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Langdon Elsbree, on a 1930s vintage Farmall tractor, during a 16-mile hike of the Virgin River Narrows in Zion Park, Utah, in October 1970; "The hike was glorious, the leaves and canyon walls spectacular, the weather perfect, and Langdon an affable c

Longtime Claremont McKenna Professor Langdon Elsbree, who continued teaching part-time at the College beyond his official 34 years on the faculty, died early Saturday morning, June 21, at the age of 84, two days before his 85th birthday.

A public memorial service honoring Elsbree ("A Celebration of Life") has been set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Manor Hall at Claremont Manor, 650 Harrison Ave., Claremont. Parking is available at The Claremont Friends Meetinghouse, across the street: 727 Harrison Ave.

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Associate Professor of Mathematics Sam Nelson has received a prestigious Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians from the Simons Foundation.

encountering modernity Park._Assistant Professor of History Albert L. Park has co-edited a newly published book titled Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America (Univ. of Hawai’i Press, 2014).

Professor Audrey Bilger

The American Council on Education (ACE) has named CMC’s Audrey Bilger as one of 31 emerging college and university leaders for the 2014-15 class of the ACE Fellows Program. Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program—the longest running leadership development program in the United States—focuses on identifying and preparing the next generation of senior leadership for the nation's colleges and universities.

It’s been a busy week for Jonathan Petropoulos, the John V. Croul Professor of European History. In addition to filming a segment for "CBS Sunday Morning” on campus, he was interviewed by writer Joan Faus for a story posted Monday, April 21 in Spain’s newspaper El Pais, the largest in Spanish, worldwide.

 

To The Claremont Colleges Community:

CMC President Hiram E. Chodosh and Pitzer President Laura Skandera Trombley join me in announcing the appointment of Marion Preest, professor of biology, as the Interim Weinberg Family Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges.

Pual Schimmel

The New York Times calls Paul Schimmel “one of the most respected authorities on postwar Los Angeles art.” On Thursday, April 17, Schimmel will be on campus for a lunch discussion at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, as a guest of the Gould Center.

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