Each year the Globalization, Environment and Society (GES) study abroad program at the University of Cape Town (UCT) brings four Pomona College students to South Africa for a semester of study. Last week, Dr. Shari Daya and Dr. Pippin Anderson, both professors at the University of Cape Town, visited Pomona to give students and faculty a sample of the program’s curriculum.
Although it may feel like COVID-19 came out of nowhere, the meat industry, among other human practices, created the perfect conditions for new highly infectious diseases to arise. Going vegetarian could help prevent a future pandemic, says Max Proctor CM ’22.
Not many people immediately think of East and Southeast Asia when considering the environmental issues of the planet. One organization at the 5Cs is trying to change that. I attended the EnviroLab Asia Summer Research Reportback Sept. 20, an event at the Oldenborg Center at Pomona College. It consisted of