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Grace Lee is an incoming freshman at CMC Grace Lee is an incoming freshman at CMC

Andy-Gordon1After a long confirmation process, Andrew Patrick Gordon, 84’, has been appointed judge in the United States District Court for Nevada.

Hiram Chodosh

Dear CMC Community:

Seven months ago, my family and I embarked on a humbling, inspiring journey: humbling, to follow in the broad, deep footprints of Presidents Benson, Stark, and Gann; inspiring, to be asked to lead this eminent liberal arts college with its singular mission to make a difference in the world.

 

Breathtaking luminosity: The backside of Kravis Center, and in foreground, the all-glass Kravis Living Room. Breathtaking luminosity: The backside of Kravis Center, and in foreground, the all-glass Kravis Living Room.

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World War Z author Max Brooks: "I went to the Army ROTC office at CMC my freshman year because... I thought, 'America's been really good to me and we're at war (Desert Storm), and I'm going to give back...' ” World War Z author Max Brooks: "I went to the Army ROTC office at CMC my freshman year because...

Robert A. Walton, Chief Executive Officer, Claremont University Consortium (CUC), announced that he has been selected as Vice President for Finance and Administration at Vassar College and will resign from his post in Claremont effective September 30, 2013.

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Lee Skinner, Associate Professor of Spanish, and Ronald Riggio, Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, have been named Associate Deans of the Faculty, effective July 1, 2013.  Professor Skinner will focus on the development and implementation of the College’s curriculum. Professor Riggio will direct the College’s faculty and research development efforts.

How broken is our government? It’s so broken, says professor Diane Halpern, that the Los Angeles Times described the current Congress as the most do-nothing Congress in recent history. “It’s so broken that nothing can get done,” she says. “And in fact, Republicans and Democrats can’t even agree over the fact that it’s broken.”

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Second Nature Aquaponics, co-founded by CMC Students Peter Fankuchen and Jack Oliphant; and Serengetee, co-founded by CMC student Jeff Steitz, won the 2013 Innovative Start-Up Awards presented by the Kravis Leadership Institute on April 22.

The awards are presented annually to a CMC student or team who proposes a business venture with the intention of putting it into operation. For the first time this year, winners were drawn from two tracks of competitors— commercial and social ventures. The commercial track award went to Second Nature Aquaponics.

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Gastón Espinosa, the Arthur V. Stoughton Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will teach a three-week intensive American Religious History course slated for the 2013 Summer Session.

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