Arts & Culture

Though many of his books are about visits to far-off places, acclaimed writer Pico Iyer is interested in far more than miles trekked or places of interest.

It’s the existential aspect, and the special revelations produced in the course of traveling, that often lie at the heart of his many books.

In 2011, at the suggestion of her students, “Marketing Management in the Government, Business and Nonprofit Sectors,” was developed by visiting professor of government, Constance Rossum P'01 P'08. At the time, the students told Rossum that these skills would enhance their performance in summer internships and their belief that as future leaders (as “walking billboards” for their organizations), they needed to understand basic marketing communication concepts.

Trustee Rossi Russell's debut novel is available online, and in bookstores May 7. Trustee Rossi Russell's debut novel is available online, and in bookstores May 7.

Pamela Gann Photo by The Korea Herald;

Dear Claremont Colleges Community:

On behalf of the Joint Governance Committee, I joyfully announce that Kevin Mulroy has been appointed to serve as the A.J. McFadden Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library. He begins on July 15.

Miles Lifson '13 says he "didn't know what to expect" at the time he punched a few buttons and submitted an online entry for the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual Poster on the Hill event. And yet, of 800 or so submissions, his finished within the top 10 percent. Pretty sweet, to be sure.

Here the CMC double-major (would you expect less from someone who knows about radioactive isotopes?) tells us how it went down:

Johann Olay Koss

Claremont McKenna College announced today that four-time Olympic gold medalist and nonprofit leader Johann Olav Koss has been awarded the eighth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize, which carries a $250,000 award designated to the recipient organization, recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Koss will be presented with The Kravis Prize at a ceremony on April 18 held on the CMC campus.

John Haskell, a visiting assistant professor of government at CMC since 2001, was featured on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program on Sunday, Feb. 24, talking about the history of congressional leadership.

Edward Haley and Tareq Azim P. Edward Haley (left), the W.M. Keck Foundation Chair of International Strategic Studies and director of the Center for Human Rights Leadership, with Tareq Azim.