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 Search Results for "Swarthmore College"
Swarthmore College (B.A., 1932), and the Univ. of California at Berkeley (Ph.D., 1939).
Swarthmore College (B.A., 1920), Ph.D. Univ. of Michigan, 1926.
He was also professor of natural history at Swarthmore College (1870-85) and served as chairman of the board of curators...
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 CampusChamps.com - Swarthmore College Athletics
Swarthmore College has distinguished itself as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
Swarthmore College sophomore Elizabeth Gardner and junior Njideka Akunyili qualified for the 2003 NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships.
Swarthmore College junior Katie Robinson was named the 2003 Centennial Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year in balloting by the league’s 11 head coaches.
www.campuschamps.com /college_spotlight/swarthmore_college.shtml   (386 words)

 UChicago vs. Swarthmore - College Discussion
Swarthmore possesses a remarkably strong sense of community, particularly among students, faculty and members of the board of managers.
Indeed, our team found Swarthmore to exemplify a "culture of community"--that is, community members' sense of trust in the College as a humane and equitable institution is so strong that it can and does rely more upon relationships and traditions to communicate values, rather than formal rules and regulations.
Swarthmore is justifiably proud of a remarkably strong faculty of teacher-scholars who are deeply committed to the intellectual development of an outstanding group of students.
talk.collegeconfidential.com /showthread.php?t=66650   (2138 words)

 Swarthmore College - College Closeup
Swarthmore, regularly ranked among the top three liberal arts colleges in the country, is well known as an academic powerhouse.
Swarthmore is rooted in the ideals of its Quaker founders: social action, pacifism, and respect for the “inner light” of each person.
Swarthmore's strong engineering program is one of the few in the country that offers students a chance to acquire both a top-notch engineering education and an extraordinary liberal arts background.
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 Swarthmore College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swarthmore's campus is home to the Scott Arboretum.
Swarthmore argues that the methodology overstates the change [3].
Swarthmore recently completed a $230 million capital campaign, christened "The Meaning of Swarthmore" and underway officially since the fall of 2001.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swarthmore_College   (1856 words)

 Swarthmore College to Launch Educational Initiatives for Chester, Pa., Resource Center
Swarthmore's involvement in the development of an educational resource center on a two-acre site in Chester - through its Center for Social Policy Studies (CSPS) - is spearheaded by Keith Reeves, associate professor of political science and public policy and a Chester native who graduated from Swarthmore in 1988.
After graduating from Swarthmore in 1988, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1994 and joined the faculty of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
In 1999, he returned to Swarthmore as associate professor of political science and public policy and as director of the College's Center for Social and Policy Studies.
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 Piano At Swarthmore? - College Discussion
Also if you do not think that Swarthmore is a good pick, I would be very thankful if you could tell me others you think would, preferably a school like Swarthmore, but doesn't have to be.
At Swarthmore, you would be getting an excellent liberal arts education as opposed to Juilliard but Swarthmore is not Juilliard in terms of playing piano.
Swarthmore didn't even have a music major until the 1950s or so....I believe that P.D.Q. Bach was Swat's first music major.
talk.collegeconfidential.com /showthread.php?t=680   (1068 words)

 Swarthmore College Students Broadcast Iraq War News
War News Radio is the brainchild of David Gelber, a 1963 Swarthmore graduate and current Swarthmore board member who is a producer for CBS's "60 Minutes." Gelber was inspired by a similar radio program on Vietnam that aired on Pacifica Radio in the early 1970s.
Also in 2004, at the behest of students on the College's Committee for Socially Responsible Investing, Swarthmore successfully pressured two Fortune 500 companies to broaden their equal opportunity policies to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Swarthmore, with an enrollment of 1,450, is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
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 Swarthmore Divest - Take Action   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Swarthmore College has an endowment fund with millions of dollars invested in multinational corporations.
Swarthmore's money may thus be flowing to business ventures that enable the Sudanese dictatorship to purchase weapons and continue a military campaign Congress and the State Department call genocide.
Yet Swarthmore College's endowment fund may well be supporting this genocidal regime through investments in multinationals doing business in Sudan.
www.swarthmoredivest.com   (404 words)

