Data science minor may be in store at Pomona, with proposal in the works

With the ever-growing demand for data science and computer science, Pomona College professors have been working for over four years to create a data science minor. While there is no timeline for the proposal’s completion, students and alumni have again expressed support to add the minor. About half a dozen

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What the Keck is that noise? Construction on the Nucleus underway at Scripps, Pitzer

After a groundbreaking ceremony in May 2022, construction is well underway on the Nucleus, a collaborative endeavor between Scripps College and Pitzer College to expand the W.M. Keck Science Center which currently hosts both colleges’ STEM departments.

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Elle Roc PO ’24 awarded prestigious Patti Grace Smith Memorial Fund aerospace industry scholarship

For Anaelle Roc PO ’24, physics isn’t just rocket science — it’s a way to create a more equitable future in the aerospace industry. Roc’s efforts and vision earned her the prestigious Patti Grace Smith Memorial Fund Scholarship last month, enabling her to delve deeper into the industry. 

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Galactic collisions: What Jorge Moreno’s research on dark matter can help us discover about making life better on Earth

Understanding the complexities of the universe? That’s a tall order for most people. But Jorge Moreno, an assistant professor of astronomy at Pomona College, isn’t just helping discover alternate forms of galaxies across the universe — they’re also using those discoveries to think more deeply about life right here on Earth.

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