Workshop for Change: Theatre as Social Force with Ruth Pongstaphone

February 23 @ 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm Vita Nova Hall, Scripps College Theatre relies on input and information from multiple diverse sources. The process, methods, techniques, applications, and impact of theatre are most clearly understood as a result of direct experimentation. This Workshop for Change presents a unique opportunity for participants from different backgrounds to learn… Continue Reading

2/9/18 Event: “Conversations on Course Redevelopment”

2/9/18 Event: “Conversations on Course Redevelopment”

EnviroLab Asia + Center for Teaching & Learning are pleased to host: “Conversations on Course Redevelopment” Keck Classroom, Honnold-Mudd Library Feb. 9, 2018 12:00pm-1:30pm   For 5C faculty who would like to learn more about EnviroLab Asia’s Course Development/Redevelopment grants, please join us for an informal conversation with previous grant recipients. The Course Development/Redevelopment grants… Continue Reading

Research Lab Application

Research Lab Application

Open to 5C faculty/staff who are interested in working collaboratively across 5-C campuses and across disciplines to study environmental issue(s) in East and/or Southeast Asia. Research Labs will produce at least one academic product, such as a working paper, article, book, art piece, etc. Funding for two Research Labs, composed of four faculty/staff, are available… Continue Reading

New Perspectives on North Korea: A Conversation with Experts – 1/22/18

New Perspectives on North Korea: A Conversation with Experts – 1/22/18

New Perspectives on North Korea: A Conversation with Experts Monday, January 22rd | 4:15 PM-5:30 PM, Founders Room at Honnold Mudd Library at The Claremont Colleges  Speakers:  “The Need For A New U.S. Foreign Policy Towards North Korea” -by Martin Hart-Landsberg, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Lewis and Clark College “North Korea: Science and Technology… Continue Reading

Form a Faculty/Staff Research Pod

Form a Faculty/Staff Research Pod

EnviroLab Asia started a new initiative called “Research Pods.” Created with the goal of sparking creative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-campus collaborations, Research Pods provide an opportunity for staff/faculty to explore the possibility of collaboration. Research Pods are given nominal funds to informally gather to explore a topic about environmental issues in East and/or Southeast Asia. Funds may… Continue Reading

Meet Dr. Kathryn Hargan, EnviroLab Asia’s Postdoctoral Fellow

Meet Dr. Kathryn Hargan, EnviroLab Asia’s Postdoctoral Fellow

Kathryn joined EnviroLab Asia in August 2017 as the Postdoctoral Fellow. “We are thrilled to have Kathryn on board. She holds a unique position at the Claremont Colleges as a 5C teaching and research postdoctoral fellow,” says Branwen Williams, Co-Principal Investigator of EnviroLab Asia. Kathryn teaches EA30L (Fall 2017) at Keck Science. In this Q&A,… Continue Reading

Announcing New Funding Support for Students & Faculty

Announcing New Funding Support for Students & Faculty

EnviroLab Asia is pleased to announce the following funds to support student and faculty research and network-building: Conference Travel Fund Manuscript Review Fund, and Subvention Fund The Conference Travel Fund Application features a rolling deadline, but applications for Manuscript Review and Subvention are due Nov. 3, 2017. Please see the Opportunities page for more information… Continue Reading

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow- deadline extended to 10/12

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow- deadline extended to 10/12

In photo above, Johann Lim (CMC ’18) conducts water tests during Clinic Trip to Malaysian Borneo with guidance from Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis Marc Los Huertos and Yale-NUS Professor Brian McAdoo. Deadline has been extended to Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. EnviroLab Asia is a dynamic 5C program that focuses on understanding environmental issues in… Continue Reading

#AsiaNow

#AsiaNow

EnviroLab Asia is excited to share information about our program with the Association of Asian Studies. Our article, “EnviroLab Asia: A Liberal Arts Approach to Studying Environmental Issues in Asia,” is featured on the Association’s blog, #AsiaNow. The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia and the study… Continue Reading

Course Development/ Redevelopment Application 2017-2018

Course Development/ Redevelopment Application 2017-2018

EnviroLab Asia is a 5C initiative that seeks to advance scholarship on environmental issues in Asia. In May 2017, the Henry Luce Foundation awarded EnviroLab Asia a $1.4 million grant to expand its activities at the Claremont Colleges. This year, EnviroLab Asia invites 5C faculty to apply for an opportunity to develop a new course… Continue Reading