Archive for July, 2012


This Is What Cowboys Do

This Is What Cowboys Do

“Mountain men are hard to sell,” remarks former “Newlywed Game” host Bob Eubanks, indicating a painting hung at the Rolland Gallery of Fine Art. This one is not part of the $178,000 collection donated by Eubanks, but a piece on loan from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. In it, a pensive face under [...]

Changing Chapel hours

Come September, visitors planning to attend University Chapel will need to adjust their itineraries by one day. Services will be held on Thursdays from 11:25 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. With the growth of student enrollment, the 10 to 11 a.m. time slot on Wednesdays has become prime time for class scheduling.

Doing Right by Planet,  MBA Students Do Well

Doing Right by Planet, MBA Students Do Well

Under the leadership of lecturer Valeria Makarova, MBA ’08, a biophysicist who has conducted research on renewable energy, the School of Management program has added a professional track to teach what environmental sustainability means in the workplace.

Coach Slimak gets 500th win

Coach Slimak gets 500th win

A standout pitching performance clinched baseball coach Marty Slimak’s 500th win with the Kingsmen in March, at a home game during his 19th season in Thousand Oaks. “If you stay around long enough, it is bound to happen,” a humble Slimak said after the 3-1 victory over Whittier. Slimak’s go-to senior, Byron Minnich, threw a [...]

Delving into Dreams Deferred

Delving into Dreams Deferred

Undergraduates set out on a three-year project to understand the experience of college students and recent graduates whose immigration status stands between them and their future.

The Universe According to Jarvis

The Universe According to Jarvis

Evidence, experience and a broad education have shaped religion professor Jarvis Streeter’s views about the ultimate reality. His battle with cancer has not.

Philosophy Major’s Leap to Music City’s Edge

Philosophy Major’s Leap to Music City’s Edge

Matthew Burgess ’90 takes the advice of CLU professors with him on the road from Nashville and back, playing percussion until somebody else gets famous.

Track, tennis, golf go to nationals

Track, tennis, golf go to nationals

CLU athletes on four teams advanced to NCAA Division III championships this May, with several earning All-America status in their sports. The women’s and men’s track teams each sent two competitors to the national meet in Claremont, including NCAA women’s javelin champion Britlyn Garrett. The Kingsmen tennis squad advanced to the second round of nationals, [...]

Final javelin throw an exclamation point

Final javelin throw an exclamation point

Britlyn Garrett already had the NCAA Division III women’s javelin title wrapped up. So the No. 2 seed’s final throw at the national championships was not a last shot at glory, as if this were an underdog sports movie set at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. But did she ever approach it that way. “Coming down the runway, I [...]

CLU loses longtime athletic surgeon

CLU loses longtime athletic surgeon

By Carol Keochekian ’81 His place on the bench is empty – forever. Dr. Melvin Hayashi, CLU athletics team physician for 17 years, mentor, educator and supportive friend, died March 11, 2012. He was 71. “He was a fantastic surgeon who knew and understood the mind-set and psyche of an athlete,” said CLU Vice President [...]