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  • Here Comes the Sun Southwestern students make national news by securing a patent for a solar-powered chair designed to recharge people and their devices.  Watch the coverage  Read about the chair Here Comes the Sun
    Southwestern students make national news by securing a patent for a solar-powered chair designed to recharge people and their devices.

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  • Turning Calculus On Its Head Math expert and Southwestern President Ed Burger teaches students to “flip” their thinking about calculus.  Read about the class  Turning Calculus On Its Head
    Math expert and Southwestern President Ed Burger teaches students to “flip” their thinking about calculus.

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  • Welcome! Experts in the areas of business, computer science and history joined Southwestern’s tenure-track faculty this fall.  Meet our new faculty Welcome!
    Experts in the areas of business, computer science and history joined Southwestern’s tenure-track faculty this fall.

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  • Pirates Fight! Southwestern host multiple NCAA Division III home-openers the weekend of Sept 5. Grab your black and gold gear and come on out to cheer on the Pirates!  Athletics Website Pirates Fight!
    Southwestern host multiple NCAA Division III home-openers the weekend of Sept 5. Grab your black and gold gear and come on out to cheer on the Pirates!

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  • Making Connections Across Disciplines At Southwestern, students and faculty work together toward interdisciplinary understanding of real world issues by testing assumptions, critiquing histories, and identifying points of connection.  Paidiea Website Making Connections Across Disciplines
    At Southwestern, students and faculty work together toward interdisciplinary understanding of real world issues by testing assumptions, critiquing histories, and identifying points of connection.

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  • A National Liberal Arts University just north of Austin, Southwestern is Texas’ Oldest Institution of Higher Learning

  • Fostering a liberal arts community whose values and actions encourage contributions toward the well-being of humanity.