Posted on March 8, 2013
The attorney-turned-filmmaker talks about Gideon's Army, her documentary that follows a group of young public defenders in the Deep South.
Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 Joins in Opposing Court Challenge to Voting Rights Act Enforcement
by Celina De Léon | Posted on February 27, 2013
"Given our nation's history," Valelly says, "we need to sustain a national commitment to protecting these rights."
Posted on February 25, 2013
Diane Anderson, associate dean for academic affairs, isn't surprised at the results. "[Our students] can be challenging to teach sometimes because they ask wonderful questions and they don't duck when you challenge them."
by Nancy Nicely | Posted on February 23, 2013
The Kemps' gift includes support for students from the U.S. and abroad based on financial need and interest in global leadership and will enable the College to renovate iconic Clothier Hall.
by Celina De Léon | Posted on February 21, 2013
Addy (left), Cary, and Zoellick will join approximately 350 undergraduates in receiving degrees at the ceremony this June, the College's 141st.
by Camila Ryder '13 | Posted on February 8, 2013
Green, an assistant professor in history and politics at Drexel University, focuses on human rights and armed conflict in her research.
Posted on February 7, 2013
Shayne Lightner '87 discusses his experiences working in filmmaking and the entertainment industry.
by Camila Ryder '13 | Posted on January 14, 2013
Jake Beckman '05, the creator of Parrish Beach's famed "Big Chair," led a class on public art in which his students made similar large-scale art installations.
Posted on January 10, 2013
Faber's contributions to astronomy include impressive advances in understanding dark matter, galaxy formation, and the structure of the universe.
by Lorand Laskai '13 | Posted on January 9, 2013
The TechChange founder explains how the passion for learning he developed at Swarthmore translated into entrepreneurial success.
by Jessica Carew Kraft | Posted on January 7, 2013
Social justice advocate Janice Gallagher '99 helped coordinate the caravan.
Posted on January 3, 2013
Though President Obama grabbed the most-read Reddit post of 2012, Swarthmore made some Reddit news when Nobel Prize winner John Mather '68 took part in the social news site's popular chat series.
Posted on December 20, 2012
The Twitter-verse is full of active, engaged Swarthmore alumni representing a broad range of professions and interests. Representing seven decades, these people offer a glimpse of who you might find there.
by Mariam Zakhary '13 | Posted on December 10, 2012
After helping Denver become the nation's first solar friendly community, Jessica Scott '00 (left) and Rebecca Cantwell '75 found they shared a Swarthmore connection.
By Nancy Nicely | Posted on December 8, 2012
The $50 million gift will result in new engineering and science facilities and help to extend connections between the College's engineering program and many of the other disciplines that comprise liberal arts education.