Prof. Deborah Burke, who researches the cognitive and neural processes involved in language, discusses the implications of bilingualism on cognitive function and the possibility of delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
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.
Sara Murphy ’18 and Teofanny Saragi ’18 are recipients of a Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship. The $10,000 award will fund a public-service project to be carried out the following academic year.
"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."