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Dinosaur Family Tree Gives Fresh Insight Into Rapid Rise of Birds

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The study shows that the familiar anatomical features of birds – such as feathers, wings and wishbones – all first evolved piecemeal in their dinosaur ancestors over tens of millions of years. However, once a fully functioning bird body shape...
25-Sep-2014 12:15 PM EDT

What Were They Thinking? Swarthmore Study Examines Federal Reserve Prior to 2008 Financial Crisis

A new study from a team of Swarthmore professors illustrates how the Federal Reserve was aware of potential problems in the financial markets prior to 2008, but did not take the threats seriously.
15-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

And the Grammy Goes to....Swarthmore College!

Music producer Don Mizell '71 is donating the Grammy Award he won in 2005 as a producer of the Ray Charles album “Genius Loves Company" to his alma mater Swarthmore College at a ceremony on Saturday, June 7, from the Black Cultural Center.
6-Jun-2014 11:05 AM EDT

Swarthmore College Receives $5 Million Gift to Endow the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts

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The commitment from James '79 and Anahita Naficy Lovelace will boost Swarthmore's capacity to advance liberal arts education both in the U.S. and worldwide
24-Feb-2014 10:30 AM EST

Board Chair Gil Kemp ’72 and Barbara Kemp Donate $20 Million to Swarthmore College

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Swarthmore College announced today a gift totaling $20 million from alumnus, philanthropist, and Board of Managers Chair Giles “Gil” Kemp ’72 and his wife, Barbara Guss Kemp, both long-time supporters of the College. The Kemps’ gift includes...
23-Feb-2013 12:00 PM EST

Swarthmore College Receives Largest Gift Ever From Renowned Philanthropist Eugene Lang ’38

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Swarthmore College today announced a gift totaling $50 million, the largest gift in its nearly 150-year history, from renowned alumnus and philanthropist Eugene Lang ’38, a generous supporter of the College for more than four decades. This gift,...
8-Dec-2012 2:15 PM EST

Students Use Mice Stem Cells in New Biology Class

In a new biology class at Swarthmore College this fall, students are able to conduct research using embryonic stem cells (ESCs) from mice. Taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology William Anderson, "Stem Cells and Cloning" is...
16-Oct-2007 10:35 AM EDT

Iraqi Journalist Ayub Nuri Joins Swarthmore's War News Radio

Ayub Nuri, an Iraqi journalist with extensive experience working for Western media, joined Swarthmore College's student-run War News Radio (WNR), now carried by over 50 stations around the country. As WNR's journalist-in-residence, Nuri helps...
1-Oct-2007 11:00 AM EDT

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