Public Safety Hiring Update

In an email to the college community on Jan. 28, Mike Hill, director of public safety updated the campus community about several positions that Public Safety is looking to fill. These include the senior positions of Associate Director for Operations and Associate

Report on Waste Finds Progress and Areas for Improvement

The college’s Zero Waste working group will share a report detailing the college’s work towards becoming a Zero Waste campus in the near future. The report found that the college has made improvements in the diversion of waste from incineration, but that

Coalition Forms to Overturn Divestment Policy

A new coalition of student organizations called “Ban the Ban” has formed to renew the effort to reverse the college’s policy on divestment. In 1991, following the college’s divestment from companies conducting business in apartheid South Africa, the Board of Managers adopted

Flu Vaccine Clinics Strive to Boost Immunization

For the past four years, Swarthmore Worth Health and Wellness Center has been offering pop-up flu shot clinics around campus to make it easier for students to get the flu shot. Approximately 300 students get their flu shot each year at these

The State of Zero Waste, Four Years In

Students, faculty, and alumni joined Environmental Services and Office of Sustainability staff members in the fourth Annual Waste Characterization Study on the morning of Friday, October 11th. Since the inception of the college’s Zero Waste initiative, there has been a lack of


Ramp Renovated For Disability Accessibility

Construction on the ramp connecting Magill Walk to the tunnel under the SEPTA tracks has been completed for the time being. Additional work to replace broken sections of pavement is scheduled for this fall and is expected to be minimally disruptive. College