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Article ID: 696331

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

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Swarthmore has enhanced its campus navigation system for the blind, among the most sophisticated at colleges and universities in the country.

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19-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694997

Art Historian Brian Goldstein Shines Light on Overlooked Architect

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A new grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts in Chicago will help Assistant Professor of Art History Brian Goldstein continue his research on architecture through the lens of social and racial justice, and more specifically into the life and work of African-American architect and civil rights activist J. Max Bond, Jr.

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23-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Decoding Extinction

Swarthmore College

A new National Science Foundation 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.

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3-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Philosopher Krista Thomason Examines the Reality of Shame in New Book

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Moral philosophers are in agreement that shame is a natural and valuable emotion that occurs most often when someone does not live up to their ideals or standards.

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20-Mar-2018 9:30 AM EDT
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Students Help Organize Event to Support Persons with Disabilities

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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.

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14-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 686228

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

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As a part-time librarian while at Swarthmore, David Peele ’50 saw volumes of dusty old books — and mischievous opportunity.

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7-Dec-2017 4:20 PM EST
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Expert Available to Discuss How Zombies Can Be Viewed Through The Lenses of Race, Gender, Language, and Politics

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27-Oct-2017 11:15 AM EDT
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Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on Honoring Reconstruction

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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 Roger Taney, who authored the truly infamous part of the Dred Scott decision, is gone from Annapolis. So many have come down—or are up for possible removal—that The New York Times posted an interactive map to chart them all.

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1-Sep-2017 11:35 AM EDT
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Everything Old (English) Is New Again

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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 to it.

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11-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT
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Urban Land Institute Honors College Inn, Restaurant Project

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This month, the Philadelphia chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) honored Swarthmore for its Town Center West project.

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11-Jul-2017 8:50 AM EDT
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