News from Swarthmore
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.
By Mark Anskis | Posted on October 17, 2013
The husband-and-wife team are considered experts in many aspects of personal and relationship development.
Posted on October 15, 2013
Writing for The American Prospect, Valelly discusses the legacy of a landmark book that inspired early gay rights activists, but later was disavowed by its author.
By Liz Casey '14 | Posted on October 11, 2013
With just 48 hours to work, Amy Jin '15 (left), Sam Zhang '14, and Zachary Lockett-Streiff '14 claimed first place for an app that visualizes the movement of manuscripts in a database of manuscripts and books produced before 1600.
by Mark Anskis | Posted on October 9, 2013
Magenheim argues that improved health care will lead to increased productivity among the American workforce but that it will not solve all healthcare related issues.
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.
by Carol Brévart-Demm | Posted on October 3, 2013
UNESCO delegate Duong Tran '15 helps Vietnamese youth to make a positive impact in society.
By Mark Anskis | Posted on October 1, 2013
Students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni can submit their best photos of Swarthmore on social media by using the hashtag #SwatPhoto.
by Sam Cleaves '14 | Posted on September 27, 2013
"All of us first-generation students are here to help you," said President Rebecca Chopp at the event, "and we applaud you for this milestone and many to come."
By Mark Anskis | Posted on September 25, 2013
S. Leslie Jewett '77, president of California First National Bank, is one of eight new members to begin their term this fall.
by Jenni Lu '16 | Posted on September 23, 2013
At 31,000 square feet, the building's green roof more than doubles the College's total green roof acreage.
City Official Desiree Peterkin Bell '00 Among Philadelphia's Most Influential African-American Women
Posted on September 20, 2013
Philadelphia Tribune Magazine cited her high-ranking roles in city government as a mayoral adviser and her work with the Obama for America campaign.
Posted on September 19, 2013
Held every four years in Israel in the year following the Summer Olympics, the Maccabiah Games are the world's third-largest sporting event.
by Mark Anskis | Posted on September 17, 2013
In The Guardian, Franzen speaks fondly of his late mentor, Professor of German George Avery, who helped develop his interest in Austrian satirist Karl Kraus, the subject of his latest book.
Posted on September 16, 2013
"Swarthmore values everyone's contributions during and after their service to the College and it's nice for AARP to acknowledge that," says Pamela Prescod-Caesar, vice president of human resources.