As Pomona College seniors prepare to slip into their graduation gowns and turn to an exciting new chapter of their lives, there is a big item on their to-do list that awaits a checkmark: senior thesis.
Alex Woods ’18, a music and religious studies double major at Pomona College, has built up an impressive body of work that ranges across genres both classical and modern music, in both academic and extra-curricular contexts.
When “Rebecca” Jiaqi Chen ’17 started at Pomona College, she did not have any experience with the theatre arts. Today, she’s wrapping up her senior project based on the play Trojan Women: A Love Story.
Thanks to her $15,000 funding from the Napier Initiative, Jivika Rajani ’17 will create and run social innovation and entrepreneurship boot camps for almost 250 high school students in Dubai and Pune, India.
"I gave my first gift to Pomona as a first-year. Working as a caller for the Annual Fund, I knew participation was key to the success of the program. I also give because of the generous financial aid I receive."