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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.

Yi Wei '21

Building Community

August 14th, 2018

The Chester Community Fellowship Program empowers students to make an impact on—and learn from—the community.

Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99

Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Receives National Teaching Award

August 13th, 2018

Schofield's recognition makes Swarthmore the only institution with more than one recipient of this award on its faculty.

Celia Caust-Ellenbogen '09

A Quaker Take on History

August 1st, 2018

Replete with historical treasures, Swarthmore’s Friends Historical Library provides not just a history of Quakers, but also hidden historical narratives.

Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon outside wearing sunglasses

A Life of the Mind

July 19th, 2018

From The Bulletin: Lessons from Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon '12's past inspire her teaching.

Rachel Buurma '99

Professor Rachel Buurma on False Dichotomy of Liberal and Vocational Education

July 18th, 2018

"In practice, people pursuing vocational education are learners, not only trainees, and liberal and vocational education are part of the same story," Buurma says.

Daniel Laurison '99

Listen: Sociologist Daniel Laurison '99 Explores Class, Social Mobility

July 2nd, 2018

"Class has a profound and deep effect on how our lives turn out," Laurison says, "no matter where we land."

Fireworks over Parrish Beach

ICYMI: Top 20 Web Stories of the Year

June 29th, 2018

From prestigious scholarships and athletic championships to Jeopardy! appearances and everything in between, the 2017-18 academic year provided more than its share of momentous and memorable occasions.