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The spring issue of the Bulletin was mailed in late April and began arriving in the homes of alumni and parents around the world. Amid the disruption brought about by COVID-19, we are aware that some alumni have not yet received the spring issue due to delays with the USPS. We thank you in advance for your patience if you are waiting for your issue.
Creating spaces for an all-embracing campus community.
Unlocking—and learning from—the secret life of bees.
Honoring a golden era of Swarthmore synchronized swimming.
Confronting the controversial American tradition of mass incarceration.
Richard Sager ’74 and Liz Seth ’98 on their continuing education in social justice in Cambodia and beyond.
Watch this animated 18th-century adventure inspired by Friends Historical Library!
Director of Financial Aid Varo Duffins believes in collaboration.
In 2014, Taylor Tai ’15 spearheaded the creation of a student-led beekeeping class.
Mai Schwartz ’10 discusses beekeeping at Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.
In fall 2014, Susanne Weil '80 spent five weeks teaching beekeeping to farmers in Kenya.
Starting over takes strength.
Ellie Bly Sutter ’66 volunteers weekly at a local jail. Here's why.
Suzanne Winter ’10 has helping others down to a science.
Curiosity keeps Ron Goor ’62 going.
He received the Jonathan Eberhart Planetary Sciences Journalism Award.
He was named the American Heart Association’s national Physician of the Year.
Between music and Swarthmore tech education, he's had an eventful 2017.
Gil Kemp ’72 and Eric Hemel are improving educational opportunities in Vietnam.
He shared family letters for two oral history projects.
She was awarded a Senior Fulbright Fellowship to Haiti.
Which caption is your favorite?
She's succeeding as an athlete, artist, and Renaissance woman.
Jeff Kaufman ’08 puts his money where his heart is.
Joan Rogers Leopold ’76's second act began deliciously.
Enter our contest, clever reader!
Every voice matters, says Libby Murch Livingston ’41.
Martin Fleisher ’80 became a world bridge champion.
Mary Jean Chan ’12 discusses her art.
New books by Swarthmoreans.
Honoring the Waksman Foundation for Microbiology.
Andrew Medina-Marino ’96 is saving lives.
Heather Rigney Shumaker ’91 pens an ecological love letter.
On crafting a history of everyday life in socialist housing.
The Bulletin staff's buzzing about bees.
Love and linguistic differences linked them.
Shanalyna Palmer ’94 sees—and directs—the big picture.
He gave me something completely priceless, a meeting of the minds in a realm where time and worldly concerns and death itself have no meaning, the realm of mathematics.
Fall 2017 / Issue I / Volume CXV