FYS: From Creoles to Katrina

Freshman year can be an intimidating experience for incoming students. From the academic challenges to sharing a space with a new roommate, those first few months at school can be...   Read More

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

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

The Class of 2015: By the Numbers

The Association of Southwestern University Alumni welcomes the Class of 2015. Below are the stats about the newest members of The Association. [iframe src=”https://magic.piktochart.com/embed/6165886-class-of-2015″ height=”2300″ width=”100%” ]

Funding the Future of the Liberal Arts

Penny Wong ’15 just graduated (on May 9, 2015) from Southwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. While on campus, she also minored in sociology, was a member of...   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

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