Peter Temin '59

Peter Temin '59: Statistics in Ancient History

June 2nd, 2013

Dr. Peter Temin '59, Elisha Gray II Professor of Economics Emeritus, Department of Economics, MIT, presents "Statistics in Ancient History." Read More: Peter Temin '59: Statistics in Ancient History

Brad Roth '84

Brad Roth '84: Coming to Terms with Ruthlessness

May 24th, 2013

Brad Roth '84 speaks about human rights violations, moral outrage, and the role of international law. Read More: Brad Roth '84: Coming to Terms with Ruthlessness

town center west concept from rutgers ave.

Swarthmore Debuts Concept for Town Center West Project

May 17th, 2013

"This is a really exciting moment in the history of the project," says Vice President for Community and College Relations Maurice Eldridge '61, "and we are very proud of what we are now able to share." Read More: Swarthmore Debuts Concept for Town Center West Project

Greg Lok '04

New Venture from Gregory Lok '04 Helps Designers Amplify, Expand Their Reach

May 16th, 2013

The website, Joy & Revelry, will help interior decorators capitalize on their skills and social media influence. Read More: New Venture from Gregory Lok '04 Helps Designers Amplify, Expand Their Reach

Collection on May 6, 2013

Swarthmore Community Engages in Challenging Campus-Wide Conversations

May 10th, 2013

"All of us who love Swarthmore," says President Rebecca Chopp, "know this is a community that thinks with rigor, that is self-critical always, and is aspirational in its ongoing work to live out values of respect, justice, peace, and the amelioration of suffering." Read More: Swarthmore Community Engages in Challenging Campus-Wide Conversations

Eugene Lang '38

Philanthropist Eugene Lang '38 Inspires Modern-Day Robin Hood

May 3rd, 2013

The spontaneous moment that led to Lang's creation of the I Have A Dream Foundation, which has helped pay the college costs for 15,000 children around the world, inspired another philanthropist to follow Lang's lead. Read More: Philanthropist Eugene Lang '38 Inspires Modern-Day Robin Hood

Head Coach Karen Borbee

Women's Lacrosse Coach Karen Borbee Records 200th Career Win

April 26th, 2013

The victory comes as the team hopes to clinch its second consecutive Centennial Conference playoff berth. Read More: Women's Lacrosse Coach Karen Borbee Records 200th Career Win

Maurice Eldridge '61

College Unveils New Logo to Celebrate Its 150th Year

April 24th, 2013

Maurice Eldridge '61, chair of the sesquicentennial planning committee, says the winning design was inspired by a logo submitted by Noah Weinthal '15 last fall in a campus-wide contest. Read More: College Unveils New Logo to Celebrate Its 150th Year

The Alumni Gospel Choir performs at Arts Weekend

Listen: Alumni Gospel Choir

April 24th, 2013

Hear the Alumni Gospel Choir sing "Joyful, Joyful" from their annual concert - always one of the most anticipated events of the spring semester. Read More: Listen: Alumni Gospel Choir

Richard Valelly '75

Political Scientist Richard Valelly '75 Produces Primer on American Politics

April 9th, 2013

"I hope this book serves as a resource for anyone wishing to better understand how our political system works," Valelly says, "and why at times it feels like it's not." Read More: Political Scientist Richard Valelly '75 Produces Primer on American Politics

Watch: Student Entrepreneurs Network with Seasoned Pros at Annual Lax Conference

April 8th, 2013

Terrence Hicks '73, vice president of investments at Ben Franklin Technology Partners, gave the keynote address at this year's conference, which also featured the first student business plan competition. Read More: Watch: Student Entrepreneurs Network with Seasoned Pros at Annual Lax Conference

President Rebecca Chopp Announces Change to College's 2013 Commencement Ceremony

April 5th, 2013

Entrepreneur and humanitarian Tralance Addy '69 and novelist and social activist Lorene Cary were also chosen to receive this distinction this year. Read More: President Rebecca Chopp Announces Change to College's 2013 Commencement Ceremony

Andrew Ward

Discovering Why the Future Sometimes Feels Closer Than the Past

March 25th, 2013

Psychologist Andrew Ward and Mark Chin '12 recently published a study on the relationship between time and motion, coining the term temporal Doppler effect. Read More: Discovering Why the Future Sometimes Feels Closer Than the Past

Chelsea Hicks '14

Students to Present Business Plan Ideas at Lax Conference for Entrepreneurship

March 22nd, 2013

Chelsea Hicks '14 is one of five finalists who will present their ideas this weekend at SwatTank, Swarthmore's first business plan competition. Read More: Students to Present Business Plan Ideas at Lax Conference for Entrepreneurship

Professor Saar

Seminar Unmasks the Personal Power of Students

March 21st, 2013

Under the auspices of the Center for Innovation and Leadership, Shalom Saar '74 teaches students to "know thyself," develop leadership skills, and balance analysis with insight. Read More: Seminar Unmasks the Personal Power of Students