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Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumns Awarded Prestigious Honors

Pitzer College Tree from logoDuring the 2018-19 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won national fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will study abroad from Japan to Southern Africa, travel to El Salvador to provide maternal health in remote communities, work to create a more inclusive community and to teach in countries across the globe.
May 17, 2019
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Pitzer College Selects Donald McFarlane and Norma Rodriguez for Endowed Professorships

Don McFarlane and Norma RodriguezClaremont, Calif. (May 08, 2019)—Pitzer College names Donald McFarlane the Kenneth S. Pitzer Professor and Norma Rodriguez the Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor. The selections were made by College’s appointment, promotion and tenure committee (APT) following a nomination process by their faculty peers.  The Kenneth S. Pitzer Professorship recognizes academic excellence in the areas of mathematics [Read More...]
May 8, 2019
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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