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.

03/14/2017

Seeking to Make a Better World, F&M Juniors Earn Public Policy Fellowships

Juniors Thanh Nguyen and Charisma Lambert, longtime friends and roommates in Weis College House were each awarded Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowships. Together, they spent seven weeks completing the PPIA Junior Summer Institute curriculum...

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02/23/2017

Saving Endangered Languages from Going Extinct

As he took the stage, the speaker urged the Franklin & Marshall College audience to say Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that emphasizes close relationships with faculty. Students flourish in a supportive community...

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11/22/2016

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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09/28/2016

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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09/01/2016

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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08/11/2016

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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05/10/2016

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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12/10/2015

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 brain function closely follows that axiom. "Any cognitive function...

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09/15/2014

$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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Italian Fashion Internship Provides Perfect Fit

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

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