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Pitzer College Art Galleries Present After Abu Ghraib

Exhibit of Work by Clayton Campbell Claremont, Calif. (December 19, 2008)—Pitzer College Art Galleries, in collaboration with Pitzer’s Center for California Cultural and Social Issues (CCCSI), debuts artist, curator and writer Clayton Campbell’s newest work, After Abu Ghraib.Best experienced through an aesthetic prism as well as a socially engaged stance, Campbell’s work tackles a broad range [Read More…]

December 19, 2009
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Director of Admission Angel Perez Wins a National Association for College Admission Counseling Award

Claremont, Calif. (August 08, 2009) — Angel Perez, director of admission for Pitzer College, won the 2009 John B. Muir Editor Award from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). The award will be presented at NACAC’s 2009 National Conference in Baltimore, MD on September 26, 2009. Perez’s article, “Struggling Between Two Worlds: How [Read More…]

August 8, 2009
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Pitzer College Launches the “Take a Seat Campaign”

Claremont, Calif. (July 23, 2009) — Pitzer College is offering the public a chance to leave their legacy in the soon-to-be renovated George C.S. Benson Auditorium. Anyone can purchase a seat for $500 to commemorate their time on campus or to honor a loved one. The auditorium in Avery Hall has been the heart of [Read More…]

July 23, 2009
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Professor Emeritus Werner E. Warmbrunn Dies

Claremont, Calif (July 23, 2009) – Werner Warmbrunn, founding member of the Pitzer College faculty and founding dean of faculty, died peacefully at home on July 19, 2009 at the age of 89. Professor Warmbrunn was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1920. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1941. After receiving [Read More…]

July 23, 2009
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Pitzer College Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (July 16, 2009) — Pitzer College received a three-year $132,000 National Science Foundation grant to support mathematics Professor David Bachman’s latest research project, “Topologically Minimal Surfaces in 3-Manifolds.” Bachman’s project will investigate and understand the possible shapes of the universe by deforming an elastic surface, and observing where different parts of the surface [Read More…]

July 16, 2009
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Pitzer College Education Project Awarded 2009 Teaching American History Grant

Claremont, Calif. (July 13, 2009) — The Claremont International Studies Education Project (CISEP) at Pitzer College, along with American Studies Faculty of the Claremont Colleges and the Pomona Unified School District (PUSD,) was awarded a 2009 Teaching American History grant. The grant will support a three-year professional development program in which PUSD teachers will receive [Read More…]

July 13, 2009
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Pitzer College Receives Two Mellon Foundation Grants

Claremont, Calif. (June 24, 2009)—Pitzer College received two grants from the Mellon Foundation to expand academic programs in the areas of global communities and environmental science. The Mellon Foundation gave $600,000 for the development of programs in Pitzer’s Center for the Study of Global Communities. The Center’s goal is to engage students in comparative study [Read More…]

June 24, 2009