Professor of Geology Robert Gaines is part of an international team that unearthed a 518 million-year-old fossil site in South China -- one of the most important Cambrian fossil sites discovered in modern history.
Geology Professor Eric Grosfils is part of a research team awarded a NASA grant to push forward with their efforts to better understand the evolution of stresses within and beneath a volcano as it grows.
Call it Sagehen submersion. Twice a week, first-year students participate in one of 30 Critical Inquiry (ID1) sections – intensive classes that introduce the new students to both the joy and rigor of academia at Pomona.
"I’ve seen how summer research allows students to gain command of an area in their chosen discipline, and carry the confidence and excitement from that experience forward in their undergraduate careers and beyond."