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  • 5-C PowerDown Competition

    All Day
    Harvey Mudd College
    Harvey Mudd College
    Claremont
    (909) 607-7623

    Every year The Claremont Colleges compete against each other to see who can reduce their electricity consumption by the largest percentage over a three-week period.Harvey Mudd College will compete again this year. The campaign on the Harvey Mudd campus will be led by the HMC PowerDown Team, ESW/MOSS, the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design and the Office of Facilities and Maintenance.The winning school will receive the Green Cup and a cash prize. The competition period begins on Feb. 13 and ends on March 6. The winner of the competition will be announced on March 7 at a closing event.Keep an eye out for PowerDown events at Harvey Mudd and the other Claremont Colleges!

  • Distinguished Scientist Lecture: Nalini Nadkarni

    4:15 - 5:30 PM
    George Benson Auditorium
    Pitzer College
    1050 N. Mills Ave.
    Claremont, 91711
    Map this location.
    (909) 621-8217

    Nalini Nadkarni, professor of biology, University of Utah will present the Distinguished Scientist Lecture in Benson Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Nadkarni is a reknowned forest ecologist who pioneered the study of Costa Rican rain forest canopies. Using mountain climbing equipment to make her ascent, Nadkarni first took an inventory of the canopy in 1981, followed by two more inventories in 1984. She has gained many honors and awards including the J. Sterling Morton Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation, the Grace Hopper Lifetime Achievement Award and a Public Service Award from the National Science Board.

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