Pomona’s RAISE research program to replace SURP for second consecutive summer

Pomona College’s Remote Alternative Independent Summer Experience Program will again replace its Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

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CMC Impact Program for recent grads gives a boost amid job uncertainty

Almost half of the 2020 senior class at Claremont McKenna College has taken part in the CMC Impact Program, an initiative launched to support graduating seniors affected by COVID-19’s impact on the job market. The post-graduate program provides stipends to support proposed projects from members of the Class of 2020

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While 5Cs go fully online, KGI students conduct COVID-19 vaccine research from campus

While the 5C campuses have gone quiet with online classes, some graduate students at Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute are toiling away in their Claremont classrooms — some conducting research on COVID-19 vaccines and virus detection strategies, and others visiting campus to access art studios.

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Teacher, student, and researcher: Susanna Barrett is a combination of all three

Susanna Barrett SC ’19 has always been interested in DNA. This love developed at a young age, when Barrett was able to engage in DNA research as a high school student. Now a senior at Scripps College, Barrett has spent her time on campus working on her biochemistry major, in

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High-speed imaging: Science that might just save the world

Films like “Armageddon,” “Deep Impact,” and the aptly named mini-series “Asteroid” all tell the fictional story of a deadly asteroid impact. In reality, the chance of an asteroid impact is slim. However, Philip Choi, Pomona College professor of physics and astronomy, has been paying more attention to that chance. “There’s

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EnviroLab Asia funds student research in East and Southeast Asia

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

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Pomona Students Discover Record-Breaking Physics Of Petunia’s Explosive Seed Dispersal

A flower species’ seeds are breaking records in physics, blasting out as rapidly spinning projectiles that travel up to 20 feet, and Pomona College discovered it first. A study published last month by Pomona students and physics professor Dwight Whitaker attracted national attention, including from The New York Times, when

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