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
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...
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In an effort to bolster the use of digital tools and platforms in the humanities, nine faculty members working on eight projects will be supported by Digital Humanities Curricular Development Grants from the Provost's Office. The recipients of these...
12-Dec-2016 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites
Interactive U.S. Map Developed by Swarthmore College Students Puts Changes in State Voting Laws Into Context
The interactive map allows users to view changes to various state election voting laws over the past decade from a national perspective.
28-Oct-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Neidhardt served on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees for nearly two decades and was the first non-Waksman family member to be entrusted with the leadership of the Foundation.
12-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
On Friday, the White House honored 11 people from across the country as “Champions of Change for College Opportunity”— individuals who have conducted meaningful work in their communities to make higher education more accessible. Among the...
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Journalist Edmund Soon-Weng Yong Awarded 2016 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences
Yong was selected for his excellence in science writing, which includes his popular blog, Not Exactly Rocket Science, his work with national publications such as The Atlantic and National Geographic, and his first book, I Contain Multitudes, which...
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A new study led by Professor of Psychology Frank Durgin, which appears in the journal I-Perception, finds that older adults are better at interpreting the correct slope of a hill than young adults, which he believes is because of greater life...
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Swarthmore Expert Does Not Expect Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch to be Exact Replica of Antonin Scalia
1-Feb-2017 8:40 AM EST
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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Justice Kennedy Overcomes His Federalism Concerns in Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Argues Swarthmore Expert
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