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Alumni Weekend Reunites

Alumni Weekend, June 7-9, attracted 1,730 alumni and friends to campus.
Above: Pete Koelle ’79 (left) and Delvin Dinkins ’93 meet up.
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Swarthmore Storytellers Swap Publishing Tips

By Sherri Kimmel

Among the highlights of the spring Alumni Council meeting was a lively panel discussion on writing for children and young adults. Donna Jo Napoli, professor of linguistics and author of more than 70 children’s books, shared thoughts on storytelling with co-panelists Josh Green ’92, an Alumni Council member, and Alumni Council President Susan Morrison ’81.
Green, [...]

Distinctive Candidates Sought

If you know a classmate or other alum who you believe should be nominated for an honorary degree, the Honorary Degree Committee encourages you to submit nominations to Honorary Degree Committee, Office of the Secretary, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390 or contact Nancy Nicely, secretary of the College, Please enclose complete [...]

Alumni Council welcomes new members

Alison Campbell ’87, Sarah Bryan Fask ’05, Bryan Gobin ’97, Brian Sean Heaney ’83, David Kidder ’62, Ethan Landis ’84, Lucy Jane Lang ’03, Robert Mueller ’68, Antoinette Sayeh ’79, Thomas Stoddard ’87, Ila Deshmukh Towery ’99, Susan Morrison Walcott ’71, William Wanjohi ’05.

Gain Free Access to e-Journals

By Peggy Seiden, College Librarian

In September, the Swarthmore College libraries joined nearly 50 other institutions in offering JSTOR archival content access to alumni. Alumni now have access to an ever-expanding group of online journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences through the College’s Online Community. In February, the College extended alumni access to materials from Project Muse, including [...]

Lifelong Learning—for Alumni in the Philly and NYC metro areas

Would you like to resume or expand your liberal arts education? Lifelong Learning at Swarthmore offers that opportunity:
Fall 2013

Offered at Swarthmore, Thursdays, Sept. 19–Nov. 7, 7–9:30 p.m.: “The American City,” John Caskey, professor of economics
Offered in New York City, Thursdays, Sept. 12–Oct. 3 and Oct. 24–Nov. 14, 6:45–9:15 p.m.: “The Magic Mountain and The Tin Drum,” Hansjakob [...]