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Pitzer College Names Social Justice Advocates Angela Sanbrano ’75 and Mere Abrams ’10 its 2019 Alumni Award Winners

Angela Sambrano '75 and Mere Abrams '10Pitzer College has selected two graduates who are dedicated to creating a more just world as its 2019 Alumni Award recipients. Angela Sanbrano ’75, a champion of immigrant and refugee rights, is Pitzer’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Mere Abrams ’10, a gender specialist and consultant, is the College’s Young Alumni Achievement Award winner.
March 13, 2019
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Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture

Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
January 23, 2019
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Pitzer College Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Explores Groundbreaking Cancer Research in New Article

Alfredo "Freddy" Valencia '14Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Pitzer College alumnus and Harvard University graduate student Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 co-authored a review article for the 20th anniversary edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology. Valencia’s article, “Chromatin regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in cancer,” was commissioned by Nature Cell Biology, which is published by the same company that [Read More...]
January 23, 2019
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Sesshu Foster and Arturo Ernesto Romo to Deliver Pitzer College’s 2019 Pepper Distinguished Artists Lecture

2019 Pepper Lecture: Recent Rupture Radio HourClaremont, Calif. (January 18, 2019)—Poet Sesshu Foster and artist Arturo Ernesto Romo will discuss artistic collaboration, living an independent artist’s life and the role of arts in community building in their talk “Recent Rupture Radio Hour (The East L.A. Dirigible Tapes)” at Pitzer College on February 5. Foster and Romo are Pitzer’s 2019 Murray Pepper and Vicki [Read More...]
January 18, 2019