Scripps Looks to Integrate Core Program, Humanities Institute

Scripps College is looking to create an Interdisciplinary Humanities Commons that would integrate humanities programs including the Core curriculum and the Humanities Institute. This framework, as outlined in a Nov. 12 email sent to the Scripps student body from the Core program, would “promote innovative ways to learn about and

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American Mathematical Society Honors Harvey Mudd Professor

Harvey Mudd College Professor of Mathematics Alfonso Castro became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) earlier this month. The Fellows program “recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics,” according to the society’s website.  The published list of 2015

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Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center Encourages Student Involvement Off-Campus

Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center (PCEC) has been working with the city of Pomona’s Economic Opportunity Center (EOC) since 1999, not long after the organization’s foundation, to help serve the members of the community surrounding the 5Cs. “We have had faculty, staff and students working directly with them every semester

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Confusion Over PowerDown Results Leave Pitzer, HMC in the Balance

Although results from the 5C “PowerDown, Get WaterWise” competition showed Harvey Mudd College with the most reported energy savings, Pitzer College may emerge victorious following HMC’s disqualification from the competition.  During the competition, which began March 26 and lasted three weeks, HMC apparently reduced energy savings by 6.3 percent compared

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