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Watch: MAD Magazine Donation Honors Alum's Love of Laughs

As a part-time librarian while at Swarthmore, David Peele ’50 saw volumes of dusty old books — and mischievous opportunity.
7-Dec-2017 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Political Scientist Rick Valelly '75 on Honoring Reconstruction

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Given the sheer number of Confederate memorials, there is bound to be another shocking flashpoint of the kind that rocked Charlottesville and the nation. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee have vanished from Baltimore and New Orleans. Chief Justice...
1-Sep-2017 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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

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