Past Issues

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

The BIG Event 2015

On March 28, 2015, Southwestern students, faculty, staff and alumni came together for The BIG Event (TBE)—a day dedicated to sustained civic engagement and developing long-standing partnership within our community....   Read More

Nathan Tuttle

Nathan Tuttle ’14 on Giving Back

Six days after graduating from Southwestern, Nathan Tuttle ’14 began working as a communication specialist with the San Antonio Clubhouse, a non-profit organization that works with adults living with serious...   Read More

Student Athlete Appointed to National Committee

Sophomore Pirate football player Jose Alfredo “Fredo” Perez Jr. (#65) has been chosen as a representative on the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for the 2016-2017 academic year...   Read More

In Service to Students

Mathematics Professor Receives Prestigious Award from MAA Associate Professor of Mathematics Therese Shelton has received the Ron Barnes Distinguished Service to Students Award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The award...   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

A Community in Pursuit

Personal reflections from four unique, and yet similar, perspectives. As Southwestern embarks on a year-long celebration of its 175th anniversary, representatives of the faculty, staff, alumni and student body reflect...   Read More

A Realized Dream: Paying It Forward

A 1966 graduate of Southwestern, Truman J Odiorne grew up on a family ranch in Johnson City, Texas, where his values were shaped by a close-knit family and his involvement...   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