Category Archives: Clinic

Just Research

Just Research

Pomona College student Ki’Amber Thompson (’18), an English and Environmental Analysis major, talks about the impact of the Clinic Trip on her ideas about conservation, future interests, and the importance of listening while conducting research. The Clinic Trip is designed to be an immersive learning experience for students and faculty. In January 2016, folks from the Claremont Colleges… Continue Reading

Reflections on Going Home

Reflections on Going Home

Claremont McKenna College student Johann Lim (’18), a History & Government major from Singapore, reflects upon his experience on the EnviroLab Asia Clinic Trip. In the photo above, he is taking a picture with Madison Vorva (PO’17), Stephanie Steinbrecher (SCR ’16), Theatre Professor James Taylor, and their guide in a canoe along the Baram River. From January 3 to… Continue Reading

Oceans of Space

Oceans of Space

Scripps College student Stephanie Steinbrecher (’16), an English major & Environmental Analysis minor, writes about her web of experiences from the EnviroLab Asia Clinic Trip. From January 3 to January 13, 2016, students and faculty from the Claremont Colleges and Yale-NUS embarked on a 10-day immersive learning experience in Singapore and Malaysia, where they learned about environmental issues in the region,… Continue Reading

“The people we met are not victims, but people who adapted to their situation and are actively fighting for their land and their rights”

“The people we met are not victims, but people who adapted to their situation and are actively fighting for their land and their rights”

On March 21, 2016, it was announced that the proposed Mega Dam, which would have flooded indigenous villages and altered the ecosystem of the Baram River, had been halted due to the activism of indigenous communities. Elizabeth Weinlein, an Environmental Policy and Asian Studies major at Pitzer College (’17) discusses how meeting indigenous community leaders… Continue Reading

“Developing nations have the chance to pioneer their own definition of modernity”

“Developing nations have the chance to pioneer their own definition of modernity”

Fernando Salud (second from the right), an Engineering major from The Philippines at Harvey Mudd College writes about how EnviroLab Asia’s Clinic Trip to Singapore and Malaysia shaped his views on dam-building, development, and sustainability. From January 3 to January 13, 2016, ten students and eight faculty from the Claremont Colleges embarked on a 10-day immersive learning… Continue Reading

“Combined fieldwork with informal and formal lectures provided for a range of learning modalities”

“Combined fieldwork with informal and formal lectures provided for a range of learning modalities”

Professor James Taylor (bottom right), Professor of Theatre at Pomona College, writes about his experience in EnviroLab Asia’s Clinic Trip. From January 3 to January 13, 2016, ten students and eight faculty from the Claremont Colleges embarked on a 10-day immersive learning experience in Singapore and Sarawak, Malaysia. This is the first blog post in a… Continue Reading