porterfield during F&...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Your Brain: The Great Connector

Aristotle once said, The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. As he shared his groundbreaking research in neuroscience, a Franklin & Marshall College professor pointed out that...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...

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$5 Million Lehman Endowment Gift to Support Wrestling for Generations of Student-Athletes

A $5 million gift from prominent geologist David Lehman, a 1968 alumnus, will endow Franklin & Marshall College's standout, NCAA Division I wrestling program for generations of student-athletes to come.

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Translating Russian Works in English

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Making Connections: Unraveling Political and Social Upheaval in Hugo’s ‘Les Misérables’

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Italian Fashion Internship Provides Perfect Fit

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