Professor of Environmental Analysis Char Miller comments on the latest fires that devastated parts of Southern California and explains the relationship between factors of climate change and urban sprawl in Los Angeles.
At No. 24, Pomona College is one of the institutions highlighted in Princeton Review's 2017 “Guide to 375 Green Colleges,” which profiles colleges with the most exceptional commitments to sustainability.
Pomona College gifts more than 450 acres of wilderness to the City of Claremont, including Evey Canyon and Padua Hills parcels. The gift will expand Claremont Hills Wilderness Park to nearly 2,500 acres.
A new $2.5 million California Energy Commission grant will enable Pomona College to more precisely monitor and adjust energy use in key buildings, leading to energy savings expected to exceed 20 percent.
"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."