by Liz Casey '14 and Ryan Dougherty | Posted on February 19, 2014
It's been "spring" semester in name only, as the campus community has adapted to near-weekly snow storms since students returned to Swarthmore last month.
Posted on February 4, 2014
Visiting Assistant Professor Christopher Vecsey speaks at this month's installment of Second Tuesday Science Cafe.
by Liz Casey '14 | Posted on November 12, 2013
The College is sending a delegation with political scientist Carol Nackenoff, Alex Ahn '15 (left), and Laura Rigell '15 to Poland this month to observe the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on October 7, 2013
Series organizers hope it will provide "productive, focused, and grounded critical discussions that will draw the participation of faculty, staff, students, and alumni alike," says anthropologist Christy Schuetze.
Posted on September 30, 2013
Professor Scott Gilbert speaks at Septembers installment of Second Tuesday Science Cafe. Introduction by Amy Vollmer.
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.
by Jenni Lu '16 | Posted on August 13, 2013
The Honors Biology major and track athlete had time to set a College record in the 1500-meter race and acheive Highest Honors before heading to Norway on a Fulbright scholarship.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on August 2, 2013
"There's no one way of being a developmental biologist," says Gilbert, the Howard A. Schneiderman Professor Emeritus of Biology. "This is important for students to know."
Posted on June 7, 2013
Teerlink, who majored in religious studies with a minor in biology, says that studying both fields worked in his favor by combining his interest in science and people.
by Mark Anskis and Zach Epstein | Posted on May 20, 2013
The biology major is racking up end-of-the-season accolades, including being named the Centennial Conference Player of the Year, the first member of the Garnet women's lacrosse program to win the honor in almost 20 years.
Posted on May 15, 2013
Learn the stories behind the student submissions for the fifth annual Robert Savage Biological Image of the Year Award, named for the College's first professor of cell biology.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on April 29, 2013
Ammerman, a biology major from Cincinnati, Ohio, was recognized for serving as a "vital resource for environmental awareness and justice."
by Erin Kelly | Posted on April 23, 2013
Chester, a neuroscience and religion major from Alfred, N.Y., produced an educational video now used by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on the benefits of vaccines.
Posted on April 2, 2013
Every summer, Vollmer, professor of biology, invites Swarthmore faculty members and administrators to spend a few days working in her lab. Philip Jefferson, Centennial Professor of Economics, and Cheryl Grood, associate professor of mathematics, volunteered to be the first guinea pigs, in 2005. They were followed in 2007 by Barbara Milewski, associate professor of music, and Bruce Maxwell '80, formerly of the engineering department. In 2011, Professor of History Tim Burke donned the lab coat. And in 2012, Leslie Hempling and Melissa Mandos of the dean's office proved that administrators can cultivate bacteria, too.
Posted on March 21, 2013
We would like to see your favorite biological images!
If you have taken pictures/video as part of laboratory or field work, or in your treks around campus or other parts of the world, submit your best shots by 9:00 a.m. on April 22.