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Wayne Patterson '68

Listen: Historian Wayne Patterson '68 on Korea's "Chinese Decade"

April 28th, 2017

Patterson discusses recently revealed details of Chinese imperialism in the late 19th century.

Jeff Kaufman '08

Listen: Software Engineer Jeff Kaufman '08 on Effective Altruism

April 28th, 2017

Kaufman discusses why he donates a significant portion of his income and how the connections he has made have coalesced into a small movement called "effective altruism."

Spring at Swarthmore

The 1864 Challenge Becomes the 3223 Success

April 28th, 2017

Swarthmore alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends came together—online and on campus—in an unprecedented way to meet the Challenge.

Jean Strout '10

Listen: Lawyer Jean Strout '10 on Her Experience at the Supreme Court

April 26th, 2017

Strout describes her experience on the team that briefed, argued, and won the case that made retroactive the Supreme Court ruling that juveniles cannot be subject to mandatory life sentences without parole.

Micah White '04

Activist, Author Micah White '04 on Why Protests Fail

April 24th, 2017

White argues that while protest is undeniably cool again, it is increasingly clear that contemporary forms of activism are resulting in diminishing effectiveness.

Jeremy Schifeling '03

Entrepreneur Jeremy Schifeling '03 Charts Path from Liberal Arts to Tech

April 21st, 2017

Schifeling, founder and CEO of a firm that provides career advisory services, found that five liberal arts majors account for more than 50,000 jobs at Internet companies.

Jonah Eaton '02

Listen: Attorney Jonah Eaton '02 on Challenges to Immigrant Communities Under Trump

April 20th, 2017

Eaton discusses the legal underpinnings of the administration's executive orders, how they violate the Constitution or federal statutes, and how future orders may survive legal challenge.

Dina Zingaro '13

Listen: Alumni Discuss How Study of Religion Benefits Their Work

April 19th, 2017

Alumni who majored in religion, including Dina Zingaro ’13, speak with students on their experiences in the professional world.

A view from one of Swarthmore's green roofs

Watch: Put a Price on It

April 14th, 2017

Swarthmore leads the effort among colleges and universities to support carbon pricing as a matter of policy.

Ernie Prudente

Swarthmore Honors Former Baseball Coach Ernie Prudente

April 12th, 2017

Nearly 100 friends, family, former players, alumni, and supporters of Garnet Athletics came to pay tribute to the legendary coach before last weekend's doubleheader.

Parrish Hall

Swarthmore in Three Words

March 8th, 2017

How would you describe Swarthmore in three words? Find out how a group of alums responded to the question and consider - what are your three words?

Nancy Grace Roman in Lego

Nancy Grace Roman '46 Among Female NASA Pioneers Immortalized in Lego

March 6th, 2017

The Women of NASA Lego set includes two women with Swarthmore ties – Roman (left) and Sally Ride '72.

Jalisa Roberts '13

Listen: Music and Dance Alumni Trace "Chaotic" Career Trajectories

March 1st, 2017

Alumni, including Jalisa Roberts '13 (left), spoke with students about how their Swarthmore education helped prepare them for life after graduation.

Nelson Flores '03

Listen: Envisioning Public/Engaged Scholarship

February 28th, 2017

Educator Nelson Flores '03 delivered the keynote address at the Public Discourse & Democracy series event that also featured a faculty discussion.

Nell Bang-Jensen '11

Nell Bang-Jensen '11 Awarded Theater Leadership Grant

February 20th, 2017

Bang-Jensen will reconnect with mentors at the Swarthmore-bred Pig Iron Theatre Co. in her exploration of the power and process of performance.