Pomona College News
The Cal Humanities California Documentary Project awarded Professor Tomás Summers Sandoval $10,000 for his oral history project, “Veteranos of Pomona: Local Stories of Latinos in the Military.”
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
11:45 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.