Spotlights

Which Way Forward? Air Quality Summit Searches for Solutions

Kevin de Leon '03At a time when schisms dominate political headlines, the president of the California State Senate joined environmental experts at Pitzer College’s Air Quality in Southern California Summit on October 6 to speak about a common cause in the Golden State: the air we breathe. “Together we will clean up our air,” said Pitzer alumnus and [Read More...]
October 20, 2016
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Department of Justice Awards $749,998 to Claremont Colleges to Address Sexual Violence, Dating/Domestic Violence, and Stalking on Campuses

EmPOWER Center, Violence & Advocacy Center of The Claremont CollegesClaremont, Calif. (October 20, 2016) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women recently announced The Claremont Colleges will receive a grant totaling $749,998 to help students who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The DOJ award will strengthen existing resources and fund new programming and supportive services [Read More...]
October 20, 2016
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Teaching and Learning at The Claremont Colleges

Claremont, Calif. (October 19, 2016)—The Claremont University Consortium has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to help faculty members enhance their teaching through programming, consultation services and support programs. The design of the CTL has been informed by research on [Read More...]
October 19, 2016
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State Senate President Kevin de León to Keynote Air Quality Summit at Pitzer College

California State Senator Kevin de LeonClaremont, Calif. (October 3, 2016)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is hosting “Air Quality in Southern California: Which Way Forward?”, a summit on regional air quality, environmental justice and climate action. California Senate President pro Tempore and Pitzer alumnus Kevin de León ’03 will present the keynote address. The summit [Read More...]
October 3, 2016
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Pitzer College Named a 2016 “Cool School” by Sierra Club

Phase II Residence Halls, Pitzer CollegeClaremont, Calif. (September 9, 2016) – Pitzer College is one of the nation’s 40 greenest higher education institutions, according to the Sierra Club’s 2016 Cool Schools Rankings published in Sierra magazine. Pitzer ranked 38 among 201 schools across the US. One of the first colleges in the country to launch an environmental studies program, Pitzer [Read More...]
September 9, 2016
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Pitzer Student Jacqueline Composanto ’17 to Serve as German Academic Exchange Ambassador

Jacqueline Composanto '17Claremont, Calif. (September 7, 2016)—Pitzer College student Jacqueline Composanto ’17 has been selected by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as one of its 2016 Young Ambassadors. The DAAD Young Ambassadors Program chooses outstanding undergraduates from across North America who have studied or interned in Germany as liaisons who promote study and research in the [Read More...]
September 7, 2016
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Pitzer College Launches Speaker Series “Islam: Beyond Ideological Narratives”

MCSI Speaker Series "ISLAM: Beyond Ideological Narratives"Claremont, Calif. (September 6, 2016)—Pitzer College kicks off its Munroe Center for Social Inquiry’s 2016-17 speaker and event series, “Islam: Beyond Ideological Narratives,” today with a talk by Amat Alsoswa, the former minister for human rights in Yemen. Alsoswa, who will speak about Yemeni women’s rights, is the first in a lineup of distinguished speakers [Read More...]
September 6, 2016
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New Anthology Edited by Pitzer College Alumnus Examines Impact of Climate Change on Land Management

Book cover, Forest Conservation in the AnthropoceneClaremont, Calif. (September 1, 2016)—Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene, a new anthology co-edited by Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75, explores the environmental crises triggered by climate change and examines how land managers plan to address the shifting ecological landscape in North American forests. The anthology probes the central dilemmas that ecologists, forest land managers, [Read More...]
September 1, 2016