January 21st, 2020
President Valerie Smith will award honorary degrees to neuroscientist Adele Diamond ’74, African American cultural historian Saidiya Hartman, and media executive David T. Linde ’82 at Swarthmore College’s 148th Commencement on May 24. In addition, approximately 400 undergraduates will receive degrees at the ceremony in Scott Amphitheater.
January 23rd, 2020
Hosted by Wall Street Journal bureau chief Ben Fritz ’99, Bryce Mick '21 spent his externship week at the paper’s West Coast office.
December 11th, 2019
The Chorus, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, will perform its annual winter concerts this Friday and Saturday on Swarthmore's campus.
October 18th, 2019
Jessica Schleider ’12 explains her research on depression and anxiety in children and adolescents while explaining how youth mental health interventions work.
December 2nd, 2019
This student-driven and interdisciplinary work, featuring Shelby Billups '20 in the titular role, will premiere in Lang Concert Hall on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m.
November 14th, 2019
The event will bring together dozens of scholars from around the region and feature a keynote from program alumna Jayanti Owens ’06, now a professor at Brown University.
October 25th, 2019
Here, Swarthmore students and alumni reflect on how their classes have had a significant impact on their academic and professional journeys.
October 29th, 2019
Alumni, parents, and friends gathered recently in New York City for “Liberal Arts Lives: Swarthmore in Fashion, featuring a conversation with Joseph Altuzarra ’05, Cindi Leive ’88, and Cathy Polinsky ’99 about the intersections of fashion, technology, and the liberal arts.
Listen: ACLU Director Dan Korobkin ’02 on First Amendment-Based Religious Refusals and the Supreme Court
October 18th, 2019
In this Constitution Day talk, Dan Korobkin ’02 of the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union discusses the claim by some individuals and organizations that their religious objections give rise to a Constitutional right to discriminate.
October 10th, 2019
In a study, Bhanot and six colleagues showed that text-message reminders, motivational messaging, and other nudges significantly increase the likelihood that patients remember to take their tuberculosis medication regularly and successfully finish their treatments.
October 7th, 2019
Photo highlights of Garnet Weekend include the McCabe Lecture delivered by Spelman College president Mary Schmidt Campbell '69, H'09, a campus walking tour led by Friends Historical Library archivist Celia Caust-Ellenbogen '09, the induction of the eighth class into the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame, and an interactive course in Taiko drumming. More highlights will be shared soon.
September 25th, 2019
Elizabeth Anderson ’81, a philosopher who examines how evolving concepts of freedom and equality are experienced in our daily lives, is among this year’s 26 recipients of
September 20th, 2019
September 11th, 2019
Nicole O’Dell Odim ’88, P’17, P’20 , Dorothy Robinson ’72, P’02, Anne Schuchat ’80, H’05, and James Snipes ’75, P’21 will attend their first meeting in September.
September 4th, 2019
Keith Reeves ’88, professor of political science and director of the Urban Inequality and Incarceration program at the College's Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility, discussed the release of rapper Meek Mill and opportunities to reform the criminal justice system on WHYY's Radio Times.