Ninety local high schoolers are wrapping up four busy weeks of college-level courses, dining hall meals and living in actual college dorms as part of the Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) program.
In her new book, Crossing the Gulf: Love and Family in Migrant Lives, Pomona College Professor of Anthropology Pardis Mahdavi explores issues of trafficking, migration, families and law in the Persian Gulf.
Pomona Psychology Professor Adam Pearson co-developed a two-part online survey for Time magazine to see what the average American thinks about issues like climate change, gun safety, and genetically-modified food.
Venezuela’s current crisis, which has many political observers keeping an eagle eye on the country’s government and opposition, is a deeply-rooted problem stemming from the nation’s dependence on oil, says Professor Miguel Tinker Salas.
Professor Tom Le is in Hiroshima this week to observe President Obama's historic visit. He says the event will offer an important message of nonproliferation, though one complicated by the U.S.'s continued spending on its nuclear arsenal.
"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."