Press Releases

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

Pitzer College Professor Ronald G. Rubin Dies

Claremont, Calif. (October 27, 2014)–Pitzer College Professor Ronald G. Rubin passed away peacefully at home on October 22, 2014 with his wife, Susan Perry, by his side. He was 69. Rubin joined Pitzer in 1971 and was the founder of the History of Ideas Field Group. As a scholar, Rubin was known for his work [Read More...]
October 27, 2014
Press Releases

Claremont Colleges Receive $1.5 Million to Develop Digital Humanities

Claremont, Calif. (October 14, 2014)—The five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium—Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Harvey Mudd and Pitzer College—have received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen and expand digital humanities (DH) teaching and scholarship across The Claremont Colleges and beyond. The emerging field of digital humanities studies [Read More...]
October 14, 2014
Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Roundup for the Week of October 6, 2014

Claremont, CA (October 13, 2014) This week in Sagehens Athletics saw the Men’s Soccer team open up a big lead for first place in the SCIAC standings with a pair of wins, while the Men’s Water Polo team had a strong effort in a home win over Mercyhurst. Men’s Soccer, led by captain Drew Lind [Read More...]
October 13, 2014
Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2014

Claremont, Calif. (October 6, 2014) This week in Sagehens Athletics saw the Men’s Cross Country win its own invitational, the Volleyball team go 3-0, and the Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer teams both take sole possession of first place in the SCIAC with 2-0 weeks. Men’s Cross Country easily defeated the competition at its sixth [Read More...]
October 6, 2014

Pitzer College Alum Char Miller ’75 Convenes Symposium on Oil and Gas Consumption in So Cal

Claremont, Calif. (October 6, 2014)—This weekend, the symposium PetroLA: Energy and the Development of Southern California will probe the profound impact of the production, refining, and consumption of oil and gas in Southern California. Pitzer alumnus and W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College Char Miller ’75 helped organize the conference and [Read More...]
October 6, 2014
Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Roundup for the Week of September 22, 2014

This week in Sagehens athletics saw the Men’s Tennis and Women’s Tennis teams host the fall USTA/ITA West Region tennis championships, while Women’s Soccer remained unbeaten in SCIAC play with a late goal at Cal Lutheran. The USTA/ITA Regionals saw a strong performance out of Grace Hruska ’18, who reached the finals of the women’s [Read More...]
September 29, 2014