The Pomona College class of 2020 commencement ceremony has been scheduled to take place virtually in mid-December.
Scripps and Pitzer will announce their decision for spring semester by mid-Decemeber, according to emails sent to students earlier this week.
Pomona College alumna Jennifer Doudna PO ’85 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 Wednesday for developing a genome editing method with Emmanuelle
Pomona College will rename’s Millikan Laboratory will be renamed, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced Tuesday, citing the namesake Robert A. Millikan’s history of eugenics promotion. The announcement comes after nearly 1,000 Pomona community members signed a petition over the summer demanding the name be removed.
The Pitzer Black Student Union called on the college to provide greater support for Black students in a six-point address, offering solutions that they say would “support and foster a successful and well-rounded college experience for their Black students.”
Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.
Pitzer and Pomona students were confused and frustrated when they learned that their ability to work this semester would be curbed by restrictions on hours.
When CMC closed The Children’s School for the upcoming year, parents reacted with shock and concern for the 85-year-old school’s future.
Scripps College will be fully remote for the fall 2020 semester, administrators announced Wednesday morning.
From coming face-to-face with KKK members to organizing counterprotests against the Unite the Right rally, Anup Gampa has spent over a decade attempting to understand and fight racism.