The 202 towering lampposts of Urban Light, the sculpture by the late Chris Burden ’69, has become an L.A. icon since it was first illuminated at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 10 years ago this month.
Gazing at the stars? Try measuring the stars. That’s the research Kate Hartman ’18 did this summer as part of her Carnegie Institution for Science internship which she presented this week at the American Astronomical Society Meeting.
The heart of a Pomona College education is the connection between students and professors. Each spring, juniors and seniors honor a group of outstanding and influential professors, recognizing their excellence in teaching.
After heartbreaking news earlier today, the Pomona College community began to mourn the passing of Physics Professor Alfred Kwok, who died while on a trip over the last few days in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Tanner Byer ’17, Ziv Epstein ’17 and Nathan Sandford ’17 have each been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, which provides scholarships to undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in math, the natural sciences or engineering.
"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."