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Pitzer College Professor Launches First Global Distributed Open Collaborative Course

Claremont, Calif. (September 04, 2013)— Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Alexandra Juhasz spearheads “Feminist Dialogues on Technology,” a new model for online learning called a DOCC (Distributed Open Collaborative Course) this fall. She is the co-facilitator of FemTechNet, a network of international scholars and educators at 15 higher education institutions, who are bringing education [Read More...]
September 4, 2013
Press Releases | Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Round Up for the Week of August 26, 2013

Claremont, Calif. (September 3, 2013) — The 2013-14 Pitzer-Pomona Athletics season got underway this weekend, including four matches in two days for the Volleyball team at Voelkel Gymnasium in the annual Pacific Coast Classic. The Sagehens finished the weekend 3-1, and were one point away from a dramatic comeback to complete a perfect 4-0 weekend, [Read More...]
September 3, 2013
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Pitzer Ranks #1 in Greenest Campus, Healthiest Dining Hall and Most Flexible Curriculums

Claremont, Calif. (August 26, 2013) — Pitzer College ranks number one nationally for Greenest Campus, Healthiest Dining Hall and Most Flexible Curriculums in a student survey by College Prowler. Pitzer’s McConnell Dining Hall receives top marks across the dining category with #2 in Best Vegetarian/ Vegan-Friendly Options, #11 for Best School Dining, #11 for Best [Read More...]
August 26, 2013
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Pitzer College Wins Excellence Award from University and College Designers Association

Claremont, Calif. (August 21, 2013) – The Pitzer College Office of Communications has received a 2013 University and College Designers Association (UCDA) award for Excellence in Innovative Strategy for its Class of 2013 Pitzer Icons Commencement design. The entry will be exhibited at the 43rd Annual UCDA Design Conference in Louisville, Kentucky this October. The icon [Read More...]
August 21, 2013
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Lots in Translation: Professor Phil Zuckerman’s books hit international bookshelves

(Claremont, Calif.) August 20, 2013– Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman’s book, Society without God, an ethnographic portrait of secularity in Denmark and Sweden, has been translated into Danish, Korean and Italian while Invitation to the Sociology of Religion, an introduction to the sociology of religion, has appeared in Chinese, Farsi and Turkish. Zuckerman’s [Read More...]
August 20, 2013
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Pitzer Professor and Students Study Paleontological Treasures in China

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and PaleoanthropologyClaremont, Calif. (August 16, 2013)—Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz and students Patrick Niedermeyer ’15 and Chloe Shih ’15 will spend a week studying the fossils of prehistoric creatures in collections at Peking University and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, China. “These museums have some of the most complete [Read More...]
August 16, 2013