Carol Bove sculpture

Carol Bove sculpture installation enriches CMC’s campus

Four sculptures from the internationally renowned artist Carol Bove were unveiled recently outside Collins Dining Hall as the latest addition to Claremont McKenna College’s distinguished public art collection. The sculptures comprise Bove’s most extensive permanent public installation to date. “We are getting to a critical mass of public art,” said Trustee Christopher Walker ’69, chair of CMC’s Public Art Committee, who commissioned and funded the Bove sculptures on the CMC campus.

Raymond Remy '59
In Memoriam: Raymond Remy ’59, life trustee

Raymond Remy ’59, a leader in LA public affairs and life trustee of CMC, died recently. Remy was president of RR Consulting, the political consulting firm he founded. As chief of staff and deputy mayor to Mayor Tom Bradley, Remy was a key figure in the rise of Los Angeles as a global metropolis.

Raymond Remy '59
CMC offers a liberal arts education that pays off

A new study finds that a liberal arts education does indeed pay off, and Claremont McKenna College ranks among the top U.S. universities and colleges. When it comes to the net present value 10 years after enrollment, CMC ranked 3rd among liberal arts colleges.

Claremont McKenna Alum Named Schwarzman Scholar
CMC alum named Schwarzman Scholar

William Cullen ’19 has been awarded the prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship, a fully funded one-year master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Cullen is the first CMC graduate to earn the scholarship, which is inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, and starts in August.

Prof. Heather Ferguson
Ferguson awarded M. Fuat Köprülü Book Prize

CMC Prof. Heather Ferguson has won the Köprülü Book Prize by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association for The Proper Order of Things. The prize is given to “the most outstanding book” in Ottoman and Turkish studies.

Jil Stark
Jil Stark ’58 GP’11 honored

Family, friends, and the College community gathered to celebrate Jil Stark ’58 GP’11 with the unveiling of a sculpture from the Class of 1957 and other supporters. Stark was honored for being a “first-class college president’s wife” of Jack Stark ’57 GP’11, who served from 1970-1999.

Harriet Nembhard ’91
Harriet Nembhard ’91, CMC trustee, named Iowa Engineering dean

Harriet Nembhard '91, the Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering and head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State has been named dean of the U of Iowa College of Engineering.

CMC Model UN team beats Yale, Columbia, and Princeton teams
CMC Model UN team beats Yale, Columbia, and Princeton teams

Claremont McKenna College won the “Best Small Delegation Award” at the University of Pennsylvania’s Model United Nations team conference, topping Yale, Columbia, and Princeton university teams.

CMC Prof. Jessamyn Schaller
Climate change could shorten pregnancies, CMC professor finds

Research by CMC Prof. Jessamyn Schaller, published in Nature Climate Change, suggests that hot weather due to climate change is causing shorter pregnancies, which poses risks to infant health and child development.

CMC Prof. Mary Evans
CMC professor finds EPA proposal omits billions of dollars in health benefits

A new report co-authored by CMC Prof. Mary Evans finds that the EPA’s support for proposed changes to the Federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards relies on flawed benefit-cost analysis and outdated estimates.

Alumni weekend
Alumni Weekend registration is open!

Where will you be on April 23-26? In Claremont! Join us for a weekend you won’t forget. Reconnect with classmates, see the impact of your support on current students, attend faculty ContinuED sessions, and dance the night away at Monte Carlo. Register today!

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