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Laura Skandera Trombley Resigns as President of Pitzer College

Laura Skandera TrombleyClaremont, Calif. (December 2, 2014) — After more than 12 years of service, Laura Skandera Trombley will step down as president of Pitzer College on June 30, 2015. Trombley has been named the president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. “Pitzer is fortunate to have benefitted from President Trombley’s distinctive leadership and [Read More...]
December 2, 2014
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Sagehen Roundup for the Week of November 24, 2014

Claremont, Calif. (December 1, 2014) – This week in Sagehens Athletics saw only the two basketball teams in action over the Thanksgiving break, as they co-hosted the annual David Wells Classic on Friday and Saturday. Women’s Basketball also was in action before the break, and the Sagehens put forth an outstanding effort in a 69-50 [Read More...]
December 1, 2014
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Pitzer Professor Wins Grant to Hold 2015 Workshop on “Political Subjectivities”

Professor of Anthropology Claudia StraussClaremont, Calif. (November 25, 2014)—Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Claudia Strauss and two co-principal investigators received a Lemelson/Society for Psychological Anthropological Conference Fund grant from the American Anthropological Association’s Society for Psychological Anthropology to hold a workshop on “Culture and Political Subjectivities” at Columbia University in May 2015. The two-and-a-half day workshop will cover anthropological [Read More...]
November 25, 2014
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Sagehen Roundup for the Week of November 17

Claremont, CA (November 24, 2014) – This week in Sagehens Athletics saw Men’s Basketball pick up a key regional home win over Trinity (Texas) on its opening week, while Men’s Water Polo officially put the wraps on the fall season at the SCIAC Tournament. Men’s Basketball defeated Trinity 63-59 at Voelkel Gymnasium on Saturday in [Read More...]
November 24, 2014
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Pitzer College Hosts Conference that Explores Ever-Evolving Role of Secularity

Claremont, Calif. (November 17, 2014)—Pitzer College will host the Nonreligion & Secularity Research Network (NSRN) Conference on November 19-20. The conference is co-convened by Pitzer Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman, founder of the College’s secular studies program—the first program of its kind. Over the past 25 years, the number of Americans who say they don’t [Read More...]
November 17, 2014
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Sagehen Roundup for the Week of November 10, 2014

Claremont, Calif. (November 17, 2014) – This week in Sagehens Athletics saw three teams compete in the NCAA Division III Regionals, while Men’s Swimming and Diving had a close meet with Division II Cal Baptist. Men’s Soccer saw its historic run come to an end with a 2-0 loss to Texas-Dallas in the opening round [Read More...]
November 17, 2014
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Sagehen Roundup for the Week of October 27, 2014

Claremont, Calif. (November 3, 2014) This week in Sagehens Athletics saw Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Volleyball all close out the regular season with wins as they prepare for this week’s SCIAC Postseason Tournaments, while Swimming and Diving opened the winter season by hosting relays at Haldeman Pool. Women’s Soccer had a strong finish to [Read More...]
November 3, 2014
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Pitzer Student Wins Peace First Prize for Advocacy Work

Eli Erlick '17Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2014)—Pitzer College student Eli Erlick ’17 won a $25,000 Peace First Prize for her work as an advocate for transgender youth. The national, two-year fellowship recognizes leaders aged 8-22 who are focused on making lasting social change in their communities and is awarded by Peace First, a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of peacemakers. Erlick was one of five winners, selected [Read More...]
October 31, 2014