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Claremont Graduate University Magazine

Section: Story

In Memoriam

The CGU community mourns the recent passing of several alumni whose achievements in education, psychology, information systems, and the arts brought acclaim to their alma mater.

Ellis Cumberbatch

Ellis Cumberbatch was instrumental in building mathematics at CGU and fostering collegiality and cooperation among the math programs of The Claremont Colleges.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The CGU community said goodbye last fall to positive psychology pioneer Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who devoted his career to answering a simple question: What constitutes a good life?

Do Companies Need Vision Statements?

A company’s mission statement is never enough, say the authors of a new book on management styles. That book is the result of a close student-professor collaboration typical at CGU.

‘A Unique and Fulfilling Privilege’

A longtime colleague and friend of the individual known as “the father of flow” felt grief at the news of his passing and gratitude for the many years they spent collaborating.

Dear Pandemic

Which groups of people were more resilient in coping with the isolation of COVID-19? Kathy Pezdek asked participants in a very small study to let her peek at their diaries.