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Students Help Organize Event to Support Persons with Disabilities

During the first week of spring semester, a group of Swarthmore students used putt-putt golf and animal fun to help raise close to $11,000 for local persons with disabilities.
14-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Watch: MAD Magazine Donation Honors Alum's Love of Laughs

As a part-time librarian while at Swarthmore, David Peele ’50 saw volumes of dusty old books — and mischievous opportunity.
7-Dec-2017 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites


Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on Honoring Reconstruction

Given the sheer number of Confederate memorials, there is bound to be another shocking flashpoint of the kind that rocked Charlottesville and the nation. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee have vanished from Baltimore and New Orleans. Chief Justice...
1-Sep-2017 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Everything Old (English) Is New Again

When Craig Williamson made the decision to tackle something no one else had ever done before—translate every known Old English poem into modern alliterative, strong-stress verse—he faced two fears. The first was that someone else would beat him...
11-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Urban Land Institute Honors College Inn, Restaurant Project

This month, the Philadelphia chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) honored Swarthmore for its Town Center West project.
11-Jul-2017 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


More Than 40 Years After First Arriving at Swarthmore, Charles "Kip" Davis '75 to Graduate

Charles “Kip” Davis, who left Swarthmore in 1975 just shy of a degree, has had a mantra throughout the past year. “If not now, when?”
25-May-2017 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Swarthmore Supports Putting a Price on Carbon Pollution

Swarthmore College is leading the effort among colleges and universities to support carbon pricing as a matter of policy.
18-Apr-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Miriam Pierson '18 and Nathaniel Urban '18 Win National Debate Tournament

When Miriam Pierson ’18 and Nathaniel Urban ’18 heard their topic — the filibustering of Supreme Court nominees — for the finals of the Stanford Debate Tournament, they smiled. Some of their friends burst out laughing.
11-Apr-2017 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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