Actor and activist Michael J. Fox drew a full house at Pomona College’s Bridges Auditorium on Friday, where he talked about politics, living with Parkinson’s disease, the importance of family, and maintaining optimism.
Posse Foundation Founder Deborah Bial will deliver the keynote speech at the 123rd Commencement on May 15, 2016. Novelist Vikram Chandra ’84 and artist Helen Pashgian ’56 will speak and receive honorary degrees.
Eight music alumni from the 1960s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and 2000s return to Pomona College to perform a wide range of music—from the classical traditions of several centuries to 1960s folk revival and contemporary synthesizer sounds.
Even a fire won’t keep a good ant down, according to research at the Robert J. Bernard Biological Field Station on the effects of fire on ants —but which plants grow back after fire and drought do impact ant communities.
Chemistry Professor Chuck Taylor and his student research team are pushing forward in their work to develop a faster, better method for identifying dangerous respiratory ailments that are often acquired in hospitals.