Fall 2015 Colloquium Schedule

posted on September 8, 2015 by

Sept 15 – Pomona – Student summer research Part 1

Sept 22 – Pomona – Student summer research Part 2

Sept 29 – Pomona – Alex Zylstra (Pomona ’09) – LANL

Oct 6 -Harvey Mudd – John Belcher – MIT

Oct 13 – Pomona – Bradley Flippone – Caltech

Oct 20 – Fall break

Oct 27 – Harvey Mudd – Speaker TBA

Nov 3 – Pomona – Cameron Hummels – Univ. of Arizona

Nov 10 – Harvey Mudd – Speaker TBA

Nov 17 – Pomona – Speaker TBA

Nov 24 – Pomona – Speaker TBA

Dec 1 – Pomona – Speaker TBA

Dec 9 – Pomona – Speaker TBA


Pomona College Ranked Top College by Forbes

posted on August 18, 2015 by

After being ranked the #1 college in America by Forbes Magazine, we received a visit from KABC news!  Click the photo below to watch the video where you can see footage of our new Millikan building as well as some of our Faculty and Students!


Senior Theses (2015)

posted on August 18, 2015 by

Erika Carlson ’15
A Photometric Investigation of Stellar Populations in the Dwarf Galaxy NGC 6822
Faculty Advisors: Philip Choi and Barry Madore

Alexander Cole ’15
Non-commutative Geometry and Information Scrambling in Matrix Theory Black Holes
Faculty Advisor: Vatche Sahakian

Dillon Dong ’15
Studying Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies with 33GHz Radio Interferometry
Faculty Advisors: Eric Murphy and Philip Choi

Benjamin Girodias ’15
Ultracold Atoms in Line-World: Bose-Einstein Condensates in a Quasi-One Dimensional Gravito-Optical Surface Trap
Faculty Advisor: Dwight Whitaker

Fernando Ortega ’15
Using Single Qubit Control to Reduce Decoherence in Quantum Information Networks
Faculty Advisor: Richard Mawhorter

Jonathan Wong ’15
Analysis of Equisetum Arvense Spores (contact the Physics Department to view)
Faculty Advisor: Dwight Whitaker




Soar Over Pomona College

posted on April 13, 2015 by

Filmmaker and physics and astronomy major Jonah Grubb ’16 created a unique look at life at Pomona in his new video. The images are accompanied by music from another physics and astronomy major, Liam Toney ’17.


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