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Thinking Fast and Slow with Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman

One of the world’s most important thinkers, Daniel Kahneman has made a profound impact on many fields, including economics, medicine and politics. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 for his influential work on behavioral economics and the psychology of judgment and decision-making. His ground- breaking book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” is an international bestseller. He shared his insights at the 15th annual Westmont President’s Breakfast on March 6, the last large public event Westmont held during spring semester.

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A Familiar Face Enhances Safety On Campus

The need for safety and security, a top priority for college campuses across the country, has grown exponentially in the past decade.

Mitch Vance Named New Chair of the Board of Trustees

This spring, Mitch Vance begins his first two-year term as chair of the Westmont College Board of Trustees. He succeeds Peter Thorrington, who has served as chair since 2014. A board member since 2013, Vance previously chaired the Westmont board of advisors and served on the Westmont Foundation.

Women’s Fifth Annual Leadership Luncheon Brings WNBA Legend

Legendary women’s basketball star Tamika Catchings spoke at the fifth annual Westmont Women’s Leadership Luncheon January 28 and shared four motivating principles that have shaped her career: purpose, drive, life and legacy.