5C Community Shows Support for Indigenous Studies Department

Students and faculty members across the 5Cs are continuing to lobby for the creation of an intercollegiate Native American and Indigenous studies (NAIS) department, which the Indigenous Student Alliance began formally campaigning for in February.  At an Associated Students of Pomona College Senate meeting Oct. 24, the Senate decided that

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Pomona Dismisses Janice Hudgings From Role as Dean of College

Janice Hudgings was dismissed from her position as Pomona College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College the morning of Nov. 12, according to President David Oxtoby. Oxtoby declined to comment on the cause of Hudgings’s firing, stating that the college’s personnel matters remain confidential.   Hudgings joined the college July 1, 2013, leaving her position as Associate Dean of

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Harvey Mudd Creates Sustainable Environmental Design Center

Taking a step toward integrating sustainability into its curriculum, Harvey Mudd College hired Tanja Srebotnjak as the inaugural Hixon Professor of Sustainable Environmental Design. Responsibilities of the new professorship are threefold: teaching, conducting research and founding the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design. The Hixon Center, developed and funded along with the professorship

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Pomona Community Discusses Mental Health Survey

Are Pomona College’s touted “Daring Minds” also healthy minds?  Pomona discussed the results of the Healthy Minds Study, a national survey that evaluates college students’ mental health, in a forum held Oct. 12 for students and a panel of campus professionals. Some students who attended the discussion expressed concern over the survey

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