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Alumnus Hans Brattskar’s (PhD, International Relations, '87) serves as state secretary for Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his diplomatic career he has facilitated peace negotiations in Sri Lanka, helped the country's efforts to rebuild in the wake of a tsunami, and led the fight against deforestation across the globe.
In a 30-year career as a diplomat and ambassador, CGU alumnus Hans Brattskar has helped to promote peace and tackled deforestation all over the world.
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Social media recap of commencement 2015. #CGUgrad2015
More than 400 students received their master's and doctoral degrees during Claremont Graduate University's 2015 commencement celebration on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
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Drucker School of Management student Krishna Tiwari is leading an effort to raise funds for his homeland, the country of Nepal, as it recovers from the aftermath of the most recent devastating earthquake. Funds collected will be channeled through CARE, a leading humanitarian aid company conducting relief work at the ground.
On April 25, 2015, 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal claiming 6000+ lives, affecting 8 million lives (more than 25% of the nation's population) and demolishing centuries old cultural and religious heritages in the country. The impact has been devastating. 3 million people are in need of food aid 130,000 houses have been destroyed 24,000 people are living in makeshift homes This beautiful country needs to rebuild itself and with your h...
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A look at how politics & economics alumnus Bomani Jones became one of the most highly visible hosts on ESPN.
Popular sports personality talks about his career journey.
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Mukesh Aghi, president of the US-India Business Council, to give Claremont Graduate University's 2015 commencement address
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Congratulations to alumna Rebecca Hamm (MFA, '87), who has been honored as a 2015 Woman of the Year by State Senator Carol Liu. The award recognizes women who have made unique and often unsung contributions to enhance the quality of life for others. Hamm is the director of the First Street Gallery Art Center, a Claremont-based nonprofit that provides professional art training and exhibition facilities for adults with developmental disabilities. More about the art center at http://flame.cgu.edu/news/full-circle/.
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Alumnus Robert Bunker (MA, government, '87; PhD, political science, '93) is a highly regarded expert on counterterrorism, criminal organizations, and drug cartels. He identifies national security threats before they materialize, offering early warnings to the FBI, think tanks, Congress, and the US military.
Profile of Robert Bunker, who has conducted research for the FBI Academy and think tanks, warned members of Congress, and advised the US military.
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The spring phonathon is happening! Our amazing team says thank you to all of CGU’s supporters, friends, and family! Your gifts to the annual fund are essential to support student fellowships, faculty resources, and technology upgrades.
“Our amazing phonathon team says, “THANK YOU” to all of #CGU’s amazing supporters, friends, and family! Your gifts to the annual fund are essential to…”
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Join us on Friday for our commencement forum exploring the challenges and potential of big data. Here, panelist Jean-Baptiste Michel discusses the mathematics of history. http://alumnicommunity.cgu.edu/2015forum
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The May issue of the Pedant newsletter is out now. Grads, be sure to check out the great feature story on how to position yourself for a career in academia. http://cgucommunications.com/2015May/
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How much risk are you willing to take as part of your job? Would an increase in pay entice you to take a job with a much higher risk of injury or death? To test the question, economics Prof. Thomas Kniesner led a study that examined whether higher paid NFL running backs were more likely to make risky plays than their lesser paid counterparts.
It turns out professional football players are perfect lab rats for labor experiments, and the answer has implications well beyond the NFL.
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Claremont Graduate University alumnus Arturo Noriega (MBA, '05) founded Centro Community Partners, an Oakland-based nonprofit that helps low-income women and minority entrepreneurs become effective, socially-conscious business leaders. Centro has been so successful that Noriega—along with help from fellow Drucker School alumnus Daniel J. Healy (MBA, 2011)—recently launched an app that is spreading the organization’s innovative entrepreneurship model across the US and throughout the world.
Centro Community Partners, founded by Drucker alumnus Arturo Noriega, helps low-income women and minority entrepreneurs become effective business leaders.
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