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Pitzer Student’s Award-Winning Paper Analyzes Bicycling Advocacy

Braden Bernards '15

Claremont, Calif. (June 24, 2014)—Pitzer College student Braden Bernards ’15 won The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award for his research paper “Squeaky Gears: Bicycling, Dissent, and Political Innovations.” Bernards’ paper examines the political innovations that have increased bicycling rates in cities across the country. By exploring the history of bicycling advocacy in community groups [Read More…]

June 24, 2014
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Pitzer College Professor Leah Light Elected President of APA Division

Professor of Psychology Leah Light

Claremont, Calif. (June 16, 2014)—Pitzer College Professor of Psychology Leah Light has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 3: Experimental Psychology. Next year, Light will serve as president-elect before assuming her post as president. An expert in memory and aging, Light’s courses at Pitzer include Memory, Psychological Statistics and Ethical Issues in [Read More…]

June 16, 2014
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Pitzer College Alumni Shiyana Gunasekara ’14 and Nicholas Romo ’14 Named Capital Fellows

Shiyana Gunasekara '14

Claremont, Calif. (June 13, 2014)—Pitzer College alumna Shiyana Gunasekara ’14 has been awarded a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship and alumnus Nicholas Romo ’14 received a California Senate Fellowship—two of the four fellowships administered by the Capital Fellows Programs of the Center for California Studies. These programs give outstanding college graduates the opportunity to wade [Read More…]

June 13, 2014
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Pitzer College Students Win Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (June 13, 2014)—Pitzer College students Patricia Doan ’16, Allison Donine ’16 and Anh Tran ’16 have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad. Doan is spending six weeks this summer studying in Pitzer’s Costa Rica Summer Health Program, where she will explore the health care system in a developing country [Read More…]

June 13, 2014
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Pitzer Student Allison Donine ’16 Selected for Conservation Program

Allison Donine '16

Claremont, Calif. (June 13, 2014)—Pitzer College student Allison Donine ’16 has been named a Doris Duke Conservation Scholar. As a Doris Duke scholar, Donine will participate in mentored research activities in conservation biology and other related disciplines, including land, water and wildlife conservation. She will spend 10 weeks in the Grand Canyon region, participating in [Read More…]

June 13, 2014
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Pitzer College Recent Graduates Awarded 22 Fulbright Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (June 17, 2014) — Pitzer College congratulates its recent graduates who have received 2014-15 Fulbright Fellowships: Alaitz Aritza ’14, Adria Arko ’10, Samantha Bromley-Coolidge ’14, Evelyn Byer ’14, Katherine Cabrera ’14, Zavi Engles ’14, Danny Feinberg ’13, Shiyana Gunasekara ’14, Mayse Jarbawi ’13, Minji Lee ’14, Benjamin Levine ’14, Zoey Martin-Lockhart ’14, Natalie [Read More…]

May 30, 2014
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Pitzer Recent Graduates Awarded Teaching Fellowships to Lingnan University

Claremont, Calif. (May 28, 2014)—Pitzer College Class of 2014 graduates Sophia Baldwin ’14 and Vanessa Gonzalez ’14 have been awarded Visiting English Tutor Fellowships at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Baldwin, a political studies major, will help students develop their English writing, reading and speaking skills at the University’s Centre for English and Additional Language [Read More…]

May 29, 2014

Record Number of Recent Pitzer College Graduates Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowship

Megan Dooley '10

Claremont, Calif. (May 26, 2014)—Five Pitzer College recent graduates—Megan Dooley ’10, Shiyana Gunasekara ’14, Aidan Lukomnik ’14, Adam Mandel-Senft ’11 and Romarilyn Ralston ’14—have been named 2014-15 Coro Fellows, setting a new College record for number of Coro Fellowships awarded in a single year. Dooley, an environmental analysis major with an anthropology minor, has been [Read More…]

May 26, 2014
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Sagehen Roundup for the Week of May 12, 2014

Claremont, Calif (May 19, 2014) This week in Sagehens Athletics saw a pair of Pitzer first-year students receive major awards, while two others earned all-region accolades Paul Messana ’17 of Men’s Track and Field earned the SCIAC Newcomer of the Year award after a dominant first season that saw him go undefeated in the 800 [Read More…]

May 19, 2014