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In the Heights: A Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda

350x230 Event Abstract - Lin-Manuel Miranda is the composer-lyricist of the Broadway play In The Heights, which received four 2008 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Manhattan's Washington Heights-a neighborhood on the brink of change and manifesting the tensions that arise from gentrification, social mobility, conflicting loyalties, and family expectations. more


Watch: Students Complete Swimming Requirements Course

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Swat Snapshot

thumbnail For all intents and purposes, a roll of film, delivered in short, artistic vignettes by Andrew Cheng '12.


Listen: Political Scientist Dominic Tierney Calls "Battle Hymn of the Republic" Country's Second Anthem

audio Audio Abstract - "'The Battle Hymn' is a thread woven into the national public. Its words are kind of carved into the narrative arc of the American story." In a recent conversation on NPR's All Things Considered, political scientist Dominic Tierney discusses the song's significance and longevity. "It was about the Union cause," he says. "But it was also about much more deeper and profound themes than that." more
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Philip Jefferson

thumbnail Have questions about what impact that extending the tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year would have? Economist Philip Jefferson can provide expert commentary on the Federal Reserve and the monetary policy making process.

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Eleven Students and Alumni Awarded Fulbright Fellowships

news Nine Swarthmore College seniors and two alumni are recipients of Fulbright fellowships for 2012. The Fulbright Program is designed to "increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries." more »

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