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

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