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Computers for Kids Foundation will recognize the students and staff of Claremont McKenna College for donating surplus computing equipment to the new De Anza Community Center in Ontario, California. Last fall, CMC students and staff contributed 30 surplus computers - many of them with Pentium processors - to the foundation in support of its mission to bring computers and training to children of need throughout the Inland Empire.

The MTV College Invasion Tour featuring hip-hop groups Wyclef Jean, De La Soul, and Black Eyed Peas will descend on Bridges Auditorium at the Claremont Colleges on Friday, November 3, 2000 starting at 7:00 p.m.

The John Stauffer Charitable Trust has awarded a $300,000 matching grant to The Joint Science Program at Claremont McKenna, Scripps, and Pitzer colleges to fund development of a new chemistry laboratory as part of a two-year $2.6 million expansion project.

Dr. Jeane Kirkpatrick, United States representative to the United Nations under President Ronald Reagan is the next Res Publica speaker hosted by Claremont McKenna College on Tuesday, October 24 at the Westin South Coast Plaza. The title of her talk is "Year 2000: Global Issues."

Eight of the nine research institutes of Claremont McKenna College will host an open house designed to introduce students to research, fellowship, and employment opportunities at the Institutes. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate. The open house will be on Friday, October 6, 2000 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Bon Appetit, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company, begins the new academic year as Claremont McKenna College's food service provider in Collins Dining Hall. Bon App?tit is a quality corporate food service company specializing in freshness and innovation whose other high profile clients include The Getty Center, University of Redlands, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Claremont McKenna College among the best colleges in the nation.

Claremont McKenna College's ninth Dean of the Faculty, William Ascher, delivered the following address at the College's 54th opening convocation on Tuesday, August 29 2000 at Garrison Theater.

After 26 years of teaching at Claremont McKenna College, Professor of Psychology Harvey Wichman is retiring. While he has studied such diverse fields as short-term memory, passenger misbehavior aboard airplanes, and forgiveness, he has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union Tribune, and the Chicago Tribune for his psychological research on space travel for the common man.

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