Liberal Arts Benefit Young Alumni

How does a liberal arts education benefit students in the long run? Southwestern’s Office of Career Services has always had some anecdotal evidence, but...   Read More

STEM for Girls

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the position of the United States as a global leader, in science, engineering and innovation is threatened...   Read More

Making Connections Between Music and Meth

Recently, Southwestern students, faculty, staff and Trustees came together with members of the Georgetown community for a unique intellectual experience on the Southwestern campus....   Read More

Teaching Kids to Code

Stephen Foster wants to live in a world where everyone knows how to code. “I think coding should be part of kids’ basic literacy,”...   Read More

Social Media in the “Real World”

When Meghan Brindley ’08 joined the Southwestern community as a first-year student, she had no way of knowing, or even imagining, the opportunities that...   Read More

Carl Robertson: The Liberal Arts Personified

Carl Robertson is the liberal arts personified: a teacher-scholar, researcher, Chinese language speaker, world-traveler, husband, father, woodworker, bird watcher and lifelong learner. His passion...   Read More

SU’s Visibility: A Student Perspective

“Despite the pride that students, alumni, faculty and staff hold for Southwestern, the Pirates remain a ’hidden gem of the South,’” says Bryony McLaughlin,...   Read More

Flipping the Classroom

At a recent presentation, Professor of Chemistry Emily Niemeyer asked the audience how they got good at doing something they are good at. Not...   Read More

Exemplary Service to SU Rewarded

Three employees have been honored for their exemplary service to Southwestern. Chief of Police Deborah Brown, Professor of Sociology Ed Kain, and Bob Mathis,...   Read More

Innovative Architectural Design

Van Phillips was awarded a U.S. Copyright for the architectural design of “A Concert Hall that transforms into a Full Working Theatre.” The design...   Read More