News from Swarthmore
Posted on January 31, 2014
Chu, whose four-day winnings total $102,800 through Friday, forced a rare tie on the popular game show. He competes again in three weeks.
Posted on January 30, 2014
The former president of the California Institute of Technology is a co-recipient of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, shared with Howard Temin '55.
Posted on January 28, 2014
For the fifth consecutive year, Swarthmore was named one of the Princeton Review's best values among private colleges.
Influential Scholar, Photographer, Vocalist, and Congressman Among Alumni Named This Year's Honorary Degree Recipients
By Mark Anskis | Posted on January 27, 2014
President Rebecca Chopp will honor scholar and writer Thomas Laqueur '67, documentary photographer and professor Barbara Norfleet '47, vocalist and composer Vaneese Thomas '74 (left), and congressman Chris Van Hollen '83 at commencement in June.
Posted on January 24, 2014
Whitley, co-curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem's exhibition "The Shadows Took Shape," says the influence of Sun Ra is present in the art displayed.
by Mark Anskis | Posted on January 22, 2014
Over the next four years, McGarity's team will monitor and evaluate the performance of Philadelphia's new green infrastructure practices, which are being implemented to control the city's water pollution problem.
By Nancy Nicely | Posted on January 21, 2014
"I am delighted by the opportunity to join the Swarthmore community in this new role and to helping the campus move forward with its ambitious plans for the future," says Brown, currently COO at Barnard College.
By Ryan Dougherty | Posted on January 20, 2014
Events include a keynote address by educator Collin Williams Jr. and a Collection with three generations of Swarthmore African-American men, including political scientist Keith Reeves '88 (left).
By Ryan Dougherty | Posted on January 17, 2014
The thought-provoking symposium will take place on Feb. 22 and will feature many notable Swarthmore alumni, including keynote speaker Mary Schmidt Campbell '69.
by Nehmat Kaur '16 | Posted on January 14, 2014
Displayed last fall in the Lamb-Miller Field House, photographer Jeff Sheng's (left) work was inspired by his own experience of being a closeted high school athlete.
Engineer Carr Everbach, Kara Bledsoe '16 Collaborate With Swarthmore Borough on Solar-Powered Police Car
Posted on January 10, 2014
With funding from the College, Everbach (left) and Bledsoe '16 developed a solar-powered battery for one of the Swarthmore Borough Police Department's squad cars.
Posted on January 7, 2014
"There is a lot of aspiration in Miami," says Collins, the director of the new Perez Art Museum Miami, "And a recognition that we are building a real repository for the city's shared cultural heritage."
By Mark Anskis | Posted on January 2, 2014
Ghannam (left) shifts the attention from women, the usual focus of media and most scholarly work, to the men of Egypt and how masculinity is actualized and reproduced in daily life.
By Mark Anskis | Posted on December 20, 2013
View a slideshow of highlights from events held just prior to finals, including the Winter Masquerade Ball (left), Kwanzaa, and Midnight Breakfast and Primal Scream.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on December 20, 2013
The Court's opinion points to Valelly's article "LGBT Politics and American Political Development," published last year in the Annual Review of Political Science.