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More Than 40 Years After First Arriving at Swarthmore, Charles "Kip" Davis '75 to Graduate


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

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


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


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


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


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

Eight Faculty Projects Receive Digital Humanities Curricular Grants

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

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