Jonathan Rosa '03

Listen: Educator Jonathan Rosa '03 on Latinx Languages and Identities Beyond Borders

April 17th, 2018

Rosa draws on ethnographic research to examine borders delimiting Latinx and American identities as well as co-naturalizations of language and race. Read More: Listen: Educator Jonathan Rosa '03 on Latinx Languages and Identities Beyond Borders

Thient Kyaw '19

Transforming Ideas

April 17th, 2018

More than 60 students, including Thient Kyaw '19, participated in this year's SwatTank competition, which aims to equip students with the tools needed to become successful entrepreneurs. Read More: Transforming Ideas

Julia Bouwsma ’02

Poet Julia Bouwsma ’02 Returns for Reading, Student Poetry Contest

April 16th, 2018

The eclectic and off-the-grid author read from her recently published and forthcoming work before announcing the winners of the Lois Morrell and John Russell Hayes Poetry Contest. Read More: Poet Julia Bouwsma ’02 Returns for Reading, Student Poetry Contest

Josh Mundinger '18

Six Alumni, One Student Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 11th, 2018

Josh Mundinger '18 credits his College seminars with teaching him independent learning and collaborative problem-solving, "both indispensable in a research environment." Read More: Six Alumni, One Student Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Bennett Lorber '64

Answering the Call

April 10th, 2018

A student-led engineering project allows Bennett Lorber '64 to keep in touch with his son with special needs. Read More: Answering the Call

Ben Berger

Lang Center Expands Funding for Summer Research, Work with Social Impact

April 6th, 2018

According to Executive Director Ben Berger, additional alumni support enabled nearly two-thirds of all requests to be fulfilled—a 20 percent increase over last year. Read More: Lang Center Expands Funding for Summer Research, Work with Social Impact

Don Thomas serves food in Sharples

Watch: Don Thomas Named Welsh Award Recipient

March 30th, 2018

The Sharples cook was recognized for his warmth and dedication over the past 20 years. Read More: Watch: Don Thomas Named Welsh Award Recipient

Barbara Milewski

Premieres of Long-Lost Music, Iconic Film Tell New Story of Nazi-Occupied Poland

March 20th, 2018

Associate Professor of Music Barbara Milewski (left) and Mackenzie Pierce '11 are bringing new attention to Polish composer Roman Palester's life and works. Read More: Premieres of Long-Lost Music, Iconic Film Tell New Story of Nazi-Occupied Poland

Nsoki Mavinga

Nine Faculty Across the Disciplines Recognized with Tenure, Promotions

March 5th, 2018

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

Students sort and analyze waste

The Quest for Zero Waste

February 28th, 2018

The College community bands together to handle waste more efficiently and ethically. Read More: The Quest for Zero Waste

Salem Shuchman ’84

Salem Shuchman ’84 Named New Board Chair

February 26th, 2018

"I’m looking forward to my continued work with fellow alumni, students, faculty, and staff," Shuchman says, "to ensure that Swarthmore’s priorities remain focused on academics and access.” Read More: Salem Shuchman ’84 Named New Board Chair

Sonia Sanchez

Social Justice Advocate, Activist Poet, and Biomedical Engineer Named 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients

February 23rd, 2018

Edgar Cahn ’56, Sonia Sanchez (left), and Francisco Valero-Cuevas '88 will be honored at the College's 146th commencement on May 27. Read More: Social Justice Advocate, Activist Poet, and Biomedical Engineer Named 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients

Betsy Bolton

Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students

February 22nd, 2018

English literature professor Betsy Bolton and theater professor Allen Kuharski joined four recent alumni in receiving Fulbright honors in 2017. Read More: Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students

William Colgan '19

Computer Science Grows by Leaps and Bounds

February 19th, 2018

More and more students, including William Colgan '19, are pursuing computer science as it becomes vital to a growing number of fields. Read More: Computer Science Grows by Leaps and Bounds