Past Issues

Exploring Liberal Arts Through the Life and Lyrics of Bob Dylan

For 50 years, the music, words, story and fans of Bob Dylan have fascinated David Gaines. And for more than 30 years, Gaines, associate professor of English and Director of...   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

Building on Memories

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of Southwestern’s original charter, alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends are etching their way into University history with engraved bricks to be placed...   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

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=”″ 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

Black and Gold Keeps Getting Greener

Southwestern University prides itself in efforts of sustainability and conservation, and environmental studies majors have implemented a sustainable plan to make Southwestern more green.  In fact, SU has reduced its...   Read More

Passionate About Education and Rodeo

Jack Lyons ’75 believes Southwestern is unique and that his years on campus were some of the best of his life. With a scholarship to play basketball and golf, Lyons...   Read More