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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...
11-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
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

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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

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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

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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

Swarthmore Among Top Producers of Fulbright Winners

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Swarthmore is once again among top producers of Fulbright winners in the U.S. this year, with three graduating seniors and an alumna receiving the honor last year through the College and another alumnus receiving the grant independently as an...
27-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Swarthmore College Names 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

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President Valerie Smith will award honorary degrees to film producer and journalist David Gelber ’63, philanthropist John Goldman '71, and actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith at the 145th commencement on May 21, 2017. In addition,...
6-Feb-2017 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Swarthmore Economists Discover That Coupons for Produce Can Boost Healthy Food Purchases

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In the experiment, economists Erin Todd Bronchetti, Ellen Magenheim, David Huffman, and more than 30 students found that providing coupons for produce at a Chester (Pa.) grocery store led shoppers to spend more total dollars on fresh fruits and...
25-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Swarthmore Expert Does Not Expect Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch to be Exact Replica of Antonin Scalia

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1-Feb-2017 8:40 AM EST

Listen: Linguist K. David Harrison on Preserving Endangered Languages

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Professor of Linguistics K. David Harrison identifies the cause of endangered languages as globalization.
27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Scalia's Sudden Death Will Have Impact on Current Cases, Says Swarthmore College Supreme Court Expert

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15-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST

Health Expert Offers Advice on Intelligent Flirting, Provides Dating Tips for College Students

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9-Feb-2016 7:55 AM EST

Donald Trump Could Be This Election's George McGovern, Says Democracy Expert

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18-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

Fear of Precedent is Fueling Greece's Economic Crisis, Says #Swarthmore Economist

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9-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Justice Kennedy Overcomes His Federalism Concerns in Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Argues Swarthmore Expert

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26-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Swarthmore College Expert on Supreme Court Ruling in Fair Housing Act Case

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25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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