On April 11, CMC’s Inland Empire Center hosted the Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference in Indian Wells. The event was sponsored by both the Lowe and the Rose Institutes at CMC. Set against a background of slopes baking in the Southern California sun, economists, healthcare experts, lawyers, and real estate developers discussed health and wealth forecasts for the Greater Palm Springs area.
John Meany had some great news to share at a meeting on campus the other day. As if he needed the growth in the debate outreach programming he supervises (and he doesn’t, only because the demand is high but manpower is spread thin), his efforts have an even bigger audience now.
In the intensive three-week course “Bread and Circuses in Ancient Rome” (May 22-June 12), CMC Assistant Professor of Roman and late Antique History Shane Bjornlie will explore various categories of Roman culture that defined both private lives and the public image of society.
A blog post from professor Jack Pitney, identifying ways that the Republican National Committee has previously attempted to bring minorities and young voters into its fold has, so far, earned more than 3,000 page views.
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.
CMC professor and George R. Roberts Fellow Shana Levin was installed as the Crown Professor of Psychology during a luncheon ceremony on March 6 at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.
Levin currently chairs the psychology department and is the third academic (via endowments from the family of Trustee Steve Crown '74) to be installed as a Crown Professor at the College.
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.