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Interactive U.S. Map Developed by Swarthmore College Students Puts Changes in State Voting Laws Into Context

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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

Waksman Foundation for Microbiology Mourns the Passing of Former President Frederick C. Neidhardt

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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

White House Honors Mary Schmidt Campbell '69 and A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16

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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...
6-Oct-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Journalist Edmund Soon-Weng Yong Awarded 2016 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences

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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...
17-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Confirms Adage that with Age Comes Wisdom

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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...
8-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Educational Psychologist K. Ann Renninger Describes the Power of Interest in New Book

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Do you ever wonder why you are interested in one subject but not in another? Is it your sense that people are just born interested in one thing or another?
23-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Largest Crowdsource Astronomy Network Helps Confirm Discovery of “Tatooine” Planet

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Lehigh University Assistant Professor of Physics Joshua Pepper is using crowdsourcing to gather observations worldwide—and the information is being used to verify the discovery of new planets, including Kepler-1647 b.
15-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Swarthmore Well-Represented at Paris Climate Talks

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Swarthmore College is well-represented at what many are calling the most significant climate meeting in history. Five students and two faculty members are part of an interdisciplinary delegation attending the 21st United Nations Framework Convention...
7-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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