Wed, 06/27/2018 - 5:15pm
July 4th holiday; no classes; offices closed.
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 4:41pm
Labor Day holiday. Offices closed; no classes;
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 4:52pm
Memorial Day holiday. No classes. Offices closed.
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:43pm
Professor Stephen Mihm shares a history of how summer vacation took hold on the pages of Bloomberg: By the early 20th century, the idea that parents and children alike needed to rest their brains and commune with the great outdoors had become an article of faith among the middle class. While summer vacation never grew to the outsized proportions found in many European countries, it has nonetheless persisted as an American ritual, with July and…
Wed, 07/05/2017 - 11:19am
Faculty and staff in the Franklin College update procedures and guidelines for their areas of responsibility on a near-constant basis just to keep up with challenges of serving our students in and out of the classroom, marking our day-to-day activities throughout the academic year. And yet professional development of faculty and staff is also a priority, so summer can be a great time to brush up on procedures or to learn completely new skills.…
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 5:13pm
Independence Day Holiday. No classes, offices closed.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:17pm
While campus may seem quiet, with less students and faculty here for classes, there's one endeavor that picks up steam during the summer months. Each summer, a number of renovation and construction projects become priority on campus. Today, one such progress has begun--the renovation of Russell Hall. This 10-story, high-rise building first housed students in 1967 and is one of many dorms over the last few years to be scheduled for renovation. …
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:25pm
No classes; offices closed.
Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:19am
A nearly ubiquitous sight on the suburban landscape, inflatable bounce houses mark the fun and frivolity at children’s parties and other events practically year round. But a new study from Andrew Grundstein and Marshall Shepherd in geography examines the heat safety issues that can put children in danger amid all the innocent play: Expanding on the concept of microclimates like those in parked vehicles that cause serious injuries to children,…
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:21pm
No classes, offices closed in recognition of this holiday.