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25 Years After the Fall

In 1989, Michael Cooper, Ph.D. received a Fulbright Fellowship and spent the following academic year in Germany, where he witnessed first-hand “what happens when scholarly pursuits collide with political tensions.”...   Read More

Revolution: Unwanted Disorder or More?

This definition brings to mind the American Revolution (1765–1783), the French Revolution (1789–1799), or the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920), but what does “revolution” mean and how is it viewed in today’s...   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,” says the 2009 Southwestern graduate. Why?...   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 would come her way. Now, 10...   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 for Chinese (and all) literature is...   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, student body president and editor of...   Read More