Aurora Winslade

Inaugural Summit Showcases College Commitment to Sustainability

April 18th, 2016

"It is clear that the enthusiasm for sustainability continues to grow," says Director of Sustainability Aurora Winslade.  Read More: Inaugural Summit Showcases College Commitment to Sustainability

Mercer Borris '16

Seniors Mercer Borris and Jesse Bossingham Receive Watson Fellowships

April 8th, 2016

Borris (left) and Bossingham will each receive $30,000 to follow their research interests across the world. Read More: Seniors Mercer Borris and Jesse Bossingham Receive Watson Fellowships

Eileen Hou '16

Balancing Act

March 31st, 2016

Students, alumni, and professional musicians are collaborating to stage Stravinsky’s “Soldier” and Other Tales, one of the most complex and colorful productions in recent College history. Read More: Balancing Act

Pallabi Chakravorty

Listen: Dance Professor Pallabi Chakravorty on Indian Reality Show and Bollywood Dancers

March 30th, 2016

Associate Professor of Dance Pallabi Chakravorty discusses her current ethnographic research on reality show and Bollywood dancers.  Read More: Listen: Dance Professor Pallabi Chakravorty on Indian Reality Show and Bollywood Dancers

Pam Harris

Q&A with Associate College Librarian Pam Harris

March 25th, 2016

"It’s really rewarding working with our students," Harris says. "When they come to the library, they have such intriguing questions." Read More: Q&A with Associate College Librarian Pam Harris

Bruce Dorsey

Historian Bruce Dorsey Receives LGBT Religious History Award

March 23rd, 2016

Dorsey was recognized for his essay on male same-sex intimacy and evangelical religion, which subverts assumptions about these aspects of the human experience. Read More: Historian Bruce Dorsey Receives LGBT Religious History Award

Madeleine Booth ’15

Madeleine Booth ’15 Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

March 15th, 2016

Only the second Swarthmore alum to earn the award, which recognizes academic excellence and social leadership, Booth will pursue a master's in theoretical and applied linguistics. Read More: Madeleine Booth ’15 Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Lara Langer Cohen

Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines

February 29th, 2016

Lara Langer Cohen in English literature is one of five faculty members to receive tenure.  Read More: Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines

Krista Thomason

Humanities Emerge Victorious in 2016 Bathtub Debate

February 26th, 2016

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Krista Thomason argued for the humanities in the annual debate that pits three academic divisions against each other in an imagined apocalyptic future. Read More: Humanities Emerge Victorious in 2016 Bathtub Debate

Elizabeth Bachman '15

Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Winners

February 24th, 2016

Elizabeth Bachman '15 is one of nine Swarthmore alumni to receive the honor this year. Read More: Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Winners

David Holmgren '18 instructs Sarah Parks '19

Peripeteia Offers Liberal Arts Experience at Inaugural Weekend

February 4th, 2016

Students and others taught 20 individual classes during the three-day event, offering the community a chance to learn easily and fearlessly. Read More: Peripeteia Offers Liberal Arts Experience at Inaugural Weekend

Students in San Francisco

Cracking the Code

January 29th, 2016

Guided by alumni hosts, 11 students went behind the walls of Silicon Valley giants like Apple, Google, and Salesforce, exploring how the liberal arts prepare them for a life in tech. Read More: Cracking the Code

Kenneth Sharpe

Swarthmore Professors Stress Importance of Teaching in Higher Education

January 27th, 2016

In a recent essay, professors Kenneth Sharpe and Betsy Bolton urge faculty "to learn how to reflect on their own practices so that they can encourage their students to exercise judgment." Read More: Swarthmore Professors Stress Importance of Teaching in Higher Education

Steve Wang

Faculty, Students Present Research at Annual Gathering of Geoscientists

January 25th, 2016

Associate Professor of Statistics Steve Wang says the Geological Society of America's conference is "a great place to learn about new research and to have a wide audience see your work." Read More: Faculty, Students Present Research at Annual Gathering of Geoscientists

Ayse Kaya

Q&A With Political Scientist Ayse Kaya

January 22nd, 2016

In her book Power and Global Economic Institutions, Kaya explores the intersection of economic and political power. Read More: Q&A With Political Scientist Ayse Kaya