Lorenzo Ramirez

Aydelotte Foundation Announces Second Class of Frank 5 Fellows

September 28th, 2018

Lorenzo Ramirez '10 and other Fellows aim to demystify liberal arts education and spark conversation around the careers, life choices, and beliefs of liberal arts graduates. Read More: Aydelotte Foundation Announces Second Class of Frank 5 Fellows

Cameron Wiley '19

2018–19 Mellon Grant Program Celebrates Arts and Humanities

September 27th, 2018

The grants support projects like that of Cam Wiley '19, who will develop a series of video interviews with members of the Swarthmore community who identify with the black male experience. Read More: 2018–19 Mellon Grant Program Celebrates Arts and Humanities

Sharon Kleinbaum

Watch: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum on Resisting Anti-Semitism

September 25th, 2018

Kleinbaum headlined a College symposium which brought together community members to foster dialogue on how to respond to and fight against anti-Jewish sentiments. Read More: Watch: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum on Resisting Anti-Semitism

Gil Kemp '72 at podium

Major Gift to Transform Sharples Dining Hall

September 21st, 2018

A significant gift from Gil Kemp '72 and Barbara Guss ​for a major renovation and expansion of Sharples Dining Hall will provide a dedicated space to foster relationships and build community. Read More: Major Gift to Transform Sharples Dining Hall

Ken Landis '48

In Honor of Former Vice President Ken Landis '48

September 20th, 2018

Landis is best remembered for his warmth, sly wit, and persuasive charms—all of which he put to effective use in service to the College. Read More: In Honor of Former Vice President Ken Landis '48

Katie Tarr '02

Six Named to 2018 Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Class

September 18th, 2018

Katie Tarr ’02 is one of five individuals and one team that will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the College’s annual Garnet Homecoming and Family Weekend. Read More: Six Named to 2018 Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Kathryn Riley

16 Faculty Begin Tenure-Track, Three-Year Appointments

September 12th, 2018

Among them is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Kathryn Riley '10, whose research involves the development of analytical techniques for the characterization of nanomaterials. Read More: 16 Faculty Begin Tenure-Track, Three-Year Appointments

Nsoki Mavinga

Ten Faculty Across the Disciplines Recognized with Tenure, Promotions

September 10th, 2018

Mathematician Nsoki Mavinga joins colleagues in biology, chemistry, classics, computer science, Japanese, political science, and psychology. Read More: Ten Faculty Across the Disciplines Recognized with Tenure, Promotions

Josh McLucas '15

College Community Members Take Stage for Fringe Festival

September 7th, 2018

Among the Swatties participating this year is Josh McLucas ’15, one of the leads of the queer werewolf ensemble Wolfcrush. Read More: College Community Members Take Stage for Fringe Festival

Michael Ramberg

Swarthmore to Host Symposium on Resisting Anti-Semitism

September 5th, 2018

The Sept. 16 event, co-organized by Rabbi Michael Ramberg, will discuss anti-Semitism and its successful opposition, both past and present. Read More: Swarthmore to Host Symposium on Resisting Anti-Semitism

Dan Creem '16

Psychologist Cat Norris and Dan Creem '16 Link Meditation With Cognitive Improvement

August 29th, 2018

A new study co-authored by Norris and Creem '16 (left) suggests a link between brief meditation–even just 10 minutes–and improved cognitive attention. Read More: Psychologist Cat Norris and Dan Creem '16 Link Meditation With Cognitive Improvement

Ela

Educational Studies Project Explores Undocumented and DACA Student Experience

August 23rd, 2018

The project led to an article, co-authored by educational studies professor Elaine Allard '01 and five students, that will be published in a peer-reviewed journal in December. Read More: Educational Studies Project Explores Undocumented and DACA Student Experience

Professor Barbara Milewski

From Professors to Peers

August 17th, 2018

“As someone who has grappled with 20th-century Polish musical identity and memory for years, it’s so satisfying to work with shared purpose to bring to light new perspectives,” says Associate Professor of Music Barbara Milewski about former student Mackenzie Pierce ’11. Read More: From Professors to Peers

Yi Wei '21

Building Community

August 14th, 2018

The Chester Community Fellowship Program empowers students to make an impact on—and learn from—the community. Read More: Building Community

Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99

Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Receives National Teaching Award

August 13th, 2018

Schofield's recognition makes Swarthmore the only institution with more than one recipient of this award on its faculty. Read More: Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Receives National Teaching Award