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Claremont Graduate University's guide to the Week That Was and Will Be

2017 Fall Semester

Be sure to check the CGU Events page for a complete listing of all events.
Convenient links to some CGU and CUC services are posted at the end of The Bugle.
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Events, Activities, and Workshops

Monday, October 30 – Sunday, November 5

Please visit CGU's Event's page for this week's events.

Mark Your Calendars

November 23-24 • Thanksgiving Break


Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services
Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services (MCAPS) is committed to promoting psychological wellness for all students served by the Claremont University Consortium. Their well-trained team of psychologists, psychiatrists, and post-doctoral and intern therapists offer support for a range of psychological issues in a confidential and safe environment.

For more information, contact MCAPS by phone (909-621-8202) and press "1" or click here to visit their web page.

CGU Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Violence (CGU Advocates) is dedicated to providing exemplary support and services for graduate students within The Claremont Colleges who are survivors of sexual violence. CGU Advocates aim to promote a compassionate and safe environment for survivors to confidentially speak with a CGU Advocate and to obtain the appropriate resources. In addition to assisting survivors of such violence, CGU Advocates strive to foster a campus environment that effectively educates, collaborates, and cooperates with all stakeholders to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in our diverse community. Contact us by email. For more information, please visit our website. *This organization is sponsored by the CGU Graduate Student Council and Office of Student Life, Diversity & Leadership.

Admissions Events

Do you know someone interested in a CGU academic program? Invite them to attend an upcoming admissions event. See a full list here.

Doctoral Dissertation Defenses

CGU policy requires that all dissertation defenses be announced to the campus community with a minimum of one week's advance notice. Defenses are a public event for our academic community and guests are welcome. Questions about a specific defense should be referred to the academic department.

November 6, 2017 – Elwing Gonzalez, Candidate PhD History
"Seeking a Little Saigon: Creating and Contesting Vietnamese Refugee Identity and Space in Los Angeles, 1975-1990"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Janet Farrell Brodie
Location | Time: ACB 106, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

November 6, 2017 – Rodney Roath, Candidate PhD Education
"Post-Retirement Aged Faculty: Their Motivations, Rewards, and Decisions"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Scott Thomas
Location | Time: Harper Hall, Room 63, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

November 7, 2017 – Michelle Stevens, Candidate PhD Education
"Teachers' & Administrators' Perspectives on Teacher Professional Learning"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Margaret Grogan
Location | Time: Harper Hall, Room 53, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

November 7, 2017 – Molly McMains, Candidate PhD Education
"Latinas in High School and Leadership"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Margaret Grogan
Location | Time: Harper Hall, Room 61, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

November 7, 2017 – Christopher Potts, Candidate PhD English
"Pause: Attention and Agency in the Composition Classroom"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Wendy Martin
Location | Time: Harper Hall, Room 65, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

November 10, 2017 – Lauren Bennett, Candidate PhD Information Systems and Technology
"An applied framework for statistical analysis of spatiotemporal data"
Dissertation Committee Chair: Brian Hilton
Location | Time: ACB 220, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm



Fall Semester Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Learn more about the new Hagelbarger's by visiting:

New Videos/Galleries

  • Alumni @ CGU: Jackson Janes view video
  • Gretchen Rubin: Claremont Distinguished Speaker Series view video
  • World of Difference: Why Our International Students Learn and Thrive view video
  • The Garden View With Carl Cohn: Educating Underserved Students view video
  • The Garden View With William Pérez: The Unwinding of DACA and Undocumented Immigrants in Schools view video
  • CGU Alumni Professional Development view video
  • Career Development Office view video
  • Extraordinary Measures: The Power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) view video
  • The Drucker School Community view video
  • Global Mormon Studies at Claremont Graduate University view video
  • Deepak Chopra in conversation with Lisa Napoli view video
  • Denny Strigl in conversation with David Lazarus view video
  • Congratulations to the Claremont Graduate University Class of 2017 view video

Please visit our YouTube page to view a listing of more CGU videos.

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