Anthropology Professor, Scholars at Risk, Pardis Mahdavi
Thursday, January 19, 2017
On January 20, Pomona College will host academic scholars from across the Western United States for the one-day congress of Scholars at Risk (SAR) to discuss best practices for supporting threatened and displaced scholars.
Winter 2017 Events
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Odds are it won’t snow on campus, but Pomona will be a winter wonderland of a different sort, with a full slate of must-attend events that promise to provoke, inspire and entertain. Here are eight top picks for your calendar.
Myrlie Evers-Williams ’68 gives the invocation at President Obama's inauguration
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Reflecting on life 50 years after her husband’s assassination, Myrlie Evers-Williams ’68 is carrying on a long-held role—and finding new ones.
Illustration based upon an editorial cartoon published in the Los Angeles Times in 1915, with two old cars loaded with football and rugby players. The first car is labeled “American.” The second car, which is broken down, is labeled “Rugby.”
Friday, April 12, 2013
A century ago, amid a national uproar over football injuries, Pomona switched to rugby, then returned to “the old game.” The football wars raged on until the strange Christmas Day game in which the Sagehens helped put rugby to rest.
Close up of José Clemente Orozco with barbed wire reflected in his glasses
Saturday, July 7, 2012
The Mexican muralist who painted Pomona’s Prometheus suffered more than his share of indignities at the U.S. border. But José Clemente Orozco’s binational lifestyle was key to shaping his remarkable art.
A map of Northern Spain with pins showing Kendall Jones route, with three photographs showing scenes from his trip and the group of students he helped to rescue
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
In 1961, a knock on the door drew Kimball Jones ’60 into a race across Northern Spain with—as we now know—the end of an empire in the balance.
Illustration with silhouette of man falling into a network of curving lines, with two bottles—one marked "Romanticism" and the other "Time Travel Sickness Pills"
Friday, October 21, 2011
Created by Sagehens Mac Barnett ’04 and Jon Korn ’02, the Echo Park Time Travel Mart represents the future (and past) of retail.
Illustration with a range of fantasy characters
Monday, October 10, 2011
The talk of the publishing industry before its launch, The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens ’94 is an epic start to a new children’s fantasy trilogy.
Dr. Emil Kakkis
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Dr. Emil Kakkis ’82 is on a crusade to hasten treatment for kids with rare diseases.