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

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. Read More: Nancy Grace Roman '46 Among Female NASA Pioneers Immortalized in Lego

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. Read More: Listen: Music and Dance Alumni Trace "Chaotic" Career Trajectories

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. Read More: Listen: Envisioning Public/Engaged Scholarship

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. Read More: Nell Bang-Jensen '11 Awarded Theater Leadership Grant

Externs

Clearing a Path

February 9th, 2017

This year's Extern Week matched 269 students with alumni mentors, sparking experiences and insights and strengthening intergenerational bonds. Read More: Clearing a Path

David Gelber '63

Journalist, Philanthropist, and Actor/Playwright Named 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

February 2nd, 2017

David Gelber ’63 (left), John Goldman ’71, and Anna Deavere Smith will be awarded honorary degrees at the 145th commencement on May 21. Read More: Journalist, Philanthropist, and Actor/Playwright Named 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

Tess Wei '17 and Andrea Packard

A Crucible of Learning

January 24th, 2017

The List Gallery celebrates 25 years of enlivening and forging connections on and off campus. Read More: A Crucible of Learning

Jane Lang '67

Board of Managers Pledges $300k to Provide Immediate Support for Students

January 23rd, 2017

“Consider this an investment in our students and an on-the-ground expression of our support for them,” says Manager Jane Lang ’67, who led the effort to secure the funding. Read More: Board of Managers Pledges 0k to Provide Immediate Support for Students

Jamie Stiehm '82

From Alumna and Activist Alice Paul to the Women's March on Washington

January 20th, 2017

Author Jamie Stiehm '82 connects this weekend's Women's March to the 1913 March for Suffrage in Washington organized by Alice Paul, Class of 1905. Read More: From Alumna and Activist Alice Paul to the Women's March on Washington

Eric Behrens '92

Listen: What Election Judges See

January 19th, 2017

Three election judges share what they have seen at polling places, what might cause a vote to be invalidated or lost, and on what matters they exercise discretion. Read More: Listen: What Election Judges See

Rick Valelly '75

Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on John Kerry's "Lavender Scare" Apology

January 19th, 2017

"Is this a big deal? Yes," Valelly says. "It underscores that political apologies now encompass gay men and women here in the U.S." Read More: Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on John Kerry's "Lavender Scare" Apology

A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16

Watch: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16 Explains the Importance of Radical Self-Love

January 9th, 2017

"The more you dedicate time to loving yourself and surrounding yourself by people who are encouraging you to do the same, there is no such thing as a barrier,” says SHE Wins founder Murray-Thomas. Read More: Watch: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16 Explains the Importance of Radical Self-Love

Yoel Roth '11

Listen: Yoel Roth '11 Talks "Swiping Left: Identity, Preference, and the Politics of Online Dating"

January 6th, 2017

In the lecture, Roth gives an overview of the development of online dating sites and explores notions of privacy and self-expression with a particular focus on the case studies of Tinder and Grindr. Read More: Listen: Yoel Roth '11 Talks "Swiping Left: Identity, Preference, and the Politics of Online Dating"

Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04

Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 Named a Woman of the Year

December 21st, 2016

Crosby's breakout year includes being awarded the international Prix Canson prize and the increased visibility that exhibitions around the world have afforded her work. Read More: Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 Named a Woman of the Year