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Health News & Tips: Meningitis

Claremont, Calif. (December 17, 2013) —To date, there have been no reported cases of meningitis at The Claremont Colleges. The Claremont Colleges Student Health Services (SHS) and college administrators have been closely monitoring the situation and following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. Meningitis is [Read More...]
December 17, 2013
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Biology Professor Jennifer Armstrong Receives $450,000 NSF Grant

Associate Professor of Biology Jennifer ArmstrongClaremont, Calif. (December 13, 2013)— Associate Professor of Biology Jennifer Armstrong received a $450,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research chromosome structure and gene expression. Armstrong teaches at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Pitzer College, Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College. The grant, “RUI: Chromatin Dynamics and Transcription in Drosophila [Read More...]
December 13, 2013
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Pitzer College Alumnus Releases Debut Novel The Last Ancient

The Last Ancient by Eliot BakerClaremont, Calif. (December 12, 2013) — Pitzer College alumnus Eliot Baker ’99 has released his debut book, The Last Ancient, a supernatural thriller set on Nantucket Island. The Last Ancient was published this month by Champagne Books. The Last Ancient tells the story of Simon Stephenson, a journalist on Nantucket Island who uncovers a conspiracy [Read More...]
December 12, 2013
Press Releases | Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Round Up for the Week of December 2, 2013

Kyle Dalrymple ’17 won both the 100-yard and the 200-yard breaststroke against Cal Lutheran.Claremont, Calif. (December 9, 2013) This week in Sagehens Athletics saw the winter sports go undefeated in the first week of SCIAC play, with Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball both sweeping Cal Lutheran and Caltech, and Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving opening up with home wins over Cal Lutheran. Women’s Basketball began the week [Read More...]
December 9, 2013
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Kunda Dixit, Founder of the Nepali Times, Speaks at Pitzer College

Kunda DixitClaremont, Calif. (December 4, 2013) — The founder, editor and publisher of the Nepali Times, Kunda Dixit, will speak on “The Prospects for Peace, Reconciliation, and Democracy in Nepal” on December 10 at Pitzer College. Dixit’s talk will address the outcome of Nepal’s Constituent Assembly elections in November and is part of the ongoing Pitzer [Read More...]
December 4, 2013
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Pitzer College Dean of Faculty and a Professor Emeritus Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

Muriel PostonClaremont, Calif. ( November 25, 2013)—Pitzer College Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs Muriel Poston and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy James Bogen have been named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellows. This year’s AAAS fellows will be presented with a certificate and rosette pin on February 15 during the [Read More...]
November 26, 2013