Business

Heather Ferguson, assistant professor of history and associate editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture, has been awarded a 2014 Faculty Fellowship from The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

Assistant professor of history Lily Geismer has received an Arnold L. and Lois S. Graves Award in the Humanities.

The biannual award, administered by Pomona College under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies, encourages and rewards outstanding accomplishment in teaching in the humanities by younger faculty members.

A Mary Weatherford neon painting.

On Friday, April 4, the Gould Center for Humanistic Studies will launch a five-session, half-credit course on contemporary painting with acclaimed Los Angeles artist Mary Weatherford, whose lively, color-washed paintings with affixed neon lighting have changed the landscape of contemporary art.

CMC President Hiram E. Chodosh CMC President Hiram E. Chodosh

Silicon Valley networking group

Another winter break has come and gone at CMC during which CMC students who are part of the college’s Silicon Valley Networking Trip have notched another invaluable trip to the Bay Area for networking opportunities with heavy-hitters – and CMC alumni -- in the tech industry.

Hiram Chodosh speaking with Jared Cohen and Eric Schmidt

On March 5, 2014, Claremont McKenna College President Hiram Chodosh sat down with Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, and Jared Cohen, head of Google Ideas. The two Google executives co-wrote The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Business and Our Lives (2014), which addresses questions about how technology will change privacy, security, war, intervention, diplomacy, revolution, and terrorism. In this book, Cohen and Schmidt argue that technology gives hope for a future of promise and innovation.

Khurana, with camp participants Khurana, with camp participants

847 Hoops founder Aron Khurana '09, who created a free basketball camp for underprivileged Chicago youth, has just been profiled in the NCAA's "40-in-40" series.

RDS student Ankit Sud presents during the inaugural RDS Pitch Day.

As Robert Day School students get ready for employment in the business and finance sector, they’ve been given a first-ever opportunity to pitch businesses to senior executives.

The idea for the inaugural RDS Pitch Day event on February 21 was hatched by RDS Board of Advisors member Chris Dodds P’13 P’15, who serves as a Senior Advisor at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager. He proposed the creation of the RDS Pitch Day during an RDS Board meeting last fall.

Ernie Iseminger, CMC's vice president of development and external relations Ernie Iseminger, CMC's vice president of development and external relations

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