by Zach Epstein | Posted on December 11, 2013
"Besides its role as a soothing or stimulating beverage, tea is also an art form where in the emptiness of the teapot lies the infinite," says Chinese professor Alan Berkowitz.
President Rebecca Chopp Explores Why Liberal Arts Colleges Are at Forefront of Higher Education in New Book
Posted on December 2, 2013
In Remaking College: Innovation in the Liberal Arts, Chopp and Haverford College President Dan Weiss argue that no approach better prepares students for life after graduation, whatever path they follow.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on November 18, 2013
Swarthmore's nine winners this year, including Alice Wong '13 (left), places it in the top tier of bachelor's institutions, according to the Institute of International Education.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on November 7, 2013
Napoli provides doctors with information for parents about the language and education options for their deaf children, and is teaching a new class in partnership with Galludet University.
by Nehmat Kaur '16 | Posted on November 4, 2013
"In the 21st century, language learning is essential," says Knox, whose second-place finish won her a trip to Hong Kong, including a week-long study tour and an internship.
by Jenni Lu '16 | Posted on October 21, 2013
Corby found that activism training and education increases democratic participatory skills, in particular among people of color.
By Liz Casey '14 | Posted on October 11, 2013
With just 48 hours to work, Amy Jin '15 (left), Sam Zhang '14, and Zachary Lockett-Streiff '14 claimed first place for an app that visualizes the movement of manuscripts in a database of manuscripts and books produced before 1600.
by Mark Anskis | Posted on October 9, 2013
Magenheim argues that improved health care will lead to increased productivity among the American workforce but that it will not solve all healthcare related issues.
by Carol Brévart-Demm | Posted on October 3, 2013
UNESCO delegate Duong Tran '15 helps Vietnamese youth to make a positive impact in society.
Posted on September 20, 2013
Sociologist Michael Jeffries '02 discusses his new book, which examines how race relies on other social forces, like gender and class, for its meaning and impact.
by Jenni Lu '16 | Posted on September 17, 2013
"Governance and Environmental Issues in China," a first-of-its-kind course that used Chinese film and literature to complement instruction in Chinese politics and environmental issues, led some of its students to conduct further study firsthand.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on September 6, 2013
The National Science Foundation also found that more than 20 percent of Swarthmore graduates in go on to earn a doctorate degree.
By Mark Anskis | Posted on September 2, 2013
The start of the 2013-14 academic year marks the 145th year of instruction at the College.
Posted on August 27, 2013
The biology major spent four months this summer in a tropical rainforest in the Atherton Tablelands of northern Queensland, Australia.
Posted on August 22, 2013
"There's been a history of this kind of expansion of the possibilities of education at every media revolution in the 20th century," Burke told WHYY's Radio Times.