Preparing Future Leaders
Through Integrated Sciences

Claremont McKenna College announced the naming of its new Robert Day Sciences Center, an iconic facility that will serve as home to CMC’s new integrated sciences program and further expand the College’s commitment to preparing future leaders. In recognition of a lead gift from the W.M. Keck Foundation and investments from foundations affiliated with the Day family, the new center honors CMC alumnus, fifty-year trustee, and W.M. Keck Foundation chair and chief executive officer Robert Day ’65 P’12.

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Preparing Future Leaders
Through Integrated Sciences

Claremont McKenna College announced the naming of its new Robert Day Sciences Center, an iconic facility that will serve as home to CMC’s new integrated sciences program and further expand the College’s commitment to preparing future leaders. In recognition of a lead gift from the W.M. Keck Foundation and investments from foundations affiliated with the Day family, the new center honors CMC alumnus, fifty-year trustee, and W.M. Keck Foundation chair and chief executive officer Robert Day ’65 P’12.

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Integrated Sciences at CMC
Overview of the Plan

In late September, President Hiram E. Chodosh unveiled conceptual plans for integrated sciences at CMC—a seminal investment and commitment that infuses sciences and computation deep into the fabric of the College’s mission and campus.

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Inside the Program
A Leadership Conversation

Watch the above video to learn how CMC will prepare today’s leaders through a strong foundation in science, computation, evidence-based inquiry, and data analysis to address the modern world’s most significant challenges.

Integrated Sciences at CMC Alumni Profiles

Our alumni engage in science in service to society in many different ways. Read about four extraordinary alumni and their contributions. The new Integrated Sciences Program will prepare CMC students to pursue their aspirations and apply science to address some of the most important problems, challenges, and opportunities of our time.

Changing the Game

Changing the Game

Daniel Kelly ’82, a cutting-edge neurosurgeon focused on cognitive disorders, believes psychedelic-assisted therapy will transform behavioral healthcare

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An Ardor for Arbor

An Ardor for Arbor

Maddie Hall ’14, recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 for science, uses her interdisciplinary skills to create super trees

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A Systems Thinker

A Systems Thinker

Harriet Nembhard ’91, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, couples efficiency with imagination

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Integrated Sciences at CMC Alumni Profiles

Our alumni engage in science in service to society in many different ways. Read about four extraordinary alumni and their contributions. The new Integrated Sciences Program will prepare CMC students to pursue their aspirations and apply science to address some of the most important problems, challenges, and opportunities of our time.

Changing the Game

Changing the Game

Daniel Kelly ’82, a cutting-edge neurosurgeon focused on cognitive disorders, believes psychedelic-assisted therapy will transform behavioral healthcare

read more
An Ardor for Arbor

An Ardor for Arbor

Maddie Hall ’14, recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 for science, uses her interdisciplinary skills to create super trees

read more
A Systems Thinker

A Systems Thinker

Harriet Nembhard ’91, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, couples efficiency with imagination

read more

Integrated Sciences Advisory Council Members

Ted Abel
University of Iowa
Director
Iowa Neuroscience Institute
Carver Chair in Neuroscience, and Department Executive Officer of Neuroscience and Pharmacology

David Asai
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Director of Science Education

Andrew Dessler
Texas A&M University
Professor Rita A. Haynes Chair in Geosciences

Robert Gentleman
Harvard Medical School
Founding Executive Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine

Lynda Hyman
Marine Biological Laboratory
Burroughs Wellcome Director of Education

Mark Kamlet
Carnegie Mellon University
University Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Provost Emeritus

Harriet B. Nembhard ‘91
University of Iowa
Dean of the College of Engineering
CMC Trustee

Pavel Pevzner
UC San Diego
Ronald R. Taylor Chair and Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Director NIH Center for Computational Mass Spectrometry

Ajit Singh
Partner at Artiman White Space Investments and Adjunct Professor
Stanford School of Medicine

Lynn Stein
Olin College of Engineering
Professor of Computing and Cognitive Science

Carl Wieman
Stanford University
Professor of Physics and Professor in the Graduate School of Education

Karen Wilcox
University of Texas
Director of the Oden Institute
Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Centennial Chair in Computing Systems

Steve Willard
Member National Science Board
Former CEO of Cellphire Therapeutics

Ted Abel
University of Iowa
Director
Iowa Neuroscience Institute
Carver Chair in Neuroscience, and Department Executive Officer of Neuroscience and Pharmacology

David Asai
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Director of Science Education

Andrew Dessler
Texas A&M University
Professor Rita A. Haynes Chair in Geosciences

Robert Gentleman
Harvard Medical School
Founding Executive Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine

Lynda Hyman
Marine Biological Laboratory
Burroughs Wellcome Director of Education

Mark Kamlet
Carnegie Mellon University
University Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Provost Emeritus

Harriet B. Nembhard ‘91
University of Iowa
Dean of the College of Engineering
CMC Trustee

Pavel Pevzner
UC San Diego
Ronald R. Taylor Chair and Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Director NIH Center for Computational Mass Spectrometry

Ajit Singh
Partner at Artiman White Space Investments and Adjunct Professor
Stanford School of Medicine

Lynn Stein
Olin College of Engineering
Professor of Computing and Cognitive Science

Carl Wieman
Stanford University
Professor of Physics and Professor in the Graduate School of Education

Karen Wilcox
University of Texas
Director of the Oden Institute
Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Centennial Chair in Computing Systems

Steve Willard
Member National Science Board
Former CEO of Cellphire Therapeutics

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