Academics

Alisa Gaunder on the Future of SU Academics

In spring 2014, Professor of Political Science Alisa Gaunder was appointed by Southwestern University President Edward Burger as the next Dean of the Faculty, officially taking office at the opening...   Read More

The New Faces of Engagement

Gabe Gomez and Paul Secord are the new guys in town and on campus. Both Gomez and Secord joined the Southwestern staff on June 1, 2015. Gomez, Southwestern’s first Chief...   Read More

A Long-Distance Relationship with Plato

For nearly two decades, classics majors at Southwestern have been part of a national conversation, thanks to Sunoikisis, a national consortium of Classics programs operating under the auspices of Harvard...   Read More

Digitizing the Past

After nearly 25 years at Southwestern, Kathryn Stallard is retiring as the University’s Director of Special Collections and Archives, but not before significantly changing the face and the future direction...   Read More

Campus Creativity on Display

Southwestern is known for the numerous opportunities for research and creative projects afforded to its students. The University community recently celebrated the imagination and vision of the students who have...   Read More

New Science Center Construction on Track

Southwestern’s new science center is “moving right along,” according to Ben Pierce, professor of biology and coordinator of faculty planning for the facility. “It’s really exciting to drive by on...   Read More

Seniors Teaching Seniors

Seniors at Southwestern University are teaching the other “seniors” in Georgetown something new. In February 2015, Southwestern seniors came together with senior citizens from the Georgetown community through the Senior...   Read More

Duty and Doctrine: The Origin Story of Southwestern University

Part duty, part doctrine and all drama, Southwestern’s story of origin begins before Texas became a state. For many years—perhaps ever since another university 75 miles to the north opened...   Read More

2015 Brown Symposium to Focus on 3-D Printing

Twenty years ago, the thought of “bioprinting” human body parts seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Now it is commonplace, along with such things as using 3-D printing to...   Read More

Educators Receive Unique Education at Southwestern

For 15 consecutive years, a Southwestern education major has received one of four scholarships awarded annually by the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA), in recognition of the best...   Read More