News from Swarthmore
Posted on December 6, 2013
Sociologist Sarah Willie-LeBreton (left) joined Hartman, a senior reporter for Marketplace, to discuss the economic impact Mandela had on South Africa and the world.
By Liz Casey '14 | Posted on December 4, 2013
Class of 2014 members Jay Kober (left) and Katie Lytle each surpassed 1,000 career points while leading the Garnet basketball teams to promising starts.
President Rebecca Chopp Explores Why Liberal Arts Colleges Are at Forefront of Higher Education in New Book
Posted on December 2, 2013
In Remaking College: Innovation in the Liberal Arts, Chopp and Haverford College President Dan Weiss argue that no approach better prepares students for life after graduation, whatever path they follow.
By Mark Anskis | Posted on November 26, 2013
Members of the Swarthmore African-American Student Society, including Ryan Greenlaw '15 (left), welcomed the campus community to the Black Cultural Center for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
By Liz Casey '14 | Posted on November 22, 2013
By conducting an audit of two of the College's most highly-trafficked buildings, students, including Olivia Ortiz '16 (left), hoped to bring awareness to the way in which the community uses its recycling and compost systems.
Posted on November 20, 2013
Bayer's wiki, Div.E.Q., suggests simple ways that professors can make the economics field more welcoming to women and minority students.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on November 18, 2013
Swarthmore's nine winners this year, including Alice Wong '13 (left), places it in the top tier of bachelor's institutions, according to the Institute of International Education.
Posted on November 15, 2013
Wallace, a Presbyterian minister, joined the ceremony, which is not recognized in Pennsylvania.
by Liz Casey '14 | Posted on November 12, 2013
The College is sending a delegation with political scientist Carol Nackenoff, Alex Ahn '15 (left), and Laura Rigell '15 to Poland this month to observe the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
by Mark Anskis | Posted on November 11, 2013
On Veteran's Day, learn more about Valtin, who fled Nazi Germany, stormed the beach at Normandy, and played in the Olympics.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on November 7, 2013
Napoli provides doctors with information for parents about the language and education options for their deaf children, and is teaching a new class in partnership with Galludet University.
by Nehmat Kaur '16 | Posted on November 4, 2013
"In the 21st century, language learning is essential," says Knox, whose second-place finish won her a trip to Hong Kong, including a week-long study tour and an internship.
by Nehmat Kaur '16 | Posted on October 31, 2013
During his campus visit, Twitty prepared a special dinner with students and discussed the issues facing communities of color in accessing high quality food.
Posted on October 25, 2013
Decatur loves chemistry so much, he taught Kenyon's freshman class how to use the laws of thermodynamics to make wise choices about their time in school.
by Jenni Lu '16 | Posted on October 21, 2013
Corby found that activism training and education increases democratic participatory skills, in particular among people of color.