Valerie Smith, a distinguished scholar of African American literature and culture and current Dean of the College at Princeton University, was named the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Saturday, Feb., 21, following unanimous agreement by its...
21-Feb-2015 12:30 PM EST
The preliminary findings from a new study conducted by a team of Swarthmore College researchers indicates that a combination of financial incentives – even as little as $10 – and an endorsement from close friends might by the best way to...
23-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT
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
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
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
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 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,...
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What Convinces College Students to Get Flu Vaccines? Money and Peers, Say Swarthmore College Economists
20-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST
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.
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