This article is the first in a series exploring the faculty hiring and tenure process at the 5Cs. What is tenure, how do you get it and why do some professors seem so stressed out about it? Tenure can mean a few different things at different academic institutions, but it
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Student petition calls for hybrid class option, citing ‘equitable access to education’
When in-person classes at the 5Cs resumed Jan. 31, not everyone celebrated the return to the classroom. Some students have been advocating for the colleges to offer a hybrid learning option, citing issues of educational inequity.
A career preserved in time: Fossil species named for Pomona Dean Robert Gaines
Pomona College Dean and Professor of Geology Robert Gaines now has a fossil named after him, one that he helped discover in 2018.
Pomona faculty initiate review process for policy on faculty-student relationships
Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.
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.