With some cameras, Ellie Harris ’18 regularly catches coyotes, mourning doves, woodrats, owls, squirrels, even a bobcat or two, all at the Robert J. Bernard Biological Field Station (BFS) about a mile north of campus.
In a Q&A, Pomona College Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures Clair Nettleton discusses the inspiration for the daylong symposium on the intersection between CRISPR-Cas9 and the humanities to be held April 27.
Taking the train to L.A. for an internship during the school year takes time – students often start work at 10 to allow for the commute – but many say the train beats fighting traffic even if someone has access to a car.
There’s a challenge in computer science – specifically, in face-tracking software that cannot read the faces of people with dark skin. Chinasa Okolo ’18, a computer science major, is working to fix that.
"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."