Franklin students, faculty and staff are active and involved in many academic and social initiatives. Our calendar is full of events organized by faculty and students for learning and interaction that go beyond the classroom environment. Take a few minutes to read our stories and find out how our students and faculty are succeeding in their endeavors all over the world.

Professors Gabriel Gee and Alison Vogelaar Publish New Book

Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Communication, Gabriel Gee, and Associate Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Alison Vogelaar, have co-edited a new publication entitled “Changing representations of nature and city: the 1960s – 1970s and their legacies”, in Routledge Advanced Series in Art History, 2018.

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Franklin and AIL Bring Solar to Dorm and Green Awareness to the Community

Solar power is coming to Franklin this month. The University is working with AIL, the leading Luganese utility company, to install solar panels on top of New Residence A and New Residence B. This will help the Franklin community reduce its carbon footprint and impact on the environment.

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Alumni Spotlight: Milenka Lopez Arellano '17 Named Sumner’s Foundation Scholar

Milenka Lopez Arellano '17, a Master of Public Administration student at the University of North Texas, has been selected as one of the five prestigious Sumner’s Foundation Scholars, to serve as a faculty research assistant and receive a full-tuition scholarship.

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Franklin Senior Attends the Prestigious Athens Democracy Forum 2018

Camila Arguedas Najarro ’19, from Flamingo, Costa Rica, was selected to participate in the prestigious Athens Democracy Forum, a conference convened by The New York Times in Athens this past September, where international leaders and policymakers debated a wide range of issues affecting global political health.

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