Claremont Colleges


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Claremont Colleges,

at Claremont, Calif.; including five liberal arts and sciences colleges and two graduate schools; founded 1925, known until 1961 as the Associated Colleges at Claremont. Their history began with Pomona College (inc. 1887, opened 1888; coeducational), which centers its curriculum in the social sciences and humanities. Scripps College (chartered 1926, opened 1927; for women) has noted programs in the humanities and fine arts. Claremont McKenna College (chartered and opened 1946; coeducational) concentrates on preparing students for careers in business, the professions, and government. Harvey Mudd College (inc. 1955, opened 1957; coeducational) stresses mathematics, science, and engineering. Pitzer College (founded 1963; coeducational) emphasizes the social and behavioral sciences. Clarement Graduate Univ. (1925) offers degrees in 16 fields of study and the Keck Graduate Institute (1997) concentrates on the biosciences. The Claremont Univ. Center is the central coordinating institution. The schools have numerous research centers in science, engineering, government, international affairs, and the environment.
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Waqar Saleem, an HU Assistant Professor, Computer Science at the Dhanani School of Science and Engineering (DSSE), recently went to Pitzer College as a Visiting Faculty, which along with Harvey Mudd College, are part of the Claremont Colleges consortium.
Lytel also received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics from The Claremont Colleges. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst[R] designation, is an active volunteer member of CFA Institute and has been a Regional Expert for CFA Institute's Advisory Panel on investment management.
She is director of collections and technical services at The Claremont Colleges Library.
Savova began developing a faceted acquisitions budget structure in 2012 at The Claremont Colleges Library as a way to keep pace with an increasing variety of resources and the new ways that libraries acquire them.
An essay by filmmaker and curator Jesse Lerner (Claremont Colleges) considers the links between history, archaeology, and art.
Jivika is one of the recipients of the prestigious Napier Initiative, a programme that is held in partnership between Pilgrim Place and the five Claremont colleges to encourage leadership for social change.
Founded in 1997 as a member of The Claremont Colleges, KGI is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in the 2017-18 academic year and its board of trustees consists of 26 leaders in bioscience, healthcare and education.
Special Collections of the Claremont Colleges Library (Claremont, CA) has acquired an important copy of the piano-vocal score of Ferruccio Busoni's first comic opera, Die Brautwahl, in time to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth in 1866.
The Claremont Colleges Library embarked on a "learn by doing" Digital Humanities (DH) program and series of team-based projects in order to provide librarians experience working directly with DH methodologies and tools.
The study has "documented a new consequence of temperature change on communities," says marine ecologist Sarah Gilman of the Claremont Colleges in California.
Known as College Business Park, the flex industrial/small office portfolio is comprised of 17 buildings located on a 24-acre campus in Upland, California near the Claremont Colleges.
In 2012, she co-founded the Claremont Colleges Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign.

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