Pomona College Magazine
Spring 2004
Volume 40, No. 3

Spring 2004 Contents
About PCM & Archives

Pomona College Magazine
is published three times
a year by Pomona College,
550 North College Avenue,
Claremont, CA 91711.

Managing Editor
Sarah Dolinar

For editorial matters:
Executive Editor
Mark Wood
Phone: (909) 621-8158
Fax: (909) 621-8203

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Email: alumni@pomona.edu


Only Online

In Memoriam: J. William Whedbee
Tributes to Religious Studies Professor J. William Whedbee who passed away in January 2004.

PCM Archives from Spring 1989:
Eavesdropping on the Heavens

Physicist Kent Cullers '71 was profiled in 1989 about his unusual search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.
Read an update in PCM Spring 2004...

The Heavens
Ancient Skies
A mix of archaeology and astronomy, archaeoastronomy is the study of what happens when human beings dare to look up.

Sidebar: Whispers of the Past

Goodbye Galileo
What do you do with a dying space probe? That was the question facing Colleen Hartman ’77 at NASA in the summer of 2003.

Sidebar: Pluto or Bust

Night on Table Mountain
Pomona’s one-meter telescope on Table Mountain offers astronomy and physics students a rare opportunity.

The Shaping of Worlds
Professor Eric Grosfils is engaging Pomona students in the cool science of comparative planetary geology.

Stainless-Steel RAT on Mars
When NASA needed a grinding tool for its twin Mars rovers it came to the robotics firm co-founded by Chris Chapman '77.

Viewpoint: Ad Astra or Ad Asterisk?
  Mark Oderman ’78 and the Future of NASA

  Students weigh the merits of space exploration

Flashback: Still Alone, Still Listening
  An update on Kent Cullers '71


Pomona Forum & Letters

Pomona Today
  Hate, Pride & Ambiguity
  Public Art on Campus
  L.A. Area Schools
  New Trustee
  John Edwards Campaign
  Irvine Fellows
  Sagehen Honors

  New Blood

  The Vietnamese War
  A Roof Over My Head

Alumni Voices
Bulletin Board

Community Spotlight

Volunteer Profile
  Rosemary Choate

Alumni Profile
  David Holmes '97

First Person
  Naming Mt. Mahler

Family Tree

Alumni Puzzler
  Double Acrostic #2

Travel Study Programs

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