Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon outside wearing sunglasses

A Life of the Mind

July 19th, 2018

From The Bulletin: Lessons from Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon '12's past inspire her teaching. Read More: A Life of the Mind

Rachel Buurma '99

Professor Rachel Buurma on False Dichotomy of Liberal and Vocational Education

July 18th, 2018

"In practice, people pursuing vocational education are learners, not only trainees, and liberal and vocational education are part of the same story," Buurma says. Read More: Professor Rachel Buurma on False Dichotomy of Liberal and Vocational Education

Daniel Laurison '99

Listen: Sociologist Daniel Laurison '99 Explores Class, Social Mobility

July 2nd, 2018

"Class has a profound and deep effect on how our lives turn out," Laurison says, "no matter where we land." Read More: Listen: Sociologist Daniel Laurison '99 Explores Class, Social Mobility

Fireworks over Parrish Beach

ICYMI: Top 20 Web Stories of the Year

June 29th, 2018

From prestigious scholarships and athletic championships to Jeopardy! appearances and everything in between, the 2017-18 academic year provided more than its share of momentous and memorable occasions. Read More: ICYMI: Top 20 Web Stories of the Year

Tedi Asher '05

Tedi Asher '05: The Neuroscientist in the Art Museum

June 27th, 2018

At the Peabody Essex Museum, Asher applies the principles of neuroaesthetics to a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection. Read More: Tedi Asher '05: The Neuroscientist in the Art Museum

Maria Aghazarian

6+ Books to Read This Summer

June 14th, 2018

Compiled by librarian Maria Aghazarian, the College's annual summer reading list highlights recommendations from faculty and staff members. Read More: 6+ Books to Read This Summer

Nikhl Chopra '18

Ten Recent Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

June 1st, 2018

Among the eight members of the Class of 2018 honored is Nikhil Chopra, a public health special major who received a grant to study substance use and mental health in India. Read More: Ten Recent Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

Educational Studies Professors Offer Own Department as Case Study for Engaged Scholarship

May 30th, 2018

Joseph Derrick Nelson, who co-presented with Sonya Chen '18, is one of six professors who spoke at a meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Read More: Educational Studies Professors Offer Own Department as Case Study for Engaged Scholarship

Antoinette Monsio Sayeh '79

Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

May 23rd, 2018

Five new members of the Board of Managers, including economist Antoinette Monsio Sayeh '79, were appointed at the Board's meeting in May. Read More: Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

Sarah Wolfolds '09

External Examiners to Lift Honors Program, Students

May 18th, 2018

Business economist Sarah Wolfolds '09 is one of more than 130 examiners from an array of institutions and fields coming to campus this weekend. Read More: External Examiners to Lift Honors Program, Students

Sarah Ray '98

Listen: Sarah Jaquette Ray '98 on Coming of Age at the End of the World

May 14th, 2018

Ray discusses the challenges of overcoming student discouragement and apathy when teaching climate change and social injustice. Read More: Listen: Sarah Jaquette Ray '98 on Coming of Age at the End of the World

Jamie Stiehm '82

Listen: Author Jamie Stiehm ’82 on the Swarthmore Arc of Woman's Suffrage

May 11th, 2018

Stiehm argues that Alice Paul '05's fight for the ratification of the 19th Amendment represents the culmination of the efforts of College founder Lucretia Mott. Read More: Listen: Author Jamie Stiehm ’82 on the Swarthmore Arc of Woman's Suffrage

Sierra Spencer '18

Sustainability Research Fellows Share Progress with Campus Community

May 11th, 2018

Sierra Spencer '18 is one of the 11 President’s Sustainability Research Fellows that tackled year-long sustainability projects such as carbon pricing and the Crum Woods. Read More: Sustainability Research Fellows Share Progress with Campus Community

Kevin Lai '18

Up Close and Personal

May 3rd, 2018

Parrish Parlor comes alive with the sound of music thanks to the Lunch Hour Concert Series. Read More: Up Close and Personal