 Swarthmore College
College presidents and their professors have had six years to correct the errors of fact contained in my article (it was first published in the Daily Northwestern in 1991) but have failed to do it.
Slander is a wonderfully effective tool in the hands of our college presidents (I know!), but in a free society an honest search for truth is even more potent.
When students become aware that their professors and their professors' leaders are evading the specific language of the text they condemn, thus replacing education with indoctrination, I think they will be a little disappointed with the intellectual level of the college they are attending.
www.codoh.com /campus/college/swarthmore.html   (457 words)

 Radio Days [on Swarthmore College's War News Radio] - Campus Watch
Ask any random student, professor or administrator at Swarthmore College and they'll confirm that the majority of those on campus simply didn't support the American invasion of Iraq, which is not unusual for a university with such strong Quaker and pacifist roots.
Numerous administrators, professors and students involved with the Swarthmore program offered the same message: The radio show puts listeners in touch with voices not always heard on the nightly television news, and it paints a fuller picture of life in Iraq.
Timothy Burke, a Swarthmore history professor who helped get the broadcast off the ground in January 2005, said that while some members of the faculty would like to see the students pursue more investigative stories, he's fine with relying on softer news features.
www.campus-watch.org /article/id/2448   (1009 words)

 Swarthmore College Baseball Players Who Made it to a Major League Baseball Team
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive chart of every Swarthmore College alumnus who played baseball at Swarthmore College AND made it to the Major League level.
The Swarthmore College baseball program started in 1911 and Twink Twining was their first player to make it to the Major League level.
Swarthmore College is one of the few Division III schools with a major leaguer in its ranks, nevertheless six (6) of them!
baseball-almanac.com /college/swarthmore_college_baseball_players.shtml   (225 words)

 PEAES Guide: Swarthmore College
Swarthmore's Friends Historical Library specializes in materials by and about the Society of Friends (Quakers); due to space limitations and a religious schism resulting in two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings, the records are divided between the two institutions.
Swarthmore is the depository for the New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore Yearly Meetings of Friends, and these minutes include comings and goings of individuals, their vital records, and detailed disciplinary activities (like penalizations for debt, etc.).
Guide to the Records of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Haverford College, Records Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Swarthmore College, 1989) for a detailed description of the scope of holdings between the two institutions.
www.librarycompany.org /Economics/PEAESGuide/swarthmore.htm   (1606 words)

 Swarthmore College Weekly News
He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) from 1993-95 during the Clinton administration and served as CEA chairman from 1995-97.
The College is not on a hiring freeze, rather, it is reviewing all vacancies prior to posting to make sure we are being thoughtful about potential efficiencies.
The Lang Center was one of ten colleges in the state to be awarded a position by Pennsylvania Campus Compact last Spring.
weeklynews.swarthmore.edu /index.php?issue=2004-09-30   (1652 words)

 Swarthmore College vs Dickinson College
Swarthmore College IP H R ER BB SO AB BF V MARONE............
Swarthmore College inning 2 V MARONE singled to center field.
Swarthmore College inning 6 M MINTEL reached on an error by lf, advanced to second.
www.dickinson.edu /departments/sports/swa-dcs2.htm   (1140 words)

