Julia Frankel ’23 Reports from Jerusalem for The Associated Press
Zoë Batterman ’24 Wins National Undergraduate Mathematics Prize
Betsy Ding ’24 is Constantly Creating on Campus
Masago Armstrong helped thousands of students stay on track during her 30 years as registrar of Pomona College. Now, leaving a $1 million gift for scholarships at her passing, Armstrong will continue to shape students’ lives for years to come.
Stephen A. Erickson, emeritus professor of philosophy, passed away on September 20 at the age of 83.
Emeritus Professor of Economics Hans C. Palmer, a former dean of the College and a member of the Pomona faculty for 46 years, died on May 26. He was 89.
Jerome J. Rinkus, a professor of Russian language and literature at Pomona College for three decades, has died.
Robert E. “Bob” Tranquada ’51, former chair of the Pomona College Board of Trustees and former dean of the medical school at USC, passed away Sunday, December 4. He was 92.
Theatre Professor Emeritus Jim Taylor, who taught at Pomona College for three decades, has died.
Anthropology Professor Dru Gladney, a leading expert on the peoples and cultures along the past and present Silk Road, passed away yesterday suddenly and unexpectedly. He was 65 years old.
Emeritus Professor of Politics Lee McDonald ’48 passed away on Dec. 29, 2021. McDonald taught government and political theory from 1952 to 1990, serving as dean of the College from 1970 to 1975.
Laura Mays Hoopes, Halstead-Bent Emerita Professor of Biology, has passed away. She served as Pomona College’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College from 1993 to 1998.
With deep sadness, we share the tragic news that Dixie Lewis ’24, a rising sophomore and member of the softball team, passed away Tuesday in a car accident.
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