CMC Events Commemorate September 11th Anniversary

Claremont McKenna College will hold two remembrance activities surrounding Sept. 11, including a faculty/student/alumni panel discussion at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, and a public ceremony at Zinda Field.

At 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, a panel discussion reflecting on the events and their impact will be held at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum. Vice president and dean of the faculty William Ascher will moderate the faculty/student/alumni panel, which will be followed by Q&A. Scheduled participants include: Mark Blitz, Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy and government department chair; P. Edward Haley, professor of government and W. M. Keck Foundation Chair of International Strategic Studies; Diane Halpern, professor of psychology and director of CMC’s Berger Institute for Work, Family & Children; Gregory Hess; the Russell S. Bock Chair of Public Economics and Taxation; Paul Kapur, assistant professor of government; Diana Selig, assistant professor of history; and Andy Brehm ’03, a White House intern on 9/11.

Reflections on September 11th will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Zinda Field. This public remembrance ceremony will include remarks from the Rev. Catherine Grier Carlson, CUC chaplain; President Pamela Gann; Professor Tahir Andrabi of Pomona College; Andy Brehm ’03; music by The Claremont Shades; and presentation of the colors by CMC’s ROTC cadets. A special meeting of the CMC Parents Club will also be held that evening, with parents encouraged to join their families at Zinda Field.