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

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

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

Students New Role in Community-Engaged Learning

Pictured Above: CELTAs Adrienne Dodd and Ben Galindo, help manage Southwestern’s community garden CELTAs, or Community-Engaged Learning Teaching Assistants, are students who support the civic engagement pedagogy that is strongly...   Read More

Alumna Named Chaplain

The Reverend Megan Davidson ’06 has been named Southwestern’s new Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religious Life, effective Jan. 1, 2015. After graduating cum laude from Southwestern with a...   Read More

THINKING Outside the Box

Most interactions between professors and students are hierarchal, with a professor lecturing to a classroom of students. Senior math major Robert Lehr hopes to change that with a new series...   Read More

How To Life

Students Learn “How to Life”

Students come to Southwestern with high academic scores and grades, but are sometimes unsure about various basic necessities of life, like changing a flat tire. A new program offered through...   Read More

Real People, Real Beauty

Last year, junior computer science major Natalia Rodriguez watched “Killing Us Softly,” a documentary about how women are exploited in the media, and how media depictions of women fuel a...   Read More