Sproul Hall

Cultivating Collaboration

September 26th, 2016

A gift from alums James Hormel and Michael Nguyen establishes an expanded Intercultural Center at Sproul Hall to serve the College community. Read More: Cultivating Collaboration

Cindi Leive '88

Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

September 26th, 2016

Cindi Leive ’88, the editor-in-chief of Glamour, is one of six new managers who began their term at last weekend's meeting. Read More: Swarthmore Welcomes New Members to College's Board of Managers

A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16

A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16 Continues to Inspire Through SHE Wins

September 21st, 2016

A grant from the College's Lang Center helped Murray-Thomas found SHE Wins, a community-based leadership program for girls who have been affected by violence. Read More: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16 Continues to Inspire Through SHE Wins

Rick Valelly '75

Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 Wants Key Question Asked at First Presidential Debate

September 19th, 2016

Valelly says the debate on Sept. 26 is the time to seek commitments from both candidates to uphold the election results, for the sake of democracy. Read More: Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 Wants Key Question Asked at First Presidential Debate

Oscar Leong '16

Oscar Leong '16 Perseveres, Surpasses Academic Challenges

August 19th, 2016

Leong, who experienced self-doubt following his first semester at Swarthmore, is beginning a Ph.D. program in applied math this fall thanks in part to faculty support and mentorship. Read More: Oscar Leong '16 Perseveres, Surpasses Academic Challenges

Theresa Williamson '97

Watch: Theresa Williamson '97 Offers a Glimpse into Rio's Favelas

August 17th, 2016

Williamson, executive director of a Rio-based NGO, says the favelas offer a vibrant community for the people who live there, despite their reputation for poverty and crime. Read More: Watch: Theresa Williamson '97 Offers a Glimpse into Rio's Favelas

Keyanna Ortiz-Cedeno '19

Chester Community Fellows Share Experiences of Service

August 15th, 2016

Keyanna Ortiz-Cedeno '19 is one of several students who spent the summer working at nonprofit social service organizations in Chester, assisting residents while gaining a greater awareness of the community. Read More: Chester Community Fellows Share Experiences of Service

Swarthmore and the Summer Olympics

August 11th, 2016

Rolf Valtin '48 is among a handful of former Swarthmore student-athletes who have competed in the summer games. Read More: Swarthmore and the Summer Olympics

Daniel Moon ’15

Daniel Moon '15 Receives Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

July 20th, 2016

Moon, who majored in political science, will intern at the U.S. State Department and at a U.S. embassy before joining the Foreign Service and working overseas. Read More: Daniel Moon '15 Receives Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Michael Cothren

Lifelong Learning at Swarthmore Expands to Center City

July 18th, 2016

With a course by art historian Michael Cothren, Swarthmore’s adult learning program offers classes in New York City, Boston, and now Philadelphia. Read More: Lifelong Learning at Swarthmore Expands to Center City

Terrie Taylor '77

Renowned Researcher Terrie Taylor '77 Working to Cure Malaria

July 5th, 2016

Known as a "malaria research rock star," Taylor says an event in her freshman biology class at Swarthmore ignited her research instincts and love of intellectual discovery. Read More: Renowned Researcher Terrie Taylor '77 Working to Cure Malaria

Valerie Smith

ICYMI: Top 17 Web Stories of the Year

July 1st, 2016

From the inauguration of President Valerie Smith to the opening of the Inn at Swarthmore, the 2015-16 academic year provided more than its share of momentous and memorable occasions. Read More: ICYMI: Top 17 Web Stories of the Year

Chester Students at the Groundbreaking Ceremony

An Artful Gift

June 29th, 2016

The Chester Charter School for the Arts recently broke ground for a new campus for its high-performing, arts-integrated program, thanks in part to Swarthmore College faculty, staff, and alumni. Read More: An Artful Gift

Adam Summers '86

Biomechanist Adam Summers '86 on Perfecting the Science in Pixar's Finding Dory

June 27th, 2016

As Pixar's 'fabulous fish guy', Summers explains his role advising the animation company on how fish move for the hit movie Finding Nemo and its just-released sequel. Read More: Biomechanist Adam Summers '86 on Perfecting the Science in Pixar's Finding Dory