Swarthmore in the News
Posted on March 5, 2014
Tierney questions the commonly-held theory that Russia's intervention in Ukraine is part of a master strategy, arguing instead that the operation may be improvised.
Posted on February 17, 2014
Cassidy, a developmental psychologist, has served as Bryn Mawr's interim president since July 2013 and is the ninth president in the school's history.
In Op-Ed, Economists John Caskey and Philip Jefferson Debunk Myth of Pennsylvania's Liquor Sales "Border Bleed"
Posted on February 5, 2014
In a recent op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer, economists Caskey and Jefferson (left) argue that sales lost to neighboring states should not be the driving force behind the privatization of Pennsylvania's wine and spirits sales.
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.
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.
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."
Posted on December 16, 2013
Freeman's How to Read a Novelist features profiles of 55 authors, including Toni Morrison and Jonathan Franzen '81.
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.