Just days after young Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, Professor Tahir Andrabi wrote an op-ed piece about a little-noticed transformation in girls' education that is sweeping the Pakistan.
The Pomona College Orchestra will perform Fauré's Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande including "Mélisande's Song"—an unpublished song from Fauré's incidental music for Pelléas et Mélisande—in what is likely to be one of just a handful of performances in the world.
Prof. Gilda Ochoa's opinion piece, coauthored with Enrique C. Ochoa, "Costumes perpetuate stereotypes and mask realities" was published by the Daily Bulletin on Oct. 29. Longer versions of the piece were published on LatinoLA! and the History News Network.
On Oct. 10 & 11, Pomona College will host PetroLA, a symposium probing the profound impact of the production, refining, and consumption of oil and gas in Southern California and ramifications of the industry on the region.
In celebration of the arts and Founders Day, the campus will be abuzz with activity with the new Studio Art Hall dedication, music and theatre performances and Pomona College Museum of Art exhibits on view.
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