Skip to main content
Marcela Escobari '96

Marcela Escobari ’96 Turns Humanitarian Theory into Real-Life Practice

July 25th, 2017

Escobari uses her training as an investment banker to help organizations working to promote international development and end poverty.

Tedi Asher '05

Neuroscientist Tedi Asher '05 Shapes How People View Art

July 10th, 2017

At the Peabody Essex Museum, Asher will apply the principles of neuroaesthetics to a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection.

Jasmin Rodriguez-Schroeder ’17

Students, Alumni Honored with National Scholarships, College Awards

June 23rd, 2017

Among them are Jasmin Rodriguez-Schroeder ’17, honored for her work with the Chester City Youth Court program with an award named for two alums.

Brendan Work '10

Brendan Work '10 Recognized for Teaching Arabic Language, Culture

June 14th, 2017

A high school teacher in his native Montana, Work believes that exploring the culture and history of the Middle East in a positive way has a transformative effect on students.

Steven Gu '15

Four Swarthmore Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

June 12th, 2017

Steven Gu '15 is one of four alumni to be offered and accept the award, affirming Swarthmore's status as a top producer of grantees.

Mayra Tenorio Lopez ’15

Mayra Tenorio Lopez ’15 Named Gates-Cambridge Scholar

June 5th, 2017

Tenorio will explore how indigenous women in Guatemala use their bodies to resist gendered violence within their community.

Rachel Thomas '05

Rachel Thomas '05 Among Top 20 Women Advancing A.I. Research

May 25th, 2017

Thomas' efforts have increased access for women, people of color, international students, and the economically disadvantaged to AI research and engineering.

Elena Kingston ’14

12 Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships

May 22nd, 2017

Among this year's fellows, chosen for their intellectual strength and leadership potential in the STEM fields, is Elena Kingston ’14.

Kip Davis '75

More Than 40 Years After First Arriving at Swarthmore, Charles "Kip" Davis '75 to Graduate

May 19th, 2017

In 1975, Class President Davis was one thesis shy of completing his degree. He will walk with the Class of 2017 on Sunday.

Andrew Jansen '18

Garnet Track & Field Teams Smash Records at Conference Championships

May 8th, 2017

Andrew Jansen ‘18 broke the College's 112-year-old hammer throw record set by Tiny Maxwell, helping the Garnet men's team achieve its best finish at the conference championships in 20 years.

Elizabeth F. Cohen '95

Listen: Political Scientist Elizabeth Cohen '95 on America's Semi-Citizens

May 4th, 2017

Cohen discusses the ways citizens are not fully included and enfranchised in the United States.

 George Abraham '17

Swarthmore's OASiS Shines at Slam Poetry Tournament

May 4th, 2017

The team continued its successful history at the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational by reaching this year's semifinals, with George Abraham '17 receiving Best Poet honors.

Christine Kim '17

Watch: Christine Kim '17 Shares Advice for Successful Time Management

May 3rd, 2017

Kim, a political science major from Mt. Laurel, N.J., discusses the importance of being organized, taking initiative, and multitasking for college students looking to succeed at their summer internships.

Eric Wang '18

Innovation in Action

May 2nd, 2017

More than 30 students – a new record – participated in this year’s SwatTank competition, which aims to equip students with the tools needed to become successful entrepreneurs.

Nathan Graf '16

Swarthmore Lends Voice to People's Climate March

May 1st, 2017

The march was an opportunity to clearly state that "climate change is an urgent issue that impacts people’s lives, and that we’re organized to fight it,” says Climate Action Senior Fellow Nathan Graf '16.