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Elaine Allard '01

Twenty Faculty Members Begin Tenure-Track or Three-Year Appointments

September 27th, 2017

Among them is Assistant Professor of Educational Studies Elaine Allard '01, whose research focuses on language minority and Latino education, in particular the education of emergent bilinguals in U.S. secondary schools.

Inaugural Group of Frank 5 Fellows Demystifies the Liberal Arts

September 25th, 2017

The inaugural group of Fellows, including DataKind network lead Marissa Davis '08, will share stories of their career journeys and illuminate the value of a liberal arts education on campus today at 4:30 p.m.

Jamie Thomas

Ten Faculty Projects Awarded Digital Humanities Grants

September 22nd, 2017

Assistant Professor of Linguistics Jamie Thomas is one of 12 faculty members to receive grants that support the use and development of digital tools and platforms for work in the humanities.

Ben Goossen '13

Listen: Historian Ben Goossen '13 on History with a Future

September 20th, 2017

Goossen discusses his book, Chosen Nation, which tells the story of a Christian religious group's entanglement with German nationalism through Hitler's Third Reich and the Holocaust.

Rick Valelly '75

Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 Says Democracy Is Facing Unique Threat

September 18th, 2017

Valelly, co-author of a recent article on Trumpism and American democracy, says it "touched a nerve" at a recent political science conference.

John Chen '76

Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

September 14th, 2017

John Chen ’76, chief operating officer of Hilco Global, a diversified financial services company, is one of three new members to join this year.

Catherine Crouch

NSF Grant Will Measure Impact of Physics Course Built for Life Science Majors

September 11th, 2017

Physicists Catherine Crouch and Benjamin Geller ‘01 hope the results show that skills students learn in courses are valuable in their later work and research experiences.

Dan Rothenberg ’95

Pig Iron Theatre Offers 'First Look' at Latest Production to Kick Off New Cooper Series

September 8th, 2017

“It is always a delight to come home to Swarthmore, this place of brainy people, ruthless thinkers, and compassionate advocates,” says director Dan Rothenberg ’95.

Michaela Shuchman '16

Alumni, Faculty Bring Two-Woman Play to Phila. Fringe Arts Festival

September 6th, 2017

“It’s awesome to feel that even though we’re just a year out of college, we’ve been accepted into this community of incredible artists in Philadelphia,” says Michaela Shuchman '16.

Katie Robinson '04

Five Named to 2017 Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Class

September 5th, 2017

The sixth class to enter the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame consists of Steve Brown '84 (tennis), Madeline Fraser Cook '95 (soccer, lacrosse), Gil Kemp '72 (cross country, track & field), Katie Robinson '04 (left; basketball), and athletic trainer Doug Weiss.

Matt Thurm '10

Feature Film Produced by Matthew Thurm ’10 Finds National Audience

September 4th, 2017

The winner of an audience award at the Sundance Film Festival, Crown Heights is at once "enraging and uplifting," says Thurm of his fourth feature film production.

Rick Valelly '75

Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on Honoring Reconstruction

August 30th, 2017

With the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction this week, Valelly argues that remembering this pivotal era deserves to be built into the new national politics of memory.

Jumatatu Poe '04 and Tayarisha Poe '12

Choreographer Jumatatu Poe '04, Filmmaker Tayarisha Poe '12 Honored by Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

August 21st, 2017

With her fellowship, Poe plans to continue her work with multi-media storytelling, while her brother's grant will support his new work, which derives from J-Sette and the rhythms of pop and club music.

Tess Wei '17

Tess Wei '17 Nominated as NCAA Woman of the Year

August 2nd, 2017

Wei, an honors studio art major and a cross country and track and field standout, is one of two student-athletes chosen to represent the Centennial Conference for the award.

Audra Woodside '19

Designing an Experience

August 2nd, 2017

This summer, Swarthmore is abuzz with students broadening their perspectives and building upon coursework through research and work opportunities on campus and in the community.