Pomona College News
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.
1:30 pm May 20, 2015Alumni
Hong Deng Gao’s dream was born out of hard-fought challenges. She was 15 and her mother had been diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease.
11:00 am May 19, 2015Faculty
Pomona College Professors Michael Diercks, Phyllis Jackson, Zayn Kassam, Sidney Lemelle, Jane Liu, Lynne Miyake, Gilda Ochoa and Sara Olson have received the 2015 Wig Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In a TV interview with Time-Warner Cable's "Local Edition," Professor Tomas Summers Sandoval discusses his research involving the overlooked stories of Latino Vietnam veterans. “Latinos have been left out of the story of the Vietnam War in a big way," he says.
In a front page story, the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin highlights Pomona senior Hong Deng Gao's work to help immigrants get more bilingual help to navigate health care. Gao's work is inspired by her mother, an immigrant who struggled to make her way through the medical system before her death from a rare disease.
Ahtziri Fonseca '15, who plans to go into medicine and serve the Latino community, was featured on Univision's national news show, "Primer Impacto." Fonseca, from the Bay Area, won a Univision scholarship to come to Pomona and she is scheduled to graduate in neuroscience this weekend,
1:07 pm May 8, 2015Campus Events
A public forum on the Pomona College Master Plan and the future of the Pomona College Museum of Art will take place Tuesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Smith Campus Center, Room 208.
Representatives from the architectural firm Machado and Silvetti Associates will be on hand for this public forum to discuss preliminary design concepts and to hear from members of the Claremont community about their hopes and aspirations for the Museum.
11:45 am May 4, 2015Alumni
For his work starting China's first open, do-it-yourself bamboo bicycle workshop, David Wang '09 was named by Pacific Standard as one of "30 Top Thinkers Under 30."