Sonia Sanchez

Social Justice Advocate, Activist Poet, and Biomedical Engineer Named 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients

February 23rd, 2018

Edgar Cahn ’56, Sonia Sanchez (left), and Francisco Valero-Cuevas '88 will be honored at the College's 146th commencement on May 27. Read More: Social Justice Advocate, Activist Poet, and Biomedical Engineer Named 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients

Betsy Bolton

Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students

February 22nd, 2018

English literature professor Betsy Bolton and theater professor Allen Kuharski joined four recent alumni in receiving Fulbright honors in 2017. Read More: Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students

William Colgan '19

Computer Science Grows by Leaps and Bounds

February 19th, 2018

More and more students, including William Colgan '19, are pursuing computer science as it becomes vital to a growing number of fields. Read More: Computer Science Grows by Leaps and Bounds

Sacha Lin '20

Opening Doors to a Network of Sustainability Efforts

February 16th, 2018

Students, including Sacha Lin '20, came together with local environmental groups for the annual Sustainability Showcase. Read More: Opening Doors to a Network of Sustainability Efforts

Linda Vu '18

Universal Attraction

February 14th, 2018

From The Bulletin: For stargazing Swatties like Linda Vu '18, the thrilling exploration of new frontiers. Read More: Universal Attraction

Olivia Sabee

Assistant Professor of Dance Olivia Sabee Receives Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant

February 9th, 2018

Sabee's production of The Wedding Guest will bring together students and professional dancers for a performance on campus and at the Kennedy Center in April. Read More: Assistant Professor of Dance Olivia Sabee Receives Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant

Mariam Bahmane ’19

Following the Path

January 31st, 2018

Swarthmore students and alumni mentors reflect on their Extern Week experiences. Read More: Following the Path

Isaac H. Clothier Jr. Professor of Biology Amy Cheng Vollmer

Microbiologist Amy Vollmer Named Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

January 29th, 2018

Vollmer, director of the Swarthmore Summer Scholars Program, will be inducted with a former student of hers at an event later this spring. Read More: Microbiologist Amy Vollmer Named Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Jason Jin '20

Watch: Students Explore Opportunities in Silicon Valley and San Francisco

January 26th, 2018

Supported by the Center for Innovation and Leadership, 10 students, including Jason Jin '20, traveled to Silicon Valley to meet alumni while also exploring how the liberal arts prepares them for a life in tech. Read More: Watch: Students Explore Opportunities in Silicon Valley and San Francisco

Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04

Listen: MacArthur "Genius" Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 Navigates Two Worlds Through Paintings

January 22nd, 2018

The large-scale paintings of Crosby, who was born in Nigeria and moved to the U.S. at 16, reflect her life in both countries. Read More: Listen: MacArthur "Genius" Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 Navigates Two Worlds Through Paintings

Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99

Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Helps Shed New Light on Mortality Data

January 18th, 2018

Schofield and her co-authors explore statistical anomalies along racial and ethnic lines that have long vexed demographers. Read More: Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Helps Shed New Light on Mortality Data

Erin Corbett '99

Unbarring Progress

January 16th, 2018

From The Bulletin: Swarthmore alums confront the controversial American tradition of mass incarceration. Read More: Unbarring Progress

Erin Corbett '99

Listen: Educator Erin Corbett '99 on Deconstructing the Prison Recidivism Paradigm

January 10th, 2018

Corbett returned to campus to argue for a closer examination of the limited educational and post-prison employment opportunities that contribute to the phenomenon. Read More: Listen: Educator Erin Corbett '99 on Deconstructing the Prison Recidivism Paradigm

Clothier Hall in winter

Lifelong Learning at Swarthmore Announces New Courses for Spring Semester

January 5th, 2018

In its 16th year, the program will offer a pair of new courses that span the liberal arts. Read More: Lifelong Learning at Swarthmore Announces New Courses for Spring Semester

Sari Altschuler '01

Listen: Sari Altschuler '01 on Literature and Health in the Early United States

January 3rd, 2018

Altschuler returned to campus to discuss her soon-to-be released book titled "The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States". Read More: Listen: Sari Altschuler '01 on Literature and Health in the Early United States