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Pitzer College Launches New Field Group in Secular Studies

Claremont, Calif. (May 9, 2011) — Pitzer College will launch a Secular Studies Field Group in the fall 2011-12 academic year. With the creation of this department, Pitzer College will become the only higher education institution to offer courses and an undergraduate degree in secular studies. The creation of a Secular Studies Field Group reflects [Read More...]
May 9, 2011
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Pitzer Art Galleries Receives Pasadena Art Alliance Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 8, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries received a Pasadena Art Alliance Grant to support its fall 2011 exhibition entitled Synthetic Ritual to be held at Nichols Gallery. The 2011 Pasadena Art Alliance Grant recipients will be honored at a luncheon on March 8. Synthetic Ritual will be co-curated by Gabi Scardi, Milan-based [Read More...]
February 8, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Alexandra Juhasz Publishes Video-Book About YouTube

Claremont Calif. (February 7, 2011) —Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Alexandra Juhasz authors Learning from YouTube, an innovative video-book published by MIT Press. This video-book contains a series of more than 200 texts and videos – “texteos” – that encourage users to think about YouTube by experiencing and learning within this digital entertainment platform. [Read More...]
February 7, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor to Speak in Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Initiative

Claremont, Calif. (February 4, 2011) — Pitzer College Professor Jose Calderon will join Global Perspective Institute, Inc.’s (GPI) roundtable discussion on Feb 7, 2011 in Washington DC to advise the US Department of Education and its Office of Postsecondary Education on how to increase higher education’s leadership in promoting civic learning and democratic engagement. Calderon [Read More...]
February 4, 2011

Pitzer College Alumna Exhibits at the Orange County Museum of Art

Claremont, Calif. (February 3, 2011) — Alumna Rebecca Goldfarb ’96 exhibits in the 2010 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA.) The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues the Orange County Museum [Read More...]
February 4, 2011
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Documentary Filmmaker and Alumna Donates $1.5 Million to Pitzer College

Claremont, Calif. (February 3, 2011) — Alumna, psychologist and documentary filmmaker Diane “Dee” Mosbacher ’72 MD, PhD has donated $1.5 million to establish the Mosbacher Fund for Media Studies and the Mosbacher/Gartrell Center for Media Experimentation and Activism at Pitzer College. Mosbacher’s gift will support Pitzer’s Platinum LEED Residential Life construction project that will house [Read More...]
February 3, 2011