 Swarthmore College Weekly News
The late Paul H. Beik, an historian of France and Russia, taught and mentored Swarthmore students in history from 1945 to 1980 and is honored with this annual lecture through the great generosity of his former students and colleagues.
James Hormel ’55 graduated from Swarthmore with a B.A. in history and a law degree from the University of Chicago.
Swarthmore College students, staff and faculty may apply for funds to support community service, advocacy and activist projects to be conducted during Winter Break and Spring Semester.
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 Bios of Swarthmore Women Engineers
In the December 1999 Swarthmore Bulletin Archives, Janet Carpenter Deckert, who is the President of Habitat For Humanity in Martin County, FL, is putting her engineering skills to use building homes in the Yucatan, Peru, and Kosovo.
She was listed in the Swarthmore database as having graduated with an engineering degree but she was not included in the original list that I got from the Swarthmore Engineering Department.
In the Swarthmore Bulletin from March 1999, there is an article about her accomplishment.
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 Garnet Donkey » History of the Swarthmore College Young Democrats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Over the last few years, the Swarthmore College Young Democrats, a chapter of both the Pennsylvania State Federation of the College Democrats of America and the Young Democrats, have grown and become an active player in national, state, and local elections.
This information should be helpful in showing the positive role that a College Democrats chapter can play on a small but politically engaged campus.
This report was written by Patrick Hart ‘06 (former secretary, co-president, and treasurer) on behalf of the Swarthmore College Young Democrats.
www.garnetdonkey.com /?page_id=93   (792 words)

 Swarthmore Physics and Astronomy
Our course offerings include a first year seminar, a writing class, and several classes that meet the lab (NSEP) requirement.
Faculty members are active in a variety of research areas and have Swarthmore students as research assistants.
Honors majors write senior theses based on their independent research, as part of the external examination component of Swarthmore's honors program.
physics.swarthmore.edu   (180 words)

 Swarthmore College Online Community - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Membership in the community is FREE and available exclusively to Swarthmore College alumni.
This can be found above your name on the mailing label of almost every college mailing, or you can click here to retrieve it.
The Swarthmore College On-Line Community is designed to facilitate individual communication of a personal nature between Swarthmore College alumni.
www.alumniconnections.com /olc/pub/SWT   (182 words)

 Swarthmore College Professor Finalist for National Jewish Book Award
The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World (University of California Press, 2003) by Nathaniel Deutsch, associate professor of religion at Swarthmore College, is a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.
Deutsch, whose expertise is in Judaism, Gnosticism, and early Christianity, has taught in the Department of Religion at Swarthmore since 1995 and is the chair of the Program in Interpretation Theory.
He is the author of Guardians of the Gate: Angelic Vice Regency in Late Antiquity (1999), The Gnostic Imagination: Gnosticism, Mandaeism, and Merkabah Mysticism (1995) and coeditor, with Associate Professor of Religion Yvonne Chireau, of Black Zion: African American Religious Encounters with Judaism (2000).
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 Swarthmore College information and related industry information from Hoover's
The Borough of Swarthmore, located 11 miles southwest of Philadelphia, was founded in 1893 and literally evolved around the College on the Hill, otherwise known as Swarthmore College.
The private, co-educational liberal arts college offers more than 30 academic programs and bachelor's degrees in the arts and sciences.
Notable Swarthmore alumni include Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Michener and former governor of Massachusetts Michael Dukakis.
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 Swarthmorecollege.com Community
site is a gift to the Swarthmore College community from Charlotte's Web Studios L.L.C. It is designed to serve as a communication forum for the Swarthmore community ~ a resource for students and alums to meet, network, chat and exchange ideas and information.
*Be sure to send us your name, Swarthmore class and a return email that is in the Swarthmore College alumni directory or the campus faculty / staff / student directory for confirmation.
Per the request of Alum Martin Ewing (Class of '66), we will be adding a section to the site for material relating to Swarthmore College.
www.swarthmorecollege.com   (153 words)

 Swarthmore College
Jewish life at Swarthmore features opportunities for religious, cultural and intellectual engagement with Judaism.
Life at Swarthmore is intellectually intense and rigorous.
The community is warm and welcoming, and open to students from all varieties of Jewish background.
www.hillel.org /HillelApps/JLOC/Campus.aspx?AgencyId=17760   (93 words)

 We're close to the end... EVERYBODY HANG ON!!! (and enjoy your weekend.)
Manning is emeritus chairman of the board and CEO of J. Walter Thompson Worldwide (now JWT), one of the largest advertising companies in the world.
This program will be held at the Swarthmore United Methodist Church next door to the library.
We strive to provide artistic education, training, and development for our members and to enhance the educational and charitable benefit of the community.
swarthmore.dailyjolt.com   (2730 words)

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