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BREAKING STORMS OF THOUGHT: Opening scene from Shakespeare's "The Tempest," which opens a new literary study by Seth Lobis.

Look up the word “sympathy” in the dictionary and what do you find?

Not a single definition, but a number of them, all pointing to the same general meaning: the feeling of compassion toward another being.

Today Claremont McKenna College President Hiram Chodosh announced that he has named Peter Uvin, currently the Provost and Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, as CMC’s new Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty.

Peter Uvin

Dear Members of the CMC Community:

I am pleased to announce that Peter Uvin, who currently serves as Provost and Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, has been selected as our new Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. Peter will succeed Nick Warner, to whom we are all deeply grateful for his effective and thoughtful leadership during a successful two-year transition.

The Silent History feature

Kevin Moffet-Wf-M.Music-MACD-11, 226, #050 Prof. Kevin Moffett

A recent article in The Los Angeles Times may have one of the better summaries of why a novel co-authored by Kevin Moffett remains rare and special more than two years since its publication:

Henry Jaffa

Harry V. Jaffa, a preeminent professor of political philosophy whose views contributed to CMC's early identity as a bastion of conservatism on the West Coast, passed away last week, on January 10 at Pomona Valley Hospital. He was 96.

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