Category Archives: Clinic

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Application is due September 28, 2018.  due date has been extended to Monday, October 1, 2018, 9am. EnviroLab Asia is a dynamic 5C program that focuses on understanding environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia. We aim to engage communities and explore what comes out of the intellectual exchange between the humanities and social sciences, environmental… Continue Reading

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception Tuesday, September 11, 4-6pm Richardson Garden, Pomona College Richardson Garden is located on College Avenue, between 4th Street and Bonita Ave, and is across from the Museum of Art Hosted by President Starr RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/Fall2018Reception Learn about EnviroLab Asia’s cross-disciplinary programs: For 5C faculty & Staff: Research Labs, Research Pods, Manuscript… Continue Reading

A Letter to My Homeland  

A Letter to My Homeland  

EnviroLab Asia’s Vietnam Research Fellow Vy Doan (Pomona ’18) writes about her experience returning to Vietnam to participate in the EnviroLab Asia/Cion Trust Clinic Trip in January 2018. A Vietnamese version of the article follows the English version.   “In Vietnamese, nước means water, country, and homeland. To ask where one is from is to ask “Nước… Continue Reading

2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows

2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows

Meet the students who are the 2017-2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows. The photo above is from a class field trip to visit a local Thai Buddhist temple.   Alison Hong Major: Biology & History Class of 2019, CMC I am a Biology and History dual major at CMC, hailing from Palos Verdes, CA. On campus… 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

Landscape, cultural, and my personal transformation in Southeast Asia

Landscape, cultural, and my personal transformation in Southeast Asia

Pomona College Director of the Bernard Field Station and Assistant Profess of Biology Wallace “Marty” Meyer (standing in the back row with a hat and sunglasses) writes about bearing witness to environmental changes in Southeast Asia, meeting indigenous communities protesting the building of a dam that threatens their land, and observing the forests of Sarawak, Malaysia in… Continue Reading

Q&A with Madison Vorva

Q&A with Madison Vorva

Pomona College student Madison Vorva stands with Grace Stewart to her left and Ki’Amber Thompson to her right. Here she answers questions about her experience on the Clinic Trip. Madi has been on the forefront of raising awareness about the links between palm oil, deforestation, and loss of orangutan habitats. While serving in the Girl Scouts,… Continue Reading

Beyond Textbooks and Statistics

Beyond Textbooks and Statistics

Science and Management major Jahnavi Kocha (CMC ’19) discusses the ways she has been inspired by the people she met on the Clinic Trip. In January 2016, students and faculty from the Claremont Colleges and Yale-NUS went to Malaysian Borneo and Singapore to learn first-hand about environmental issues facing the region. Envirolab Asia was a special… Continue Reading

Q&A with Grace Stewart

Q&A with Grace Stewart

Grace Stewart (CMC ’17), an Environmental Analysis major, discusses the complexities of environmental issues she was exposed to during the Clinic Trip to Malaysian Borneo and Singapore in January 2016.    Q: How did the trip contribute to your understanding of development, sustainability, food systems, the environment, human rights, and/or sovereignty? The main question that arose… Continue Reading