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. Read More: Swarthmore's OASiS Shines at Slam Poetry Tournament

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

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. Read More: Innovation in Action

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. Read More: Swarthmore Lends Voice to People's Climate March

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

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." Read More: Listen: Software Engineer Jeff Kaufman '08 on 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. Read More: The 1864 Challenge Becomes the 3223 Success

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

Micah White '04

Listen: 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. Read More: Listen: Activist, Author Micah White '04 on Why Protests Fail

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. Read More: Entrepreneur Jeremy Schifeling '03 Charts Path from Liberal Arts to Tech

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

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. Read More: Listen: Alumni Discuss How Study of Religion Benefits Their Work

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. Read More: Watch: Put a Price on It

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. Read More: Swarthmore Honors Former Baseball Coach Ernie Prudente

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? Read More: Swarthmore in Three Words