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David Leathers '15 and Meredith Reisdield '13 are keeping mum about the 2012-13 Athenaeum schedule, but have absolutely no problem rattling off their own list of CMC dream guests. Find out who impresses them, and what they both love about the one and only Ath. Full Story
CALENDARSaturday, May 12
July 26-July 29
Summer Athenaeum Retreat
I AM CMC
The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Giving to CMC
Reflecting on a Shifted Perception
Greg Zahner '12, former resident assistant, reflects upon his experience organizing Shifting Perceptions: Celebrating the Spectrum of Leadership, an Athenaeum series hosted by the 2011-2012 RAs. The series was a wonderful success, bringing in notable figures such as BD Wong, Fran Lebowitz, Rick Welts Jr., and Dan Savage. Full Story
Targeted Negotiation at 5-C Workshop
In conjunction with CMC's Alumni Weekend, the Women and Leadership Alliance sponsored a 5-C Negotiation Workshop on Friday, April 27. This event drew students from across The Claremont Colleges and was a successful contribution to Alumni Weekend's roster of activities. Full Story
American Religious History Summer Session
This seminar, taught by Gastón Espinosa, the Arthur V. Stoughton Associate Professor of Religious Studies, analyzes American religious history––from colonialism to the present––through readings, speakers, films, and field trips. The course covers the brief history and beliefs of Native American, Catholic, Mainline Protestant, Evangelical, Pentecostal, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Occult traditions in the United States, and analyzes how they have brought about social change in religion, politics, gender, and race relations.
James Q. Wilson
The Salvatori Center is dedicating its upcoming Regulations and the Administrative State conference to the memory of its former board chair, social and political scientist James Q. Wilson. "Everyone who is devoted to understanding and improving social and political life will miss Jim Wilson's clear thinking, humane understanding, and intellectual courage," says Salvatori Center director Mark Blitz, Professor of Government & Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy.
Studying the life of Jesus in Summer Session
Gary Gilbert, associate professor of religious studies, brings his "holistic approach to learning" to this class, where students largely come with an interest in knowing more about Jesus. The focus will be on reading and analyzing texts, and learning to make reasoned judgments about history and historical personalities. Full Story
Erani-Lane Capture Ojai Doubles Title
Captain Robbie Erani '12 and Alex Lane '13 won the Ojai Division III Doubles Championship, defeating top-seeded Nicholas Ballou and Ray Worley of Cal Lutheran. CMS has now won Ojai titles for four consecutive years, with Lawrence Wang winning the singles title in 2009, MacColl and Wei capturing the doubles title in 2010, Lane winning the singles in 2011, and now Erani and Lane adding a doubles title in 2012. Full Story
CMS Softball Wins SCIAC Tournament and Earns Bid to NCAA Championships
CMS softball completed a clean sweep of every opponent at the SCIAC Softball tournament over the weekend, defeating Pomona-Pitzer 9-2 and Whittier College 5-2. They then faced University of Redlands in the championship game and won that as well by a score of 2-0.
Work by CMCers to Be Part of Exhibit at The Huntington
As the culmination of a semester course on English cultural history of the 16th and 17th centuries, CMC students have been studying the physical characteristics of portrait drawings and will share their thoughts and research as part of a temporary exhibition in The Huntington's Works on Paper gallery, July 28-Oct. 29.
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