Poring over city records and personal diaries, Prof. Yamashita chronicles how ordinary Japanese responded to news of the Pearl Harbor attack, not only through mass gatherings but also in individual reflections.
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.
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.
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) awarded the Claremont Colleges Library a $333,574 grant to digitize and help preserve primary source documentation of water history in California.
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