Tag Archive for ‘summer11’
The “green” roof of the Wohlsen Center for the Sustainable Environment is full of color on a recent summer morning. One of five green roofs on the Franklin & Marshall campus, it includes several different varieties of sedums, such as Angelina, Fuldaglut, Tricolor and Weihenstephaner Gold. Green roofs reduce the energy required to cool and [...]
Tigist Hailu ’11 presented “Association, Memory and Time: Six Decades of the African-American Experience at F&M” for dozens of members of the F&M community on Monday, May 2.
The Sherman Fairchild Foundation has awarded a $499,473 grant to F&M to purchase scientific instruments that will enhance environmental research and teaching at the College.
Professor Mary Ann Levine researches a frontier diplomat.
The line-up for this semester’s Common Hour has been set. These weekly, campus-wide gatherings take place on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. No other College activities are planned for this time slot to enable the entire community the opportunity to come together and experience discussions, presentations and performances on a wide variety of topics. Here are [...]
Three recent F&M graduates have won prestigious fellowships to teach English abroad during the upcoming academic year. Valeri Harteg ’11 and Melissa Ostroff ’11 received Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) for work in Guatemala and Spain, respectively, while Alex Lessin ’11 will travel to France on a French Government Teaching Assistantship, which is similar to [...]
The Floyd Institute’s Center for Politics and Public Affairs has long delivered the latest analysis on a variety of public and political matters through public forums, lectures and seminars. In May, it began connecting people to the pulse of politics through the interactive world of blogging. G. Terry Madonna, director of the center, launched a [...]
F&M celebrated a cornerstone—er, milestone—in the evolution of the College House community on May 13 with the dedication of Weis College House, marking an end to the yearlong transforma- tion of Weis Hall into F&M’s newest College House. Along with the Bonchek, Brooks and Ware College Houses, the Weis College House transforms the quad’s appearance. [...]
On May 14, Lewie Briggs ’11 earned the title “Franklin & Marshall graduate.” But another description is just as meaningful to the newly minted alumnus: “Advocate for social justice.”
Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology Mark A. Mentzer, Ph.D., ‘79 A senior research scientist at the Army Research Laboratories, Mentzer addresses how the field of optical engineering impacts biotechnology. The book covers the exponential growth in materials, applications and cross-functional relevance of the convergent disciplines in optical engineering. (CRC Press, 2011) County: [...]