Newsroom

Press Releases

Pitzer Professor Carina Johnson Excavates Religious Histories Buried Since the German Reformation

Archeologies of Confession book cover

Claremont, Calif. (January 11, 2018)—Archeologies of Confession: Writing the German Reformation, 1517–2017, a collection of essays co-edited by Professor of History Carina Johnson, examines the formation of religious identities during the Reformation and the erasure of religious plurality from historical memory. Published by the Berghahn Books series Spektrum, the anthology was released during the 500th [Read More…]

January 11, 2018
Press Releases

Artist Edgar Heap of Birds to Deliver Pitzer College’s 2018 Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture

Edgar Heap of Birds

Claremont, Calif. (January 9, 2018)—The artist Edgar Heap of Birds will deliver the Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture, “Influences, Mentors, Colleagues and Our Homage to this Earth,” on January 23 at Pitzer College. Heap of Birds is a citizen of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma whose art decries the colonization of indigenous lands and [Read More…]

January 9, 2018
Press Releases

New Book by Pitzer Professor Tessa Hicks Peterson Explores Connections Between Student Development, Social Justice and Wellness

Book cover, Student Development and Social Justice

Claremont, Calif. (January 8, 2018)—Pitzer College Assistant Vice President of Community Engagement Tessa Hicks Peterson’s new book, Student Development and Social Justice: Critical Learning, Radical Healing, and Community Engagement, weaves together critical components of student development and community building for social justice to prepare students to engage effectively in community-campus partnerships for social change. Published [Read More…]

January 8, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer Professor Ahmed Alwishah Illuminates the Illuminationists

Book cover - "Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies"

Claremont, Calif. (January 8, 2018)—Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies, an anthology co-edited by Pitzer College Associate Professor of Philosophy Ahmed Alwishah, explores the Illuminationist philosophical tradition that originated in twelfth-century Persia and still shapes Islamic philosophy today. The book is dedicated to the memory of the late philosopher Hossein Ziai, who was a professor of [Read More…]

January 8, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer College Named a 2018 Best College Value by Kiplinger

Brant Clock Tower and the Grove House

Claremont, Calif. (January 02, 2018) —Pitzer College ranks #29 Best Liberal Arts College and #53 overall nationally in Kiplinger’s 300 Best College Values for 2018. Introduced in 1998, the rankings now combine public schools, private universities and private liberal arts colleges into a single, comprehensive list. Kiplinger also ranks the 100 best values in each [Read More…]

January 2, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Receives Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grant for Climate Education and Action

Redford Conservancy logo

Claremont, Calif. (December 18, 2017)—The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has awarded Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability a $50,000, two-year grant to increase public understanding of climate justice and find creative, effective ways to address climate change’s global repercussions. The grant supports two public symposia at Pitzer that will engage communities both on [Read More…]

December 18, 2017