Swarthmore in the News
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.
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.
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.
Posted on November 15, 2013
Wallace, a Presbyterian minister, joined the ceremony, which is not recognized in Pennsylvania.
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 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 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.
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 13, 2013
Altuzarra traces his career back to his research at Swarthmore, where he examined the intersection of fashion and art history.
Posted on September 4, 2013
While discussing the situation in Syria on MSNBC, Tierney explores the potential effectiveness of a strike against the country.
Posted on August 27, 2013
The biology major spent four months this summer in a tropical rainforest in the Atherton Tablelands of northern Queensland, Australia.
Posted on August 22, 2013
"There's been a history of this kind of expansion of the possibilities of education at every media revolution in the 20th century," Burke told WHYY's Radio Times.