Pomona professor discovers 500-million-year-old fossil site in China

Pomona College geology professor Robert Gaines recently helped uncover a 518-million-year-old Cambrian fossil site.

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Scripps seniors develop web app for survivors of sexual violence

After spending the summer working on a web app that connects victims of sexual assault to each other, two Scripps College seniors finally got to see I’m With Them come to fruition when it was launched in January. I’m With Them was developed by Diana Arreola SC ’19 and Monica

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To Extend International Student Visas, Pomona Designates Economics as STEM Major

  This semester, Pomona College decided to reclassify economics as a STEM major to allow international students with economics degrees to apply to stay in the United States for three years after graduation. Currently, all international students can apply for Optional Practical Training, which allows them to work in the United States without sponsorship for

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Pitzer College Senior Campaigns for Houston School Board, Promises Fresh Prospective

Every week, Carlos Perrett PZ ’18 flies to Houston, Texas, to campaign for his home city’s Independent School District board. Perrett, who is double majoring in political science and Spanish, is vying for a spot as the District III representative. Although he finds coursework manageable, there is no time to rest, he

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Senate Briefs 10/22

Pitzer College Student Senate At the Senate's Oct. 22 meeting, economics professor Maya Federman gave a special presentation on the Judicial Reform Committee. The committee is working towards increasing consistency and transparency in the Pitzer judicial system by evaluating and reforming its own processes. Environmental analysis professor Susan Phillips then presented the possibility

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Harvey Mudd President Klawe Awarded $500,000 From Carnegie Foundation

The Carnegie Corporation of New York named Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe one of seven honorees for the 2017 Academic Leadership Award last Tuesday. The award recognizes American university and college presidents and provides $500,000 to the recipient’s academic initiative. The Academic Leadership Award specifically noted Klawe’s work to

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