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Hope and Courage

It’s difficult to imagine a better time for Swarthmoreans to gather to discuss hope and courage. Three faculty lecturers—economist Amanda Bayer, political scientist Ben Berger, and Russian language and literature professor Sibelan Forrester—will explore topics in their areas of expertise. Registration materials—including course descriptions and reading lists—will be mailed in mid-April. You may also e-mail [...]

Swarthmore Travels 2009

There are still two opportunities to take part in Swarthmore’s Alumni College Abroad program during 2009.
This summer, you can discover the best of Switzerland in the good company of Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Paul Rablen on a unique alpine walking adventure from July 25 to Aug. 2. On this trip, you will enjoy [...]

Alumni Council Presents Candidates for Ratification

his spring, for the first time, new members of the Swarthmore Alumni Council will be approved as a slate rather than elected as individuals. As reported in the July 2008 Bulletin, the Council ratified the new selection method at its spring 2008 meeting. Last fall, the Council nominating committee reviewed candidates for 14 upcoming vacancies [...]

Swarthmore’s Online Community…

connects you to what you loved about your Swarthmore experience—people who share your interests, engaged discussions, and fun things to do.
Here are some of the things you can do through the OLC:
• Connect with friends through discussion groups
• Establish a Swarthmore permanent e-mail address
• Search for other alumni in your career field
• Invite fellow alumni [...]

Swat Gear

Herrin Hopper ’98 and Jennifer Klein ’98 (right) ran the Disneyland Half Marathon in Anaheim, Calif., last September. They showed their Swarthmore pride by customizing their race gear to say “See Swatties Run” on the front, and “Fear the Phoenix” on the back. We want to know where you have been showing off your Swarthmore [...]