News from Swarthmore
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on June 17, 2013
No one was hurt and first responders from the College and the Borough prevented the two-alarm fire from causing more damage.
Linguist K. David Harrison Raises Awareness of Global Language Loss at Smithsonian Folklife Festival Program
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on June 13, 2013
"Language diversity is part of the bigger picture of sustainability and survival on the planet," says Harrison, co-curator of the program and associate professor of linguistics. "If we care about intellectual diversity, we should also care about language diversity."
Posted on June 11, 2013
In honor of her 50th reunion, Comarow unveiled and discussed her piece, inspired by the famous painting by Edward Hicks, during Alumni Weekend.
Posted on June 7, 2013
Teerlink, who majored in religious studies with a minor in biology, says that studying both fields worked in his favor by combining his interest in science and people.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on June 5, 2013
Rebecca Hammond '13 joined several classmates in sharing thesis work during an event geared toward interdisciplinary discussion.
Posted on May 31, 2013
Ling Zhong '13 (left) and Chengying Wang '15 will join Spanish translators in helping make the ceremony accessible to audiences around the world.
by Sera Jeong '14 | Posted on May 29, 2013
Abigail Holtzman '16, who had never taken Russian before this year, says the distinction showed "that we had clearly learned a ton."
by Zach Epstein | Posted on May 28, 2013
Alexander Anderson '13 (left) is one of eight members of the Class of 2013, in addition to a Class of 2012 alumna, who received the award this year.
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on May 27, 2013
The performance of "Au coeur de l'infini" on Tues., May 28., will be held in honor of the Cathedral's 850th anniversary.
by Camila Ryder '13 | Posted on May 22, 2013
The fellowship, which fill fund Pang's graduate teaching program at Brown University in the fall, is awarded to students planning to teach American history, government, or social studies at the secondary school level.
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on May 21, 2013
"I am extremely excited and honored to be joining such an engaging community," Miller says. "The ability to work with students who are so passionate and have such unique perspectives will be a true gift."
by Mark Anskis and Zach Epstein | Posted on May 20, 2013
The biology major is racking up end-of-the-season accolades, including being named the Centennial Conference Player of the Year, the first member of the Garnet women's lacrosse program to win the honor in almost 20 years.
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on May 17, 2013
"This is a really exciting moment in the history of the project," says Vice President for Community and College Relations Maurice Eldridge '61, "and we are very proud of what we are now able to share."
Posted on May 16, 2013
The website, Joy & Revelry, will help interior decorators capitalize on their skills and social media influence.
by Danielle Charette '14 | Posted on May 14, 2013
The annual Pet Party has become a much-anticipated tradition, as faculty and staff bring their pets to help students relax before exams.