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Tedi Asher '05

Tedi Asher '05: The Neuroscientist in the Art Museum

June 27th, 2018

At the Peabody Essex Museum, Asher applies the principles of neuroaesthetics to a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection.

Maria Aghazarian

6+ Books to Read This Summer

June 14th, 2018

Compiled by librarian Maria Aghazarian, the College's annual summer reading list highlights recommendations from faculty and staff members.

Nikhl Chopra '18

Ten Recent Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

June 1st, 2018

Among the eight members of the Class of 2018 honored is Nikhil Chopra, a public health special major who received a grant to study substance use and mental health in India.

Educational Studies Professors Offer Own Department as Case Study for Engaged Scholarship

May 30th, 2018

Joseph Derrick Nelson, who co-presented with Sonya Chen '18, is one of six professors who spoke at a meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99

Statistician Lynne Steuerle Schofield '99 Named Associate Provost of Faculty Diversity and Development

May 29th, 2018

Schofield’s research includes areas of mathematics, education, environmentalism, cognition, public health, and public policy.

Antoinette Monsio Sayeh '79

Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

May 23rd, 2018

Five new members of the Board of Managers, including economist Antoinette Monsio Sayeh '79, were appointed at the Board's meeting in May.

Sarah Wolfolds '09

External Examiners to Lift Honors Program, Students

May 18th, 2018

Business economist Sarah Wolfolds '09 is one of more than 130 examiners from an array of institutions and fields coming to campus this weekend.

Kevin Lai '18

A Little Lunch Music

May 3rd, 2018

Parrish Parlor comes alive with the sound of music thanks to the Lunch Hour Concert Series.

Taylor Morgan '19

Taylor Morgan ’19 Wins Truman Scholarship for Graduate School

May 1st, 2018

Morgan, an Honors sociology & anthropology major, will pursue a joint JD/Ph.D. in African American studies and philosophy with a specialization in race theory.

Thomas Whitman '82

Gamelan Semara Santi Celebrates 20th Season

April 30th, 2018

Founded by music professor Tom Whitman ‘82, the percussion ensemble performs gamelan, which originates from the Indonesian islands of Bali and Java.

Steve Wang

Decoding Extinction

April 23rd, 2018

An NSF grant awarded to Professor of Statistics Steve Wang will help him, his students, and a recent alumna decode why the Earth may be entering a modern extinction.

Clothier Hall

Swarthmore College's Enhanced Campus Navigation System for Blind Among Most Sophisticated at U.S. Schools

April 18th, 2018

The College recently installed Bluetooth devices across campus to send audible messages to a user’s phone, bolstering its high-contrast maps and database of narrative routes.

Jonathan Rosa '03

Educator Jonathan Rosa '03 on Latinx Languages and Identities Beyond Borders

April 17th, 2018

Rosa draws on ethnographic research to examine borders delimiting Latinx and American identities as well as co-naturalizations of language and race.

Thient Kyaw '19

Transforming Ideas at SwatTank Competition

April 17th, 2018

More than 60 students, including Thient Kyaw '19, participated in this year's SwatTank competition, which aims to equip students with the tools needed to become successful entrepreneurs.

Julia Bouwsma ’02

Poet Julia Bouwsma ’02 Returns for Reading, Student Poetry Contest

April 16th, 2018

The eclectic and off-the-grid author read from her recently published and forthcoming work before announcing the winners of the Lois Morrell and John Russell Hayes Poetry Contest.