Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture
January 23, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
Pitzer College Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Explores Groundbreaking Cancer Research in New Article
January 23, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)— Pitzer College alumnus and Harvard University graduate student Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 co-authored a review article for the 20th anniversary edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology. Valencia’s article, “Chromatin regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in cancer,” was commissioned by Nature Cell Biology, which is published by the same company [Read More...]
Sesshu Foster and Arturo Ernesto Romo to Deliver Pitzer College’s 2019 Pepper Distinguished Artists Lecture
January 18, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 18, 2019)—Poet Sesshu Foster and artist Arturo Ernesto Romo will discuss artistic collaboration, living an independent artist’s life and the role of arts in community building in their talk “Recent Rupture Radio Hour (The East L.A. Dirigible Tapes)” at Pitzer College on February 5. Foster and Romo are Pitzer’s 2019 Murray Pepper and Vicki [Read More...]
US Congresswoman Honors Pitzer College Fulbright Scholars
December 21, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (December 21, 2018)—Pitzer College professors Daniel A. Segal and Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 received congressional recognition from US Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), who honored 10 US Department of State Fulbright Award Recipients from California’s San Gabriel Valley on December 18. Segal and Portillo were both awarded 2017-18 Fulbright US Scholar Research Fellowships. “These [Read More...]
A Phenomenal Fall 2018: Sagehens Sports Highlights
December 17, 2018
Sagehen Sports had a phenomenal Fall 2018 season with the Men's Water Polo capturing their third straight SCIAC Championship and standout performances by the Me's Cross Country team, Women's Soccer team, and Football team.
Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Named Project of the Year by U.S. Green Building Council
December 11, 2018
Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability was named Project of the Year by the Los Angeles Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Ralph Gustavo Zamora ’21: Environmental Advocate and W.M. Keck Foundation Scholar
November 16, 2018
Spotlight on Ralph Gustavo Zamora '21, environmental advocate and W.M. Keck Foundation Scholar.
Pitzer College Ranked #8 by College Consensus as a Top Innovative College for 2018
November 6, 2018
College Consensus released its 50 Underrated Colleges Doing Great Things, which ranks Pitzer College #8 in the country for academic innovation.
Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Wins Design Award for Sustainability
November 1, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College and the design team at Carrier Johnson + CULTURE were recognized with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Design Award in the category for sustainability (COTE LA).
Pitzer College Ranks #7 on Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Colleges
October 17, 2018
Pitzer College ranks #7 in The Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Green Colleges” list and was named one of the 399 most environmentally responsible colleges in The Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges: 2018 Edition.