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Miriam Merrill Named New Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Director
May 21, 2020
Claremont, Calif. (May 21, 2020)—Pitzer and Pomona colleges name Miriam Merrill as the new director of Pomona-Pitzer Athletics. She starts July 1. Merrill currently serves as the associate director of athletics at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and she also served as interim director of Hamilton’s NCAA Division III program for four months in 2019. [Read More...]
Pitzer College Students and Alumni Win Regional, National and International Fellowship Awards
April 23, 2020
In the academic year of 2019-20, Pitzer College students and alumni have been awarded prestigious national and international fellowships — from Fulbright to Watson fellowships.
Pitzer College Professor Brinda Sarathy Awarded a 2020 ACLS Fellowship
April 22, 2020
Brinda Sarathy, professor of environmental analysis and director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College, has been awarded a prestigious 2020 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship.
Research by Pitzer College’s W.M. Keck Science Professor on Genome Conflict Publishes in Leading Science Journal
April 6, 2020
A study co-authored by Patrick Ferree, W.M. Keck Science Associate Professor of Biology, has been published in the academic journal Science Advances
, a member of the prestigious Science
family of academic journals.
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver Elected to National Academy of Education
March 3, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver is one of 15 education scholars and the only college president nationally to be elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd) in 2020. He also serves as the only member elected from a liberal arts institution. The NAEd is a nonprofit and non-governmental organization that advances high-quality education research and its use in policy and practice.
Pitzer College Names 2020 Alumni Award Recipients and Honors Retiring Faculty
February 20, 2020
Pitzer College names Romarilyn Ralston ’14 as the College’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Steven Liang ’10 as the 2020 Young Alumni Achievement awardee. In addition, this year the Alumni Association began the tradition of honoring retiring professors, starting with Professor of International and Intercultural Studies Joe Parker for his transition to emeritus status.
Redford Conservancy Director Brinda Sarathy Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
February 19, 2020
Pitzer College Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of the Director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, has received a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to conduct her research “Best Practices in Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Case Study from Kodaikanal, India” over the 2020-21 academic year.
Pitzer College is a Top Producer of Fulbright US Students for 12th Consecutive Year
February 10, 2020
For the 12th consecutive year, Pitzer College is a top producer of 2019-2020 Fulbright US Students. The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program and the lists are published annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Pitzer College’s David Bachman Receives Mathematical Art Exhibition Award
February 6, 2020
Pitzer College Professor David Bachman has won a 2020 Mathematical Art Award at the Joint Mathematics Meeting for his work Computational Wings.
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents an exhibition of new work by Candice Lin in Natural History: A Half-Eaten Portrait, an Unrecognizable Landscape, a Still, Still Life
January 10, 2020
Pitzer College Art Galleries presents "Natural History: A Half-Eaten Portrait, an Unrecognizable Landscape, a Still, Still Life," an exhibition of new ceramic sculpture by Los Angeles-based artist Candice Lin.