by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on March 21, 2012
"Endangered language communities are adopting digital technology to aid their survival and to make their voices heard around the world," says Associate Professor of Linguistics K. David Harrison. "This is a positive effect of globalization." Photo by Chris Rainier, Enduring Voices Project.
Posted on March 20, 2012
Watch: Mary Jean Chan '12 gives a preview of her TEDxSwarthmore talk, which will address the question, "What makes a good society?"
Posted on March 18, 2012
"As life goes on, I appreciate more and more the values that Swarthmore helped instill," says Scott Cowger '82, "and when I think about leaving this world some day, I hope that I will have left to a better place."
By Maki Somosot '12
Re-Envisioning Diasporas, a course team taught across continents, exemplifies Swarthmore's engagement with progressive academic structures while staying true to its liberal arts mission.
By Jeffrey Lott
"I hunt for planets," says Sierra Eckert '13, "Yes, here at Swarthmore." Swarthmore's van de Kamp telescope is one of 19 instruments at observatories around the world that are part of the Young Exoplanet Transit Initiative (YETI).
Jenna Zhu '12 received the J. Roland Pennock Fellowship, which funded her internship with UNESCO. She credits the experience with increasing her self-confidence and honing her interest in international affairs.
Sam Buechl'13, a transfer student from Minnesota, loves the small class sizes and the opportunity to collaborate with professors. Scholarships allow Sam and other talented students from diverse backgounds to attend Swarthmore.