Associate Professor of Psychological Science Adam Pearson was part of a global team of 250 behavioral scientists who tested a set of strategies on 59,000 participants in 63 countries—the largest experiment conducted on climate change behavior.
Mikey Dickerson '01 helped rescue the HealthCare.gov website, a key part of the Affordable Care Act, in 2013. Now he is helping pilot a new program, "Return to Pomona," and teaching computer science spring semester at his alma mater.
Masha Prokopenko, visiting assistant professor of geology, is part of a team that has received an NSF grant to explore how apparent “deserts” in the North Pacific Ocean defy the odds and obtain the nutrients they need to sustain the ecosystem.
Diana Castellanos '24 created the Plant Babysitters Club last year for Pomona students who needed someone to care for their plants during winter break. In its second year, nearly 40 faculty and staff have signed up to help.
A recent $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help Eleanor Birrell explore privacy regulation that would require companies to handle personal information in the best interests of the people involved.