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Capital Fellow Alaina Neuburger ’24 Experiences State Judicial Branch Firsthand 

Headshot of Alaina Neuburger. Neuburger has shoulder-length wavy brown hear and wears a blue and white patterned dress.Alaina Neuburger ’24 is one of 10 recipients selected for the 2024 Judicial Fellowship under the Capital Fellows Program. A double major in economics and public policy, Neuburger brings diverse experiences in government and community initiatives to the fellowship.  The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships that offer experiences in policymaking and [Read More...]
May 22, 2024
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Student Projects Honoring Indigenous Learning and Memory Receive Projects for Peace Awards

Taeya Boi-Doku’s ’24 work on Afroecology and an oral history project developed by Jansikwe Medina-Tayac ’25 and Alexander Rodriguez ’24 have been awarded 2024 Projects for Peace awards in recognition of their efforts to promote peace and understanding. Each award includes $10,000 in support of their efforts to implement and complete the projects. The Projects [Read More...]
May 15, 2024
Press Releases | Spotlights

Watson Fellow Tommy Shenoi ’24 Explores Mycology Globally

Tommy Shenoi holds up a large native oyster mushroom while standing in a lab. Shenoi has medium-length black hair and wears a backpack and a blue jacket.Are mushrooms key to community well-being, regenerative food systems, and climate resilience? Tommy Shenoi ’24 has received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to find out. Shenoi is embarking on a globetrotting expedition to six countries to study mushrooms through the lens of agriculture, art, entrepreneurship, and science.  The $40,000 one-year Watson Fellowship is awarded to [Read More...]
May 1, 2024
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Alumni With Passions for Health and Educational Equity Named 2024 Alumni Award Recipients

Susan Warren and Cesar Vargas NunezPitzer College announces the selection of Susan Warren ’78 P’01 as the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Cesar Vargas Nuñez ’14 as the 2024 Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient.   Warren and Vargas Nuñez will be honored during a special awards reception held later this month during Pitzer’s Alumni Weekend 2024, April 26–28. Each year, the College honors [Read More...]
April 3, 2024

Pitzer College Media Statement on Study Abroad Program Changes

April 2, 2024 — Pitzer College has removed study abroad programs in 11 countries, including one at the University of Haifa in Israel, from its pre-approved list because they did not meet certain of the criteria outlined in the college’s guiding principles for Study Abroad and International programs, specifically, lack of enrollments for at least [Read More...]
April 2, 2024