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 May 25, 2013
Matt Zucker, assistant professor of engineering, discusses teaching at Swarthmore during the 2013 Alumni Weekend.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on May 1, 2013
Inspired by Jonathan Haidt's book The Righteous Mind, the Swarthmore community engaged in a series of lively discussions throughout the 2012-13 academic year.
Posted on February 19, 2013
Professor of Psychology Frank Durgin speaks at February's installment of the Second Tuesday Science Cafe.
Posted on November 30, 2012
"The case for the liberal arts needs to be reframed to suggest not only how well we serve individual students," she says, "but also how we act as a counterforce against a culture that is commodifying knowledge."
Posted on November 6, 2012
In 2008, Berger says students flocked to do voter registration and mobilization for his Democratic Theory and Practice class. This year, not so much.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on November 2, 2012
Panelists, including anthropologist Farha Ghannam, will discuss Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind in the second of four events this academic year that will culminate in a campus talk by the author in April 2013.
by Celina De León | Posted on October 25, 2012
"We are deeply grateful for this award by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and are excited by the support of our work going forward," says President Rebecca Chopp.
Posted on October 9, 2012
Professor Schofield says that changes in Pennsylvania's educational policies represent a shift toward centralized control at the state level.
by Celina De León | Posted on October 3, 2012
Organized by biologist Amy Cheng Vollmer, this new monthly lecture series is intended for individuals with no formal science background.