When Ernesto Gutiérrez Topete ’17 received his Ph.D. this past summer, he became the first Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship alumnus from the Claremont Colleges to achieve that goal. He will be teaching phonetics at Pomona.
Students in Prof. Heidi Haddad’s politics class this spring researched abortion measures, introduced or enacted post-Dobbs, across all 50 states. They presented their findings to staff from the office of California Gov. Newsom in Sacramento in May.
Three Pomona College students did research this summer in the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute in New York City, thanks to the efforts of Jorge Moreno, assistant professor of physics and astronomy.
Rosalia Romero, assistant professor of art history, is an organizer for a pair of exhibitions showing through May 28 at The Cheech in Riverside, Calif., and Samuel White ’23 and Daniel Velazquez ’25 have served as her research assistants.
As a Napier Award for Creative Leadership recipient and a Projects for Peace awardee, Elisa Velasco ’23 will design and implement a summer program called Sin Límites (Without Limits) for Latinx high school freshmen and sophomores in Oklahoma.