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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


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


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


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

Rare Collection of Suffragist Papers Donated to Swarthmore College

The Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College is the new home for a rare collection of papers belonging to a central yet largely unknown figure in the effort to win women the right to vote.
6-Aug-2007 12:25 PM EDT

Swarthmore College Microbiologist to Head Waksman Foundation

This month, Swarthmore College Professor of Biology Amy Cheng Vollmer will assume the presidency of the Waksman Foundation for Microbiology.
11-Jun-2007 3:40 PM EDT

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Swarthmore Expert on Syria's Bashar al-Assad, ISIS, and the Devil’s Gambit


27-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

What Convinces College Students to Get Flu Vaccines? Money and Peers, Say Swarthmore College Economists


20-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Swarthmore College Expert on the Role of Gender Dynamics in Egypt


In a new book, Farha Ghannam studies how masculinity is actualized and reproduced in the daily life of Egyptians and how these views explain many of the political and social changes in the country.
29-Jan-2014 11:00 AM EST

Swarthmore College Economist Cites Economic Benefits of New Health Care Law


21-Oct-2013 1:25 PM EDT

Swarthmore Economist Reacts to Presidential Debate’s Silence on Poverty Alleviation


18-Oct-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Swarthmore Political Scientist Says Popular Tastes, Friendships Can Affect Voter Turnout


11-Oct-2012 9:00 AM EDT

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