Press Releases

Nepal Earthquake Updates

UPDATE: 12 p.m., May 29, 2015 Dear Pitzer Community, A magnitude 4.8 earthquake occurred today near Kathmandu at 09:59 local time. We are grateful that Pitzer in Nepal staff and families in Kathmandu and Simigaun report no additional damages. I am pleased to report that gifts to the Support Pitzer in Nepal Relief Fund to date total $83,871.25. This figure clearly [Read More...]
April 25, 2015
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Pitzer Student Braden Bernards ’15 Wins DAAD Scholarship for Research in Germany

Claremont, Calif. (April 23, 2015)—Pitzer College student Braden Bernards ’15 has been awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) undergraduate scholarship. The scholarship supports highly-qualified undergraduate students who have well-defined plans to study, conduct research or complete an internship in Germany. Bernards’ proposed research project would examine how growth-oriented local politics and city-branding has impacted [Read More...]
April 23, 2015
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Remembering Professor Emeritus Lew Ellenhorn

Professor Emeritus Lew EllenhornFrom Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley April 15, 2015 Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that I share with you the news that Professor Emeritus of Psychology Lew Ellenhorn passed away on April 12 from heart failure. Professor Ellenhorn was one of Pitzer’s earliest faculty members, joining the College in 1966 after teaching [Read More...]
April 21, 2015
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Pitzer Professor Susan Seymour’s New Biography Reveals the Remarkable Life of Harvard’s First Tenured Female Professor

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2015)—Pitzer College Professor Emerita of Anthropology Susan C. Seymour’s upcoming book, Cora Du Bois: Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent, tells the story of Harvard University’s first tenured female professor who served as a high-ranking intelligence officer during World War II. The University of Nebraska Press will publish the biography next month. Du Bois [Read More...]
April 17, 2015
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National Geographic Highlights Professor Don McFarlane’s Borneo Bat Cave Expedition

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2015)— In a new video posted by National Geographic, Professor of Environmental Science and bat ecologist Donald McFarlane takes viewers deep into prime bat habitat in Borneo’s Gomantong Caves. McFarlane teaches at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Pitzer, Claremont McKenna and Scripps Colleges. McFarlane narrates the short video, explaining his [Read More...]
April 17, 2015
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Pitzer Student Robert Little ’15 Wins Coro Public Affairs Fellowship

Robert Little '15Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2015)—Pitzer College senior Robert Little ’15 has been named a 2015-16 Coro Fellow. The highly selective Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs is a full-time, graduate-level leadership-training program that prepares talented and committed individuals to become effective and ethical leaders in public affairs. During his Pitzer career, Little has proved himself to [Read More...]
April 17, 2015