Kelsey Heflin, Kayla Nonn, and Qian Zhang

From left, Kelsey Heflin, Kayla Nonn ’15, and Qian Zhang (RDS ’13) joined CMC's Gary Gilbert, along with faculty and students from other Claremont Colleges, Penn State University, Trinity College, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the excavation of Tel Akko, located long the Mediterranean coast in northern Israel. From left, Kelsey Heflin, Kayla Nonn ’15, and Qian Zhang (RDS

ghinckley_hirezGreg Hinckley, ’68, COO and President of Mentor Graphics, has been inaugurated as an honorary professor of electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Nottingham at Ningbo, China (UNNC).

Assistant professor of mathematical sciences and computer science Deanna Needell first saw the image of Lena in a computer science class in college. The photo, cropped from a Playboy magazine, shows a young female model with bare shoulders looking seductively at the camera.

“I was literally the only female in this classroom with 30 men,” says Needell. “They open their textbooks and there’s Lena, and all the men start giggling. You just feel like ‘Oh, my gosh, this woman is being materialized (in a textbook)…’ “

RoseAh, yes. Looking up key information about the city or county you live in, even information about its leaders and lawmakers, just got easier.

Miles Lifson '13 says he "didn't know what to expect" at the time he punched a few buttons and submitted an online entry for the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual Poster on the Hill event. And yet, of 800 or so submissions, his finished within the top 10 percent. Pretty sweet, to be sure.

Here the CMC double-major (would you expect less from someone who knows about radioactive isotopes?) tells us how it went down: