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Political Scientists Frances Lee and Patrick Egan ’92 Clarify the Stakes of the Midterm Election

November 5th, 2018

Egan (left) and Lee explore the 2018 midterm congressional elections with Claude C. Smith '14 Professor of Political Science Rick Valelly '75.

Students register to vote in Shane Lounge

Swarthmore's Get Out the Vote Committee Optimistic for Election Day

November 1st, 2018

Efforts include increased outreach and education, rides to polls on election day, and study breaks where students could register or get absentee ballots.

Fatima Boozarjomehri ’17

Introducing the 2018–2019 Lang Social Impact Fellows

October 25th, 2018

Fatima Boozarjomehri ’17 (left) and A’Dorian Murray-Thomas ’16 will “scale up” their efforts for social change this year and mentor current Lang Scholars and other students.

Lorenzo Ramirez

Aydelotte Foundation Announces Second Class of Frank 5 Fellows

September 24th, 2018

Lorenzo Ramirez '10 and other Fellows aim to demystify liberal arts education and spark conversation around the careers, life choices, and beliefs of liberal arts graduates.

Gil Kemp '72 at podium

Major Gift to Transform Sharples Dining Hall

September 21st, 2018

A significant gift from Gil Kemp '72 and Barbara Guss ​for a major renovation and expansion of Sharples Dining Hall will provide a dedicated space to foster relationships and build community.

Ken Landis '48

In Honor of Former Vice President Ken Landis '48

September 20th, 2018

Landis is best remembered for his warmth, sly wit, and persuasive charms—all of which he put to effective use in service to the College.

Katie Tarr '02

Six Named to 2018 Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Class

September 18th, 2018

Katie Tarr ’02 is one of five individuals and one team that will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the College’s annual Garnet Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Kathryn Riley

16 Faculty Begin Tenure-Track, Three-Year Appointments

September 12th, 2018

Among them is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Kathryn Riley '10, whose research involves the development of analytical techniques for the characterization of nanomaterials.

Cameron Wiley '19

2018–19 Mellon Grant Program Celebrates Arts and Humanities

September 12th, 2018

The grants support projects like that of Cam Wiley '19, who will develop a series of video interviews with members of the Swarthmore community who identify with the black male experience.

Nsoki Mavinga

Ten Faculty Across the Disciplines Recognized with Tenure, Promotions

September 10th, 2018

Mathematician Nsoki Mavinga joins colleagues in biology, chemistry, classics, computer science, Japanese, political science, and psychology.

Josh McLucas '15

College Community Members Take Stage for Fringe Festival

September 7th, 2018

Among the Swatties participating this year is Josh McLucas ’15, one of the leads of the queer werewolf ensemble Wolfcrush.

Michael Ramberg

Swarthmore to Host Symposium on Resisting Anti-Semitism

September 5th, 2018

The Sept. 16 event, co-organized by Rabbi Michael Ramberg, will discuss anti-Semitism and its successful opposition, both past and present.

Dan Creem '16

Psychologist Cat Norris and Dan Creem '16 Link Meditation With Cognitive Improvement

August 29th, 2018

A new study co-authored by Norris and Creem '16 (left) suggests a link between brief meditation–even just 10 minutes–and improved cognitive attention.


Educational Studies Project Explores Undocumented and DACA Student Experience

August 23rd, 2018

The project led to an article, co-authored by educational studies professor Elaine Allard '01 and five students, that will be published in a peer-reviewed journal in December.

Professor Barbara Milewski

From Professors to Peers

August 17th, 2018

“As someone who has grappled with 20th-century Polish musical identity and memory for years, it’s so satisfying to work with shared purpose to bring to light new perspectives,” says Associate Professor of Music Barbara Milewski about former student Mackenzie Pierce ’11.