Student Profile: Graham Brady ’21

Graham Brady

Watch on YouTube Video Transcript I think at Pitzer is not just that they say, “Oh, I agree with that,” they’re really doing something about it and no matter how big or small their difference is it’s still a difference. My name is Graham Brady I am a first-year here at Pitzer, and I’m intending [Read More…]

March 16, 2018

Pitzer College Welcomes the GirlsFly! Conference April 27, 2018

Pitzer College alumna Gael Sylvia Pullen founded GirlsFly! to create confidence-building opportunities for young women. GirlsFly! mentorships and internships with positive role models and variety of professions provide early life victories that persuade girls that they are capable of anything.

March 14, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer College Seniors Win CMC Business Plan Competition

Claremont, Calif. (March 9, 2018)—A team of three Pitzer College students tied for first place in Claremont McKenna College’s Lightning Challenge, an overnight competition open to 5C students during CMC’s Entrepreneurship Week. Chava Friedman ’18, Noah Kline ’18 and Angelise Slifkin ’18 formed one of two teams that won a one-day race to create—and pitch—a [Read More…]

March 9, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer Professor and Alumna Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 Wins Diversity Teaching Award

Claremont, Calif. (March 8, 2018)—Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 was awarded a 2018 Claremont Colleges Diversity Teaching Award, which honors innovative educational activities and programs that address issues related to diversity and inclusion both inside and outside college classrooms. Portillo’s contributions to teaching and learning, along with those of Pomona College Professor Sara [Read More…]

March 8, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer Professor Daniel A. Segal Questions the Validity of Jane Goodall’s Link Between Chimpanzees’ Tool-Making Skills and Human Characteristics

Professor of Anthropology Daniel A. Segal

Claremont, Calif. (March 2, 2018)—In a new article in Anthropological Quarterly, “Witnessing Chimpanzee-Human Closeness: Jane Goodall at Gombe and Since,” Pitzer College Professor Daniel A. Segal challenges primatologist Jane Goodall’s claim that her early observations of chimpanzee “tool-making” revealed a fundamental similarity between chimpanzees and humans. For several decades, this claim about the near humanness [Read More…]

March 2, 2018