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Shakespeare at the Greek Theatre

3:45 pm June 29, 2015Campus Events, The Arts

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Titus Andronicus will be performed at Pomona College’s Sontag Greek Theatre by Ophelia’s Jump, a Claremont-based professional theatre company, with alternating performances staged July 16-26. 

New Research Finds People Believe Nutrients Are Healthier Than the Whole Foods They Come From

1:00 pm June 19, 2015Faculty, Research

Is Vitamin C better for you than an orange? Are omega-3 fatty acids more important for your diet than the fish they come from?  This may sound like topsy-turvy nutritional logic, but a new study from Cornell University and Pomona College found participants judged individual nutrients as healthier than the whole, natural foods that contain them.

Studio Art Hall Certified LEED Gold

4:00 pm June 16, 2015Life on Campus, The Arts

The Studio Art Hall at Pomona College, built in 2014, was certified as LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council in June, 2014. The hall, like all new buildings at Pomona College built since 2003, was built to meet LEED Gold standards with energy- and water-efficiency features and green construction practices.

Leyth Swidan '16 Awarded Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

2:30 pm June 16, 2015International, Students

Leyth Swidan ’16 has nurtured a long-time interest in global affairs—an interest birthed by his own heritage as a Jordanian, cultivated during summers spent in the Middle East with family, and deepened by his time as a Pomona student. 

Environmental Analysis Majors Map Claremont's Urban Forest of 24,000 Trees

10:00 am June 12, 2015Alumni, Research, Students

For their capstone project, a group of graduating seniors in Pomona College Professor Char Miller’s Environmental Analysis 190 class went out on a limb and sought to map all of Claremont’s public trees, a suburb known for its arboreal beauty. 

Adam Sapp Named Pomona College Director of Admissions

4:00 pm June 10, 2015Staff

Adam Sapp, an experienced admissions professional coming from Princeton University, has been named the new director of admissions at Pomona College.

Prof. Ralph Bolton to Receive Sargent Shriver Award from National Peace Corps Association

10:45 am June 4, 2015Faculty

On Saturday, Professor of Anthropology Ralph Bolton ’61 will receive the 2015 Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Association at its annual conference in Berkeley, Calif. 

New Millikan Laboratory and Andrew Science Hall Open for Faculty and Summer Research Students

11:00 am June 3, 2015Life on Campus

Full of natural light and space, the beautiful new Millikan Laboratory and renovated Andrew Science Hall are now open for faculty and summer research students. At nearly 75,000-square-feet, Millikan 2.0 houses the mathematics, physics and astronomy departments and is full of innovative technology and features—all built to the highest green standards.

11 Great Things to Look Forward to at Pomona This Summer

11:45 am May 27, 2015Campus Events

Sure, it’s summer break, but Pomona College isn’t sleeping in. The campus will be abuzz with activities, listed here in no particular order.

Prof. Miguel Tinker Salas Authors New Book on Venezuela

8:30 am May 21, 2015Faculty, Research

Professor Miguel Tinker Salas has authored a new book, Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know, a comprehensive introductory history of the country written in an accessible question-and-answer format. 

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