Alumni

Richard Gere as Zack Mayo, and Louis Gossett Jr. as Sgt. Emil Foley in "An Officer and  a Gentleman." The movie was based on screenwriter Douglas Day Stewart's experiences as a naval officer.

Every movie begins on a blank page. And someone who knows that better than most is Douglas Day Stewart ’62, who broke into TV and film writing not long after leaving CMC.

Karima Merchant '13

Michelle Bauman

Personal and executive coach Michelle Bauman '89 was the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Women and Leadership Workshop, held on February 5.

The event, sponsored by The Berger Institute for Work, Family and Children, Kravis Leadership Institute (KLI), and the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance (RDS), included a networking reception and roundtable discussion with 23 Claremont, Scripps, and CGU graduates working in fields ranging from education to pediatrics and public policy management.

Brian Davidson '08, in a clip from his TBS promo video.

Brian Davidson ’08, a library science scholar, always thought his nerdy skills as a bookworm would bear fruit academically and professionally. But it never entered his mind that a propensity for trivia, book collecting and the history of information would lead to a stint on one of the hottest game shows on television.

Networking group

This January, the Financial Economics Institute and the Robert Day Scholars Program sponsored the 11th annual New York City Networking Trip. In the final week of winter break, ten juniors and six sophomores traveled to NYC to learn about the wide array of opportunities in the financial services industry, and to connect with various alumni of all ages.

Illumina's HiSeq X is a game-changer for lowering the cost of genome-sequencing.

It’s not hard to imagine this as a sci-fi movie, maybe Tom Cruise is the hero, trying to out-maneuver a team of scientists who are trying to steal his genome. It's embedded in a microchip he’s locked into his briefcase, and maybe the science folk want to replicate a rare genetic variant of his for––uh––not-so-noble biomedical reasons. That you could carry your genome––your entire genetic makeup–– in the palm of your hand may sound more light years away than palpably present. Or that variables in a person’s DNA are just a touch-screen-swipe away… (Really?) Really.

Exterior west side of Roberts Pavilion

The long-awaited groundbreaking for Roberts Pavilion is just around the corner. Mark your calendars for the ceremony, which is set for Tuesday, Feb. 11. All are welcome at the event, which begins at 4 p.m. outside the entrance to Ducey Gymnasium. A community reception at 4:30 p.m. follows the groundbreaking ceremony.

Tina Nguyen on jeopardy

Everyone knows that for the last 50 years, the television game show Jeopardy! has been in a master class by itself. Indeed, it deserves the appellation of the thinking person’s game show as it tests contestants’ depth and breadth of knowledge in a variety of categories.

On the show that aired December 3, Thien-Nga “Tina” Nguyen '11 became the latest CMCer to pit her pool of knowledge against other Jeopardy! panelists. Nguyen, who graduated with a BA in government, made it through the first two rounds and into "Final Jeopardy!”

Fulbright scholars 2014

Carlos Rivas '12, who previously was a Fulbright student teaching English in Argentina, has been chosen as a Fulbright 2014 Student Alumni Ambassador.

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