Standing Ovation for Apple Pie Baking Competition

On Nov. 16, a long line wound through Eldridge Commons in the Science Center as campus community members eagerly waited to taste and vote for their favorite apple pies. Organized by the Office of Sustainability, the second annual Apple Pie Baking Competition

Beekeeping on Campus Gets Students Buzzing

On Nov. 10, the Scott Arboretum, Office of Sustainability, and Environmental Studies Department hosted a honey extraction event with Sue MacQueen, the Scott Arboretum Campus Engagement Coordinator, and Mo McDermott, a beekeeper working with Alvéole, an urban beekeeping organization. Students worked with


Swarthmore Approves Plan to Eliminate Carbon by 2035

On Feb. 27, the Swarthmore Board of Managers approved a $69 million “Energy Master Plan,” which includes the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2035. Entitled the ‘Road Map to Zero,’ Swarthmore’s energy plan includes finding ways to eliminate or offset all