Sabrina Li, Adam Mitchell, and Scott Tan selected as ARCS Scholars

posted on December 3, 2015 by

Congratulations to Sabrina Li, Adam Mitchell, and Scott Tan, who were selected as Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholars! ARCS Foundation is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate and undergraduate scholars by providing financial awards in science, engineering and medical research. Since its founding in 1958, ARCS Foundation has awarded more than $90 million to 9,000+ ARCS Scholars.

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


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.


2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

posted on October 9, 2014 by

 Shuji Nakamura    Fraser_Eric
 Shuji Nakamura, 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics winner (left)
 and Eric Fraser, Pomona Physics class of 2005 (right)

Congratulations to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, the 2014 Nobel Prize Winners in Physics.  Eric Fraser Po Physics ’05 worked with Dr. Nakamura at UCSB and Dr. Nakamura collaborated with Pomona Faculty supervising Eric’s thesis which can be found here:

Link to Eric Fraser’s Thesis

Link to Nobel Prize website

Link to Eric Fraser’s Webpage

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