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Josh Mundinger '18

Six Alumni, One Student Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 11th, 2018

Josh Mundinger '18 credits his College seminars with teaching him independent learning and collaborative problem-solving, "both indispensable in a research environment."

Bennett Lorber '64

Answering the Call

April 10th, 2018

A student-led engineering project allows Bennett Lorber '64 to keep in touch with his son with special needs.

Ben Berger

Lang Center Expands Funding for Summer Research, Work with Social Impact

April 6th, 2018

According to Executive Director Ben Berger, additional alumni support enabled nearly two-thirds of all requests to be fulfilled—a 20 percent increase over last year.

Don Thomas serves food in Sharples

Watch: Don Thomas Named Welsh Award Recipient

March 30th, 2018

The Sharples cook was recognized for his warmth and dedication over the past 20 years.

Barbara Milewski

Premieres of Long-Lost Music, Iconic Film Tell New Story of Nazi-Occupied Poland

March 20th, 2018

Associate Professor of Music Barbara Milewski (left) and Mackenzie Pierce '11 are bringing new attention to Polish composer Roman Palester's life and works.

Nancy Grace Roman '46

Watch: NASA Celebrates Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman ’46 on International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2018

Roman '46 is known to many as the "Mother of Hubble" for her role in planning the Hubble Space Telescope.

Students sort and analyze waste

The Quest for Zero Waste

February 28th, 2018

The College community bands together to handle waste more efficiently and ethically.

Salem Shuchman ’84

Salem Shuchman ’84 Named New Board Chair

February 26th, 2018

"I’m looking forward to my continued work with fellow alumni, students, faculty, and staff," Shuchman says, "to ensure that Swarthmore’s priorities remain focused on academics and access.”

Sonia Sanchez

Social Justice Advocate, Activist Poet, and Biomedical Engineer Named 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients

February 23rd, 2018

Edgar Cahn ’56, Sonia Sanchez (left), and Francisco Valero-Cuevas '88 will be honored at the College's 146th commencement on May 27.

Betsy Bolton

Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students

February 22nd, 2018

English literature professor Betsy Bolton and theater professor Allen Kuharski joined four recent alumni in receiving Fulbright honors in 2017.

William Colgan '19

Computer Science Grows by Leaps and Bounds

February 19th, 2018

More and more students, including William Colgan '19, are pursuing computer science as it becomes vital to a growing number of fields.

Sacha Lin '20

Opening Doors to a Network of Sustainability Efforts

February 16th, 2018

Students, including Sacha Lin '20, came together with local environmental groups for the annual Sustainability Showcase.

Linda Vu '18

Universal Attraction

February 14th, 2018

From The Bulletin: For stargazing Swatties like Linda Vu '18, the thrilling exploration of new frontiers.

Olivia Sabee

Assistant Professor of Dance Olivia Sabee Receives Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant

February 9th, 2018

Sabee's production of The Wedding Guest will bring together students and professional dancers for a performance on campus and at the Kennedy Center in April.

Mariam Bahmane ’19

Following the Path

January 31st, 2018

Swarthmore students and alumni mentors reflect on their Extern Week experiences.