Tony Jin ’22 was awarded the Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize from the Association for Queer Anthropology which is presented to a college student for outstanding anthropological work on LGBTQ or gender topics.
For decades, the generosity of Barbara Barnard Smith ’42 helped Pomona students and the wider community to grow in their knowledge of non-Western music. With her passing in July at the age of 91, Smith continued that legacy.
A recently discovered extinct animal species was named after Geology Professor Robert Gaines for his work uncovering fossils of the earliest animals from half-a-billion-year-old Cambrian rocks in the Canadian Rockies.
With a burgeoning career in public art, Pomona College Art Professor Sandeep Mukherjee has earned commissions at the new YouTube Theater at SoFi Stadium as well as Facebook's Los Angeles office and a federal courthouse in Toledo, Ohio.
During the 2020–21 academic year, Pomona faculty and staff members secured numerous grants and awards which support faculty research and institutional priorities in support of Pomona College’s educational mission.