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  • Gardening for GoodSouthwestern’s on-campus community garden supports the University’s commitment to sustainability, as well as local organizations like local Meals On Wheels & The Boys & Girls Club.  Community Garden Gardening for Good
    Southwestern’s on-campus community garden supports the University’s commitment to sustainability, as well as local organizations like local Meals On Wheels & The Boys & Girls Club.

    Community Garden
  • Read, Write & RelaxIntroduced at the 2014 Research and Creative Works Symposium, this student-created solar lounge chair allows people to relax outdoors while charging their laptop.   Form & Function Read, Write & Relax
    Introduced at the 2014 Research and Creative Works Symposium, this student-created solar lounge chair allows people to relax outdoors while charging their laptop. 

    Form & Function
  • Back to Earth  Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge and Community Garden members initiated and maintain the campus composting program. The campus dining operation composts 90% of organic materials.  Environmental Activism on Campus Back to Earth

    Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge and Community Garden members initiated and maintain the campus composting program. The campus dining operation composts 90% of organic materials.

    Environmental Activism on Campus
  • Sprog Days are Coming!  Pirates only! All others will walk the plank! (Admission Office event. Registration required.)  Register for May Sprog Day! Sprog Days are Coming!

    Pirates only! All others will walk the plank! (Admission Office event. Registration required.)

    Register for May Sprog Day!
  • Being Green Year Round  King Creativity scholar, Kelsey Abel, constructs a geodesic dome as a greenhouse in the Southwestern Community Garden.   More About the Dome   Community Garden Being Green Year Round

    King Creativity scholar, Kelsey Abel, constructs a geodesic dome as a greenhouse in the Southwestern Community Garden. 

    More About the Dome 

    Community Garden
  • Our Paideia MomentThe Southwestern community celebrates the inauguration of its 15th President, Edward B. Burger, reflecting on the University’s history and looking boldly into the future.  Inauguration Gallery ‣ Inauguration Website ‣ Our Paideia Moment
    The Southwestern community celebrates the inauguration of its 15th President, Edward B. Burger, reflecting on the University’s history and looking boldly into the future.

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

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