Cades high school transition fair
Transition Fair April 15, 2014 401 Rutgers Ave. Swarthmore, PA *Please be prepared to sign in upon arrival with a valid photo ID.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Some families paying less for college than others
At Swarthmore College, it's nearly twice that. Yet Swarthmore ends up being cheaper for most students.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Passing Of Grant Heilman
THE PASSING OF GRANT HEILMAN Mar. 5, 2014 Source: Grant Heilman Photography news release Grant Heilman passed away on Tuesday, February 25 at his home in Buena Vista, Colorado, following a brief illness.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The News Journal
Indeed, a mind is a terrible thing to waste
The famous quote, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste," was part of a campaign slogan used by the United Negro College Fund in 1972 to drive home the point of the necessity of education.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Real Clear Politics
On Campuses, a Presumption of Guilt
SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- On Feb. 22, in celebration of its sesquicentennial, Swarthmore College proudly hosted "The Liberal Arts in Action: A Symposium on the Future of Liberal Arts."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Flower Show blends art and horticulture
Every Philadelphia Flower Show has a vibe that gets communicated in a one-word answer to this question: What'd you think of the show? In random interviews at Friday's preview for members of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, which produces the show, visitors again and again described it that way.
Politics and ideology trump justice at Swarthmore
"Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation" of serious sexual misconduct?" asked Amanda Childress , the Sexual Assault Awareness Program coordinator at Dartmouth College.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Swarthmore's Hillel Opens up Voices on Israel-Palestine
On December 8, 2013, after months of internal debate, a group of Jewish students at Swarthmore College voted unanimously to declare its Hillel an "Open Hillel," making it the first Hillel center officially willing to partner with organizations and students regardless of their opinions about Israel and Zionism.
University City Review
Flower Show designers inspired by museum partners - Turner's...
Flower Show designers inspired by museum partners - Turner's landscapes. Van Gogh's sunflowers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Alum donates $5 million to local college
James Lovelace , who graduated from Swarthmore in 1979, and his wife Anahita will establish the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts.
Swarthmore receives $5 million donation
The gift from James and Anahita Lovelace will establish the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents Book of Days, by Lanford Wilson, 6/7-22
The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Book of Days by Lanford Wilson , opening on Second Stage Friday, March 7 and playing Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. until March 22, with a Sunday matinee on March 16th at 2:00.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Swarthmore College Receives $5 Million Gift to Endow the Frank...
Swarthmore College's capacity to advance liberal arts education both in the U.S. and worldwide received a major boost over the weekend-a $5 million commitment from James '79 and Anahita Naficy Lovelace to endow the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Jonah Goldberg: Liberal students have a funny view of 'diversity'
Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion and pre-law departments, too.
Flower Show's tightrope: Keeping the old guard, attracting new patrons
Designer Kilsoon Osenbach, background, works on one of the large flowered spheres for the 2014 Flower Show's entrance garden, which was inspired by Alexander Calder's mobiles, paintings and sculptures.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The 'big tent' to nowhere
More and more, we hear from faculty and students about the need to have an "open tent" or a "big tent," of ideas and opinions specifically, when it comes to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Liberal Students Have a Funny Definition of 'Diversity'
Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion and pre-law departments too.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Arboretums: Four to visit in Delaware County
Delaware County, often recognized for traffic challenges, also includes tranquil spaces to align with nature.
Krueger-Braneky to run for office in Delco
SWARTHMORE Leanne Krueger-Braneky of Swarthmore, a businesswoman, has announced her candidacy for a Pennsylvania House seat from the 161st District.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
PennApps Fellows offers internships at Philly startups
Launching this summer, PennApps Fellows offers students a 10-week summer internship from June 2 to August 10 with startups in Philadelphia.