The Scott Arboretum staff can help you plant the seeds of your garden by providing ideas, insights, and inspiration, as well as provide a resource for horticulture ideas, information, happenings, and the inside track to the provocative horticultural practices going on at the Arboretum.
Swarthmore College's Institutional Research Office blog features content about institutional research, assessment, data analysis, tools for visualizing data, and general reflections on higher education.
"I believe in natural light and healthy, happy bodies," says Kat, a double major in English and studio art. "I'd like to help create a world where media uses its power for good. I love to find the magic in everyday life."
This is the blog of five Swatties picked to live in a Lodge and record their thoughts and experiences online for all the world to see. Read to see what happens as people stop being nice (not really) and start being real.
"Modern America operates with a kind of 'received wisdom' that is both untrue and unwise," says Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action Barry Schwartz, "and we need to start kicking ourselves, and others, to think about what we do differently."
Diego Garcia-Montúfar is working with a group of local community members and volunteers who serve the community of San Francisco Saludable de Yarinacocha (Dept. of Ucayali, Peru). Their activities focus on waste management through waste reduction and reutilization education, recycling, compost production, and the sanitary and ecological final placement of unrecoverable materials. "Through environmental education, community clean-up campaigns, and appropriate technologies, we are working together to keep our community clean and healthy."
Members of an alumni-founded theatre company, now based in New York City, describe their roots and connection to the College.
Augusta Christensen '11 came to Swarthmore from a community college in Portland, Ore., not knowing what to expect. Here she shares what it's like.
Amelia Possanza '12 chronicles "all of the bizarre, wacky, cheesy, moving, and stressful things" that are "bound" to happen during her first year.