June 10th, 2020
“It is because of Nancy Grace Roman’s leadership and vision that NASA became a pioneer in astrophysics and launched Hubble, the world’s most powerful and productive space telescope,” says Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s administrator. The newly christened telescope will investigate the mysterious dark energy speeding up the expansion of the universe.
May 13th, 2020
As founder and director of New York-based Mindful Sports, Faeder leads after-school programs that combine games and exercise with an artful awareness of the here and now. But with the coronavirus putting sports on hold this spring, he was forced to alter his game plan.
April 20th, 2020
The program aims to increase the number of minority students, and others with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, pursuing Ph.D. programs in core fields in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.
April 29th, 2020
Stanley is board chair of Ignite, a Chicago-based agency that provides support for 14- through 26-year-olds on the brink of homelessness. In the face of pandemic, Stanley and Ignite have adjusted and persevered, raising $337,000 from an online campaign to help keep youth housed and fed.
April 21st, 2020
"Ernie is remembered as a dedicated coach and mentor whose focus on enjoying the effort in sports as much as on win-loss records inspired generations of students, on the field and off," said President Valerie Smith in a community message.
April 14th, 2020
Reese, who majored in biology and art at Swarthmore, recently took a brief break from her work on the front lines to discuss her role at the CDC, as well as the progress being made against the coronavirus.
April 9th, 2020
“These donations are about hope,” says greenhouse Manager Ronda Hilt of campus efforts to collect PPEs for healthcare workers on the front lines. “Our wish is that this small donation will show how much we appreciate and value the brave people doing this vital work for the greater good.”
April 9th, 2020
Amid the global pandemic, Tara Webb ’94, the Costume Shop manager at Swarthmore’s Lang Performing Arts Center, is putting her skills to use by sewing masks for the College community and for her neighbors in the borough.
March 27th, 2020
During the COVD-19 pandemic, Rod ’67 and Dorothy Woods Chronister ’66 are doing their part by joining volunteers from their church in Manchester, N.H., to prepare lunches for community members in need.
February 28th, 2020
As part of Swarthmore’s yearlong Celebration of Black Excellence, five alumni instrumental in establishing the College's Black Cultural Center returned to campus 50 years later to discuss their efforts.
February 24th, 2020
At the February meeting of the Board of Managers, 11 faculty members were approved for promotion.
Seven faculty members received tenure and promotion to associate professor:
February 26th, 2020
Laurison recently sat down to discuss his upcoming book on how campaign professionals shape politics (or not); how class position affects one’s vote; the Pennsylvania Participation Project, his examination of why so many people feel disconnected from politics; the Bernie Sanders surge; and more.
February 10th, 2020
It is a recognition the College has held for more than 10 years.
February 10th, 2020
Curry had previously been nominated for last year’s A Night at the Garden, as well as Street Fight (2006) and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front 2012.