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Pitzer College to Host Mountainfilm on Tour

Claremont, Calif. (September 23, 2010) — Mountainfilm on Tour arrives at Pitzer College for a two day event beginning October 2 to October 3, 2010. The event will showcase five films, including the 2010 Oscar winning for Best Live Action Short, Kavi and special guest speakers including activist Tim DeChristophe and Tom Shadyac, director of [Read More...]
September 23, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumnus Selected as a 2010-11 Capital Fellow

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Benjamin Rubin ’10, recipient of an Executive Fellowship in the 2010-11 Capital Fellows Program. Rubin was an urban planning major and anthropology minor at Pitzer College. “I am excited to begin the Capital Fellowship because the program combines graduate classroom learning with professional work. I think [Read More...]
September 16, 2010
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Pitzer College Alum Receives Kiva Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (September 14, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Charlie Wood ’07, recipient of a 2010 Kiva Fellowship to Kyrgyzstan to work with a microfinance organization on media, program deliverables and governance. “Kiva is one of the most prescient examples of intelligent motivated young professionals applying their training and acumen to a conscious based project [Read More...]
September 14, 2010
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The Pitzer Class of 2014 Is Academically Strong, Diverse

Claremont, Calif. (September 13, 2010) – One-third of the Pitzer College entering class graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA or higher, and 55% were in the top 10% of their high school class. The class consists of 270 students from 220 different high schools. The entering class is among the most ethnically diverse [Read More...]
September 13, 2010
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Fall 2010 Welcome to Members of the Pitzer Community

Dear Pitzer Community, Last week we formally welcomed the newest members of the Pitzer community, the students and families of the Class of 2014. In order to create the superb opening of the semester and new student orientation, staff, faculty and administrators have been at work all summer preparing for our students’ arrival with a [Read More...]
September 9, 2010
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Pitzer College Among Unigo’s “Top 10 Schools Where Students Follow the Beltway as Closely as Their Studies”

Claremont, Calif. (August 30, 2010) — Pitzer College was among‘s ” Top 10 Schools Where Students Follow the Beltway as Closely as Their Studies.” Over 30,000 college students voted for the top 10 colleges and universities with the most student activism. Voters commented that Pitzer students are “socially conscious and spend their time pursuing [Read More...]
August 30, 2010
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Casey Scieszka ’06 Co-Authors To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story

Claremont, Calif. (August 26, 2010) — Casey Scieszka ’06 co-authored To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story to be published by Roaring Brook Press in March 2011. To Timbuktu chronicles Scieszka’s and illustrator Steven Weinberg’s first two years out of college teaching English, making friends across language barriers, researching and painting while traveling [Read More...]
August 26, 2010
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Professor Judith Grabiner Receives Lester R. Ford Award from Mathematical Association of America

Claremont, Calif. (August 25, 2010) — Judith Grabiner, the Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor of Mathematics, received a Lester R. Ford Award from the Mathematical Association of America for her article, “Why did Lagrange ‘Prove’ the Parallel Postulate?” published in The American Mathematical Monthly. Grabiner has authored numerous books and articles including The Origins of Cauchy’s [Read More...]
August 25, 2010