A group of Sagehens are continuing their shared journey in Boston as Harvard Medical School students. Another has already graduated and is doing a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital.
In a major breakthrough 60 years in the making that could someday lead to unlimited clean energy, scientists at the National Ignition Facility achieved fusion ignition on Dec. 5. Alex Zylstra ’09 was the principal experimentalist.
Pomona College Trustee and alumnus Paul Eckstein and his wife, Florence, have pledged $1.2 million to establish a permanently endowed scholarship fund to support refugee students. It will honor Paul’s parents, Liese and Albert Eckstein.
Lecturer Rose Portillo ’75 voiced a character in the award-winning film Encanto and Jasmine Reed ’12 worked on the production side to make the animated film about a Colombian family with magical powers come alive on screen.
Pomona College alumnus and Coral Vita president and co-founder Gator Halpern ’12, is one of the inaugural recipients of the Earthshot Prize, a global prize for the environment awarded by the Royal Foundation.