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Pitzer College Director of Vaccine Development Named Keck Graduate Institute’s Jacobs Visiting Professor

Claremont, Calif. (December 14, 2010) — Dr Larry Grill, director of Pitzer College’s Marquet/Ferrer Vaccine Research Center was named Keck Graduate Institute’s 2010-11 Joe and Vi Jacobs Visiting Professor. Grill is the first Pitzer faculty member to receive a visiting endowed professorship at KGI. Joe Jacobs founded Jacobs Engineering Group, which provides construction and engineering [Read More...]
December 14, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Authors A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings

Claremont, Calif. (December 13, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Judith V. Grabiner, PhD has authored A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Judith Grabiner has written extensively on the history of mathematics. This collection, highlights the benefits of studying the development [Read More...]
December 13, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumna and Board Member Ranks in Top 100 of The Hollywood Reporter’s Most Powerful Women in Entertainment

Claremont, Calif. (December 13, 2010) — Bridget Baker ’82, president of TV network distribution for NBC Universal, was included in The Hollywood Reporter‘s Most Powerful Women in Entertainment. As NBC’s first president of TV Network Distribution, Baker oversees the North American distribution of NBC Universal’s content across the cable, satellite and telecommunications industry. At Pitzer, [Read More...]
December 13, 2010

Pitzer College Receives $1 Million Donation from Ahmanson Foundation

Claremont, Calif. (December 8, 2010) – Pitzer College has received two grants totaling $1 million from the Ahmanson Foundation towards creating a new center for media studies. The Media Studies Program at Pitzer has been one of the fastest growing majors within the Claremont Colleges consortium. Since 2004, the number of students majoring in the [Read More...]
December 8, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumna Honored by American Sociological Association

Claremont, Calif. (December 7, 2010) — Judith Jennings Treas, PhD ’69 was recognized by the American Sociological Association with the 2010 Matilda White Riley Award for career achievement. Treas is a professor of sociology and director of the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis at the University California, Irvine. She majored in sociology while at [Read More...]
December 7, 2010

Pitzer College Alumna Authors Two Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Claremont, Calif. (December 6, 2010) – Pitzer College alumna Betsy Brown Braun ’70 has authored two Top 10 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers, Just Tell Me What to Say (Harper Collins, 2008) and You’re Not The Boss of Me: Brat Proofing Your Kids (Harper Collins, 2010.) Braun is a child development and behavior specialist, parent [Read More...]
December 6, 2010
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Sagehen Football Players Named Offensive Player of the Year and to All-Conference Team

Claremont, Calif. ( December 3, 2010) – Sagehen quarterback Jake Caron ’11 was named the 2010 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Offensive Player of the Year and tight end Robert McNitt ’11, a 2010 (SCIAC) First All-Conference Football Team member. Caron ends his career having thrown more completions, more yards and more touchdowns than [Read More...]
December 3, 2010
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Associate Professor Bill Anthes Publishes New Photography Textbook

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Associate Professor Bill Anthes co-authored Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice (Routledge) with Rebekah Modrak, an associate professor at University of Michigan. Anthes teaches art history at Pitzer College. Reframing Photography explores photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice. It is a broad [Read More...]
November 23, 2010
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Sagehen Football Players Selected to All-Star Games

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Sagehen quarterback Jake Caron ’11 and tight end Robert McNitt ’11 on being selected to compete in the Division III Football Senior Classic and the Bowl of the Stars, an all-star contest featuring the top Division III football players against the Conadeip All-Stars of Mexico. Caron, [Read More...]
November 23, 2010