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keynote speaker Hilary Hoynes (second from left), with CMC professors Heather Antecol and Serkan Ozbeklik keynote speaker Hilary Hoynes (second from left), with CMC professors Heather Antecol and Serkan Ozbeklik

Dear Members of the CMC Community,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Professor and Associate Dean of the Faculty Nicholas Warner as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty during an important time of leadership transition at the College.

On April 11, CMC’s Inland Empire Center hosted the Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference in Indian Wells. The event was sponsored by both the Lowe and the Rose Institutes at CMC. Set against a background of slopes baking in the Southern California sun, economists, healthcare experts, lawyers, and real estate developers discussed health and wealth forecasts for the Greater Palm Springs area.

John Meany had some great news to share at a meeting on campus the other day. As if he needed the growth in the debate outreach programming he supervises (and he doesn’t, only because the demand is high but manpower is spread thin), his efforts have an even bigger audience now.

In the intensive three-week course “Bread and Circuses in Ancient Rome” (May 22-June 12), CMC Assistant Professor of Roman and late Antique History Shane Bjornlie will explore various categories of Roman culture that defined both private lives and the public image of society.

A blog post from professor Jack Pitney, identifying ways that the Republican National Committee has previously attempted to bring minorities and young voters into its fold has, so far, earned more than 3,000 page views.

CMC professor and George R. Roberts Fellow Shana Levin was installed as the Crown Professor of Psychology during a luncheon ceremony on March 6 at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.

Levin currently chairs the psychology department and is the third academic (via endowments from the family of Trustee Steve Crown '74) to be installed as a Crown Professor at the College.

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