Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends:

The College is thrilled to offer new virtual and social programming during these uncertain times. We hope you join us for the many lectures by faculty, social and self-help sessions, CMS events, and Virtual Athenaeum Programs. Check back often as we will update our offerings frequently.

Missed a session? Review our virtual library and catch-up on the many offerings.
Conversations with Faculty and Research Institutes
More engaging speakers coming. Check back soon!  
Professional Development and Social Connection
Coronavirus and College Admission Coronavirus and College Admission
Monday, October 26
4:00 p.m. Pacific
From virtual recruiting and campus visits to how CMC reads files in a test-optional environment, join Associate Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs to learn how COVID-19 is impacting recruiting for the Class of 2025. The session will also focus on the importance of volunteers in these remote circumstances, and how alumni and parents can help in the selection process and with representing CMC in all corners of the globe.

Coronovirus and College Admission Registration

The Future of EngagementThe Future of Engagement: A Focus Group on Expanding Volunteer Contributions Across Campus
Wednesday, October 28
4:00 p.m. Pacific
In this final session of ImpactCMC, we will explore how coming together and giving back benefits both the institution and the individual. Join Assistant Vice President for Alumni and Parent Engagement, Evan Rutter '06 to explore these benefits and discuss the many opportunities that exist, and will exist, to engage with CMC. During this program, we will unveil the new engageCMC platform and discuss how it will enhance our ability to connect.

Future of Engagement Registration

Virtual Athenaeum Programs

Lily GeismerDestroy the Suburbs! The Democratic Party’s Long Relationship to Suburban Voters
Tuesday, October 27 | 5:00 p.m. Pacific
As a key element of his re-election campaign, President Trump has made the claim that Democrats are trying to destroy the suburbs. Yet winning the suburbs have been a focal point of the Democratic Party’s electoral strategy since the 1960s. Drawing on her research on suburban liberal politics, Lily Geismer, associate professor of history at Claremont McKenna College, will discuss suburban strategies of both parties over the last fifty years and discuss the possibilities and drawbacks of appealing to suburban voters, especially for the Democrats.
Post event recordings will not be available.

Lily Geismer Registration

Professor Jack PitneyThe Weirdest Election Ever
Thursday, October 29 | 5:00 p.m. Pacific
Pandemic. Economic collapse. Virtual conventions. Protests. Riots. And maybe even a meteoroid. Yet the polls in the presidential election are close and the gap is narrowing. As we conclude this most surreal election cycle, CMC’s own Jack Pitney will offer his insights on the presidential race, other important election battles around the country, and also whether this portends a new normal in politics.
Post event recordings will not be available.

Prof. Pitney Registration


A Conversation with Charles W. Mills
Tuesday, November 10 | 5:00 p.m. Pacific
Philosopher Charles Mills has spent his career addressing issues of social class, gender, and race in moral, social, and political philosophy. From the foundation of the white supremacist state to liberalism to the metaphysics of race, Mills explores the biases that underlie western philosophy and the erasure of Black voices. In conversation with members from CMC's philosophy department, Mills will lay out his thoughts on liberalism, Marxism, racism, the state of philosophy, and more.
Post event recordings will not be available.

Registration Coming Soon

Professor Mixin PeiUS-China Relations After November 3
Wednesday, November 11 | 5:00 p.m. Pacific
The U.S. and China have entered a period of intense mutual antagonism across the full spectrum of their relationship. Whether their rivalry will escalate in the short term critically depends on the outcomes of the U.S. presidential election to be held on November 3. Based on the election outcome, Minxin Pei, the Tom and Margot Pritzker ‘72 Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, will examine where this relationship will go in the next four years and focus on security, trade, and human rights issues vital to the interests of both countries.
Post event recordings will not be available.

Registration Coming Soon


Lingling WeiA Romance Gone Bad: The Chinese-American Economic Relationship
Wednesday, November 18 | 5:00 p.m. Pacific
The unraveling of the commercial relationship between the U.S. and China was once thought unthinkable, but is now unfolding with relentless speed. Lingling Wei, senior China correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, in conversation with CMC's Minxin Pei, will explore the factors that triggered the U.S.-China economic decoupling, the likely economic and geopolitical impact and consequences, and China’s evolving response to the trade war and the tech
Post event recordings will not be available.

Registration Coming Soon

 
CMS Recreation Fall 2020 Virtual Class Schedule

Mondays

YogaMorning Bliss Yoga
8:00 a.m. Pacific
Start your week with this yoga class that will prepare your mind and body for the week ahead. All levels welcome.
Monday Morning Bliss Yoga
MeditationMeditation
12:15 p.m. Pacific
This 30-minute class will teach you the steps for mindfulness and meditation to improve your stress, anxiety, sleep, focus and more. All levels welcome.
Monday Meditation
Jungle GymJungle Gym
5:15 p.m. Pacific
A fast paced, circuit-based weights and bodyweight training class. We focus on different areas of the body and doing something new and different each week. The class uses a combination of strength and HIIT techniques to keep your heart rate up throughout the workout. This class is enjoyable for beginners, experts, and everyone in-between.
Monday Jungle Gym

Tuesdays

Cross-FitCrossFit
8:00 a.m. Pacific
A strength and conditioning program focusing on aerobic exercise, calisthenics, and Olympic weightlifting. These classes can be modified to all fitness levels and are enjoyable for beginners and advanced alike.
Tuesday Crossfit
YogaFlow Yoga
5:15 p.m. Pacific
This unique style of yoga class blends relaxing, deep stretches with the fluid motion of a Vinyasa flow style class. This class is suitable for all levels of experience, to build strength by holding postures, endurance from the flow and flexibility from stretching. You will be encouraged to connect the mind and body together through your breath in order to find balance, clarity of mind and focus.
Tuesday Flow Yoga
 

Wednesdays

Cross-FitCrossFit
8:00 a.m. Pacific
A strength and conditioning program focusing on aerobic exercise, calisthenics, and Olympic weightlifting. These classes can be modified to all fitness levels and are enjoyable for beginners and advanced alike.
Wednesday Crossfit
YogaPower Yoga
5:15 p.m. Pacific
An empowering and energetic class that builds strength, flexibility, and a deeper connection with your body. Bring your curiosity and playfulness! Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday Power Yoga
 

Thursdays

YogaPower Yoga
3:00 p.m. Pacific
An empowering and energetic class that builds strength, flexibility, and a deeper connection with your body. Bring your curiosity and playfulness! Everyone is welcome.
Thursday Power Yoga
Jungle GymJungle Gym
5:15 p.m. Pacific
A fast paced, circuit-based weights and bodyweight training class. We focus on different areas of the body and doing something new and different each week. The class uses a combination of strength and HIIT techniques to keep your heart rate up throughout the workout. This class is enjoyable for beginners, experts, and everyone in-between.
Thursday Jungle Gym
 

Friday

YogaRestorative Yoga
7:00 a.m. Pacific
A gentle, slow, still style of yoga that involves long, passive holds in a series restful poses. Wishing to enhance or deepen your experience and achieve a state of total relaxation and release. A great way to end your week and release any of the built up stress and tension. All levels are welcome.
Friday Restorative Yoga
Cross-FitCrossFit
8:00 a.m. Pacific
A strength and conditioning program focusing on aerobic exercise, calisthenics, and Olympic weightlifting. These classes can be modified to all fitness levels and are enjoyable for beginners and advanced alike.
Friday Crossfit