The work of Jennifer Doudna '85, professor of chemistry and of molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley, is featured as the first of 10 "World Changing Ideas" in the cover story for the December issue of Scientific American (subscription required).
When Nathan Wang '79 and Matthew Leavitt '03 signed on with the L.A. Opera to create a modern adaptation of Orpheus, it was purely by coincidence that they were both Sagehens—but they weren't selected by accident.
The 19th annual Southern California A Cappella Music Festival returns to campus on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m., in Bridges Auditorium (450 N. College Way, Claremont), showcasing 12 of California's top a cappella groups.
International blues rock group JeConte and the Mali Allstars will showcase their unique blend of American and African music styles in a week-long series of public programs and performances, culminating in a live concert.
Joshua Rodriguez '13 was the son of immigrants from El Salvador struggling to make their way in a new land. Now, he has a sought-after White House internship, getting a look at the shaping of the nation's immigration policies.
Noting that wearable tech could be a breakthrough for women entrepreneurs, Fast Company today touts Laura Berman '13 for co-creating Melon, a high-tech headband and app, with fellow Sagehen Arye Barnehama '13.
"I hope that our contributions help Pomona continue its tradition of excellence, and make it possible for students to attend and graduate. Even if our individual gifts are not major gifts, collectively we can make a difference."