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About The Flame

The Flame is an award-winning digital and print alumni magazine produced by Claremont Graduate University’s Office of Marketing & Communications and is distributed to more than 16,000 readers around the world. The Flame publishes news, features, and images about alumni, faculty, students, and supporters to showcase their achievements, research, and experiences.

An All-New, All-Digital Design

Technology continues to change and improve our lives, and in that spirit of transformation, The Flame has shifted to a new digital format. We want to make more stories and more features available to readers on the device of their choice. We also want to make sure that readers have more opportunities to contribute and interact with the editorial staff. The new format is designed to make the reading experience enjoyable whether it’s on a desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet.

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FEATURES

  • GRACE NOTES
    In her new memoir, Always A Song: Singers, Songwriters & Saints—My Story of the Folk Music Revival, Ellen Harper (PhD, Education, 1996) discusses family, songwriting, social injustice, and the folk music icons who have been her heroes and friends. Read GRACE NOTES on flame.cgu.edu
  • BLAZING TRAILS IN ROBOTICS, AI, AND LEADERSHIP
    Drucker alumna Ayanna Howard (MBA, 2005) has always blazed trails in the robotics field, and now she’s blazing another as the dean of the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. Read BLAZING TRAILS on flame.cgu.edu
  • A SILVER LINING IN THE PANDEMIC
    The pandemic signaled the start of isolation and exile for so many people. Still, for the university’s Museum Leadership Institute and its director, Toni Guglielmo, the perfect remedy was a brand-new networking platform called POLARIS. Read SILVER LINING on flame.cgu.edu
  • BALLOT PROBLEMS, VIRUSES, AND THE CHALLENGE OF BEING FIRST
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences Professor Allon Percus honors the extraordinary life of his mother, Ora Engelberg Percus, with the creation of the Engelberg Fellowships in the Mathematical Sciences. Read BALLOT PROBLEMS on flame.cgu.edu
  • ‘A UNIQUE AND FULFILLING PRIVILEGE’
    Professor Jeanne Nakamura reflects on her work and friendship with longtime colleague Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the individual known to many as “the father of flow” and a founder of the field of positive psychology. Nakamura felt grief at the news of his passing last year but also gratitude for the many years they spent collaborating. Read PRIVILEGE on flame.cgu.edu
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