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What is Franklin Chronicles?
A successor to our print magazine, The Franklin Chronicles, this blog allows us to continue to communicate the importance of the arts and sciences to an expanded audience through a variety of means – articles and announcements, video, news and opinion – to pick up the conversation of why the arts, humanities and sciences matter so much at this juncture in the history of our university, our nation and the world. Read more

During interviews and conversations with faculty members over the years, I've heard scientists, historians and artists all mention this same subject: the importance of wonder and curiosity to their disciplines. While some lament the decreasing capacity of wonder in many students today, I can't… Read Article

Congratulations to associate professor of history, Stephen Berry:

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It's a perennial issue on college campuses nationwide, one with heavy effects on the health and saefty of students: Binge drinking.

A doctoral candidate from psychology has published findings that suggest patterns of binge drinking establish the environment for dangerous situations.

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The jewelry and metals area within the Lamar Dodd School of Art moved into newly renovated studio spaces earlier this year in the Thomas Street complex adjacent to North campus. A dynamic area of the art school with many hardworking (and some celebrated) students, J/M has long been a cornerstone… Read Article

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